Von Hoffman Corporation

U.S. Printing Segment Propels R.R. Donnelley to Strong Q2
August 8, 2008

R.R. Donnelley reported second-quarter earnings of $146.3 million this week on what the company called strength in its U.S. printing segment. The Chicago-based company reported profit was 69 cents per share and that sales were up 4 percent to $2.92 billion. “… We are pleased with our results in the context of challenging global economic conditions,” said Thomas J. Quinlan III, president and CEO of R.R. Donnelley. “The preparation and diligence in continuously managing our cost structure paid off as operating margins expanded, driven by our U.S. Print and Related Services segment.” Net sales for the U.S. Print and Related Services segment increased 4.5

RR Donnelley Lays Off 85 Former Banta Staffers
February 1, 2007

In the first major move since announcing its triumvirate of recent acquisitions, RR Donnelley officially eliminated 85 jobs at Banta Corp., headquartered in Menasha, Wis., according to a local Wisconsin newspaper. The job cuts come on the heels of a $1.3 billion merger deal completed by Donnelley and Banta on Jan. 9. The Appleton Post-Crescent reported that Donnelley made the layoffs official in a letter to Wisconsin’s Department of Workforce Development on Jan. 19 and that the reductions reached into the upper levels of Banta’s management. “We recognize that this news is disappointing, and while we deeply regret having to proceed with this reduction

The Top 30 Book Manufacturers
June 1, 2004

It's not likely a big surprise that Quebecor World held fast to its No. 1 spot among the Top Book Manufacturers—ranked by book-manufacturing revenue—in the United States and Canada. With a $36 million lead over R.R. Donnelley, and a $273 million lead over third-ranked Von Hoffmann Corp., Quebecor World isn't likely to lose its position anytime soon. Both top seeds, however, saw book revenue drop in 2003. In fact, revenue for three of the top five sank by a total of nearly $130 million. Arvato Print USA (a division of Bertelsmann) and Von Hoffmann were the only two in the top five