David Watson

STURTEVANT, WI—After only one year, the lifeline that was thrown to the former Western Publishing/Golden Books Family Entertainment printing facility here has been severed, leaving more than 200 workers unemployed. Two years after it had filed for bankruptcy protection as Golden Books Family Entertainment, and one year after Wisconsin Governor Tommy G. Thompson cut the ribbon on the company's rebirth as Artech Printing—under the leadership of primary owners David Watson and Jean Castonguay—the printer of primarily children's books came to a messy end in bankruptcy court. On March 2, a federal bankruptcy judge decreed that Artech Printing must cease operations after filing for involuntary bankruptcy,

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