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Donnelley Earns Contract Renewal with TELMEX, 7 Billion Pages Per Year

Friday, September 21, 2001

CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2001 – R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company has renewed its contract with Telefonos de Mexico S.A. de C.V. (TELMEX), a major directory publisher, for three more years until 2004. Under the agreement, R.R. Donnelley will continue producing more than seven billion printed pages per year for TELMEX. "We will continue to support Anuncios en Directorios--the TELMEX yellow page subsidiary--with the service, quality and on-time delivery that meet their uniquely complex yellow page market demands," said Robert J. O'Neil, senior vice president, sales, R.R. Donnelley. "I consider R.R. Donnelley not only as an important supplier within our production cycle, but as a strategic partner. Together we have improved our directories and created value for our customers," said Oscar Sanchez, president, Yellow Pages, Anuncios en Directorios S.A. de C.V. R.R. Donnelley, which has produced work for TELMEX since 1995, has facilitated the implementation of a completely digital workflow and computer-to-plate technology. "The support we provide TELMEX meets their market goals and their product evaluation needs," said Miguel Gallegos, sales representative for R.R. Donnelley. "We are proud of the strong partnership we have built with TELMEX. Providing the best service and performing on schedule have been key to our success," added O'Neil.