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2002 Printing Impressions 400 -- 1-50

December 2002
(Editor's Note: Company rankings for the current and previous years are based on figures reported in 2002. Therefore, companies that revised their 2001 revenues may have changed their 2001 ranking as compared with the ranking that appeared in last year's Printing Impressions 400. Similarly, the percentage change in sales is calculated on the most recent information provided.)



1 ('01: 1)

Quebecor World, Montréal, Canada

Total Sales (millions): $6,300.00

Previous Year's (millions): $6,500.00

Change (%): -3

Principal Officer: Charles G. Cavell

Employees: 40,000

Primary Specialties: PUB 26%; ADV 21%; CAT 17%; DM 13%

Web Offset Units: 3,156

Sheetfed Offset Units: 985

Other: 808

Ownership: Public

Plants: 160

2 ('01: 2)

R.R. Donnelley, Chicago, IL

Total Sales (millions): $5,298.00

Previous Year's (millions): $5,764.00

Change (%): -8

Principal Officer: William L. Davis

Employees: 31,000

Primary Specialties: PUB 21%; SPEC 21% (Logistics services; int'l); DIR 16%; CAT 15%

Web Offset Units:

Sheetfed Offset Units: N/A

Ownership: Public

Plants: 45

3 ('01: 3)

Moore Corp., Mississauqa, Canada

Total Sales (millions): $2,200.00

Previous Year's (millions): $2,260.00

Change (%): -3

Principal Officer: Robert G. Burton

Employees: 11,500

Primary Specialties: BF 42%; SPEC 19% (Statement printing); COM 19%; DM 11%

Web Offset Units:

Sheetfed Offset Units: N/A

Ownership: Public

Plants: 47

4 ('01: 4)

Mail-Well Inc., Englewood, CO

Total Sales (millions): $1,900.00

Previous Year's (millions): $2,000.00

Change (%): -5

Principal Officer: Paul V. Reilly

Employees: 11,000

Primary Specialties: PKG 45%; COM 40%; BF 15%

Web Offset Units: 166

Sheetfed Offset Units: 516

Other: 414

Ownership: Public

Plants: 84

5 ('01: 5)

Vertis Inc., Baltimore, MD

Total Sales (millions): $1,851.00

Previous Year's (millions): $1,986.00

Change (%): -7

Principal Officer: Donald E. Roland

Employees: 8,900

Primary Specialties: ADV 50%; DM 20%; PREP 20%; PUB 10%

Web Offset Units: 885

Sheetfed Offset Units: 34

Other: 10

Ownership: Private

Plants: 141

6 ('01: 6)

Quad/Graphics, Pewaukee, WI

Total Sales (millions): $1,800.00

Previous Year's (millions): $1,800.00

Change (%): —

Principal Officer: Thomas A. Quadracci

Employees: 11,000

Primary Specialties: CAT 53%; PUB 36%; SPEC 11%

Web Offset Units: 700

Sheetfed Offset Units: 20

Other: 194

Ownership: Private

Plants: 22

7 ('01: 7)

Wallace Computer Services, Lisle, IL

Total Sales (millions): $1,545.63

Previous Year's (millions): $1,689.53

Change (%): -9

Principal Officer: M. David Jones

Employees: 7,000

Primary Specialties: COM 40%; BF 21%; SPEC 15% (Office products, services); PKG 14%

Web Offset Units: 912

Sheetfed Offset Units: 384

Other: 535

Ownership: Public

Plants: 41

8 ('01: 8)

Banta Corp., Menasha, WI

Total Sales (millions): $1,457.94

Previous Year's (millions): $1,538.00

Change (%): -5

Principal Officer: Stephanie A. Streeter

Employees: 8,000

Primary Specialties: SPEC 34% (Turnkey, Digital Imaging, Healthcare); BKS 23%; DM 15%; CAT 15%

Web Offset Units:

Sheetfed Offset Units: N/A

Ownership: Public

Plants: 35

9 ('01: 9)

Standard Register, Dayton, OH

Total Sales (millions): $1,196.00

Previous Year's (millions): $1,353.00

Change (%): -12

Principal Officer: Dennis L. Rediker

Employees: 6,000

Primary Specialties: BF 67%; PKG 21%; SPEC 12% (Fulfillment services; Insystems and SMARTworks.com)

Web Offset Units:

Sheetfed Offset Units: N/A

Ownership: Public

Plants: 37

10 ('01: 10)

