News - - Quad/Graphics Inc. has shut down 21 printing plants since 2010, when the biggest printer of magazines and catalogs in North America launched a wholesale restructuring.

Casualties of a digital age, the closures are commonplace in a shrinking ink-on-paper industry that has shed a quarter of a million jobs nationally in little more than a decade.

In Quad's home state of Wisconsin, however, it's a whole different story.

"We are actively recruiting," said Rachel Leatherbury, a senior Quad executive.

The Sussex-based company is in the process of filling 750 openings in Wisconsin, where Quad has kept all nine of its printing plants up and running. That includes its "mega-plant" in Lomira that Quad calls the largest printing plant in the Western Hemisphere.

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- - Volume: 2 - WEEK: 36 Date: 9/3/2014 11:28:05 AM -