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Quebecor World Wins Sappi Printer of the Year Awards

Press release from the issuing company

MONTREAL--June 27, 2003-- Quebecor World Inc. received industry recognition on May 17th when it won 2 Gold Awards at the annual Sappi North America Printer of the Year Awards held in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The awards, which recognize printer excellence and innovation for work on Sappi paper, were won by 8 Quebecor World facilities in the United States and Canada. This is the second consecutive year that Quebecor World received 2 Gold Awards. Nearly 600 printers from across North America submitted more than 3,100 entries in this year's competition. From these entries the judges initially selected six award winners for silver and bronze awards in the following categories: annual reports, books, brochures, catalogs, magazines and general. The judges then selected the best in each category to win the Gold Award. "The numerous Sappi Printer of the Year Awards that were won by Quebecor World is a reflection of the high level of service, experience and dedication to quality that Quebecor World commits to each of our customers," stated David Boles, Chief Operating Officer, Quebecor World North America. "We are proud of the work that we produce and are pleased to receive this recognition," he added. The Quebecor World facilities that were honored with awards are as follows: Gold Catalogs Quebecor World Jonesboro SAK's Fifth Avenue September 2002 --------------------------------------------------------------------- Gold Magazines Quebecor World Effingham Vogue, December 2002 Conde' Nast Publishing --------------------------------------------------------------------- Silver Magazines Quebecor World Jonesboro ELLE, November 2002 Hachette Filipacchi Media --------------------------------------------------------------------- Silver Magazines Quebecor World Montreal Wedding Style, 2003 Elegant Publishing --------------------------------------------------------------------- Bronze Catalogs Quebecor World Universal Rowenta Toaster Brochure --------------------------------------------------------------------- Bronze Magazines Quebecor World Acme Haven, Summer 2002 --------------------------------------------------------------------- Bronze Magazines Quebecor World Wedding Style, Annual Graphique Couleur Elegant Publishing --------------------------------------------------------------------- Bronze Magazines Quebecor World St. Cloud Dwell Magazine, October 2002 Pixie Communications --------------------------------------------------------------------- Bronze Magazines Quebecor World Pendell How, August 2002 How Design --------------------------------------------------------------------- Gold Award winners, Quebecor World Jonesboro and Effingham, will go on to compete in October for the Sappi International Printer of the Year Award. Sappi Printer of the Year has been held annually in South Africa since 1979, in Europe since 1993, and in North America since 1997.