Questex Media Group Awards RR Donnelley Multi-Year Contract
Agreement includes 100 percent of magazine titles.
CHICAGO -- Questex Media Group awarded RR Donnelley & Sons Co. a multi-year contract to print and distribute its magazines valued at approximately $25 million. The company's 23 titles include Hotel & Motel Management, American Salon, Travel Agent, Landscape Management and Home Media Retailing.
"As a company committed to both organic growth and acquisitions, we wanted to select a printer who could successfully transition all of our current titles to their platform, while at the same time be suitably positioned to accommodate our future growth," says Kerry Gumas, chief executive officer of Questex Media Group Inc. "After a careful review process, we are confident that RR Donnelley is the best choice for us. Their ability and willingness to support our evolving business and to provide distribution advantages that help minimize our current costs were very attractive to us."
"Business-to-business magazines are central to our strategy, and we will dedicate the resources needed to support our customers in this segment," says John Paloian, RR Donnelley's group president of publishing and retail services. "Our recent investment to enhance our co-mailing capabilities, so as to minimize publishers' distribution costs, is just one such example of this support. "
RR Donnelley (NYSE: RRD) is a full-service provider of print and related services, including document-based business process out sourcing. Founded more than 140 years ago, the company provides solutions in commercial printing, direct mail, financial printing, print fulfillment, forms and labels, logistics, call centers, transactional print-and-mail, print management, online services, digital photography, color services, and content and database management to customers in the publishing, health care, advertising, retail, technology, financial services and many other industries.
Questex Media Group Inc. is a diversified business-to-business integrated media provider, headquartered in Newton, Mass. Questex serves multiple industries including technology, beauty, travel, hospitality, leisure, home entertainment, industrial and specialty services through a range of well-established, market-leading publications, events, interactive media and integrated marketing services. The company's properties include 23 trade publications, 50 Web sites, 25 conferences and trade shows. Questex has more than 400 employees in offices throughout North America, South America, Asia and Europe. For more information, visit www.questex.com.