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Brown Printing is wholly owned by Gruner + Jahr of Hamburg, Germany, a member of the Bertelsmann Media Worldwide family of companies. Sister companies include RTL Group, Random House, and Arvato.
With over 104,000 employees worldwide, Bertelsmann delivers television & radio programming, magazines & newspapers, book publishing, print & media services and communications services supporting revenues of $21.5 billion in 2011.
Representing 16% of Bertelsmann’s 2011 operating EBIT, Brown’s parent company, Gruner + Jahr, is Europe’s largest magazine publisher with over 500 magazines, newspaper and websites in 24 countries. In 2011, Gruner + Jahr had revenues of $3.3 billion of which Brown Printing contributed just over 11%.
Brown Printing maintains a close relationship with its parent companies. Brown’s solid financial performance combined with the financial backing of its parent companies enables Brown to respond to the ever-changing needs of our clients. This evolution takes place through continued investments in equipment, technology and people. Each year we make significant capital investments to ensure we serve our clients with the latest print technology available.