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RR Donnelley Acquires Genesis, Expands Packaging and Design Capabilities

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Complements RR Donnelley's International Packaging Platform

CHICAGO, – R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company today announced that it has acquired Lemont, IL based Genesis Packaging & Design Inc., a full service provider of custom packaging, including designing, printing, die cutting, finishing and assembling.

"We continue to expand our capabilities to serve our customers' packaging and merchandising needs," said John Paloian, RR Donnelley's Chief Operating Officer. "The addition of Genesis complements our platform with a centrally located facility, a superb range of capabilities and deep experience. Genesis enhances our ability to serve packaged food and beverage producers, pharmaceutical companies, consumer electronics manufacturers, retailers, consumer packaged goods producers, educational publishers, and a range of other customers."

Beyond packaging production, Genesis ( www.genesispkg.com ) offers a broad spectrum of services, including the design and production of point-of-purchase displays and signage. The operation features a range of value-added capabilities, including the ability to print and coat on the inside of packaging products, which is especially attractive to customers in the food and beverage industry.

"Genesis has built a reputation for delivering great creative services and fast, efficient production," said Vincent J. Baratta, President of Genesis Packaging. "We are delighted to bring our capabilities to RR Donnelley. We believe that our customers will be excited to take advantage of RR Donnelley's full product line and world class resources."

RR Donnelley's international packaging services include design, print production, finishing, assembly, pack-out and other capabilities.


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