Gannett Sells Portion of Maple Grove Print Unit to Wisconsin's Quad Graphics
Posted: 4/10/2014 | By: Evan Ramstad | Star Tribune
Gannett Co. on Wednesday sold the heat-set portion of its
printing operation in Maple Grove to Quad Graphics Inc., the large Wisconsin-based
commercial printer. The transaction resulted in 140 lost jobs at the facility,
Financial terms of the deal, which included customer
agreements, equipment and supplies, were not disclosed. Heat-set printing is the
type used for the glossy paper of magazines and catalogs.