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Zanders ikono paper propels Millcraft of Michigan Paper Company to win gold

Wednesday, August 03, 2005

Press release from the issuing company

(Philadelphia, PA) PrintMedia and Printing Impressions magazines, announced that Millcraft of Michigan Paper Company has won a Gold Award in this year’s competition. The entry, titled Clear Magazine, won Gold in the category of Specialty Magazines – Sheetfed. This year’s Gold Ink Award winners were chosen from nearly 1,500 entries submitted within 50 different categories. Winning pieces surpassed their competitors based on print quality, quality of color separations, technical difficulty and overall visual effect. A complete list of winners will be posted on the Web page (www.GoldInk.com), and published in the fall issue of PrintMedia. “We are very pleased and honored to be recognized by this prestigious award”, says John Orlando, Millcraft of Michigan’s Chief Operating Officer. “This is a live example of how the power of Zanders ikono paper can take a printed project to new heights.” This award winning issue of Clear Magazine, printed by Robot Printing and Communications in Redford, Michigan, was printed on Zanders ikono and utilizes enhanced stochastic printing technology. It is also illustrates the print quality of the sheet and showcases its visual esthetics and paper gloss. It is the first Clear Magazine to capture the Gold! Zanders, the paper mill that manufactures Zanders ikono, is owned by M-real. M-real used this Award winning magazine issue as a print showpiece for their national and international clients to illustrate the printed quality of the Zanders ikono paper. The magazine was promoted in over 100 countries. “Clear Magazine sets a standard for excellence throughout the graphic design community, and it is truly an honor to be part of this project,” says Flavio Froehli, Regional Sales Director of the Americas, for M-real USA. “We would like to thank Millcraft of Michigan for inviting us to participate, and we congratulate them on winning the gold.” Zanders Ikono is the world’s dominant premium paper grade and is sold in over 100 countries. Last month, M-real also released a new Zanders ikono Showbook printed piece to further illustrate Zanders ikono unparalleled print surface. Copies are available at all Millcraft Paper Company locations. For copies of this winning issue of Clear Magazine printed on Zanders ikono, or for a new Showbook featuring the art of printing on Zanders ikono, please contact Millcraft of Michigan Paper Company at 800-482-0556, or email to wintersd@millcraft.com.




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