Express KCS Inc., the largest independent provider of newspaper advertisement production outsourcing, announces the expansion of its contract with MediaNews Group, part of the California Newspapers Partnership.

Express KCS supplies advertisement production services to over 40 MediaNews California properties, including flagship titles such as San Jose Mercury News and the Los Angeles Daily News. The new agreement which runs until 2016, consists of five additional California based newspapers: The Monterey County Herald, The Chico Enterprise Record, The Eureka Times Standard, The Paradise Post, and the Red Bluff Daily News.

Robert Berkeley, CEO, Express KCS, said:

“We are very pleased to expand our relationship with Media News Group. Express KCS has a proven track record of achieving high levels of success through supplying superior quality advertising production, which generates quantifiable savings for our clients.”

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About Express KCS:

Express KCS. is a global, independent provider of outsourced creative pre-media and production solutions. For more than 40 years, Express KCS has provided high-end services to newspaper and magazine publishers, ad agencies, corporations, and retailers. The company produces thousands of display advertisements and related creative production services for newspapers around the world including the US’s leading newspaper groups McClatchy, MediaNews, Lee Enterprises, and Newsquest’s regional publications in the UK. Express KCS is ISO 9001certified and operates production centres in Gurgaon and Pune, India. For more information visit www.expresskcs.com

Contacts:

Sharon D’Cruz, Senior VP Marketing

+44 (0) 7899 996 957

sdcruz@expresskcs.com