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Graphics firm adds workers to fulfill TruGreen deal

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Plainfield-based TKO Graphix has called back 15 workers and added another 15 after receiving a contract to produce and install graphics on more than 6,000 TruGreen vehicles.

Terms of the deal with the Memphis-based lawn care company were not disclosed.

TKO, a division of TKO Enterprises Inc., will install the graphics on trucks at 221 TruGreen branches located throughout the United States and Canada. The job is expected to take six months to complete.

TKO, which has 106 employees, is a graphics company that provides fleet and vehicle wraps and decals, as well as event and trade show banners and graphics.
 

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  • TKO
    It's great that they are doing so well. I guess they didn't release information to you how the greedy ones, forced one of the founders out of the company. They even called the police when they fired him, and he is family. I would hate to see what would happen to one of the rest of us employees if we pissed them off.

    He was the reason that a lot of us came to work.

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