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.

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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.

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
April 13, 2017  

Transcontinental sells 27 Atlantic newspapers to Halifax Herald

Expansion will fall under a new company called SaltWire Network.

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.

News Manufacturing General Operations Production
September 2, 2015  

Transcontinental doubles packaging business with US$80 million acquisition

Ultra Flex Packaging employs nearly 300 people in Brooklyn, NY.