The Week That Was With Julie G (10/2/2017)
October 6, 2017 at 2:38 pm

This week, Julie Greenbaum highlights industry news about Quad/Graphics being awarded an exclusive agreement to print 100% of Condé Nast's magazine titles; AlphaGraphics being acquired by MBE Worldwide; ICED family of print franchises being sold to Fortusis LLC; Bang Printing, and its holding company, CJK Group, led by CEO Chris Kurtzman, acquiring the assets of Webcrafters; Blackford Capital naming former Trend Offset Printing CEO Aaron Day the new CEO of Dickinson, and its parent company, Printing Consolidation Company (PCC); and the 2017 SGIA Expo opening next week.

Quad Awarded $450M Contract to Print 100% of Bluestem Brands' Catalogs
September 21, 2017 at 12:07 pm

Quad/Graphics has extended and expanded its relationship with Bluestem Brands, a multi-brand online retailer, under a newly signed multi-year contract valued at more than $450 million over the term. Beginning January 1, 2018, Quad/Graphics will supply paper purchasing, printing and mail/distribution services for all 13 of Bluestem Brands online retail brands.

Quad/Graphics on Creating Opportunity Through Apprenticeship Programs
September 18, 2017 at 12:00 am

Quad/Graphics is taking an active approach to driving the printing industry forward through its Youth Apprenticeship Program (YA) for high school juniors and seniors; its Registered Apprenticeships (RA) at Waukesha County Technical College, where Quad/Graphics' students are educated on the industrial electrical trade; and its Accelerated Career Training (ACT) for existing employees.