Quad/Graphics Wins Multiple Awards in Annual “Gold Ink” Print Competition

  Quad/Graphics Wins Multiple Awards in Annual “Gold Ink” Print Competition

Business Wire

SUSSEX, Wis. -- September 4, 2013

Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE: QUAD) today announced that its Commercial &
Specialty and Direct Marketing groups have earned multiple awards in Printing
Impressions magazine’s annual Gold Ink Awards, one of the industry’s most
prestigious annual print competitions.

Quad’s winning entries, which included two Gold, one Silver, three Bronze and
seven Pewter awards, will be recognized at the Gold Ink Awards & Hall of Fame
banquet September 9 in Chicago.

The Gold awards represent the highest distinction in an awards program that
draws more than 1,000 entries every year and were bestowed for Quad/Graphics’
printing of the Jacobs 2012 Annual Report and a Lancôme pop-up magazine
insert. The Silver award was given for Loupe Magazine, the publication of the
Photographic Resource Center, a non-profit organization based at Boston
University. The Bronze awards were conferred for the Next Level Apparel 2013
Business Catalog, a TLC Honey Boo Boo magazine insert and a Garage Team Mazda
direct mail piece. Pewter awards recognized Quad/Graphics’ work on Exxon
Mobil’s 2013 Energy Outlook report, catalogs for Bed, Bath & Beyond, Neiman
Marcus, J.Hilburn and Costa, and direct mail pieces for Nissan and Garage Team

“The awards attest to the high quality work that we produce to help our
clients stand out, promote their brands and achieve greater results in their
respective marketplace,” said Craig Faust, President of Quad/Graphics’
Commercial & Specialty. “Since Quad/Graphics established our Commercial &
Specialty division in 2010, we have more than doubled the size and scope of
our operations to meet our clients’ demands. Award-winning product and service
quality – performed in a quick-turn environment – is the standard we have set
for all of our Commercial & Specialty facilities.”

Quad/Graphics’ Direct Marketing division showcased its digital printing and
variable data and personalization in winning its three awards: “Our winning
entries demonstrate how marketers are increasingly using data and
personalization to create even more relevant and engaging direct mail,” said
Steve Jaeger, President of Quad/Graphics’ Direct Marketing.

Printing Impressions’ Gold Ink Awards competition is open to all creators and
producers of printed materials, including printers, publishers, paper
companies and agencies. Award winners in 49 categories were chosen based on
print quality, technical difficulty, and overall visual effect.

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.


Media Contact:
Claire Ho, 414-566-2955
Director of Corporate Communications
Investor Relations Contact:
Kelly Vanderboom, 414-566-2464
Vice President & Treasurer
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