Decades of historical precedent suggest that, now that the shortages and price increases of 2018 have ended, publishers should soon benefit from lower paper costs. But don’t hold your breath waiting for history to repeat itself. Prices for publication papers have stabilized since late last year, and the usual post-peak glut and price slashing don’t…
CJK Group will make Thomson-Shore’s Dexter, Mich., production facility a warehouse and offered jobs to roughly formerly 100 workers.
Peter Schaefer, a principal at New Direction Partners, and Mark Michelson, editor-in-chief of Printing Impressions, predict how the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Div., will rule on the pending acquisition of LSC by Quad. They also discuss — assuming the deal gets finalized — how it will ultimately impact the book printing landscape.
Less than half of the existing workforce will be rehired should CJK Group ultimately acquire Thomson-Shore’s assets.
Dexter, Mich.-based printer Thomson-Shore filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Southern Division earlier this week. If things go according to plan, its assets will be sold to the CJK Group.
They argue that Quad’s acquisition of LSC would make it the monopoly provider in the long-run magazine and book printing businesses.
Lumina Datamatics has upgraded its Rights Platform with the inclusion of blockchain solution RapidRightsChain. Shorter rights acquisition time and lower costs are the main advantages coming out of this new upgrade, the company says.
The leading provider of publishing services celebrates 50 years of delivering excellence to the publishing industry.
In a move to bring the bulk of their journal offprint work to one best-of-class provider, Wiley…
New York, NY (January 23, 2018) – Open Road Integrated Media (OR/M) vastly expanded Open Road Ignition (Ignition), its marketing services program for publishers. Grounded in revenue-share partnerships, Ignition delivered a 156% increase in revenue across all partner titles in the program. In 2018 over 30 publishers signed on to the program delivering over 6,100 titles. The program…
A paper crunch and cuts in printing capacity are keeping publishers on alert to ensure that they will be able to meet orders for the holiday season's most popular titles.
Quad/Graphics is acquiring LSC Communications for $1.4 billion in stock to create an $8.1 billion, publicly-held printing company.
Rochester, N.Y.-based Mercury will take delivery of the first Landa S10P nanographic digital printing press in the U.S. on Nov. 10.
Marquis Book Printing, of Montmagny, Canada, has acquired Toronto-based Webcom, creating a (C)$100+ million in sales book printer.
Cenveo was able to wipe away more than $800 million in debt, largely at the expense of its shareholders and other unsecured creditors.
The ITC ruling ends these imported newsprint tariffs. Funds collected to date will be reversed over a period of three to six months.