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News Manufacturing General
September 21, 2020  

Printer fined after worker injured while cleaning press

Imprimeries Transcontinental fined $60,000 for failing to ensure the worker was informed, trained to safely operate the printing press.

News Manufacturing Economy General Production
September 10, 2020  

Transcontinental benefits from short-term wage subsidy

Most of its revenue decline was in printing, which services newspaper and flyer producers.

News Manufacturing General
July 3, 2020  

Postmedia workers at Toronto printing plant officially unionized by CMG

Application approved July 2 after workers voted 48 to 18 to join the union.

News Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
December 9, 2019  

Transcontinental CEO calls bid to ban flyers in Montreal ‘incoherent’

He says it fails to take into account Quebec consumers’ needs and hands a flyer monopoly to Canada Post.

Tech Centre Automotive General Technology
September 5, 2018  

GM, Autodesk are lightening up: technology reduces parts weight

Technology collaboration eliminates mass and consolidates parts.

News Manufacturing General Technology
May 7, 2018  

Javelin, Cimetrix Solutions to form 3D printing powerhouse

Will include senior management from both companies, with offices across Canada.

News Manufacturing General
April 2, 2018  

Transcontinental to diminish printing role with $1.3B packaging deal

$1.32 billion purchase of Coveris Americas makes it North America’s seventh-largest packaging company.

News Manufacturing General
March 7, 2018  

Transcontinental buys Multifilm Packaging, a US snack, candy packager

The company’s sixth acquisition since entering the flexible packaging industry.

News Manufacturing General
March 2, 2018  

Transcontinental ready for large packaging acquisition to transform company

$1 billion to purchase companies would allow flexible packaging revenues to surpass printing for the first time.

News Manufacturing General Operations Production
August 2, 2017  

Postmedia sells Toronto printing plant for $30.5M

Media company acquired the facility as part of its agreement to buy Sun Media’s English-language properties in 2015.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Operations Production
September 19, 2016  

Torstar Corp. to sell Vaughan, Ont. printing plant for $54.25M

Newspaper publisher shifted the plant’s work to Transcontinental in July.

News Manufacturing General
July 29, 2016  

Transcontinental to shut NS printing plant, 55 layoffs to come

Move due to the shifting landscape for some commercial products.

News Manufacturing General
May 31, 2016  

Transcontinental sells print assets in Saskatchewan

Thirteen newspapers, equipment and book business sold to Star news Publishing.