16 September 2020

CHICAGO— 

North Americas 4th largest printer and largest book printer.
North Americas 4th largest printer and largest book printer.
LSC entered into a  agreement with private equity firm Atlas Holdings, with the support of certain of LSC’s secured creditors . LSC is North Americas largest book printer and also is a large magazine and catalogue printer. Atlas Holdings will acquire most of LSC's assets, including its operations in Canada and Mexico, through a combination of cash and a credit bid of obligations under the company’s secured term loan facility and senior secured notes  of the secured creditor group.

15 September 2020

MONTREAL—

Still Canada's largest printer by over a billion dollars
Still Canada's largest printer by over a billion dollars
Transcontinental revenues decreased by $141.5 million, or 19.4%, from $728.9 million in the third quarter of 2019 to $587.4 million in the corresponding period of 2020.  The Packaging Sector, benefiting from a significant increase in volume in several segments supporting the retail supply chain for food and everyday consumer products, and despite the impact on revenues of lower raw material costs, generated solid organic growth of $6.7 million.

15 September 2020

OTTAWA—

Stamps with Macdonald's head off
Stamps with Macdonald's head off
 Canada Post printed  a sheet of stamps  showing the severed head of a John A. Macdonald statue that was recently toppled in Montreal. The sheet of stamps was printed through the postal service’s Picture Postage program, which allows people to order stamps with personalized photos for a fee.  The personalized stamp program is run through Lowe Martin in Ottawa .

15 September 2020

TORONTO—

left to right: April Burke, Vice President of Operations ; Jerry Malfara, Director of Technical Services and Innovation  and John McVeigh, President.
left to right: April Burke, Vice President of Operations ; Jerry Malfara, Director of Technical Services and Innovation and John McVeigh, President.
Bellwyck has recently installed a Speedmaster CX 102-8+LY-1+L with “Push to Stop” technology from Heidelberg at its Toronto headquarters – its second CX 102 in the last 18 months. Both presses are powered by Heidelberg’s Prinect workflow and are part of Bellwyck’s larger vision of transitioning into a “Smart Factory.”Bellwyck decided to design a very custom configuration for its newest Speedmaster CX 102, which has nine printing units, two coating stations and UV capabilities – the longest press of its kind in Canada. 

15 September 2020

CHICAGO—

Consumers still want paper over plastic
Consumers still want paper over plastic
With ecommerce expected to reach 14.5% of total retail sales this year – both an all-time high and the biggest ever share increase in a single year* – the findings of a recent  Packaging Preferences Survey on online shopping and related behavior. More than half of consumers (57%) prefer products ordered online to be delivered in paper/cardboard packaging, and two-thirds (66%) believe paper/cardboard packaging is better for the environment than other types of packaging.

9 September 2020

TORONTO—

Timson offset book press with zero make-ready
Timson offset book press with zero make-ready
A reconditioned Timson press has been acquired and the installation is expected to be completed by the end of September at its Toronto plant, ” The addition of a Timson press specially built for the monochrome trade market will allow us to make better use of the capacity available on our perfect and case binding lines to which we add shifts " Jason Foubert, General Manager – Marquis Toronto.

9 September 2020

PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA—

Recently had staff cuts world wide
Recently had staff cuts world wide
Revenue  for the  Printing division was down by 20%. The Printing division  revenue was $3.93bn US, down 20% from a year ago. The Printing division includes supplies, commercial hardware and consumer hardware.The largest category in the Printing division is Supplies, which saw year-on-year revenue drop by 19% 19%.

9 September 2020

DUSSELDORF, GERMANY—

Online or vertical Drupa Conference
Online or vertical Drupa Conference
drupa extends its digital offering: starting in October the online platform drupa preview will offer exhibitors and visitors an additional channel for touching base with the industry, discussing trending themes and presenting product portfolios. The portal will consist of the content formats “Conference”, “Exhibition” as well as “Networking” and will bring the  printing community together.

9 September 2020

LYON, FRANCE—

Report on Global Digital Printing Market
Report on Global Digital Printing Market
 Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Digital Printing estimated at US$23.6 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$31.5 Billion by 2027, growing at an annual rate of 4.2% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Aqueous, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 3.8% annual growth rate and reach US$4.9 Billion by the end of the analysis period.

9 September 2020

BRADENTON, FLORIDA—

Matt Baehr , Executive Director
Matt Baehr , Executive Director
The Book Manufacturers’ Institute (BMI) has made the move to virtual for its 2020 Fall Annual Conference. Like most other 2020 events, the decision was made in the interest of the health and safety of our attendees. The Virtual Annual Conference will take place the last two weeks of October and be held over a number of days featuring 1-hour sessions and other networking functions.

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