TITLE

Plant closures set tone for tough year ahead

AUTHOR(S)
Mitting, William
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
PrintWeek (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);1/17/2008, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the economics of the current state of the printing industry. He states that Polestar has announced the closure of Polestar Greaves in Scarborough, England. He mentions that consolidation is inevitable in the British and European printing industry during 2008 and plant closures is one way to ease the pressure on printers. He adds that with margins hovering around the 1 percent mark, the industry needs to tighten its belt in 2008.
ACCESSION #
31324136

 

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