Metzgers Grows Facility, Staff
TOLEDO, OH—Metzgers Printing and Mailing, born as a “type house” in the ’70s, is building a 29,000-square-foot addition to its facility here that is expected to be completed in November, the Toledo Free Press reported. The move is expected to help create 12 permanent positions within the company. Metzgers, which expects to post sales of $13 million in fiscal 2008, will have nearly 100,000 square feet of operating space, the paper stated.
Welch Ponders Facility Boost
LOUISVILLE, KY—Welch Printing has filed plans with the State of Kentucky that may see the company expand its building by 15,000 square feet, a $2.4 million initiative that would create 15 jobs, Business First of Louisville reported. Welch received preliminary approval for $200,000 in state incentives from the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority.
K/P Combines Operations
RENTON, WA—K/P Corp. recently completed a 125,000-square-foot printing, fulfillment and direct mail facility here. The move allows K/P to combine operations from plants in Seattle and Kent into this single, larger facility. The new facility will provide increased efficiency and eliminate redundant processes.
Anderberg-Lund Makes Deal
ST. LOUIS PARK, MN—Anderberg-Lund has purchased Color Printing of Edina, MN. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Some equipment, including two presses, and a number of Color Printing employees will join Anderberg-Lund.
Macomb Adds Canadian Printer
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, MI—In an effort to enter the heatset web market, Macomb Printing has acquired North American Printing of Windsor, Ontario, one of the Think North American companies. The deal will also allow Macomb Printing to significantly expand its full-color printing capabilities.
Keystone Swings Deal for Ott
OLD FORGE, PA—Keystone has acquired Ott Packagings of Selinsgrove, PA, which manufactures rigid and thermoformed packaging, folding cartons with windows, foil stamping and thermoformed plastic inserts. Keystone provides customized point-of-purchase displays, offset banners, flexo labeling and packaging, among others.