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Texas Monthly Tips Its Hat to Quad Graphics

Press release from the issuing company

April 5, 2004 -- Quad/Graphics will continue printing Texas Monthly, the definitive journal of life and lifestyle in the Lone Star State, into 2010 under a newly extended contract with the upscale, perfect-bound magazine. Interestingly, the monthly magazine decided to extend its contract with Quad/Graphics because of our expertise in weekly magazine production. "The single most compelling factor in our decision was based on how Texas Monthly goes through a printing plant - we go through the plant like a weekly," said Jerri Brown, Texas Monthly’s Vice President of Manufacturing. "Quad is far and away the best printer at managing our production. It has proven its ability to turn us like a weekly magazine." Texas Monthly also values our state-of-the-art technology, according to Ms. Brown. "By the mid-1990s, we really started focusing on technology as a way to advance our timing and our quality," she said. "We knew we needed to be with a printer that was committed to technology because technology equals speed and quality, two things that are very important to us. "What Quad has that makes it so capable is leading-edge technology; it is a great partner for Texas Monthly," she added. Quad first printed Texas Monthly at our plant in The Rock, Ga., in 1995. During its more than 30-year history, Texas Monthly has served as a record of the state’s unique heritage. Part history book, textbook and guidebook, the magazine explains and promotes Texas as it covers politics, business and the wide expanse of Texas culture, including history, music, the arts, cuisine and cultural events.