Quad/Graphics buying plant


Published: January 28,2010

Tags: mergers and acquisitions, printing

CORINTH — A printing operation in Corinth is included in Quad/Graphics Inc.’s purchase of Canadian rival World Color Press Inc. Terms were not disclosed.

The Corinth plant has about 450 workers.

Including its various owners through the years, the Corinth facility has a history of more than 30 years in printing and is one of the city’s largest employers. It became home to Quebecor in 1999 when World Color Press merged with Quebecor World.

Quad/Graphics, based in Sussex, Wis., is the largest privately held printer in the U.S. It will go public in connection with the takeover announced Jan. 26.

The combined company will have 30,000 employees. World Color is based in Montreal, Canada.

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