Donnelley Awarded Multi-year International Agreement by the LEGO Group
CHICAGO—Oct. 7, 2010—R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. announced today that it has been awarded a multi-year international agreement to print the building instructions that are packaged with the LEGO Group's products. Under the terms of the agreement, RR Donnelley will serve the LEGO Group in the Americas, Denmark, Hungary and the Czech Republic.
"The LEGO brand is synonymous with quality and innovation around the world and we look for those same qualities in our suppliers," said Niels Hedegaard, LEGO Group's Procurement Director. "We believe that RR Donnelley's ability to offer superb printing resources on multiple continents delivers great value to our supply chain. We are pleased to expand our relationship with RR Donnelley."
The LEGO group is engaged in the development of children's creativity through playing and learning. Based on the world-famous LEGO brick, the company today provides toys, experiences and teaching materials for children in more than 130 countries.
"We are very proud to have earned the opportunity to serve the LEGO Group," stated John Paloian, RR Donnelley's Chief Operating Officer. "We continue to expand the range of packaging solutions in our mix of integrated communications solutions. Our ability to support our customers' production and packaging operations with global resources whose footprints mirror their own is a key element that differentiates RR Donnelley. We are aligned with our customers, both geographically and strategically."
About RR Donnelley
RR Donnelley (Nasdaq:RRD) is a global provider of integrated communications. Founded more than 146 years ago, the company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, enhance ROI and ensure compliance. Drawing on a range of proprietary and commercially available digital and conventional technologies deployed across four continents, the company employs a suite of leading Internet based capabilities and other resources to provide premedia, printing, logistics and business process outsourcing products and services to leading clients in virtually every private and public sector.
Source: Company press release.