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RR Donnelley Showcases a Portfolio of Complex RFID Smart Media Constructions at RFID Journal Live! 2016


CustomWave RFID Solutions Provide Insight to Enhance Supply Chain Management

CHICAGO, April 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company (Nasdaq:RRD), one of the leaders in providing customized RFID solutions, announced today that it will showcase its expansive portfolio of RFID smart labels and technology at the annual RFID Journal LIVE! event, May 3-5 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

RR Donnelley's CustomWave RFID Solutions are powered by printed electronics that help provide businesses with insights that help to enhance supply chain management. As a single-source antenna designer, inlay manufacturer, and leading label and tag converter, RR Donnelley leverages its large, global manufacturing footprint for high volume production and distribution. CustomWave RFID offers a range of solutions for customers' diverse requirements including a track and trace for organizations' important assets. In addition, CustomWave RFID offers insights into logistics performance that can help to simplify supply chain solutions and strengthen customer relationships.

"We've had great interest in our CustomWave in-house antenna designs and our printed electronics products," said Ronnie Sarkar, SVP of Research & Development for RR Donnelley. "Our radio frequency (RF) engineers design antennas that provide the optimal RF response characteristics to help our customers get the most out of their RFID investment. We continue to innovate and develop unique RFID solutions to solve our customers' most complex challenges."

Brad Hull, RR Donnelley's Vice President of Printed Electronics, commented, "RR Donnelley's ability to convert commercial inlays, or our own printed CustomWave designs, in high volumes and in whatever form desired, is unique. Our paper-based inlays contain no PET or other plastic materials, they are manufactured in the U.S., and offer our customers a high performance, affordable and eco-friendly alternative."

RR Donnelley will also showcase its latest stock RFID label and tag offering representing the latest expansion of its CustomWave RFID solutions. This stock offering will serve customers with immediate RFID label needs, whether for common uses or for early phase testing. The stock offering is an economical way for organizations to adapt RFID for their own needs, or to respond to RFID compliance labeling requirements on behalf of their customers.

Visit booth #1005 at RFID Journal LIVE! to experience CustomWave RFID and learn more about RR Donnelley's RFID solutions.

About RR Donnelley
RR Donnelley (Nasdaq:RRD) helps organizations communicate more effectively by working to create, manage, produce, distribute and process content on behalf of our customers. The company assists customers in developing and executing multichannel communication strategies that engage audiences, reduce costs, drive revenues and increase compliance. RR Donnelley's innovative technologies enhance digital and print communications to deliver integrated messages across multiple media to highly targeted audiences at optimal times for clients in virtually every private and public sector. Strategically located operations provide local service and responsiveness while leveraging the economic, geographic and technological advantages of a global organization.

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