RR Donnelley Awarded $25 Million Agreement by Parke-Bell to Produce Catalog
CHICAGO—Oct. 18, 2012—R. R. Donnelley & Sons has been awarded a $25-million, multiyear agreement by Parke-Bell to provide prepress, printing, binding and logistics services for the company’s Touch of Class catalogs. Touch of Class is a leading multichannel merchant of home décor and furnishings products. The agreement renews and expands the companies’ relationship.
“Our customers trust Touch of Class to present a broad array of high-quality products that will enhance the beauty, convenience and functionality of each room in their homes, so color reproduction in our catalogs is especially important,” said Fred Bell, CEO. “We believe that RR Donnelley’s craftsmanship, prepress expertise and logistics resources will deliver exceptional value to Touch of Class as they help us bring our distinctive offering to our customers.”
Under the terms of the agreement, RR Donnelley will also help to drive postage efficiencies for Touch of Class through its co-binding and co-mailing capabilities, both of which are designed to help customers take maximum advantage of the discounts offered by the U.S. Postal Service.
“R. R. Donnelley & Sons has been awarded a $25-million, multiyear agreement by Parke-Bell.to provide prepress, printing, binding and logistics services for the company’s Touch of Class catalogs. We are very proud to continue and expand our relationship with Touch of Class,” said RR Donnelley Chief Operating Officer John Paloian. “Catalogs play a vital role in our customers’ 360 degree marketing efforts. We have developed an end-to-end offering for multichannel merchants that brings scale and innovation to the development, management, production and distribution of content.”
RR Donnelley (Nasdaq:RRD) is a global provider of integrated communications. The company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, drive top-line growth, 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 services to clients in virtually every private and public sector.