MONTREAL, July 16, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Marquis Book Printing Inc. announced today it is acquiring the Transcontinental Métrolitho plant in Sherbrooke and the Transcontinental Gagné plant in Louiseville. The transaction will enable Marquis to join the ranks of North American leaders in book printing and to develop new markets and products.
"These acquisitions are aligned to the Marquis business plan, which will see us continue to grow in Canada and in foreign markets from our base in Quebec," affirmed Serge Loubier, President of Marquis. "These new acquisitions, the variety of content and the talent of our employees will enable us to take advantage of promising business opportunities. If we are at this stage today, it is due to our client's trust, and we intend to continue innovating and growing together in the future."
Over the coming weeks, Marquis will meet with its new employees, become more familiar with all of its acquired assets, and evaluate their overall potential with respect to the Company's business plan.
The Company already owns three production plants: Marquis Cap Saint-Ignace, Marquis Montmagny, and Marquis Laurentien in Saint-Augustin; graphic and prepress production centres in Sherbrooke and Quebec City; and a sales office in Montreal. Marquis was founded in Montmagny in 1937.
About Marquis Book Printing Inc.
Marquis, established in Montmagny, Quebec, since 1937, is committed to offering the best solutions for content owners in the publishing and communications industry in Canada and abroad. It has earned its leadership position by offering one-stop shopping for file management, graphic design, traditional and digital printing, and the dissemination of digital documents. Its state-of-the-art production centres are equipped with the top technology on the market. Whether producing traditional, digital or hybrid books or short or long runs, Marquis is defined by the success its solutions generate for its customers day after day.
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