19 August 2020
One Million Sq Ft. Book Printing Plant Sold
KENTUCKY—
Fast becoming North America's second largest book printer
Fast becoming North America's second largest book printer
 CJK Group, a Minnesota-based company consolidating companies in the book manufacturing industry, has acquired the equipment and customers of Quad’s mammoth book printing and binding facility in Versailles, Kentucky. The 1,000,000 square-foot facility produces softcover and hardcover books, as well as publications. CJK is rebranding the plant as Sheridan Kentucky,
Quads old  Kentucky plant ,one of the largest printing plants in North America
Quads old Kentucky plant ,one of the largest printing plants in North America
a division of the Sheridan companies that CJK acquired in 2017.  The contest for supremacy in book manufacturing  in the US is now between LSC Communications, North America's largest book printer  (however LSC  emerges from bankruptcy) and the CJK Group. What impact this will have on Canadian book printer such as Friesens, Marquis and Transcontinental  is not known. The book printing capacity in North America will dramatically increase with the restarting of Quads old Kentucky book printing plant. 
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