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Mohawk Seeks Best for New HP Indigo Printer Competition

Press release from the issuing company

Cohoes, NY(August 20, 2008) – Mohawk Fine Papers Inc., an HP Indigo Preferred Partner, is celebrating work that is printed on HP Indigo presses with its newly launched i-Tonie Awards.  From now through December 31, 2008, printers, designers, and merchants may submit entries of projects produced on any of Mohawk's  i-Tone  paper grades and printed on an HP Indigo press.

"In our 10+ years making paper for digital printing, we at Mohawk have seen some phenomenal HP Indigo printing on our papers.  As the print community continues to embrace this platform, we feel it is time to celebrate the extraordinary work being done on our i-Tone family of papers. So we've enlisted respected colleagues to help us pick the best of the best.  We are confident that this will be a showcase of how paper and digital printing can combine to create high impact printed communications," said Chris Harrold, Vice President, Market Development, Emerging Print Technologies, Mohawk Fine Papers.

A distinguished jury of industry professionals will convene to review all entries, seeking projects that exhibit intelligent design, maximization of HP Indigo capabilities, and excellence in production.  This year's jury, Frank Romano, Bill Garno, Todd Kalagher, and Brett Traylor, will select a Best of Show winner, and honorable mentions will be cited for distinctive work.  The printer of the Best of Show winner will receive $1,000 and honorable mentions will receive $250 each.  Award winners will be announced at the Dscoop Annual Conference in February 2009.

Work including, but not limited to, direct mail, books, letterheads, identity systems, and brochures, and produced on Mohawk papers between January 1, 2008 and December 31, 2008, is eligible for entry.

For more information about Mohawk's i-Tonie Awards contest or to download an entry form, visit www.mohawkpaper.com.