G.T.C. Transcontinental Group, Montréal, Canada

Total Sales (millions): $1,123.00

Previous Year's (millions): $1,125.37

Change (%): —

Principal Officer: Remi Marcoux

Employees: 10,367

Primary Specialties: N/A

Web Offset Units: 533

Sheetfed Offset Units: 184

Other: 0

Ownership: Public

Plants: 36

11 ('01: 11)

Bowne & Co., New York, NY

Total Sales (millions): $1,055.00

Previous Year's (millions): $1,114.00

Change (%): -5

Principal Officer: Robert M. Johnson

Employees: 8,000

Primary Specialties: FIN 68%; SPEC 32% (Globalization/localization; outsourcing)

Web Offset Units: 79

Sheetfed Offset Units: 85

Other: 0

Ownership: Public

Plants: 15

12 ('01: 12)

Valassis Communications, Livonia, MI

Total Sales (millions): $849.50

Previous Year's (millions): $836.60

Change (%): +2

Principal Officer: Alan F. Schultz

Employees: 1,800

Primary Specialties: ADV 100%

Web Offset Units: 71

Sheetfed Offset Units: 5

Other: 0

Ownership: Public

Plants: 3

13 ('01: 15)

Clondalkin Group, Philadelphia, PA

Total Sales (millions): $800.00

Previous Year's (millions): $750.00

Change (%): +7

Principal Officer: Norbert McDermott

Employees: 4,200

Primary Specialties: PKG 72%; DM 10%; BF 7%; COM 5%

Web Offset Units: 230

Sheetfed Offset Units: 190

Other: 63

Ownership: Private

Plants: 40

Parent: Clondalkin Group, Dublin, Ireland

14 ('01: 17)

John H. Harland Co., Decatur, GA

Total Sales (millions): $743.20

Previous Year's (millions): $720.60

Change (%): +3

Principal Officer: Timothy C. Tuff

Employees: 5,000

Primary Specialties: BCP 71%; SPEC 29% (13% Scantron subsidiary; 16% software)

Web Offset Units:

Sheetfed Offset Units: N/A

Ownership: Public

Plants: 13

15 ('01: 18)

Consolidated Graphics, Houston, TX

Total Sales (millions): $644.00

Previous Year's (millions): $683.00

Change (%): -6

Principal Officer: Joe R. Davis

Employees: 4,750

Primary Specialties: COM 50%; DM 10%; CAT 10%; PREP 10%

Web Offset Units: 75

Sheetfed Offset Units: 950

Other: 1

Ownership: Public

Plants: 66

16 ('01: 21)

Workflow Management, Palm Beach, FL

Total Sales (millions): $640.08

Previous Year's (millions): $603.30

Change (%): +6

Principal Officer: Thomas D'Agostino Sr.

Employees: 3,200

Primary Specialties: PKG 33%; COM 27%; BF 23%; SPEC 12% (POD; office supplies; ad specialties; professional services)

Web Offset Units: 92

Sheetfed Offset Units: 123

Other: 173

Ownership: Public

Plants: 18

17 ('01: 19)

Merrill Corp., St. Paul, MN

Total Sales (millions): $602.86

Previous Year's (millions): $649.45

Change (%): -7

Principal Officer: John W. Castro

Employees: 4,000

Primary Specialties: FIN 40%; COM 32%; SPEC 28% (Corporate printing)

Web Offset Units: 33

Sheetfed Offset Units: 48

Other: 0

Ownership: Private

Plants: 5

18 ('01: 22)

New England Business Service, Groton, MA

Total Sales (millions): $557.53

Previous Year's (millions): $586.09

Change (%): -5

Principal Officer: Robert J. Murray

Employees: 3,600

Primary Specialties: BF 40%; PKG 25%; BCP 25%; SPEC 10% (Apparel)

Web Offset Units:

Sheetfed Offset Units: N/A

Ownership: Public

Plants: 12

19 ('01: 20)

American Color Graphics, Brentwood, TN

Total Sales (millions): $542.42

Previous Year's (millions): $606.04

Change (%): -10

Principal Officer: Stephen M. Dyott

Employees: 2,540

Primary Specialties: ADV 75%; PREP 12%; PUB 7%; NEWS 5%

Web Offset Units: 266

Sheetfed Offset Units: 0

Other: 29

Ownership: Private

Plants: 17

Parent: ACG Holdings, Ridgefield, CT

20 ('01: —)

NCR Systemedia, Miamisburg, OH

Total Sales (millions): $502.00

Previous Year's (millions): —

Change (%): —

Principal Officer: Mark D. Quinlan

Employees: 1,800

Primary Specialties: SPEC 89% (Supplies: paper rolls, inking products, laser, ink-jet cartridges); BF 11%

