In this edition of The Week that Was, Editor in Chief Mark Michelson wrote a commentary on the effects of preliminary tariffs up to 32% that have been placed by the Department of Commerce on imported Canadian uncoated groundwood. In response, a coalition called STOPP has been formed by related industry associations and printers and publishers.
Shutterfly has completed its acquisition of Lifetouch, a leader in school photography.
TC Transcontinental announced that it acquired Coveris Americas, one of the top 10 converters of flexible packaging in North America, for $1.32 billion dollars.
Finally, next week kicks off the sixth annual Inkjet Summit. Keep an eye on piworld.com and look for our daily newsletter, where we will feature daily coverage of the event.