Jacob North Companies Acquires Assets of nobrainer, LLC

LINCOLN, NE—March 30,2009—Jacob North Companies, a leading regional printing and graphics communications company, has acquired the assets of nobrainer, LLC. nobrainer, LLC was a regional leader in the variable data print industry through its Individualized Content Mail products, including nobrainermail.

“This acquisition is a wonderful opportunity for not only Jacob North’s current customer base, but also the customers of nobrainer. “We have long felt the future of print resides in the space somewhere between conventional printing and complete variable,” said Charlie Calhoun, Jacob North’s president and CEO. “Our commitment to the future has always been a priority and this opportunity fits within our long term strategic plan.”

“By combining digital and conventional print processes we can now offer the entire spectrum of print communication products, making the opportunities endless,” said Herb K. Mast, nobrainer, LLC CEO. “Jacob North has a history of print excellence which spans more than 120 years. We are excited to help them further fulfill their vision of changing the print paradigm.”

With the addition of Individualized Content capabilities, Jacob North becomes the first printer in the area to offer a total cross media solution.

“With Jacob North’s ability to handle jobs from disk to distribution, full in-house mailing capabilities, full Web and Sheetfed printing and now complete Individualized Content offerings, we are truly a one-stop shop for all print and cross media communication distribution, large or small, static or individualized,” said Calhoun.

Jacob North is a 120 year old regional printing company. Founded in 1888, Jacob North offers Web, Sheetfed, Digital and Flexo Printing. Additionally, Jacob North offers fulfillment, mailing, inventory management, and now complete Individualized Content for cross media, including print, e-mail and Websites. www.jacobnorth.com