> 4,082 jobs
> 258 establishments
> 5th French region in the graphic industries sector
> A regional speciality : printing books
With more than 4,000 jobs in 258 establishments, the printing industry in the French Centre-Loire Valley region benefits from the proximity of the Paris region and more particularly of its pool of contractors.
Printing has played a major part in the Centre-Loire Valley region’s economic activity since the 18th century, and the region’s graphic sector is still very active in the 21st. The Centre-Loire Valley region in France is currently in 5th place nationally in terms of employees behind Ile-de-France, Rhône-Alpes, Pays-de-la Loire and Nord-Pas-de-Calais. If regional companies covering all printing markets, they are specifically recognized for their expertise in printing books and also printed packaging.
The printing industry’s key companies
Maury Imprimeur, Paragon Identification, Straflors, Imprimerie Bussière, Imprimerie Rault, NCR France
IMPRIM’VERT® : an innovative approach by the Centre-Loire valley region’s graphic industries
Introduced in 1998 by the Regional Chamber of Trades and Crafts, and supported by the Printing and Graphic Communication Federation, IMPRIM’VERT® is a certified approach designed to raise awareness among graphic industry players with a view to encouraging them to manage dangerous waste matter more effectively, and to assist them in setting up new waste management systems. Originally launched in the Centre-Loire Valley region, the approach has now been taken up nationwide and internationalwide.
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