Lancaster, PA

Standard Acquires Veitch READING, PA—Standard Offset Printing has purchased Veitch Printing and Veitch Digital Partners for an undisclosed amount of cash, according to the Lancaster (PA) Intelligencer Journal. The deal creates a company with a potential for annual sales of $25 to $30 million. NewPage Going Public MIAMISBURG, OH—Coated paper manufacturer NewPage Group is planning an initial public offering, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The Associated Press reports that the offering price may be as much as $805 million. Some NewPage stockholders will sell shares as part of the IPO. Impact Obtains ZipSort MINNEAPOLIS—Direct mail marketing specialist Impact

CHAMBERSBURG, PA—Monarch Litho reclaimed its spot as the top-earning Government Printing Office (GPO) vendor in 2007 with about $30.5 million in government contracted sales, according to the annual Top 50 GPO Vendors list compiled by e-LYNXX. Montebello, CA-based Monarch had posted top sales for three consecutive years before getting nudged out by NPC of Claysburg, PA, in 2006. NPC fell to third in 2007 at $20.8 million, having been edged out by Chicago-based RR Donnelley for second with $21.4 million in GPO work. Rounding out the top five were Gateway Press, Louisville, KY ($18.6 million), and SourceLink of Elk Grove Village,

CHICAGO—RR Donnelley is expanding its printing operations in Lancaster, PA, and Spartanburg, SC. The expansions are part of the company's 2003 capital spending plan of approximately $250 million, aimed primarily at strengthening its printing capabilities. The Lancaster expansion includes a 140,000-square-foot addition and a new wide-web gravure press. The company has yet to settle on a press vendor. The expansion and equipment will be fully operational in early 2005. The Lancaster plant produces magazines, catalogs, retail inserts, telephone directories and financial products, such as TV Guide, The New York Times' Sunday Magazine and Reader's Digest. The project is Donnelley's fourth major addition at the Lancaster

MENASHA, WI—Banta has acquired Qualipak, a $5 million provider of secondary packaging, kit assembly, fulfillment and distribution services for publishers, consumer healthcare markets and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals. The acquisition expands Banta's print-based packaging and fulfillment capabilities to the East Coast. Terms of the purchase were not released. Qualipak, of Lancaster, PA, becomes Banta's ninth packaging and fulfillment operation. The facilities provide a wide variety of outsourced services, including assembly and distribution of educational classroom kits, trade book order fulfillment, on-demand printing and literature management services for healthcare providers, financial service organizations, telecommunication companies and industrial markets. "Qualipak gives us an extremely well-regarded operation from which we can immediately

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