RR Donnelley Receives Association of Directory Publishers Supplier Achievement Awards

Tuesday, November 07, 2006

CHICAGO, Nov. 6 -- R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company today announced that it has been recognized with 2006 Supplier Achievement Awards by the Association of Directory Publishers (ADP) for its work on behalf of several Gold Book Award-winning independent directory publishers. RR Donnelley was able positively to impact the performance of customers in two of the key award criteria categories, namely overall excellence, including print quality, formats, pagination design and layout, covers, premiums space inserts; and use of innovative design and/or features that promote increased retention and usage. In commenting on their first place Gold Book Award for Excellence in Print Directories for circulation greater than 300,000, Bruce Howard, Chief Executive Officer and President of The User-Friendly Phone Book, LLC, a leading independent publisher of yellow page directories, stated, "As our exclusive print provider, RR Donnelley's Dwight, IL division continues to provide us with superior products that capture our vision as to how we want our directories to look and perform in the marketplace. This award is a reflection of how effectively RR Donnelley has aligned their capabilities with our needs, and we appreciate their ongoing efforts on our behalf." "We are honored to have received this important recognition," said John Paloian, RR Donnelley Group President, Publishing & Retail Services. "Our sales, service and production teams work closely with our customers continually to improve our product and service performance. The outstanding directories produced in our Dwight, Illinois facility are reflective of the quality that we achieve in each of our facilities."