Quad/Graphics, the hemisphere’s largest privately held commercial printer, announced today that its Sussex, WI, manufacturing facility has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification, Silver rating, from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
SUSSEX, WI—A decline in orders and the dismal economy has forced Quad/Graphics hand again, prompting the nation's largest privately-held printer to lay off 140 employees, according to BizTimes Milwaukee. Most of the cuts will be made in Wisconsin, with prepress and its QuadTech operations absorbing the reductions. The company laid off roughly 550 people earlier this year.
PEWAUKEE, WI—The program might have been the only winner at the 2002 Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star game. Quad/Graphics bowed at its fourth consecutive midsummer classic, the number of years it has been printing the official game program. What added extra significance, from the printer's standpoint, was that the game was played in Miller Park in Milwaukee, which is about a Richie Sexson home run away from Quad's Pewaukee headquarters. "Since the game was in Milwaukee, there was an extra sense of pride for Quad to print the programs," explains Gavin Taylor, Sussex, WI, plant customer service manager, on the company's Website. "A local printer producing