The CSM Group Story…

 

2000

Founded

Founded

CSM Group, Inc. was founded by Michael Patch on January 19, 2000 as a full service print management organization.

First year sales: $370,000

2001

Sales Doubled

Sales more than doubled to over $700,000

All sales resulted from prospecting new accounts

2002

Broke $1M in Sales

Sales exceed $1,000,000 for the first time.
2003

Team Expands

CFO hired to oversee all accounting functions
2004

Continued Growth

  • CSM Group, Inc. adds Client Administration Manager
  • Office space tripled as corporate location is moved to a new facility
  • Large-scale investment made in new technology and equipment
  • Web page development and e-commerce capabilities in development
2005

Online Capabilities

  • Sales surpass $1.25 million
  • E-commerce development completed (initial phase)
  • On-line ordering & tracking capabilities rolled out
  • On-line proofing & real time reporting capabilities are rolled out
2008

$2M sales barrier broken

Sales surpass $2.0 million
2009

Diversification

CSM Group, Inc. diversifies product base and offers Promotional Products
2010

E-commerce

CSM Group, Inc. celebrates 10-year Anniversary

Updated E-commerce development and on-line capabilities significantly enhanced

2012

New Location

CSM Group, Inc moves corporate office to a new larger location to handle growth and expanding services
2013

New Hire

Director of Marketing hired to facilitate the communications and capabilities of CSM Group, Inc.
2014

Sales Increase

Sales surpass $2.5 million
2015

15th Anniversary

CSM Group, Inc. celebrates 15-year Anniversary

Director of Client Service hired to oversee the expansion the CSM Group, Inc. client base and to handle the daily communications amongst the diverse client base

2016

Record Year

Record year as Sales surpass $2.7 million
2017

Celebration

Owners Michael & Denise Patch celebrate 30 years of industry experience