Pictorial Offset Corporation Named Finalist For Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award
Press release from the issuing company
Carlstadt, NJ, May 25, 2005 –- Pictorial Offset Corporation was named a finalist by professional services firm Ernst & Young LLP for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2005 Awards in New Jersey. Pictorial Offset Corporation was selected by a panel of independent judges comprised of area leaders from the academic and business communities, and representatives from the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2004 New Jersey finalists and awards recipients.
Donald Samuels, Gary Samuels and Lester Samuels, all Managing Partners of Pictorial Offset Corporation, are the third generation to lead the 68 year-old corporation. Together, they have developed the leadership skills needed to turn the small family business into one of the largest and fastest-growing privately held print communications enterprises in the United States.
Finalists for the Entrepreneur of the Year Award will be selected for 10 award categories to be announced at the awards banquet on June 23, 2005 at the Marriott at Glenpointe in Teaneck, New Jersey.
Pictorial Offset Corporation is a world-class, “Design-to-Destination” graphics communication enterprise that has been a preferred resource for many Fortune 100 companies for the production of quality corporate communications, advertising, direct mail, collateral and promotional materials.
The Samuels’ guiding leadership, principals and philosophy of continuous quality improvement and environmental stewardship has resulted in Pictorial Offset Corporation becoming the first commercial printer of its kind in the world to achieve simultaneous ISO 9001:2000 (quality) and ISO 14001 (environmental) registrations. Recently, Pictorial Offset Corporation was awarded SmartWood certification through the Rainforest Alliance for the Forest Stewardship Council’s “chain-of-custody” registration.
New Jersey program winners will be eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2005 national program. Winners in several national categories, as well as the overall national Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year, will be announced at the national annual awards gala in Palm Springs, Calif. in November 2005.
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