Quad Picked for Fortune List
SUSSEX, WI—Quad/Graphics was named to Fortune magazine's 2006 list of "100 Best Companies to Work for." Quad ranked 75th overall and 25th out of the 38 large companies on the list. The printer was chosen for its family oriented atmosphere, where half of the employee base is related by blood or marriage, along with its onsite medical and child daycare centers and recreation facilities.
Transcontinental Loses Execs
MONTREAL—Transcontinental Inc. cited "differences of opinion" as Andre Prefontaine, president of its publishing and distribution subsidiary Transcontinental Media, departed suddenly. Company spokesman Jean Blouin told the Canadian Press the differences came to a head during a recent encounter between Prefontaine and CEO Luc Desjardins. Blouin said the men had the same vision for the media group, but they did not share the same approach. The company also announced the resignation of CFO Daniel Denault, who is leaving to become CFO of Bombardier Recreational Products.
New York Printers Join Forces
WATERVLIET, NY—Tech Valley Printing has acquired Staffield Printing, of Clifton Park, NY. The acquisition was the third made by Tech Valley since 2004, according to The (Albany) Business Review. Staffield owner Jim Staffield will remain with the organization as a senior vice president. The combined company has annual revenues of $12.7 million.