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The Bennys Announced, 2003 Premier Print Awards Competition

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September 12, 2003 -- Winners of the Premier Print Awards, the prestigious international print competition, have been announced. From an impressive body of entries comprised of nearly 5000 entries from 15 countries, judges made their selections. Top honors – the coveted “Benny” - were bestowed on 92 entries. Other awards handed out include 31 Best of Division winners, 156 who earned an Award of Recognition and 1171 Certificate of Merit designees. Judges noted the amazing quality of all the entries in this year’s competition. Winners of the sponsors’ awards for overall achievement – those companies with the highest number of winning entries – have not been publicly announced. Benny winners will be honored at the Premier Print Awards Gala, Sunday September 28, 2003 at the elegant Fairmont Hotel in Chicago, IL. Printing Industries of America proudly presents the Best of Category Winners of the 2003 Premier Print Awards — The Bennys. It is the printing industry's most prestigious worldwide competition honoring outstanding achievement in print media. And the Benny itself — the universal symbol for Excellence in Printing — is its most coveted award. Benny Winners: (Listed by company and the category awarded) Advertiser Printers, Inc. - Hexachromic Printing Baesman Printing Corp. - Service Booklets and Brochures, 4 or more colors Blue Ridge Printing Company - Soft Cover Books Buchanan Visual Communications - Product Booklets and Brochures, 1, 2, or 3 colors AND Promotional Campaigns, business-to-business C&C Offset Printing Co. - Diecuts, pop-ups, unique folds/involvement devices AND Directories and Sourcebooks AND Special Innovation - Other C.J. Graphics, Inc. - Stationery Packages, 1, 2, or 3 colors Cadillac Looseleaf Products - Folders, 4 or more colors Carlson Craft - Thermography Collotype Labels Pty. Ltd. - Labels and Wraps - Rolled prod./pressure sensistive Compton Presentation - Packaging/Labels - Cartons and Containers Compuset Canada, Inc. - Service Catalogs, 4 or more colors Conde Nast Publications, Inc. - Magazine Inserts Costello Bros. - Internal Communication Pieces, 1, 2, or 3 colors CSA Graphics, Inc. - Digital Campaigns C-t-PLUS - Electronic Manipulation D & D Global Group Pty. Ltd. - Environmentally Sound Materials Darwill Press, Inc. - Invitations, 4 or more colors AND Promotional Campaigns, business-to-business E. John Schmitz & Sons, Inc. - Business & Annual Reports, 4 + colors throughout Finlay Brothers Printing, Inc. - Magazines: Cover:4+ colors/Text: 1, 2, or 3 colors AND Trade Books, Journals and, Other Books Fontana Lithograph Affiliated Graphics - Waterless Printing Fox Valley Technical College - Students Friesens Corporation - Print/Graphic Arts Self Promotion: 250 + employees G2 Graphic Services - Cards Geehan - Media Kits General Printers - Programs, 4 or more colors Graficas Cornona S.A. de C.V. - Labels and Wraps - Cut & stack, sheetfed Hemlock Printers Ltd. - Book Jackets AND Folders, 4 or more colors Hennegan Company - Product/Service Catalogs, cvr: sheetfed, text: web HM Graphics, Inc. - Direct Mail Campaigns, consumer AND Individual Office Materials, 4 or more colors AND Miscellaneous Specialties - Other Imprenta Mariscal - School Textbooks Integria, Inc. - Print/Graphic Arts Self Promotion: 51-250 employees Jostens - School Yearbooks Liberty Carton Company - Flexographic Printing Lito Offset Len, S. A. de C. V. - Product Catalogs, 4 or more colors Madison Cutting Die, Inc. - Foil stamping, embossing/debossing Metropolitan Fine Printers, Inc. - Newsletters, 4 or more colors AND Promotional Campaigns, consumer Midas International Holdings Limited - Novelty Books Multi-Craft Litho - Print/Graphic Arts Self Promotion: 21-50 employees Neyenesch Printers - Buss. & Annual Rpts/Cvr 4+ colors, text 1, 2 or 3 Offset Multicolor, S.A. de C.V. - Web Press Printing: 4+ colors, coated paper O'Neil Printing - Stationery Packages, 4 or more colors Paragon Press - Programs, 1, 2, or 3 colors Peake Printers, Inc. - Product/Service Catalogs, 1, 2 or 3 colors AND Service Booklets and Brochures, 1, 2, or 3 colors Phoenix Color Corp. - Juvenile Books Precision Litho - Business and Annual Reports, 1, 2, or 3 colors AND Magazines, 4 or more colors throughout AND Process Improvement Pieces Proforma, Inc. - Diaries Regal Printing Limited - Soft Cover Books Relationship Marketing, Inc. - Customized/Variable Data Digital - Color Customized/ Personalized Schawk Canada - Stochastic Printing Shenzhen Artron Colour Printing Co., Ltd - Novelty Books Sheriar Press - Flyers 1, 2, or 3 colors State Printing - Binders Superior Printing Co. - Single Sheet Flyers, 4 or more colors Takano Editora Grafica, Ltd. - Magazine, Cover: Sheetfed, Text: Web The Pikes Peak Lithographing Co. - Art Prints AND Miscellaneous - Large Format Printing AND Point-of-Purchase Materials Transcontinental O'Keefe Toronto - Magazine Series Travers Collins & Company - Calendars Vision Graphics - Print/Graphic Arts Self Promotion: 20 emp. or fewer Wallace Las Vegas - Invitations, 1, 2 or 3 colors West-Camp Press, Inc. - Direct Imaging Offset Printing - On Demand Williams Printing Company - Internal Communication Pieces, 4 or more colors Williamson Printing Corporation - Brochure Series - Direct Mail Campaigns, business-to-business - Folders, 1, 2 or 3 colors - Hybrid: Combination Digital & Traditional Printing - Other special finishing techniques - Print/Graphic Arts Self Promo: Other graphic arts firm - Product Booklets and Brochures, 4 or more colors - Single Promotional Self Mailer - Single Sheets Broadsides - 4 or more colors - Special Innovation - Printing - Specialty inks, coatings, or fragrances - Web Press Printing: 4+ colors, uncoated paper Woods Lithographics - Other Art Reproductions AND Posters Worth Higgins & Associates, Inc. - Business Forms AND Individual Office Materials, 1, 2 or 3 colors