Quebecor World

Printers, Banks Among Penton Media’s Largest Creditors
February 10, 2010

The largest trade debt creditor was magazine printer Worldcolor, which was listed as being owed $1.59 million. Next came fellow printer R.R. Donnelley, which is owed $1.41 million. Other notable creditors include Hallmark Data Systems ($532,661.38), Brown Printing ($207,814.64), ON24 ($114,577), QuadGraphics ($81,885.48) and direct marketing media company Walter Karl ($63,273.72).

Quad/Graphics Acquires Worldcolor
January 29, 2010

SUSSEX, WI—One of the most compelling transactions in the history of the printing industry rocked a relatively serene M&A landscape when it was announced that Quad/Graphics had agreed to purchase Worldcolor—the second-largest printer in North America—and become a publicly traded company. But the move was as jaw-dropping as it was logical.

Trade, Higher Ed Better
December 1, 2009

It is fascinating to note what market influence the recession has visited on the book market, beyond the tempering of consumer confidence. But even in an atmosphere of printing platform right sizing and other business-related reconciliation, it is difficult to take any view but an optimistic one of the past year and the coming fortunes in 2010.

Incentives Drive Salaries
December 1, 2009

The salary excesses in the financial/investment banking world that fueled widespread public outrage, however, won't be found among the earnings of principal officers at the largest publicly held printing companies.

Worldcolor Sees Income Jump on Lower Revenues for Third Quarter
November 12, 2009

Worldcolor generated combined consolidated revenues of $769.9 million compared to $993.6 million in the third quarter of 2008. Its operating income was $51.5 million compared to $33.7 million and consolidated net income totaled $13.3 million compared to a net loss from continuing operations of $63.6 million for the same period in 2008.

Worldcolor Names Scapin, Expands
November 1, 2009

Worldcolor has appointed Daniel Scapin as president of Logistics and Premedia. Scapin, a 30-year industry veteran, has served as president of logistics at RR Donnelley, Moore Wallace and Quebecor World, and is credited with the creation and growth of the world’s largest print logistics businesses.