Transcontinental, Inc. engages in the provision of print and digital media, flexible packaging, and publishing services. It operates through the following business segments: Printing Sector, Packaging Sector, and Other. The Printing Sector generates revenues from an integrated service offering for retailers, including premedia services, flyer and in-store marketing product printing, and door-to-door distribution, as well as an array of innovative print solutions for newspapers, magazines, 4-colour books and personalized and mass marketing products. The Packaging Sector specializes in extrusion, lamination, printing and converting packaging solutions, generates revenues from the manufacturing of flexible plastic and paper products, including rollstock, bags and pouches, coextruded films, shrink films and bags, and advanced coatings. The Other segment includes the media sector, certain head office costs as well as the elimination of inter-segment sales. The company was founded by Remi Marcoux in 1976 and is headquartered in Montréal, Canada.