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Florida Printers Recognized For Excellence At 18th Annual PAF Florida Print Awards

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ORLANDO, FLORIDA, August 16, 2005 – Sixty-seven companies were recognized for outstanding achievement in the graphic arts at the Printing Association of Florida's 18th Annual Florida Print Awards. Franklin/Trade Graphics LLC from Miami was awarded the Spinola Printers Supply Inc. Golden Flamingo Trophy for capturing the most Best of Category honors. Kamprint.net in Miami Lakes, Hall Printworks in Tampa, C & D Printing Company in St. Petersburg and Southeastern Printing in Stuart, captured a trophy for Best of Show Division I, II, III and IV, respectively. “Florida printers have reset the standard for excellence in printing,” said Mike Streibig, President of PAF, “The quantity and quality of entries this year was mind-boggling and resulted in a record number of awards.” In addition to the Best of Show divisions, sponsor trophies were presented in recognition of outstanding work in categories particularly difficult to judge, or to recognize exemplary use of printing processes. Sponsor trophy winners were: - The AGFA Award - Best Stationery Set: Superior Printers, Inc., Winter Park - The Enovation Graphic Systems, Inc. Award - Best Printer's Self Advertising: Eva-tone, Inc., Clearwater - The ExactBind Corporation Award - Best Special Treatment: Rex Corporation, Jacksonville - The Gould Paper Corporation Award - Best Web Press: St. Ives, Inc., U.S. Division, Hollywood - The Heidelberg USA Inc. Award - Best Annual Report: Procoel, S.A de C.V., Mexico City - The Hewlett-Packard Company Award – Best Digital Printing: Lawton Printers, Casselberry - The Kodak Award - Best of Show, Division II: Hall Printworks, Tampa - The Komori America Corporation SE Award - Best Process Color Printing: Franklin/Trade Graphics, LLC, Miami - The Mac Papers, Inc. Award - Best of Show, Division IV: Southeastern Printing, Stuart - The MAN Roland North America, Inc. Award - Best Art Reproduction: Southeastern Printing, Stuart - The MGI USA Award - Best Use of Color in Design: Franklin/Trade Graphics, LLC - The Pitman Company Award - Best Poster: Franklin/Trade Graphics, LLC - The Printers' Services of Florida Award - Best Small Press: Park Row Printing, Plantation - The Spinola Printers Supply Inc. Golden Flamingo Award for Most “Best of Category” Awards: Franklin/Trade Graphics, LLC, Miami - The Unisource Award - Most Creative Use of Paper: Ellison Graphics Corporation, Jupiter - The xpedx Award - Best of Show, Division III: C & D Printing Company, St. Petersburg - The Xplor International Award - Best of Show, Division I: kamprint.net, Miami Lakes - Best of Show, Student Division: Janice Bailey, High Tech North, Cape Coral