Annual Gold Ink Awards, Quebecor World Sweeps Competition
Press release from the issuing company
MONTREAL--Sept. 24, 2001--Quebecor World Inc. was honored at The Gold Ink Awards and Hall of Fame Banquet on September 10, 2001, during Print Expo 2001 at Chicago's McCormick Place.
Quebecor World received 78 awards, more than twice the number of awards won by any other printer. This demonstrates once again Quebecor World's position as the industry leader. All winners are showcased in the September 2001 issue of PrintMedia magazine. The October issue of Printing Impressions will feature a profile of each of the inductees.
Quebecor World's 78 awards include: 6 Gold, 5 Silver, 3 Bronze and 64 Pewter. "The quality, experience and dedication of our employees is unequaled in the industry,'' said Charles G. Cavell, President and CEO of Quebecor World. "We have demonstrated once again that the most technologically advanced and geographically diverse platform produces the best quality product in the industry. Our excellence and leadership in every product line is second to none.''
Quebecor World Inc. won these awards after an extensive competition that included over 1500 contestants in 37 categories. Top publishing, production and manufacturing professionals evaluated all entries. The Gold Ink Awards, organized by North American Publishing - the publisher of PrintMedia - and Printing Impressions magazine, is the nation's leading print competition, the standard of excellence in the highly competitive and fast-changing printing industry. North American Publishing hosted the Gold Ink Awards print production competition, which is open to all creators and producers of printed materials, includes: advertising agencies, book publishers, catalog publishers, color separators, corporate publishers, designers, direct marketers, magazine publishers, paper companies, prepress and imaging centers, printing buyers, printing manufacturers and public relations firms. Gold, Silver, Bronze and Pewter Awards are handed out primarily on the basis of the quality and technical difficulty of printing and production. The award categories range from annual reports to trade magazines. Judging criteria include quality of printing, quality of color separations, technical difficulty, number of colors used, binding and finishing techniques, specialty printing and overall impression.
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