Michael B. Allen

Printcafe Closes Acquisition PITTSBURGH—Printcafe Software has completed its acquisition of printChannel. Printcafe did not assume any printChannel obligations or liabilities other than in connection with certain customer contracts.Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Donnelley Exec to Head Oce CHICAGO—Ronald E. Daly has resigned as president of R.R. Donnelley Print Solutions, the company's business responsible for magazine, book, telephone directory and catalog/retail insert printing, as well as premedia services, to become the CEO of Océ-USA Holding, the North American business of Océ N.V., based in the Netherlands. Michael B. Allen, executive vice president for R.R. Donnelley Print Solutions, and Robert S. Pyzdrowski, president of operations for

CHICAGO—R.R. Donnelley & Sons is taking steps in its traditional long-run printing business, which serves magazine, catalog and retail customers, to create what it says is a more cost-effective, integrated and flexible printing "platform of the future" for its customers. As part of this process, the company will invest $300 million over the next two years to improve the efficiency of its long-run printing network and close its South Daytona, FL, plant, which prints magazines, catalogs and advertising inserts, by the end of the second quarter. The facility, which employs 198 people, opened in 1991. Donnelley also informed union representatives that it is considering closing

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