Catania Medallic Specialty, Inc. (PPAI 268133), an Avon Lake, Ohio-headquartered supplier of domestic, custom medals to the awards and recognition and promotional product industries, has acquired Florida, New York-based GA Promo (PPAI 174157), a supplier of custom medals, ribbons, pins and other promotional products. The merger of the two family-owned companies will create a broader portfolio of awards, recognition and promotional products.

“The merger and partnership between Catania Medallic Specialty and GA Promo will allow us to leverage our similar custom-driven cultures and product lines,” says Vince Frank, president of Catania Medallic Specialty. “We are excited about working with all of GA Promo’s customers and will continue to deliver the same great sales and outstanding customer service they have been receiving.”

Catania Medallic Specialty will move all of the GA Promo operations to their offices in Avon Lake.

“We are excited for our customers to be working with Catania Medallic Specialty, as we both have similar core values and serve similar markets,” says Cinthia Russiyan, owner of GA Promo. “Our customers will be well-served by the Catania staff and the transition is going smoothly.”