Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD), announced today that it has expanded and extended its agreement with Gannett Co., Inc., to print copies of USA WEEKEND, a Sunday magazine inserted into 700+ newspapers weekly. The new, longer-term multiyear agreement will include additional incremental print volume beginning in 2016, as well as additional freight, logistics and distribution services volume.
has an impressive reach and impact with a circulation of more than 22 million copies,” said Joel Quadracci, Chairman, President & CEO. “Under this new agreement, Quad/Graphics will continue to print the major portion of those copies, using a new manufacturing plan that optimizes all the strengths of our industry-leading gravure printing network. We are picking up additional future volume and we look forward to a growing service relationship with Gannett.”
J. Austin Ryan, Senior Vice President of Operations for Gannett Publishing Services, said the new agreement with Quad/Graphics offers multiple improvements to the manufacturing and distribution model. “Quad configured a new and improved services platform that will provide significant savings in time and money for us,” Ryan said. “We appreciate Quad/Graphics partnering with us to improve this aspect of our business.”
About USA WEEKEND
USA WEEKEND Magazine is an award-winning publication with a circulation of 22.6 million and a readership of 49.2 million carried in more than 700 newspapers. It is an operating unit of Gannett Company, Inc. (
), an international news and information company that publishes USA TODAY with headquarters in McLean, Va.
Quad/Graphics (NYSE: QUAD) is a global provider of print and related multichannel solutions for consumer magazines, special interest publications, catalogs, retail inserts/circulars, direct mail, books, directories, and commercial and specialty products, including in-store signage. Headquartered in Sussex, Wis. (just west of Milwaukee), the Company has approximately 22,000 full-time equivalent employees working from more than 50 print-production facilities as well as other support locations throughout North America, Latin America and Europe. As a printing industry innovator, Quad/Graphics (
) is redefining the power of print in today’s multimedia world by helping its clients use print as the foundation of multichannel communications strategies to drive their top-line revenues.