Printing Impressions’ Commercial Printer News for December, 2008.
Costa Mesa, CA
IRVINE, CA—September 17, 2008—With 35% of printed materials thrown away, advertisers seeking more intimate ways of connecting with customers, and people ever more sensitive to their environment, it’s unsurprising that the printing industry is embracing digital technology in new exciting ways. At the forefront of that trend is a 28 year old Irvine, California printing company, The DOT Printer. The “DOT” stands for “digital offset technology” and that differentiation was underscored today when, Bruce Carson, President/CEO announced the acquisition of Costa Mesa, California based Page One Digital.
Layoffs, Closings for Domtar MONTREAL—Paper manufacturer Domtar is reducing its workforce by 1,800 and will sell or close several facilities in an effort to return the company to profitability. The company will close down its Cornwall, ON, mill and shut down two paper machines at its Ottawa mill. Domtar also announced that two sawmills in Quebec will be closed and its Vancouver mill will be sold. At Cornwall, where 390 positions were eliminated last December, there are 910 workers tending to three paper machines. F.C.L. Nets Graphics Group HARWOOD HEIGHTS, IL—Direct marketing printing specialist F.C.L. Graphics has acquired certain assets of The Graphics Group, a regional sheetfed