Quad/Graphics revealed that it is closing its direct mail facility on McCall Drive in Atlanta on or before Feb. 1, 2015. The move, announced by the printer in a letter to suppliers, will result in the loss of approximately 100 jobs.
Printers and direct mailers in New Jersey and across the Tri-State region have united in opposition to a bill that would create a "do not mail" list in the Garden State.
The bill, sponsored by state assemblyman Bob Andrzejczak, would create an opt-out similar to the "do not call" list established in New Jersey in 2004.
But the measure could cost tens of thousands of jobs and hurt the economy in a huge ripple effect, said organizations representing printers, direct mailers and graphic artists—all of whom are planning to lobby against the bill.
Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced the expansion of its service facilities with the opening of a new service and support center in Itasca, Ill.
A pressroom employee was reaching up “to grab something” and got his hand caught in the presses at the Asbury Park Press printing plant on Willow Brook Road in New Jersey, according to Tom Merkel, assistant pressroom foreman.
Joe Gaire, 52, of Freehold, N.J., suffered a serious injury at 4:45 p.m. Thursday after getting his hand caught between the roller and cylinder of a press that was being set up for printing, Merkel said.
4over Inc. has purchased two Lithrone GL40 presses, Komori America announced last week.
Bell, California-based Zoo Printing Inc. announced its newest location in West Deptford, N.J. This new facility shortens shipping times to the East Coast without requiring rush shipping or additional production costs.