Digital Prepress Imaging Awards 2000 Provided by Schawk De Mexico
Thursday, May 24, 2001
DES PLAINES, ILMay 23, 2001Schawk de Mexico, a division of Schawk, Inc., (NYSE: SGK), the world's leading provider of digital imaging prepress solutions to the consumer products packaging and advertising and promotions markets, performed the digital prepress imaging work on the top 3 wide web category winners in the Flexografica Latino Americana Awards 2000, it was announced today by Bill Farrisee, Director Latin America, Schawk Global. The first place award recognized the work achieved on a six-color wrapper for a new orange flavor line extension for the Kellogg's Kekoletas cookie brand. The second place award honored the work performed on a six-color wraparound for Crusli, a brand new Kellogg's granola bar product. The third place award celebrated the superior work achieved on a six-color metallized bag for the Sabritas Sabritones brand. Mauricio Castaneda, General Manager of Schawk de Mexico comments on the significance of the awards: "It is extremely gratifying to be a part of the most recognized awards for flexographic packaging in Latin America after just two short years since establishing Schawk de Mexico. This makes a big statement to the Latin American market about Schawk's commitment to using advanced technology to deliver superior quality imaging solutions to Latin America." Added Castaneda, "Schawk de Mexico's commercial office in Mexico City is part of the reason why we are able to deliver higher quality solutions in less time to our clients than competitors can. It gives us immediate acceess to clients who are headquartered in Mexico City and enables us to transmit art files at high speed to our production center in Queretaro. In Mexico, these values are beginning to be appreciated because more and more local offices of multinational clients are being held to the same printing standards for their packaging that have been established for distribution in the U.S." According to Farrisee "We are pleased that our clients, both direct and indirect, are benefiting from the quality and timely delivery of service provided by Schawk de Mexico. Schawk has brought new technologies to the market and Schawk de Mexico is committed to being a leading contributor to the success of its clients." The Flexografica Latino American Awards are sponsored by the Flexographic Technical Association to recognize excellence in flexography. Schawk de Mexico delivers digital imaging solutions to the Latin American market through its Latin American headquarters in Queretaro, Mexico. Established in 1998, and relocated to a 14,000-square foot state-of-the-art digital imaging production center in January 2000, the capabilities of Schawk de Mexico make Schawk the largest independent digital imaging solutions provider in Latin America to the consumer products packaging market and the first to bring an all-digital flexographic workflow to Mexico.