Business Management - Finance/Financial

From the Editor: The Impact of Inflation on In-plants
January 19, 2022 at 8:59 am

By now the realities of inflation have sunk in for all of us. We know more about the supply chain than we ever have in our lives, but that’s not doing us much good. Supply costs still keep going up. How are in-plants coping?

PRINTING United Alliance Calls on Congress to End Build Back Better Act Talks
January 13, 2022 at 4:58 pm

On Wednesday, as news traveled across Capitol Hill that December’s consumer price index rose 7%, PRINTING United Alliance issued a letter formally calling on Congressional leaders to end negotiations to pass the Build Back Better Act and shift focus to more immediate economic concerns.

RRD Board Agrees to Chatham Acquisition Offer; Will Terminate $2.1B Agreement with Atlas
December 3, 2021 at 9:22 am

The RR Donnelley board of directors unanimously determined the unsolicited proposal from Chatham Asset Management to acquire the printer for $10.25 per share in cash constitutes a “Superior Proposal” to the acquisition agreement it signed with Atlas Holdings. But accepting it will bring a hefty $20 million termination fee. Who will be paying that?

Plot Thickens as Chatham Raises Its Bid, for the Third Time, to Acquire RRD
December 1, 2021 at 9:52 am

In response to an as-of-yet unnamed "strategic party" that offered to acquire RR Donnelley for $10 per share in cash during the "go-shop" period in which the RRD board of directors could field other offers, Chatham announced it is raising its bid for the third time to acquire North America's largest commercial printer. 

Print Prices are Rising – Will Value Follow?
November 19, 2021 at 9:04 am

We've seen higher paper costs, higher labor costs, and higher postage costs. However, print remains a keystone of an omni-channel marketing campaign, so will higher value follow?

5 Questions to Ask Before Investing in New Printing Technology
November 12, 2021 at 9:41 am

Investing in new and upgraded capabilities is among the most necessary and impactful decisions any leadership team can make. But how do you know when it's the best time for your company to upgrade? Joseph Truncale has five guiding questions for you to consider before making a purchase.

Global Print Industry to Reach $834.3 Billion by 2026
November 12, 2021 at 9:14 am

After a highly disruptive 2020, markets have recovered across 2021, according to a new Smithers report. It is anticipated that new demand in packaging and labels and in Asian growth economies will fuel a moderate increase through to 2026.