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PMP cuts 180 jobs in cost-cutting plan 

13 March 2013

PMP, the parent company of book printer Griffin Press, cut 180 full-time Australian jobs in the first half of the 2013 financial year as part of a cost-cutting ‘transformation plan’, reports...

George to replace Allely at PMP 

16 October 2012

Griffin Press parent company PMP has announced that Peter George, currently chief operating officer, will replace Richard Allely as managing director this month. In a statement to the Australian Stock...

Allely to leave PMP in 2013 

2 October 2012

PMP chief executive and general manager of print and distribution Richard Allely has announced that he will step down from his position in September 2013. In a statement to the Australian...

PMP receives mystery takeover bid 

2 May 2012

PMP, parent company of book printer Griffin Press, has revealed that it has received a ‘highly conditional, non-binding indicative offer’ from an undisclosed bidder to purchase the company. In a...

McPherson’s reports nine percent drop in revenue 

13 September 2011

Book printer McPherson's Printing Group has recorded a nine percent drop in revenue and a 24% decline in pre-tax earnings in its printing division for the 2010-2011 financial year. Sales revenue for...

Griffin Press launches carbon calculator 

2 August 2011

South Australian-based printer Griffin Press has launched a carbon calculator for book publishers to understand and make decisions about the carbon emissions generated through the company's manufacturing process. Griffin Press...

Griffin Press launches global print network 

3 May 2011

Griffin Press has launched a new global printing collaboration with printers in Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States, which will allow simultaneous book manufacturing, publishing and delivery across...

HarperCollins launches PoD program 

9 March 2010

HarperCollins Australia has launched a Print on Demand (PoD) program. The publisher launched with a list of 140 books on 8 March, with more to be added in future. HarperCollins...

PMP to cut jobs 

10 February 2009

Printer PMP Limited, parent company of Griffin Press, will shut down a press in Adelaide and a second printing plant in Brisbane. PMP said the decision was part of a...

Earnings up at McPhersons 

10 March 2008

Earnings at printer McPherson's Ltd increased by 29% to $15.17 million in the first half of the financial year. The result came despite a $500,000 drop in earnings for its...

ACCC concerned about McPherson’s/Griffin merger 

26 June 2007

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is extending its review into the proposed joint venture between printing companies McPherson's and Griffin Press, citing concerns that the joint venture ‘will...

ACCC investigates Griffin/McPherson’s joint venture 

15 May 2007

Further to the announcement in last week's WBN that Australia's two largest book printers, PMP-owned Griffin Press and McPherson's Printing are planning to merge, subject to 'relevant approvals,' the Australian Competition...