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The Sheridan Press Awarded "Best of the Best" Workplace In Competition

Press release from the issuing company

HANOVER, PENNSYLVANIA (January, 2005) – - The Sheridan Press of Hanover, PA has been awarded the honor “Best of the Best” for their exemplary human resources practices. Begun to specifically honor printing companies that provide a superior work environment, the 2004 awards mark the fifth year of the Best Workplace in America program, and the fifth year that The Sheridan Press has been recognized. A panel of highly respected U.S. and Canadian HR professionals with decades of experience in the graphic arts industry found that the human relations practices of The Sheridan Press and their application on a day-to-day basis to be among the best in the country. All of the winning companies actively show their employees that they care about their work environment, their personal goals and ambitions, as well as the needs of the company. Two awards are bestowed by the judges: the Best Workplace in America to those who meet the judges’ specific criteria; and the “Best of the Best,” which are those companies with the very top ratings. “We are honored to be recognized by the industry as a company with an outstanding workplace. This achievement is completely attributable to our wonderful team of energetic and dedicated employees,” said Joan Weisman, President and COO of The Sheridan Press. Michael Makin, president and CEO of PIA/GATF, agrees. ““The Best of the Best” recipients are those that recognize success is generated in many ways, and importantly, through their employees. At this level, the competition is quite fierce and due to their commitment, The Sheridan Press has achieved an outstanding milestone.” PIA/GATF hosts the Best Workplace in America Awards. Headquartered in Sewickley, PA, PIA/GATF is the world's largest graphic arts trade association representing an industry with more than 1.2 million employees. It serves the interests of more than 12,000 member companies. PIA/GATF, along with its affiliates, delivers products and services that enhance the growth, efficiency and profitability of its members and the industry through advocacy, education, research and technical information. The Sheridan Press is operational 24 hours a day, 6 days a week, and employs over 450 employees. It is one of seven printing companies within The Sheridan Group (Hunt Valley, MD).