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Quad Wins Multiple 'Golden Cylinder' Awards in Gravure Association of the Americas' Print Competition

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Press release from the issuing company

SUSSEX, WI - Quad/Graphics' gravure printing expertise has been recognized by the Gravure Association of the Americas (GAAmericas) in its annual Golden Cylinder Awards Competition. Quad/Graphics earned honors for its work on:

  • National Geographic December 2012 issue, printed in Martinsburg, W.Va.
  • Victoria's Secret Christmas Dreams catalog, printed in Augusta, Ga.
  • Fingerhut Holiday Big Book, printed in Lomira, Wis.
  • Las Vegas Convention and Visitor Guide, printed in Fernley, Nev.

"The Golden Cylinder Awards represent the best of the best in gravure printing and we are delighted with these awards, which affirm the quality work we produce throughout our network of gravure facilities," said Joel Quadracci, Chairman, President & CEO of Quad/Graphics. "Gravure printing is a science -- one that our gravure plant teams have mastered. We take great pride in meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations, and we share this recognition with our valued clients."

The winning entries were recognized at the Golden Cylinder Awards event November 19 during the annual Gravure Publishing and Premedia Conference in Naples, Fla. The Gravure Association of America conducts the Annual Golden Cylinder Awards Competition to promote the gravure printing process and to provide peer recognition for technical achievement. A panel of expert judges, selected from the gravure industry and including designers, educators and publishers, spent two days in Rochester, N.Y., last May judging the gravure industry’s best offerings and products from around the world.


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