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Fresh Off The Press
Fall is in the air! We are excited to release the third Fresh Off The Press newsletter of 2019 presented by Schumann Printers, Inc. This issue features news regarding how the DOJ blocked the Quad and LSC merger, the 2020 USPS mail promotions, and the USPS new proposed prices for 2020. Find out how many donated books we received from our recent Book for Kids donation drive by reading more below. Enjoy.

Schumann Printers, Inc. News
SPI's Books For Kids Donation

For National Literacy Month, Schumann Printers, Inc. hosted a local “Books for Kids” donation drive from Sept. 16th – Sept. 27th benefiting The Madison Reading Project. The Madison Reading Project is a nonprofit organization founded in 2013 and located in Madison, WI. Their mission is to deliver high quality literacy learning reinforcement... 
New LED Signage
Next time you are in the area in the evening, check out our logo on the side of SPI's main building on Hwy 16. We transitioned our signage to LED light for our GO LED Initiative. We pledged at the beginning of the year to transition a portion of our building's lights to LEDs by 2020. 
Print Industry News
Why Vinyl, Books & Magazines Will Never Go Away

Vinyl records, paper books, glossy magazines – all should be long dead, but they’re refusing to go away and even showing some surprising growth. It’s probably safe to assume that people will always consume content in some kind of physical shell – not just because we...
How Magazines Can Avoid Disaster by Coming Back to Earth

Instead of being something they're not, magazines should remember what they have: vertical audiences, trust and most of all, talent. Like Polonius to Laertes: to thine own self be true. Okay, granted, thine own self has some significant challenges facing it. It’s a whole industry saying..  
Mega-Printers Quad and LSC Communications Call Off Their Planned Merger
If Quad wants to surpass RR Donnelley to become the largest printer in North America, it appears it will have to do it through organic growth. That's because Quad and LSC Communications — the No. 2 and No. 3 ranked printers on...
Postal Industry News
USPS Promotions for 2020

The USPS has submitted a filing with the PRC for a variety of promotions for 2020, which are the same promotions that were offered in 2019:
  • 2020 Tactile, Sensory & Interactive Mail piece Engagement Promotion
  • 2020 Emerging and Advanced Technology Promotion
  • 2020 Earned Value Promotion
  • 2020 Personalized Color Trans promo Promotion
  • 2020 Mobile Shopping Promotion
  • 2020 Informed Delivery Promotion
U.S. Postal Service Announces New Prices for 2020

If favorably reviewed by the PRC, the new prices will include no increase in the price of a First-Class Mail Forever stamp, which would remain at 55 cents. The single-piece letter additional ounce price would remain at 15 cents. Also unchanged would be the prices of postcard stamps at 35 cents, and 1-ounce flats at $1.

FedEx and UPS Could Benefit From Higher Postal Prices.

 The U.S. Postal Service is asking for an average 5.4% increase for its express-shipping products in its proposed  2020 price increases submitted Wednesday. That is a bit of good news for parcel shippers such as  United Parcel Service  and  FedEx , which might cheer the tailwind to industry pricing...
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