In what many considered the most divisive election in modern times, American voters have spoken: Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as America’s 45th president in January and the Republican Party will maintain majority control of both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives. Also of interest is what the election results will likely mean for people who make their livings working in the graphic arts industry. To gain some perspective both from what it means for printing companies, as well as for industry suppliers, Michael Makin, president and CEO of Printing Industries of America, and Mark Nuzzaco, government affairs director at NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies, weighed in. “The immediate response is that our country now needs to come together. It’s important that everyone gets behind our government,” notes Makin, who cites the need for laws and regulations that are pro-business and that drive the economy forward. “As so goes a strong economy, so goes a strong printing industry. [Trump and the Republican Party have] a huge task, but also a huge opportunity to drive an agenda.” click Read More below for more of the story
LSC Communications announced today a multi-year agreement with Penguin Random House that renews and expands the companies’ print supply chain services relationship. Under the new agreement, LSC will continue to provide printing and binding services across Penguin Random House’s U.S. book imprints.
“LSC has had a productive and long-standing relationship with Penguin Random House, which we are pleased to extend,” noted Dave McCree, President of LSC’s Book Sales Division. “LSC continues to invest in our solutions for book publishers, and we are proud that our clients value the flexibility and focus that our platform provides to support their long-term objectives.”