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MENASHA, WI—August 9, 2006—Banta Corporation (NYSE: BN) today confirmed that it has received an unsolicited, highly conditional indication of interest from Cenveo, Inc. (NYSE: CVO) to acquire Banta, contingent on Cenveo obtaining financing, effecting due diligence and reaching a mutually satisfactory definitive merger agreement. The Company today sent the following response letter to Robert G. Burton, Sr., Chairman and CEO of Cenveo: Robert G. Burton, Sr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Cenveo, Inc. One Canterbury Green Stamford, CT 06901 Dear Mr. Burton, I am extremely disappointed that you chose to release publicly the letter that your legal advisors faxed to us late last night prior to giving us the opportunity to

MENASHA, WI—With its shares languishing at a two-year low and profits down 52 percent in the second quarter, Banta Corp. announced it was reorganizing its print sector in order to cut costs and provide long-term stability. Second quarter earnings plummeted from $33.8 million in the second quarter of 2005 to $16.1 million in 2006. The sale of its health care business fueled its 2005 performance. Stephanie Streeter, chairman, president and CEO of Banta, said the company was reorganizing its five print divisions into two divisions, thus eliminating management infrastructure while reducing general and administrative costs. Its book, publications and consumer catalog divisions will now be called

MONTEBELLO, CA—For the third consecutive year, Monarch Litho has topped the list with the highest dollar volume of work for the Government Printing Office (GPO). According to the annual Top 50 GPO printers list, compiled by Government Printing Sales of Chambersburg, PA, Monarch Litho registered $25.5 million in GPO work during the federal fiscal year. That gave it a slight edge over NPC, of Claysburg, PA, which came in at a little more than $24 million. Gateway Press, Louisville, KY, garnered the bronze medal with $19.4 million in GPO work. Cenveo ($17.7 million), of Englewood, CO, and St. Louis-based Von Hoffmann Graphics ($13.8 million) finished fourth

By Erik Cagle Senior Editor Even though postal reform remains in a holding pattern and the 2004 economy dragged its feet en route to recovery, major players in the direct mail industry have high expectations to what the coming year will bring after a solid finish to the current year. The 2004 campaign was one of dramatic growth in top-line and bottom-line revenue for IWCO Direct, Chanhassen, MN. The company once again saw solid performances from the financial services and insurance markets, according to Jim Andersen, president and CEO. Top 10 Direct Mail Printers  CompanySegmentSales(millions)TotalSales(millions) 1Quebecor WorldMontreal$640$6,400 2RR DonnelleyChicago$492$8,204 3Vertis Inc.Baltimore$317$1,585 4Banta Corp.Menasha, WI$184$1,418

Michael Cate has been named president of Corporate Express Document and Print Management, Broomfield, CO. For the past two years he was executive vice president and COO of Global Docugraphix. Deborah Bagley recently joined Highspire, PA-based GANCOM, a division of Gannett Fleming, as an account manager in its marketing and business development group. Lynn Buck has been promoted to production manager for Copresco, a Carol Stream, IL, digital printer. She joined the company in 1997 as a production coordinator. Donald Orlowsky has joined Rochester, NY-based Monroe Litho as quality coordinator, a newly created position within the company. Applied Printing Technologies (APT), Moonachie, NJ, announced that Joseph Rondone

MENASHA, WI—Banta has acquired Qualipak, a $5 million provider of secondary packaging, kit assembly, fulfillment and distribution services for publishers, consumer healthcare markets and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals. The acquisition expands Banta's print-based packaging and fulfillment capabilities to the East Coast. Terms of the purchase were not released. Qualipak, of Lancaster, PA, becomes Banta's ninth packaging and fulfillment operation. The facilities provide a wide variety of outsourced services, including assembly and distribution of educational classroom kits, trade book order fulfillment, on-demand printing and literature management services for healthcare providers, financial service organizations, telecommunication companies and industrial markets. "Qualipak gives us an extremely well-regarded operation from which we can immediately

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