Duncansville, Pennsylvania-based North American Communications, a large vertically-integrated direct mail printer and fulfilment company has shut down its 180,000 square-foot Duncansville production facility with little notice to its workforce of up to 270 employees. The 40-year-old company was unable to secure additional operational capital or pursue a sale or merger to another entity.
The financial situation is complicated due to an ongoing legal battle with the founder and his family. Efforts to transition in-process work to competitors is underway. The company was trying to raise additional capital to increase the Duncansville production capacity to handle work from its sister facility located in Juárez, Mexico which was closed in March 2019 impacting another 650 foreign workers..
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