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.
In the long, painful story of the paper industry's transformation, the news this month that NewPage Holdings had been sold to Memphis, Tennessee-based Verso Paper counts as a positive development.
On the other hand, the news Saturday that the activist hedge fund that pressured Wausau Paper into selling its mills in Mosinee and Rhinelander now wants the company out of Wisconsin underscores the difficult, sometimes wrenching transition paper makers are still undergoing here.
The Flesh Company announced the addition of two new regional sales managers. Bernie Emmons will be responsible for sales in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas.
Tipp City, Ohio-based Repacorp, Inc. has purchased a new Jetrion 4900, which streamlines short-run label runs, increasing efficiency and providing more competitive pricing to distributors.
Brandspring Solutions, a Minneapolis-based integrated marketing communications firm is pleased to announce they've been acquired by The Marek Group, one of the nation's leading commercial printing firms recognized for its advanced offset and digital print applications.
Harris & Bruno International appointed Frank Matheus as new product manager - specialty coaters.