Press release

DATA Communications Management Corp. Sells its Binders and Index Tabs Business to Southwest Business Products

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DATA Communications Management Corp. (TSX: DCM) (“DCM” or the “Company”)
and Southwest Business Products Ltd. (“Southwest”) announce they
have entered into a purchase and sale agreement, whereby DCM has sold
its loose-leaf binders and index tab business to Southwest effective. In
addition, DCM has entered into a long-term supply agreement with
Southwest as a preferred vendor to DCM for the supply of binders, index
tabs and related products.

The loose-leaf binders and tab business was previously acquired by DCM
in conjunction with the acquisition of BOLDER Graphics in November 2017,
and consists of the manufacturing and selling of: binders, including
stock and custom loose-leaf binders; tabs, including stock and custom
number and letter tabs; and related binder and tab products. The
large-format digital printing and point of sale signage and packaging
business acquired in the BOLDER transaction is not included in this

“Southwest is the leading manufacturer of document binding supplies in
Canada, and we’ve had a long-standing trusted partner relationship
them,” said Gregory J. Cochrane, CEO of DCM. “This transaction is
consistent with our strategic focus on products and solutions that are
core to our top customers, and to source non-core offerings from other
leading providers where it makes more strategic sense.”

“We are excited to build upon our strong relationship with DCM,” said
Louis Cordeiro, President of Southwest. “We pride ourselves on providing
our customers the best solutions, largest selection, and highest level
of customer satisfaction and this acquisition further enhances our

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

About DATA Communications Management Corp.

DCM is a communication solutions partner that adds value for major
companies across North America by creating more meaningful connections
with their customers. We pair customer insights and thought leadership
with cutting-edge products, modular enabling technology and services to
power our clients’ go-to market strategies. We help our clients manage
how their brands come to life, determine which channels are right for
them, manage multimedia campaigns, deploy location-specific and 1:1
marketing, execute custom loyalty programs, and fulfill their commercial
printing needs all in one place.

Our extensive experience has positioned us as experts at providing
communication solutions across many verticals, including the financial,
retail, healthcare, consumer health, energy, and not-for-profit sectors.
Thanks to our locations throughout Canada and in the United States
(Chicago, Illinois and New York, New York), we are able to meet our
clients’ varying needs with scale, speed, and efficiency – no matter how
large or complex the ask. And we can do it all with advanced DCM
security, regulatory compliance, and bilingual communications, in print
or digital.

Additional information relating to DATA Communications Management Corp.
is available on,
and in the disclosure documents filed by DATA Communications Management
Corp. on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval
(SEDAR) at

About Southwest Business Products

A proudly Canadian company, Southwest Business Products is one of the
largest manufacturers of document binding supplies in the country. For
over 36 years, we have been a leader in binding supplies, print
finishing equipment, and presentation and branding materials. We are
dedicated to being the most reliable, innovative and knowledgeable
company in our industry.

Southwest Business Products has seven branch offices across Canada,
including Toronto (head office), Southwestern Ontario, British Columbia,
Calgary, Alberta, Ottawa, Ontario, Quebec and Halifax, Nova Scotia.


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statements regarding the future success of DCM’s business strategy and
execution thereof and, in particular, statements by Mr. Cochrane
regarding DCM’s strategy of focusing on its core business and sourcing
through third parties non-core offerings made available to DCM’s

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