RR Donnelley Expands West Coast Premedia Technologies Presence


Increases Scale and Scope of Premedia Capabilities in San Francisco Bay Area and Portland, Oregon

CHICAGO, June 5 -- R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (NYSE:RRD) today announced the opening of a new 50,000 sq. ft. operation in the San Francisco Bay area as well as the doubling of its Portland, Oregon premedia facility, signaling further expansion of one of the industry's largest and most comprehensive premedia networks. These expansions complement RR Donnelley's existing premedia operations in Los Angeles and Seattle. RR Donnelley also operates Premedia facilities in China, India, Poland, Latin America and throughout the United States.

San Francisco

RR Donnelley's newest location in the San Francisco Bay area is part of the landmark redevelopment of the historic Ford Point assembly plant. The new facility will feature 21 large photography bays across 50,000 square feet of shooting space. RR Donnelley's full suite of digital workflow and digital asset management tools will be seamlessly integrated into the operation, which will also boast best-in-class color management services, soft proofing technology and high-end retouching capabilities.

"We are delighted to announce the further expansion of our West Coast operations," said Mary Lee Schneider, R.R. Donnelley's President of Digital Solutions and Chief Technology Officer. "Our customers are demanding fully integrated digital workflows -- from high end photography to creative retouching to soft proofing capabilities. The investment we are making on their behalf will enable them to reduce costs, improve cycle time and enhance quality."

Portland

Thanks in part to relationships with customers such as Fred Meyer, RR Donnelley has relocated and expanded its Premedia Technologies state-of-the art Portland facility.

At 48,000 square feet, RR Donnelley's Portland operation provides flexible photo bay sizing for anything from intimate to large-scale room sets. The facility offers a secure, on-site prop room featuring a merchandise management system and a dedicated set construction staff to build complex environments. The studio provides a full kitchen and equipment for storing and prepping food for photography. It is also equipped with private facilities for models and clients, wireless Internet access, view rooms and lounges.

All equipment is state of art, best-in-class and regularly updated. RR Donnelley studios utilize both digital and film capture technology. File management, digital storage, on-line asset management and collaborative workflow tools are used between studio and client throughout the production cycle.

About RR Donnelley

RR Donnelley (NYSE:RRD) is the world's premier full-service provider of print and related services, including business process outsourcing. Founded more than 140 years ago, the company provides solutions in commercial printing, direct mail, financial printing, print fulfillment, labels, forms, logistics, call centers, transactional print-and-mail, print management, online services, digital photography, color services, and content and database management to customers in the publishing, healthcare, advertising, retail, technology, financial services and many other industries. The largest companies in the world and others rely on RR Donnelley's scale, scope and insight through a comprehensive range of online tools, variable printing services and market-specific solutions. For more information, visit the company's web site at http://www.rrdonnelley.com/.

FCMN Contact: dan.leib@rrd.com

Source: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company

CONTACT: Media, Doug Fitzgerald, Executive Vice President Marketing & Communications, +1-630-322-6830, doug.fitzgerald@rrd.com, of RR Donnelley

Web site: http://www.rrdonnelley.com/

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