PIA Welcomes Zeborg as New Premier Print Award Sponsor
Press release from the issuing company
ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA (June 6, 2001) Becoming the latest sponsor in the Printing Industries of America (PIA), Incorporated, annual Premier Print Awards is Zeborg, Incorporated, with headquarters in New York, New York.
Zeborg joins fellow sponsors Heidelberg, Kodak Polychrome Graphics, Printeralliance.com, Sun Chemical, and publishing partner Graphic Arts Monthly in presenting the 51st annual awards ceremony, which takes place Friday, September 7, at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago, Illinois. Winners will receive the coveted "Benny," which is a bronzed statue of Benjamin Franklin.
The Premier Print Awards is the largest, oldest and most prestigious worldwide graphic arts competition. In its 51st year, the Premier Print Awards promotes excellence in the graphic arts industry and recognizes companies and individuals that produce the best in print media.
"We are honored to be selected as the exclusive procurement sponsor of the 2001 Premier Print Awards," says Arnab Gupta, chairman and co-chief executive officer of Zeborg. "It is a prestigious qualification to be chosen as a judge in this competition, and it validates our continuous experience working with the print industry. Zeborg offers extensive knowledge of the print manufacturing and procurement processes, enabling us to value high quality, effective print products. We are pleased that Zeborg's affiliation with PIA distinguishes us as part of the upper echelon in the print arena."
Founded in April 2000, Zeborg delivers procurement software and sourcing services that help customers efficiently purchase all indirect goods and services, such as print, distributed computing and contract labor. Zeborg's product suite, made up of Zeborg ExpenseMap,SM Zeborg Advanced Sourcing SM and Zeborg MarketPort, SM combines patented technology with industry-leading sourcing content to help companies understand and address their costs in over 100 major indirect spending areas. Zeborg has extensive experience in helping their customers build relationships with the highest quality commercial printers through their print specific software, Zeborg MarketPort Print, that acts as a day to day purchasing tool. To date, the technology and expertise that underlie Zeborg have assisted over 80 of the world's leading corporations optimize purchasing and spending on combined print expenditures of $2.6 billion. Zeborg is based in New York, with offices in Los Angeles, California, and Boston, Massachusetts.
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