Web Offset Units:

Sheetfed Offset Units: N/A

Ownership: Public

Plants: 11

21 ('01: 23)

Cadmus Communications, Richmond, VA

Total Sales (millions): $447.30

Previous Year's (millions): $526.29

Change (%): -15

Principal Officer: Bruce V. Thomas

Employees: 3,000

Primary Specialties: PUB 66%; SPEC 14% (Content processing/management); PKG 12%; BKS 8%

Web Offset Units:

Sheetfed Offset Units: N/A

Ownership: Public

Plants: 10

22 ('01: 25)

Von Hoffmann Corp., St. Louis, MO

Total Sales (millions): $407.00

Previous Year's (millions): $425.00

Change (%): -4

Principal Officer: Robert Uhlenhop, Robert S. Mathews

Employees: 2,000

Primary Specialties: BKS 75%; CAT 15%; COM 10%

Web Offset Units: 38

Sheetfed Offset Units: 11

Other: 0

Ownership: Private

Plants: 8

23 ('01: —)

Brown Printing, Waseca, MN

Total Sales (millions): $380.00

Previous Year's (millions): —

Change (%): —

Principal Officer: Thomas A. Engdahl

Employees: 2,600

Primary Specialties: PUB 81%; CAT 19%

Web Offset Units: 183

Sheetfed Offset Units: 0

Other: 0

Ownership: Private

Plants: 3

Parent: Gruner + Jahr, Hamburg, Germany

24 ('01: —)

Bertelsmann Arvato, New York, NY

Total Sales (millions): $339.30

Previous Year's (millions): —

Change (%): —

Principal Officer: Hartmut Ostrowski

Employees: 2,642

Primary Specialties: BKS 76%; SPEC 24% (Foil stamping; embossing; digital printing)

Web Offset Units: 22

Sheetfed Offset Units: 124

Other: 0

Ownership: Private

Plants: 7

Parent: Bertelsmann Arvato, Guetersloh, Germany

25 ('01: 28)

Perry Judd's, Waterloo, WI

Total Sales (millions): $321.10

Previous Year's (millions): $342.90

Change (%): -6

Principal Officer: Craig A. Hutchison

Employees: 2,389

Primary Specialties: PUB 63%; CAT 32%; ADV 5%

Web Offset Units: 198

Sheetfed Offset Units: 0

Other: 0

Ownership: Private

Plants: 5

Parent: The Milhous Group, Boca Raton, FL

26 ('01: 29)

Corporate Express Document & Print Management, Omaha, NE

Total Sales (millions): $314.00

Previous Year's (millions): $314.00

Change (%): —

Principal Officer: Richard J. Egan

Employees: 1,300

Primary Specialties: BF 60%; PKG 30%; DM 10%

Web Offset Units:

Sheetfed Offset Units: N/A

Ownership: Public

Plants: 10

27 ('01: 32)

The Antioch Co., Yellow Springs, OH

Total Sales (millions): $279.00

Previous Year's (millions): $236.00

Change (%): +18

Principal Officer: Lee M. Morgan

Employees: 1,050

Primary Specialties: SPEC 95% (Book sidelines; scrapbook accessories); CAT 5%

Web Offset Units:

Sheetfed Offset Units: N/A

Ownership: Employee

Plants: 4

28 ('01: 30)

CCL Label, Framingham, MA

Total Sales (millions): $256.00

Previous Year's (millions): $273.00

Change (%): -6

Principal Officer: Stuart Lang

Employees: 1,000

Primary Specialties: PKG 100%

Web Offset Units: 581

Sheetfed Offset Units: 24

Other: 0

Ownership: Public

Plants: 14

Parent: CCL Industries, Toronto, Canada

29 ('01: 33)

Scientific Games Int'l, Alpharetta, GA

Total Sales (millions): $240.00

Previous Year's (millions): $233.35

Change (%): +3

Principal Officer: Cliff O. Bickell

Employees: 1,450

Primary Specialties: SPEC 100% (Lottery tickets; pre-paid phone cards)

Web Offset Units: 6

Sheetfed Offset Units: 0

Other: 48

Ownership: Public

Plants: 3

30 ('01: 34)

Ennis Business Forms, DeSoto, TX

Total Sales (millions): $236.92

Previous Year's (millions): $229.19

Change (%): +3

Principal Officer: Keith S. Walters

Employees: 2,028

Primary Specialties: BF 48%; SPEC 31% (Promotional products); FIN 21%

Web Offset Units:

