Vertis Communications

Donnelley, Vertis Secure Print Pacts
August 13, 2010

CHICAGO—RR Donnelley has been awarded a multi-year agreement to provide enterprise-wide promotional and marketing collateral materials to Eisai Inc. An on-site RR Donnelley service team will coordinate print production that draws on the company's commercial printing, direct mail, digital printing and other resources.

Vertis Stays Embedded with Slumberland Furniture
August 10, 2010

Vertis will be tasked with equipping one of the leading furniture retailers with 100 percent of its advertising insert production, color engineering and shipping needs. With 120 retail stores in 11 states, Slumberland Furniture is America’s top seller of La-Z-Boy upholstery and the Midwest’s largest retailer of Natuzzi leather, Sealy and Simmons mattresses.

Vertis Closes FSI Printing Facility
February 1, 2010

Vertis Communications closed its Manchester Township, PA, facility on Jan. 15, catching many of the 180 people who lost their jobs completely off guard.

Vertis Abruptly Shuts Down PA Facility
January 22, 2010

BALTIMORE—Vertis Communications closed its Manchester Township, PA, facility on Jan. 15, catching many of the 180 people who lost their jobs completely off guard. The work will be shifted to other locations within the Vertis chain, according to the York Daily Record.

May 1, 2009

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Vertis Spares Targeted ACG Ohio Plant
March 1, 2009

Midnight will not toll for the former American Color Graphics (ACG)printing plant in Medina, OH, which had been scheduled to be shut down this summer. According to the Akron Beacon Journal, parent company Vertis Communications felt that changing business conditions warranted allowing the facility to stay open through the middle of 2010.

DuBose Steps Down from Vertis Lead
January 1, 2009

Mike DuBose’s two-year stint as CEO of Vertis Communications came to an end with his January 1 resignation. The company has named Stephen Dyott as vice chairman and Alex Sorokin as interim president. DuBose presided over the acquisition of American Color Graphics (ACG), as well as Vertis’ reorganizational bankruptcy. Dyott, who previously served as ACG’s chairman/CEO, will serve as a senior advisor to the board. Vertis has hired an executive search firm to assist in securing a permanent CEO.  

Vertis Communications Closes Another Facility
December 19, 2008

SAN ANTONIO, TX—Vertis Communications, of Baltimore, is consolidating some operations, which is prompting the closure of its San Antonio advertising insert printing facility, the San Antonio Business Journal reported. The move impacts approximately 90 employees. The company is said to be providing long-time employees with extended financial support and is encouraging affected employees to seek employment elsewhere within the Vertis organization.

Vertis Communications Closing Plants
December 12, 2008

BALTIMORE—A former American Color Graphics facility within the Vertis Communications chain has closed its doors permanently and another will shut down operations completely by next June, according to several news sources.