In our never-end SCAQMD struggle, a coalition of small and large businesses turned back the District’s attempt to adopt Proposed Amended Rule–Clean Air Act Non Attainment Fees, which negatively affects the largest 40 printing companies in the basin.
Delta Printing Solutions
IF THIS magazine chose to hand out an award for the biggest newsmaker of the year, the 2008 honor would go to Quebecor World (QW), hands down. One might contend that the attention, while merited, is not the type of exposure a company would want: Financing issues, trying to sell an unprofitable venture and muddling through with bankruptcy in two countries. But Quebecor World is a printer for our economic times, the No. 2 in North America at a time when market leaders (Circuit City, AIG, Lehman Bros.) have come crashing down.
BRAINERD, MN—Book manufacturer Bang Printing has obtained Delta Printing Solutions of Valencia, CA. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The combined company has 350 employees and will produce more than 15,000 titles annually.
BRAINERD, MN—September 12, 2008—Bang Printing, a book manufacturer headquartered in Brainerd, MN, announces the acquisition of Southern California-based Delta Printing Solutions. The combined companies will take advantage of dual-facility benefits including plant load balancing, employee cross training and increased purchasing power. Bang Printing’s Minnesota facility produces 10,000 titles each year. Combined with Delta Printing Solutions’ output, this number will easily exceed 15,000. Together, the two facilities will employ 350 people. About Bang Printing Bang Printing is a 109-year old, two-facility book manufacturing company headquartered in Brainerd, MN. Bang Printing features web and sheet-fed printing and complete bindery services including case binding, mechanical