Transcontinental Augments Book Platform
LOUISEVILLE, PQ—Transcontinental held a grand opening ceremony here for its new 153,000-square-foot Gagne printing plant. The facility, which has been in operation for several weeks, represents a $20 million investment on behalf of the Montreal-based company.
The plant, which produces black-and-white books, added 70 new jobs, bringing its total workforce there to 325 employees.
In other company news, Transcontinental has installed the world’s first 64-page Goss Sunday 4000 press system equipped with Automatic Transfer. The high-speed book printing press, with a pricetag of $25 million (including peripherals), was installed earlier this month at the Beauceville, Quebec, facility.