Philadelphia Newspaper to Close Printing Facility, Resulting in Job Losses for More Than 500 Workers

Print Industry News
The Inquirer employees were informed Oct. 9 that the newspaper publisher plans to close, and is in current negotiations to sell, its sprawling 674,000-sq.-ft. Schuykill print manufacturing facility as early as the end of the year. About 500 of the 550 workers employed at the newspaper printing facility — nearly half of The Inquirer’s total workforce — will reportedly be laid off.