BGP Secures Three-year £9m Dennis Contract

Press release from the issuing company

BGP has announced that it has signed a new three-year print contract with leading global publisher Dennis Publishing, a contract worth in the region of circa £3m per annum.

The contract, which will commence with effect from December 31st 2012 until 31st December 2015, is the fourth between the two companies, with the first being signed in 2006.

The magazines that will be covered within the printing contract include such high profile titles as; The Week, Auto Express,Evo, Men's Fitness and Viz. Other titles include publications such as Octane, Land Rover Monthly and computer titles PC Pro, Computer Shopper, Custom PC, Mac User and Micromart.

The contract will also cover the printing of Dennis Publishing's various MagBooks, which are a book and magazine hybrid, sold on high-traffic newsstands.

The Dennis contract is the latest one of several high-profile contracts to be won by BGP, and enhances their reputation as one of the leading web-offset publishing printers in theUK.

Dennis Publishing is one of the world's leading independent publishers. Dennis Publishing is one of the world's fastest-growing independently owned media companies. Group turnover exceeds £90 million a year.

The company publishes over 70 magazines, digital magazines, Magbooks , websites, apps and mobile sites in the UK (including The Week, Auto Express, PC Pro, Viz and Men's Fitness) and The Week in the US and Australia.

Dennis Publishing is privately owned by Felix Dennis.

Commenting on the high profile contract win, BGP chief executive David Holland said, "We are delighted to extend our successful relationship with Dennis Publishing until the end of 2015. The formal arrangement that we have has helped to strengthen our respective business' performances in each succeeding year of operation, and we firmly expect this trend to continue."

Robin Ryan Dennis Publishing's Operations Director said "Dennis Publishing are very happy to extend our print contract with the BGP group.  The deal makes good commercial sense to both parties and we continue to enjoy a high quality service with our printed products being delivered to a high standard. We look forward to continued shared success."


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