Industry News

State of the Industry Report: Where is the printing industry going in 2018 and how does the Trump administration fit in?
March 20, 2018 at 6:55 pm

Long before Donald J. Trump took office, he vowed to “make America great again.” For starters, he was vocal about his pro-business stance, something that resonated with executives across all segments, including the printing industry. On Jan. 30, 2017, 10 days after being sworn in as the 45th U.S. president, Trump signed a two-page executive order requiring federal...

Trump Withdraws U.S. from Trans-Pacific Partnership, Plans to Renegotiate NAFTA
January 24, 2017 at 8:03 pm

President Donald J. Trump tweeted early Monday morning that he had a "busy week planned." Just hours later, he signed an executive action to withdraw the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations. This doesn't come as a shock, as Trump was very clear on his stance on international trade, especially the TPP, throughout his campaign...

RRD to Include Prinova's Messagepoint Platform in Digital Solutions Offering
December 13, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Prinova Corp., a leader in developing and delivering innovative software and services within the customer communications management market, has announced that its flagship Messagepoint customer message management platform will be a key component of the RR Donnelley Digital Solutions offering. RR Donnelley has been providing the Messagepoint solution to its customers as part of its…

Making the Grade
August 30, 2016 at 6:20 pm

In January 2015, Verso Corp., a paper products supplier based in Memphis, Tenn., completed the acquisition of NewPage Holdings Inc., a once-leading producer of printing and specialty papers, headquartered in Miamisburg, Ohio. The transaction, valued at approximately $1.4 billion...

State of the Industry Report: Chasing Dollars
March 29, 2016 at 7:48 pm

On March 12, 2015, Standard Register Co. rocked the industry with some startling news: The Dayton, Ohio-based printing giant filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy-court protection, with a $275 million buyout offer from existing lender Silver Point Capital L.P. The story took several surprising turns...

Delaware Bankruptcy Judge Spares Former Standard Register Co. Directors
February 16, 2016 at 7:37 pm

During a hearing in Wilmington, Del., last week, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Brendan L. Shannon dismissed claims from the Standard Register Co. estate liquidating trust that directors set the company up for failure by acquiring fellow Dayton, Ohio-based rival WorkflowOne LLC...

Video: Print+Promo Releases 2016 Buyer’s Guide
December 22, 2015 at 8:49 pm

Have you ever given a coworker a bad gift? Of course you have! Just don't let it happen again. Instead, give your colleague something that's valuable to the bottom line: Print+Promo's 2016 Buyer's Guide...

Paper Companies, Union Call on ITC to Extend Existing Duties on Coated Paper Imports
October 6, 2015 at 4:39 pm

Verso Corp., Sappi North America and Appleton Coated, together with the United Steelworkers (USW), have called for an extension of duties on imports of coated paper from China and Indonesia that previously were determined to have threatened material injury to U.S. producers and workers. Duties resulting from this determination are periodically reassessed under what are known as “sunset reviews.”