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Edward McLoughlin of Prime UV Systems Receives Gegenheimer Award

Press release from the issuing company

October 30, 2002 -- Edward T. McLoughlin, President of Oxy-Dry Corporation, and Prime UV Systems received the 2002 Harold W. Gegenheimer Awards for Industry Service at the NPES Annual Conference October 28 in Napa, California. The awards, named for a former NPES President and Chairman Emeritus of Baldwin Technology Company, recognize in a member company and an individual qualities which Harold Gegenheimer continues to stand for - a lifelong commitment to technical innovation, sound management, support for education and research and working for the good of the whole industry. The winners receive plaques, and NPES contributes $2,000 in the name of the winners to the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation for scholarships offered to the employees or children of employees of NPES member companies to pursue studies in graphic communications. McLoughlin was honored for his active participation in the Association for more than fifteen years. During that time, he has served as a member of the Government Affairs, International Trade, Marketing Advisory, Membership, Programs and Meetings, Show and Strategic Planning Committees, and the Space Assignment subcommittee and chaired the Government Affairs Committee and served as a Director and member of the Executive Committee. The nomination noted that he has made a significant contribution of time, energy and leadership to NPES and industry activities, and his personal involvement and commitment has left the industry a better place, not only in North America, but elsewhere in the world. Prime UV, a leader among suppliers to the printing and converting industry, has been a member of NPES for 10 years and has been an active participant in Graphic Arts Show Company events. The nomination noted that Prime UV has demonstrated an ability to be consistently technologically innovative in its primary field of ultra violet products, and that company representatives have been contributors of time, energy and leadership at industry gatherings. President Elinor Midlik, who received the award, has served as a member of the board of directors and the Strategic Planning Committee and as chairman of the Government Affairs Committee.