Printing and Manufacturing
A few years back I coined the phrase “Isolated Connectivity” after a friend of mine told me the following story: “One day I came home from work to find my son watching something on his laptop and texting at the same time. I asked him, ‘What are you doing?’ My son answered, ‘Duh, can’t you…
Their proposed merger fell apart, but megaprinters Quad/Graphics and LSC nevertheless are looking more like monopolies.
Shareholder Sententia seeks to replace the board at LSC Communications with its own directors, and wants a special shareholder meeting.
Despite flipping the “digital-only” switch on many titles, major publishers continue to launch new publications – and reinvest in existing ones – with a heightened focus on paper quality, editorial value, and the luxuries of print. Execs from Meredith, Hearst Autos, and Bonnier Media discuss how they’re redesigning the magazine model and reading experience.
It doesn’t take a genius to figure out that 2020 will see more magazine closures and more experiments with reader paywalls. Here are eight, or maybe nine, not quite so obvious publishing predictions that will help you prepare for the year ahead: Paper Shortage A glut of magazine-quality paper has recently pushed prices down a…
Chicago-based LSC Communications says it will close its manufacturing facilities in Strasburg, Va.; Glasgow, Ky.; and Mattoon, Ill.&nbs
Quad’s book printing business includes manufacturing operations in Kentucky, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, employing 1,350 workers.
Peter Schaefer of New Direction Partners and Mark Michelson, Editor-in-Chief of Printing Impressions, discuss growth prospects for Quad and LSC Communications following their DOJ antitrust setback, and why several of their smaller, independent printing industry competitors were actually in favor of Quad acquiring LSC.
Though the merger of megaprinters Quad and LSC Communications has been called off, publishers may still find it harder to strike a favorable printing deal in the coming months. Calling magazine and catalog printing “a broken part” of LSC, Tom Quinlan, the CEO, indicated earlier this month that LSC would be scaling back that part of…
The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA), a non-profit trade group for digital and screen printing professionals, announced that it has acquired NAPCO Media, Publishing Executive’s parent company and the publisher of multiple brands serving the printing, promotional products, retail, non-profit, media, and marketing industries. The presidents of the two organizations discuss the strategic sale in this exclusive Q&A.