Hearst signs up with Brown Printing

The US media company has signed a contract with Brown Printing to publish five popular magazines at

Under the five-year contract, Hearst will publish the Food Network Magazine, Esquire, Marie Claire, Popular Mechanics and Town & Country.

Brown Printing will begin the magazine production in January 2011. Popular Mechanics will be produced at the Woodstock unit of Brown Printing, while the rest will be produced in Waseca.

Gregg Black, vice president of human resources at Brown Printing, said the company will not hire any new staff for the additional work.