Quebecor Gets Multi-Year Contract Extension with Verizon-Canada
Press release from the issuing company
MONTREAL--July 2, 2003-- Quebecor World has been awarded a multi-year contract extension from directory publisher Verizon Information Services - Canada. Under this new long-term contract, Quebecor World will produce all 121 SuperPages directory titles that will be distributed throughout Canada.
"Quebecor World has been printing for Verizon Information Services - Canada for more than 50 years. The combined strength and flexibility of Quebecor World's manufacturing platform in both the United States and Canada allowed us to develop a manufacturing plan that economically enhanced our customers' time to market," explained David Boles, Chief Operating Officer, Quebecor World North America.
Verizon Information Services - Canada, which operates under the name SuperPages Canada, is headquartered in Burnaby, British Columbia. The company is Canada's second largest directory publisher distributing over 14 million SuperPages directories to markets in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.
"We are pleased to extend our long-term relationship with Quebecor World. Over the years they have demonstrated that they understand our business and have a willingness to truly listen to their customers' needs," stated Scott Laver, general manager of SuperPages Canada.
"We are proud of the strong relationship we have developed with SuperPages Canada and we look forward to working with them in the future," explained David Bragen, President, Directory Group and Book Specialty Sales, Quebecor World North America.
This work will be produced at Quebecor World's Hazleton, Pennsylvania and Edmonton, Alberta facilities.
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