RR Donnelley Forms Strategic Alliance With All Printing and Graphics, Inc.
Tuesday, December 14, 2004
CHICAGO, Dec. 13 -- RR Donnelley & Sons Company and All Printing & Graphics, Inc., a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), today announced a multi-year Master Service Agreement. Under terms of the agreement, All Printing & Graphics will increase its own manufacturing capacity by partnering with RR Donnelley. The companies also announced a multi-year extension of All Printing & Graphics' contract to serve as RR Donnelley's tier one supplier for print stationery, corporate identity and other products. "This agreement transcends the ordinary tier one vendor relationship and creates a new model that encompasses the spirit of minority business development," said RR Donnelley CEO Mark A. Angelson. "Our strategic alliance enables an important MBE supplier to draw upon RR Donnelley's manufacturing, information technology and new product development resources. "RR Donnelley's relationship with All Printing & Graphics began in 2000," added Angelson. "Renewing and expanding our relationship with this valued supplier addresses an unsatisfied need in the marketplace." All Printing & Graphics will significantly enhance its overall capacity through its unique arrangement with RR Donnelley's manufacturing platform. "This is a historic agreement," said Hoyett Owens, President and CEO of All Printing & Graphics. "Public, private and government organizations seeking to do business with a minority owned printer have sometimes encountered capacity, scale and financing barriers that prevent relationships from developing to their full potential. Through this agreement with RR Donnelley, All Printing & Graphics will be able to eliminate those barriers and provide many more customers with world-class services from a minority owned business." RR Donnelley and All Printing & Graphics will host an event to launch their strategic alliance on December 15, 2004, at 5:00 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Chicago. For more information about the strategic alliance or the launch event, contact Hoyett Owens at 708-344-2524, or RR Donnelley Vice President Frank M. Clark III at 312-326-7344.