Brown Printing

Can Digital Finishing Step Up?
February 9, 2015

In the “old days,” runs were in the millions of copies and machines could run continuously for days.

These 20-Under-40 Up-and-Coming Printing Industry Executives Share Their Success Stories
November 1, 2014

One look at our 20-under-40 list of up-and-coming printing industry executives reveals several truisms. One, the family-owned printing company is not under siege; subsequent generations of men and women are being entrusted to continue the mom-and-pop shop (though we generally don't think of multimillion-dollar companies in mom-and-pop terms). Secondly, there is a solid core of young men and women at the helm of longstanding, successful companies.

Quad Giving Boost to WI Labor with 750-Plus New Jobs
August 8, 2014

SUSSEX, WI—Quad/Graphics Inc. is looking to fill 757 open positions—including 111 professional jobs and 646 production positions—in its network of plants and corporate offices in Wisconsin. About half of the jobs are part-time and the remaining are full-time positions, according to the Milwaukee Business Journal.

Quad/Graphics Reports $1.1B in Net Sales for Q2 2014, Increases Guidance Thanks to Brown Acquisition
August 6, 2014

Quad/Graphics has reported results for its second quarter ending June 30, 2014. The reported results include Brown Printing from the day of acquisition on May 30, 2014. Prior year financial results do not include the acquisition of Brown Printing. "Our second quarter results were consistent with our expectations and we remain on track to achieve our 2014 objectives," said Joel Quadracci, Quad/Graphics chairman, president and CEO.

Quad/Graphics Shuttering Plants in MN, IL
June 20, 2014

SUSSEX, WI—With the completion of its Brown Printing deal now in the rearview mirror, Quad/Graphics  is now embarking upon its integration plans, which include the closure of facilities in St. Cloud, MN, and Woodstock, IL.

Quad Completes $100M Acquisition of Brown Printing
June 6, 2014

SUSSEX, WI—Quad/Graphics Inc. has announced the completion of its acquisition of Waseca, MN-based Brown Printing for a net purchase price of $100 million. Quad/Graphics used cash on hand and drew on its revolving credit facility to finance the acquisition.

Quad/Graphics Completes Acquisition of Brown Printing for $100M Net Purchase
May 30, 2014

Quad/Graphics Inc. has completed the acquisition of Brown Printing for a net purchase price of $100 million. Quad/Graphics used cash on hand and drew on its revolving credit facility to finance the acquisition. “As Brown’s employees and operations join our worldwide platform, Quad/Graphics is better positioned than ever to help magazine publishers and catalog marketers capitalize on the power of print and integrated media solutions to further drive results,” said Joel Quadracci, chairman, president and CEO.

Quad's Brown Acquisition Passes Hart-Scott-Rodino
May 23, 2014

SUSSEX, WI—Quad/Graphics Inc. and Waseca, MN-based Brown Printing jointly announced that the waiting period for antitrust review of the proposed combination of the two companies under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act expired on May 19, with no action taken by the Federal Trade Commission.