Quebecor World Inc.

Quebecor World Inc.

February 25, 2005 17:01 ET

Quebecor World Announces Plans to Sell Torcy, France Facility


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FOR: QUEBECOR WORLD INC.

TSX SYMBOL: IQW.SV
NYSE SYMBOL: IQW

FEBRUARY 25, 2005 - 17:01 ET

Quebecor World Announces Plans to Sell Torcy, France
Facility

MONTREAL, CANADA--(CCNMatthews - Feb. 25, 2005) - Quebecor World Inc.
(NYSE:IQW)(TSX:IQW.SV) intends to sell its facility in Torcy, France to
a group led by local management. Quebecor World has informed the
appropriate French authorities and its employees representatives.

This transaction is part of Quebecor World's plan to reorganize and
improve efficiency in its French offset platform. Quebecor World remains
committed to the French market as evidenced by its recent decision to
purchase an additional wide-web press for its facility at Mary-sur-Marne.

Terms and conditions of the sale of the Torcy facility will be completed
after a period of consultation with the appropriate authorities.
Quebecor World does not anticipate incurring any restructuring charges
as a result of this transaction.

Quebecor World Inc. (NYSE:IQW, TSX:IQW.SV) is one of the largest
commercial printers in the world. It is a market leader in most of its
major product categories which include magazines, inserts and circulars,
books, catalogs, specialty printing and direct mail, directories,
digital pre-media, logistics, mail list technologies and other value
added services. The Company has approximately 35,000 employees working
in more than 160 printing and related facilities in the United States,
Canada, Brazil, France, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Spain, Austria,
Sweden, Switzerland, Finland, Chile, Argentina, Peru, Colombia, Mexico
and India.

Web address: www.quebecorworld.com

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Quebecor World Inc.
    Jeremy Roberts
    Vice-President Corporate Finance and Treasurer
    (514) 877-5118 or (800) 567-7070
    or
    Quebecor World Inc.
    Tony Ross
    Director, Communications
    (514) 877-5317 or (800) 567-7070