Sheridan Shutters Capital City
BERLIN, VT—Capital City Press' operations here are being discontinued by its parent company, The Sheridan Group, resulting in the loss of approximately 150 jobs. The printing of scientific, technical and medical journals, along with book printing, will be consolidated into other locations within the company. Much of the work will be handled by The Sheridan Press in Hanover, PA. Capital City employs 200 workers, and 45 of them—which comprise the Publications Services division—will reportedly be offered employment by Dartmouth Journal Services, another company in The Sheridan Group chain.
FedEx Kinko's Opens Center
DALLAS—FedEx Kinko's has taken the wraps off of its World Production Center in Memphis, TN. The 28,500-square-foot facility is designed to help customers efficiently process and ship documents. The expanded services for the Commercial Production Center includes direct mail capabilities, CD/DVD duplication and high-speed laminating. The company also announced that Gary Kusin, president and CEO of Office and Print Services, resigned effective the end of January. He has been replaced by Kenneth May, executive vice president and COO.
Quebecor World Done Dealing
MONTREAL—Quebecor World has completed its divestiture of non-core assets with the sale of its 51 percent stake in Quebecor Merrill Canada (QMC) to partner Merrill Corp., of St. Paul, MN. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Merrill now owns 100 percent of the shares of QMC, a financial document services specialist with locations in Montreal, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver.
NPC Atop GPO List for '05
WASHINGTON, DC—NPC Inc., of Claysburg, PA, topped the 2005 Government Printing Office (GPO) list of contractors that supplied printing information products and services to Congress, federal courts, more than 130 federal agencies and the American public last year. NPC registered $25.4 million in contracts value, barely eclipsing Monarch Litho ($24.8 million) of Montebello, CA. Gateway Press, Louisville, KY, ranked third at $20.3 million.