Quad/Graphics and U.S. Postal Service Redefine the Digital Mail Experience

Tue Mar 19, 2013 2:18pm EDT

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Quad/Graphics Earns the U.S. Postal Service Partnership for Growth Award




SAN FRANCISCO,  March 19, 2013  /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Quad/Graphics, a
leading global printer and media channel integrator, was recognized by the U.S.
Postal Service this week for excellence in driving technology innovation and
supporting growth for the mailing industry. Postmaster General and Chief
Executive Officer,  Patrick R. Donahoe  presented the inaugural Partnership for
Growth award to Quad/Graphics at the annual National Postal Forum.



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The prestigious award represents the Postal Service's dedication to recognizing
innovation in a rapidly evolving technology environment. "Quad/Graphics has
played a tremendous leadership role in our industry, and has pushed the
boundaries of innovation and technology use," said the Postmaster General. "Our
collaboration with Quad/Graphics demonstrates how technology is making mail more
powerful and transforming the mailing industry."

Quad/Graphics received the recognition for its leadership role in driving
technology advancements in direct mail, catalogs and magazines. These
innovations help customers- large and small- make better use of digital
technologies, social integration and smart codes to improve the mail experience.
Through pushing the boundaries and adapting mail with new technology,
Quad/Graphics and USPS join forces to drive growth and competition in the
mailing industry.  

"Our success as a company is directly linked to our long-standing commitment to
technology leadership. As innovative people redefining print, we are constantly
developing and deploying solutions that build on the proven power of print and
mail in a multichannel media world," said  Joel Quadracci, President and CEO of
Quad/Graphics, who accepted the award via video Monday. "Through our suite of
interactive print solutions, we are redefining how printed materials can be used
in the mail to better engage consumers and maximize business results. That's
what will drive growth for us and the printing and mailing industries. We
appreciate being recognized for our leadership role with this prestigious
award."

The Partnership for Growth award recognizes Quad/Graphics for being at the
forefront of driving technology advancements in direct mail, catalogs and
magazines. Early on, Quad/Graphics shared information about its interactive
print solutions, which helped the Postal Service make decisions on
technology-driven promotional initiatives using QR codes. Quad/Graphics
continues to advocate for the Postal Service and its use of integrating
technologies to increase mail volume. The company also is a leader in developing
new technology tools and applications, as well as state-of-the-art performance
measurement tools that meet the dynamic needs of today's marketers and
publishers.  

The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses, and relies on
the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations







About Quad/Graphics
Quad/Graphics (NYSE: QUAD), a leading global printer and media channel
integrator, is redefining print in today's multichannel media world by helping
marketers and publishers capitalize on print's ability to complement and connect
with other media channels. With consultative ideas, worldwide capabilities,
leading-edge technology and single-source simplicity, Quad/Graphics has the
resources and knowledge to help its clients maximize the revenue they derive
from their marketing spend through channel integration, and minimize their total
cost of production and distribution through a fully integrated national
distribution network. The Company provides a diverse range of print solutions,
media solutions and logistics services from multiple locations throughout  North
America,  Latin America  and  Europe.

About The U.S. Postal Service
A self-supporting government enterprise, the U.S. Postal Service is the only
delivery service that reaches every address in the nation: 152 million
residences, businesses and Post Office Boxes. The Postal Service receives no tax
dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and
services to fund its operations. With more than 31,000 retail locations and the
most frequently visited website in the federal government,  usps.com, the Postal
Service has annual revenue of more than  $65 billion  and delivers nearly 40
percent of the world's mail. If it were a private-sector company, the U.S.
Postal Service would rank 42nd in the 2012 Fortune 500. The Postal Service has
been named the Most Trusted Government Agency for seven years and the fourth
Most Trusted Business in the nation by the Ponemon Institute.

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SOURCE  U.S. Postal Service


Toni DeLancey, toni.g.delancey@usps.gov, +1-202-251-6548, or Zy Richardson,
lindsay.n.richardson@usps.gov, +1-202-590-1917, usps.com/news

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