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Amerikal Makes Fast Company Fast 50 Readers Favorite

Press release from the issuing company

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (July 31, 2008) - Amerikal Products Corporation was recently selected as a 2008 Fast 50 Readers Favorite by Fast Company magazine.  Thousands of Fast 50 entries were submitted and Amerikal was selected No. 17 by Fast Company magazine readers' for their innovative and sustainable pressroom solutions.  The honor marks the second consecutive year that Amerikal has been the highest ranked Chicago-based business.
"Fast Company readers realize what we've known all along," said Bob Danielson, vice president of business development.  "For 20 years, we've been creating superior products that ensure printing and packaging is done in a safe and sustainable manner.  It's exciting to know others appreciate the work our employees do everyday."
Fast 50 is Fast Company magazine's annual readers' challenge, a worldwide search for ordinary people doing extraordinary things.  The goal is to remind the world of all the good that is created when passionate people with big ideas and strong convictions are determined to make a difference.
Each year, the challenge generates thousands of entries and tens of thousands of comments from around the world, and results in the high-profile recognition of 50 leaders, innovators and technology pioneers.  
To be honored as a Readers Favorites, companies must have received the highest marks among the entries with at least 25 votes.  For more information about Fast Company magazine's Fast 50, visit http://www.fastcompany.com/articles/2008/07/fast-50-reader-favorites.html.