FMN | June 22nd, 2020

Vol. 22 No. 13 An N.V. Publication Market News FLEX Serving The Flexographic Printing Industry For More Than Two Decades ®

June 22, 2020

TC Transcontinental Pushes For Growth

NAM Passes Injustice Resolution In the wake of the May 25 murder of George Floyd under the knee of a white police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the National Association of Manufacturers’ Executive Committee unanimously voted to pass the Pledge for Action, an 11-point commitment plan for manufacturers to advance justice, equality and opportunity for black people and all people of color. Advancing Justice “My heart is heavy with recent events,” said Michael W. Lamach, Chairman and CEO of Trane Technol- ogies and Chair of the NAM Board of Directors. “While the killing of George Floyd sparked this outcry, this is a crisis that has gone unaddressed for far too long. We introduced this Pledge for Action to demonstrate our companies’, our association’s and our industry’s commitment to being part of the solution and to stand against injustice and create a better future for the black community and all com- munities of color.” Around the country and through-

by Greg Kishbaugh

T C Transcontinental, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, has acquired the assets of Enviroplast Inc. The equipment acquired will be used for converting plastic scrap recovered from sorting fa- cilities and other commercial, industrial and agricultural sources into recycled plastic granules.

TC Transcontinental’s vieVERTe brand offering is comprised of custom, proprietary structures that are engineered to provide an end-of-life solution for flexible packaging.

Launched in 1976 as a direct marketing company,TCTranscon- tinental has experienced explosive growth over its more than four decades of business.Today it is reportedly the largest print- ing company in Canada. In 2014, with the purchase of Capri Packaging, a flexible pack- aging supplier based in Clinton,Missouri, the company launched its packaging division as a way of diversifying, particularly in light of the tougher market realities posed by the commercial printing segment.The packaging division focuses primarily on

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