Meanwhile, the gain in Metro Manila's GRPI
month on month eased to 0.3 percent in July from the revised 0.5 percent in June.
Using a similar methodology to the one deployed for the GRPI, the GCPI ranked the Malta Individual Investor Programme (IIP) in first place with a score of 76.
The seven citizenship-by-investment programs were also ranked according to 10 similar but slightly different indicators from the GRPI: Reputation, Quality of Life, Visa Free Access, Processing Time, Compliance, Investment Requirements, Residence Requirements, Relocation Flexibility, Physical Visit Required and Transparency.
Started by Roger Funghi, Toigo's great uncle, in October 1954, GRPI began manufacturing inks in the basement of a building in downtown Grand Rapids.
"In these last 10 years, through good fortune and hard work, GRPI has grown consistently both organically and through acquisition."
GRPI has been active in acquiring family-owned sheetfed ink manufacturers in the Midwest, including Miller-Cooper Ink and Columbus Printing Ink in Columbus, OH.
"In 2002, GRPI had one location, our headquarters in Grand Rapids MI," Toigo added.
"Miller Cooper has a great reputation in the Midwest markets," said JohnToigo, president of GRPI
, which has two subsidiaries of its own, Columbus Printing Ink in Hillyard, OH, and Ohio Valley Ink, Covington, KY "We have had a long relationship with them, and they were looking for a strategic partner with a similar product line that showed the ability to grow.