RR Donnelley Recognized With "Best of the Best" Award by Gravure Association of the Americas

RR Donnelley Recognized With "Best of the Best" Award by Gravure Association
of the Americas

CHICAGO, Nov. 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company
(Nasdaq:RRD) announced today that it has received the "Best of the Best" award
in the publication category of the 2013 Golden Cylinder Awards presented by
the Gravure Association of the Americas, and was also recognized with awards
in five additional categories. The Gravure Association of the Americas is the
leading marketing, educational and technical resource for the gravure
industry. Award selections are made from numerous industry submissions and
provide peer recognition for technical achievement.

RR Donnelley was honored for work on the following projects:

  *Best of the Best Award Publication Category: Restoration Hardware 2012
    Fall Campaign, printed in Warsaw, Ind.
  *Publication Coated (Over 40#) Catalog category: Restoration Hardware 2012
    Fall Campaign, printed in Warsaw, Ind.
  *Publication Supercalendered Retail category:Target 10/21/12 event,
    printed in Lancaster, Pa.
  *Publication Supercalendered Magazine category:The New York Times Magazine
    12/9/12 issue, printed in Lancaster, Pa.
  *Publication Lightweight Coated (Under 40#) Magazine category:Martha
    Stewart Living August 2012 issue, printed in Mattoon, Ill.
  *Publication Coated (Over 40#) Retail category:JCPenney 3/4/12 event,
    printed in Lancaster, Pa.

"We are very pleased and proud to have our work recognized with these
prestigious awards," stated Dan Knotts, RR Donnelley's Chief Operating
Officer. "Our approach is to work collaboratively with our customers on each
of the projects we produce in order to achieve their communication objectives
and deliver exceptional quality."

Four of the Golden Cylinder Awards RR Donnelley received involved projects for
customers in the retail market segment. The "Best of the Best" award
recognized a particularly complex catalog project involving multiple RR
Donnelley locations that required careful integration. Overall, the judges
noted RR Donnelley's highly refined print registrations, expert color
consistency, and unique print-feature effectiveness in the materials
evaluated.

"The integration of technology with our continued focus on craftsmanship
across each of our facilities is a key factor in RR Donnelley's ability to
support our customers' brands with innovative options and superb quality,"
added Knotts.

About RR Donnelley

RR Donnelley (Nasdaq:RRD) is a global provider of integrated communications.
The company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to
develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, drive top-line
growth, enhance ROI and increase compliance. Drawing on a range of proprietary
and commercially available digital and conventional technologies deployed
across four continents, the company employs a suite of leading Internet based
capabilities and other resources to provide premedia, printing, logistics and
business process outsourcing services to clients in virtually every private
and public sector.

For more information, and for RR Donnelley's Global Social Responsibility
Report, visit the company's web site athttp://www.rrdonnelley.com.

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U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Readers are cautioned
not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements and any such
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of the date of this news release and are based on current expectations and
involve a number of assumptions, risks and uncertainties that could cause the
actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking statements.
Readers are strongly encouraged to read the full cautionary statements
contained in RR Donnelley's filings with the SEC. RR Donnelley disclaims any
obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.

CONTACT: Media Contact:
         Phyllis Burgee,
         Director Communications:
         Tel: +1 630-322-6093
         E-mail: phyllis.burgee@rrd.com
        
         Investor Contact:
         Dave Gardella,
         Senior Vice President Finance:
         Tel: +1 312-326-8155
         E-mail: david.a.gardella@rrd.com
 
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