Printing Impressions Commercial Printer News for June 2009
MATT ANSON’S quiver runneth over with “green” arrows. His multi-location binding, finishing and packaging company, Bindagraphics, is a mega corporation that has embraced sustainability practices across the board. And, those eco-measures are on time, on target and helping his postpress operation whizz past its competition. With each bulls-eye he hits, Anson is zeroing in on expanding business endeavors, as well as environmental cleanliness.
BUFFALO, NY—As the industry watches Quebecor World realign its operations, the process has become almost like a sweepstakes, with many plants around the country hoping to become the conglomerate's next "mega-facility." The most recent winner is the plant here, which will be expanded to produce mass-market paperback books, including AAA tour books, as well as newspaper inserts and coupon books. The 850,000-square-foot Buffalo facility is ISO 9002 certified and currently employs approximately 900 workers. Officials say the expansion will create more than 400 new jobs in the area. "This major expansion is part of Quebecor World's strategy to consolidate operations into larger and more specialized