BEREA, OH—Chicago-based R.R. Donnelley & Sons has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Penton Press, the printing division of Cleveland-based Penton Media, a business-to-business media company, located here. Along with the purchase of the plant and its equipment, the agreement includes a seven-year contract to print more than 30 of Penton Media's publications. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Following the close of the transaction, which was expected to take place by the end of 1999, the facility will operate as part of R.R. Donnelley's Specialized Publishing Services (SPS) division, the group within the Magazine Publishing Services business unit that focuses on shorter-run

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