18 November 2020

BRAMPTON— 

Old Brampton web plant
Old Brampton web plant
Holland & Crosby and Artisan are moving all of their manufacturing into the old Transcontinental Web plant in Brampton. Both were acquired by Transcontinental Printing Division, Holland & Crosby in  October 2019 and  Artisan in January of 2020. The plant is about 110,000 sq. ft. and will have about 125 staff working from this location.

18 November 2020

GERMANY ,—

World's second largest offset press manufacture
World's second largest offset press manufacture
Koenig & Bauer the worlds second larges press manufacturer, finishing equipment  for  range of print and packaging applications including specialist areas such as metal decorating, corrugated printing and security presses has almost hit breaking even at an EBIT level in Q3.

18 November 2020

BRAMPTON—

Canada's fourth largest printer
Canada's fourth largest printer
 DATA Communications Management  announced its financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2020. Net income was $8.6 million compared with a net loss of $10.0 million in the first three quarters of 2019. Revenues during the first three quarters of 2020 were $198.7 million compared with $211.4 million in the first three quarters of 2019, a decrease of $12.7 million or 6.0%.

18 November 2020

BURNABY, BC—

Now part of Mitchell Press
Now part of Mitchell Press
 Mitchell  Press has launched a new trade finishing division, “PACIFIC BINDERY, a division of Mitchell”. Mitchell Press has acquired key equipment,  personnel, capabilities, and trademark rights of well-established trade finishing bindery, Pacific Bindery Services Ltd . Forty eight year old Pacific Bindery  cested operations  in September.

18 November 2020

SWITZERLAND—

 After consolidation of manufactures new player
After consolidation of manufactures new player
 Layflat.com new company dedicated to providing them with advanced automated bookbinding systems to take advantage of the rapidly growing premium layflat book market. All-in-one  integrated  complete automatic feeding, gluing, and assembling, it creates photobooks by gluing pages back-to-back and inserting cardboard in between sheets.

18 November 2020

EDMONTON—

British MIS system developer
British MIS system developer
 Capital Colour, has invested in a new MIS system from Tharstern . After looking into 4 different Management Information Systems,  James Stride, Plant Manager at Capital Colour was impressed by the Tharstern team’s knowledge, experience and efficiency, “During the demos of the Tharstern program, it seemed to have a similar flow to our current system, but with many new functions that we didn’t have.

11 November 2020

OTTAWA—

Study on sequencing of direct mail
Study on sequencing of direct mail
 A study on  what effects does the sequencing of direct mail and digital 
advertising in integrated campaigns bring to bear on engagement? In a study that used  a combination of neurophysiological and survey techniques, Canada Post and Ipsos found:  Media format has a deep inuence on the way consumers engage with brands and advertising messages:Direct mail offers a personal, sensory experience that triggers consumer emotions and action

11 November 2020

SUSSEX, WISCONSIN—

Massachusetts plant , one of 39 plants in the US and Mexico
Massachusetts plant , one of 39 plants in the US and Mexico
Quad Graphics the second largest printer in the US  has laid off 1,100  employees and closed four plants this year as it deals with the impact of Covid-19 .  The  closures of facilities in Charlotte, North Carolina, Portland, Oregon and Riverside, California in the first quarter of this year and the Taunton, Massachusetts retail facility in the second quarter.

11 November 2020

CHICAGO—

 
 Any company that uses print, paper and paper-based packaging, including brands, retailers, marketing agencies, printers, and paper and paper-based packaging manufacturers, can use the Love Paper® on-product logo to enhance their own sustainability messages.
The Love Paper® logo is a simple,  way to tell customers that you care about the environment and use products from an inherently sustainable industry.

11 November 2020

OWEN SOUND, ONTARIO—

 Transcontinental RBW Owen Sound plant
Transcontinental RBW Owen Sound plant
Transcontinental LGM Winnipeg  plant’s closure  will mean more work for Transcontinental RBW Graphics in Owen Sound, but not more local jobs. It will help stabilize the operation and secure the  current workforce. It is not expected to add any additional jobs. RBW  Owen Sound plant employs about 450 people and primarily prints retail sales flyers that are instead  in the newspapers.

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