In some M&A cases, a merger into a SPAC is the pathway to value and liquidity for the owners.
A movement has been afoot in the resurgence of letterpress printing. Mixing politics and feminism with creative greeting cards.
A demand for books has led publishers to experience longer lead times and production delays as manufacturing capacity becomes strained.
PIA and NAPL have joined forces, or at least the remnants of each will now be together under the umbrella of PRINTING United Alliance.
ProAmpac targets the old-fashioned brown paper bag, and Ebony and The Village Voice rise From the dead.
Movements in the printing industry hint at the need to keep up with demand for printed books.
It is often accepted that a highly fragmented industry is destined to consolidate and it will be positive. Sometimes, that’s false.
The CJK Group has focused on acquiring print assets in the book and related print segments, often swooping in to save companies.
M&A activity in commercial printing dips, tuck-ins still predominate; packaging deals are driven by PE, labels lead the pack; and more.
Serial buyers are back in the market for print-centric companies, each executing on their own established strategic direction.
Renewed M&A activity is a clear indication that packaging manufacturers expect demand for packaged products to continue apace or grow.
Graphic Village’s acquisition of DMS ink is part of a trend of consolidators building a network of locations within a distinct region.
The merger of SGIA and PIA is reflective of consolidation in the fragmented and diverse universe of companies in the industry.
The Target Report will depart from its usual style this month, and offer our view through the front windshield.
The February Target Report highlights the Welch Packaging Group, which has focused its attention on making corrugated acquisitions.