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NAPL Honors Harrie F. Lewis With Lifetime Achievement Award

Press release from the issuing company

PARAMUS, N.J., MARCH 2, 2006 - Harrie F. Lewis, a pioneer in the field of market research and data collection and management, is the recipient of the 2006 Lifetime Achievement Award of NAPL (www.napl.org), the trade association for excellence in graphic communications management. Lewis will accept the award on March 2, 2006, during NAPL's Top Management Conference in Orlando, Fla. "Harrie's high level of service to the industry is matched only by his dedicated advocacy of graphic communications education and his commitment to a number of worthy causes," said Joseph P. Truncale, NAPL president and chief executive officer, in announcing the award. "NAPL is extremely honored to bestow its Lifetime Achievement Award on this outstanding individual." Harrie F. Lewis's printing career began in 1956 when he joined the family firm, A.F. Lewis, assuming the publishing of the Printing Trades Blue Book. Until his retirement in 1998, Harrie F. Lewis' leadership in the field of market research and data collection has made a significant contribution to the growth of graphic communications. He has served the industry as publisher of the famed Blue Book directories, developed pioneering industry database and research methodologies, and contributed substantially to the formation and growth of market research association PRIMIR. A graduate of Harvard University, Lewis is the recipient of numerous industry and business awards and is a member of the NAPL Walter E. Soderstrom Society. The NAPL Lifetime Achievement Award is part of the NAPL Awards program, which also includes an Industry Award (Kodak is the 2006 honoree) and a Technical Leadership Award (Marc Olin is the 2006 recipient of this honor). See accompanying press releases for more information.

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