Sheetfed Offset Units: N/A

Ownership: Public

Plants: 30

31 ('01: 38)

Arandell Corp., Menomonee Falls, WI

Total Sales (millions): $231.90

Previous Year's (millions): $213.40

Change (%): +9

Principal Officer: F.E. Treis

Employees: 675

Primary Specialties: CAT 92%; PUB 4%; COM 4%

Web Offset Units: 35

Sheetfed Offset Units: 0

Other: 0

Ownership: Private

Plants: 1

32 ('01: 35)

Ivy Hill, New York, NY

Total Sales (millions): $225.00

Previous Year's (millions): $224.64

Change (%): —

Principal Officer: Ellis Kern

Employees: 1,000+

Primary Specialties: N/A

Web Offset Units: 25

Sheetfed Offset Units: 100

Other: 0

Ownership: Public

Plants: 4

Parent: AOL/Time Warner, New York, NY

33 ('01: 31)

American Banknote, Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Total Sales (millions): $221.00

Previous Year's (millions): $260.00

Change (%): -15

Principal Officer: Steven G. Singer

Employees: 3,110

Primary Specialties: SPEC 100% (Security printing (cards and paper)

Web Offset Units: 10

Sheetfed Offset Units: 30

Other: 15

Ownership: Public

Plants: 10

34 ('01: 41)

The Sheridan Group, Hunt Valley, MD

Total Sales (millions): $212.30

Previous Year's (millions): $194.19

Change (%): +9

Principal Officer: John A. Saxton

Employees: 1,950

Primary Specialties: PUB 65%; BKS 35%

Web Offset Units:

Sheetfed Offset Units: N/A

Ownership: Private

Plants: 6

35 ('01: 42)

Courier Corp., N. Chelmsford, MA

Total Sales (millions): $211.90

Previous Year's (millions): $192.20

Change (%): +10

Principal Officer: James F. Conway III

Employees: 1,508

Primary Specialties: BKS 100%

Web Offset Units: 50

Sheetfed Offset Units: 34

Other: 0

Ownership: Public

Plants: 6

36 ('01: 37)

Journal Communications, Milwaukee, WI

Total Sales (millions): $211.12

Previous Year's (millions): $214.03

Change (%): -1

Principal Officer: Steven J. Smith

Employees: 6,500

Primary Specialties: PUB 41%; PKG 21%; BKS 19%; NEWS 12%

Web Offset Units: 176

Sheetfed Offset Units: 28

Other: 81

Ownership: Employee

Plants: 14

37 ('01: 40)

WS Packaging Group, Algoma, WI

Total Sales (millions): $203.60

Previous Year's (millions): $197.00

Change (%): +3

Principal Officer: Terrence R. Fulwiler, Kenneth B. Kidd

Employees: 1,509

Primary Specialties: PKG 85%; SPEC 10%; DM 5%

Web Offset Units: 0

Sheetfed Offset Units: 67

Other: 753

Ownership: Private

Plants: 15

38 ('01: 44)

St. Joseph Printing, Concord, Canada

Total Sales (millions): $190.00

Previous Year's (millions): $190.00

Change (%): —

Principal Officer: Tony Gagliano

Employees: 2,000

Primary Specialties: COM 40%; PUB 25%; ADV 15%; CAT 10%

Web Offset Units: 65

Sheetfed Offset Units: 53

Other: 0

Ownership: Private

Plants: 3

39 ('01: 43)

Allegra Network, Troy, MI

Total Sales (millions): $186.90

Previous Year's (millions): $192.00

Change (%): -3

Principal Officer: William D. McIntyre

Employees: 2,500+

Primary Specialties: COM 20%; BF 20%; SPEC 10%; DM 10%

Web Offset Units:

Sheetfed Offset Units: N/A

Ownership: Private

Plants: —

40 ('01: 54)

Trend Offset Printing, Los Alamitos, CA

Total Sales (millions): $182.00

Previous Year's (millions): $151.12

Change (%): +20

Principal Officer: Anthony Lienau, Robert Lienau

Employees: 1,033

Primary Specialties: CAT 40%; PUB 20%; DIR 20%; ADV 20%

Web Offset Units: 140

Sheetfed Offset Units: 0

Other: 0

Ownership: Private

Plants: 3

41 ('01: 39)

Kelmscott Communications, San Francisco, CA

Total Sales (millions): $180.00

Previous Year's (millions): $204.00

Change (%): -12

Principal Officer: James D. McBride

Employees: 1,085

Primary Specialties: COM 70%; PKG 10%; DIR 10%; ADV 10%

Web Offset Units: 3

Sheetfed Offset Units: 340

Other: 0

Ownership: Private

Plants: 17

42 ('01: 36)

