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Tweet Business of the Day: Classic Graphics Inc.
Who: Co-owner, Dave Pitts, 52, @knowclassic
What: A graphics marketing and printing company
How: In the 1980s, Pitt and his co-founder, Bill Gardener, were both going to college and working nights at a local printing company. In 1983, Gardener convinced Pitt to start up their own printing company, and after raising $15,000 in loans from their family, Classic Graphics Incorporated was born.
Where: Charlotte, N.C.
In his own words: "In 1983, we had two people. In 2011, we have $50 million in sales and 225 employees," Pitt said. "There is no comparison for how we have changed."