RR Donnelley Awarded New Magazine Production Contract by Bauer Publishing
CHICAGO—Feb. 18, 2011—R. R. Donnelley & Sons has been awarded a new multi-million dollar, multi-year magazine production agreement by Bauer Publishing Group. Under the terms of the agreement, RR Donnelley will print, bind and drop ship 100 percent of Woman’s World’s production and will also serve the publisher’s printing and related needs for Life & Style Weekly magazines distributed throughout the Southeast region. Both titles are produced weekly.
“Reaching an audience of more than 7.5 million, Woman’s World is the premier weekly service book and Life & Style, with an audience of nearly 5.5 million, is the celebrity style authority,” said Hubert Boehle, Bauer Publishing Group’s president & CEO. “We believe that RR Donnelley’s resources make it an ideal fit for bringing our engaging mix of editorial and advertising to life in a way that engages and delights our readers.”
RR Donnelley will draw on its extensive platform that includes gravure and offset printing capabilities to serve Bauer Publishing.
“RR Donnelley has an impressive workforce and mix of capabilities,” added Richard Buchert, Bauer senior vice president. “We also believe that its resources and history of developing innovations offer the potential for additional value.”
John Paloian, RR Donnelley’s Chief Operating Officer stated, “We are very proud and grateful to have the opportunity to serve Bauer Publishing by using a blend of craftsmanship and technology to produce these premier weekly titles.”
“Our integrated communications platform is designed to respond to publishers’ and other customers’ needs for fast, responsive and accurate service, with local, regional, nationwide, or even global distribution,” added George Zengo, RR Donnelley’s chief sales officer. “We look forward to delivering for Bauer Publishing.”
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. www.rrdonnelley.com
Source: Company press release.