EVANSVILLE, IN—Chesapeake Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Packaging will be closing its doors in June, leaving 59 employees out of work, WFIE-TV reported.
Wisconsin's stable of printing press operators, collectively the fifth-largest industry in the state, has been blindsided by the Internet, e-books and a wicked recession.
Yet the biggest challenge is not technology, but complacency, according to the chief economist for the National Association for Printing Leadership, a trade group.
"Our biggest threat is complacency, the status quo, and assuming that what worked yesterday will work tomorrow," Andrew Paparozzi told a gathering of commercial printers from Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana on Thursday.
Directory of the Printing Industries of America affiliates, including addresses, telephone numbers, Website URLs and key contacts.
Printing Impressions' Across the Nation Commercial Printing News for April 2009
Commercial printer and digital graphics company SPG Graphics announced plans today to expand its printing and production operations here, creating more than 30 new jobs in the next five years. The company, which offers clients a single source for services ranging from printing to online order fulfillment and mailing, will invest more than $7 million to upgrade its printing and logistics operation on the city's northwest side.
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