Kappa Printing Group II has acquired the business, assets and printing facility of Times Printing, a full-service provider of color printing services for magazines, catalogs and other publications. The new entity will continue to do business as Times Printing and will retain the employees and plant, which is based in Random Lake, WI. “We are delighted to add the talented personnel and modern Wisconsin-based production facility to the expanding Kappa Media group of affiliated companies,” noted Nicholas Karabots, of Kappa Printing Group II. Rick Bortolotti, vice president and general manager of Times Printing, stated, “Over our 98-year history, the team has won numerous national and regional awards and earned an outstanding reputation for producing high-quality color publications and catalogs. This change in ownership provides investment capital to better position our equipment portfolio and plant operations for the future. The Times Printing employees and customers are excited by this commitment to the market.”
LSC Communications, Inc. (LKSD), a leader in traditional and digital printing solutions, announced today that it has been awarded a multi-year supply chain services agreement with educational publishing company Sussman Education Company, Inc. and its publishing imprint, Lightswitch Learning, LLC. Under the new agreement, LSC will provide warehousing and fulfillment services for Sussman Education Company, Inc. and Lightswitch Learning, LLC which includes a catalog of titles covering family engagement, social-emotional learning, career choice, bullying, financial literacy, and more.
“Building on almost 50 years of success as a trusted partner with our customers, this exciting new collaboration enables us to efficiently and proactively provide solutions to best meet diverse customer needs,” said Ron Sussman, President, Sussman Education Company, Inc./Lightswitch Learning, LLC.
David McCree, President of LSC’s Book Sales division commented, “LSC worked very closely with Sussman Education Company, Inc. to establish workflows that best support their publishing model. We are very pleased to expand our existing print relationship with them with our value-added supply chain solutions.”