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.
We’ll share insights into key book industry trends so publishers and manufacturers can prepare and adapt for success in years ahead.
Quad’s book printing business includes manufacturing operations in Kentucky, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, employing 1,350 workers.
It includes a 50,000-sq.-ft. addition, a new eight-color, 41˝ Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 106 UV perfector, and a Kolbus perfect binder.
Quad and LSC decided that the added delay, uncertainty, and legal costs would have eroded many of the expected benefits of the merger.
The DOJ appears very adamant about its opposition to the proposed merger of the two companies.
Here are five areas of strategic impact that both publishers and printers need to look at and plan to work with.