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Jet Wins Awards for Print Excellence in the 18th Annual Gold Ink Award Competition

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Downers Grove, Illinois - 7/11/05 – Jet is proud to announce they have received several awards for outstanding achievement in the 18th Annual Gold Ink Awards Print Production Competition. The Gold Ink Awards is a nationwide printing competition co-sponsored by Printing Impressions and PrintMedia magazines. The Gold Ink Awards recognize those responsible for outstanding print production achievements across North America. This competition promotes excellence in print communications and rewards companies that produce the best in print media. Competing against nearly 1,500 entries from printing and graphic arts firms across the country, Jet is awarded as follows: Millennium Park Print Sets - Gold Category: Potpourri-Miscellaneous “A6” - Bronze Category: Soft Cover Books The MOMA Book - Pewter Category: Books, Fine Editions (Re-th)ink on Paper Invitation - Pewter Category: Potpourri-Miscellaneous These winning pieces surpassed their competitors based on print quality, quality of color separations, technical difficulty and overall visual effect. In addition to this award recognition from top publishing, production and manufacturing professionals, Jet has also won awards this year in competitions sponsored by Sappi Fine Paper as well as the AIPX (Achievements in Print Excellence) Awards, a statewide printing competition hosted by the Printing Industry of Illinois and Indiana. “As a printer, it is a significant honor to win a Gold Ink Award. I have to thank our customers who award us the opportunity to do what we do best”, said Tony Haugen, Sr. Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “It’s always an honor to be recognized in the industry as a company that produces top quality, award winning materials.” Founded in 1947, today, Jet is one of the largest, privately held sheet-fed commercial printers in the Chicago area. Jet employs more than 180 people within its hub facility in Downers Grove, IL and its fulfillment, finishing and distribution center in Bolingbrook, IL. Jet’s value added service offerings include: full-service prepress and planning, conventional / specialty printing, digital variable data printing, plastic card manufacturing as well as full-service fulfillment, finishing and distribution services. Jet is extremely proud of its national reputation for high quality printing, servicing customers across the country.