R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company announced that it has added two new HP Indigo 6900 Digital Presses in Visalia, California and Wilson, North Carolina to expand its reach and enhance its existing digital asset production capabilities. The two new HP Indigo 6900 Digital Presses supplement RRD's digital assets for label production that are in use in the Midwest, creating a national network of presses that enables greater flexibility in service and delivery. “We are thrilled to have expanded our technological capabilities to become an even more complete supplier in the labels and forms markets,” said Bruce Hanson, President, RRD Labels & Forms. “The consumer market is changing rapidly, and we are actively investing in digital assets that will enable our clients to be responsive and competitive in their respective industries through creativity and non-traditional offerings. We have taken a regional approach to our asset distribution in order to facilitate shorter run-times and cost efficiencies for our clients at each opportunity.” Click read more below for additional detail.
R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD) (NYSE:RRD), a leading global provider of multichannel solutions for marketing and business communications, today announced that the U.S. Government Publishing Office awarded RRD a $114 million contract to coordinate and produce 2020 Census printing materials and mailing services. RRD will utilize its leading data, logistics, print and operational platforms to manage one of the largest and most complex communication programs in the world. The program will include more than 600 million documents mailed to more than 130 million households across the United States.
“We are honored to have the opportunity to execute materials and services for the upcoming 2020 Census,” said Dan Knotts, RRD’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “We will draw upon a combination of our leading data analytics capabilities and our long-standing expertise adhering to the strictest data and security requirements across highly regulated industries to execute this critical communications initiative. We are excited to get started and look forward to completing this important work with the same high standards and impeccable production quality that we employ every day for our clients around the world.”
Throughout 2019 and 2020, RRD will produce and coordinate 2020 Census materials including questionnaires, letters, inserts, postcards and envelopes. The work will be completed in RRD’s extensive print and production facilities across the United States. As part of this project, RRD plans to make additional investments in binding, printing and other equipment early in 2019. Although RRD expects certain phases of the work to be completed in 2019, most of the product shipments are scheduled to occur in 2020.