St Ives - U.S. Division, Miami, FL

Total Sales (millions): $177.90

Previous Year's (millions): $224.07

Change (%): -21

Principal Officer: Wayne R. Angstrom

Employees: 1,210

Primary Specialties: PUB 30%; COM 24%; CAT 21%; DM 15%

Web Offset Units: 94

Sheetfed Offset Units: 42

Other: 0

Ownership: Public

Plants: 5

Parent: St Ives plc, London

43 ('01: 45)

Publishers Printing/Publishers Press, Shepherdsville, KY

Total Sales (millions): $172.56

Previous Year's (millions): $186.10

Change (%): -7

Principal Officer: Nicholas Simon

Employees: 1,650

Primary Specialties: PUB 100%

Web Offset Units: 100

Sheetfed Offset Units: 10

Other: 0

Ownership: Private

Plants: 2

44 ('01: 46)

IGI Earth Color, New York, NY

Total Sales (millions): $170.00

Previous Year's (millions): $180.00

Change (%): -6

Principal Officer: Robert Kashan

Employees: 680

Primary Specialties: COM 35%; DM 20%; PKG 15%; PREP 15%

Web Offset Units: 32

Sheetfed Offset Units: 110

Other: 0

Ownership: Private

Plants: 7

45 ('01: 52)

J.J. Keller & Assoc., Neenah, WI

Total Sales (millions): $161.71

Previous Year's (millions): $159.76

Change (%): +1

Principal Officer: Robert L. Keller

Employees: 860

Primary Specialties: PUB 50%; BKS 30%; DM 10%; BF 10%

Web Offset Units: 20

Sheetfed Offset Units: 8

Other: 7

Ownership: Private

Plants: 1

46 ('01: 53)

Fort Dearborn Co., Niles, IL

Total Sales (millions): $155.00

Previous Year's (millions): $158.00

Change (%): -2

Principal Officer: Richard J. Adler Jr.

Employees: 1,000

Primary Specialties: PKG 92%; PREP 8%

Web Offset Units: 0

Sheetfed Offset Units: 97

Other: 97

Ownership: Private

Plants: 11

47 ('01: 56)

The Lehigh Press, Broadview, IL

Total Sales (millions): $151.00

Previous Year's (millions): $145.00

Change (%): +4

Principal Officer: Raymond A. Frick Jr.

Employees: 535

Primary Specialties: DM 55%; SPEC 40% (Book components); PREP 5%

Web Offset Units: 49

Sheetfed Offset Units: 70

Other: 0

Ownership: Private

Plants: 4

48 ('01: 69)

Nationwide Graphics, Houston, TX

Total Sales (millions): $150.00

Previous Year's (millions): $113.00

Change (%): +33

Principal Officer: Carl L. Norton

Employees: 800

Primary Specialties: COM 100%

Web Offset Units: 0

Sheetfed Offset Units: 60

Other: 0

Ownership: Private

Plants: 12

48 ('01: 65)

The Segerdahl Corp., Wheeling, IL

Total Sales (millions): $150.00

Previous Year's (millions): $125.00

Change (%): +20

Principal Officer: Earl E. Segerdahl

Employees: 300

Primary Specialties: N/A

Web Offset Units: 44

Sheetfed Offset Units: 21

Other: 0

Ownership: Private

Plants: 2

50 ('01: 48)

Gannett Offset, Springfield, VA

Total Sales (millions): $142.00

Previous Year's (millions): $178.74

Change (%): -21

Principal Officer: Dennis Washburn

Employees: 1,257

Primary Specialties: PUB 35%; NEWS 35%; SPEC 20%; ADV 10%

Web Offset Units: 223

Sheetfed Offset Units: 10

Other: 0

Ownership: Public

Plants: 7



Legend:

ADV--Advertising Inserts and Other Preprints

BCP--Bank Check Printing

BKS--Book Printing

BF--Business Forms

CAT--Catalogs

PREP--Prepress Services

DIR--Directories

DM--Direct Mail

FIN-Financial Printing

PKB--Flexible Packaging, Paperboard, Envelopes, Tags, Labels, Folding Cartons

COM--General Commercial Printing

NEWS--Newspapers

PUB--Publications and Periodicals

SPEC--Specialty Printing

N/A--Not Available

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The Printing Impressions 400 ranking was compiled and edited by Mark Visconti, project manager.
 

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