Mechanicsburg, PA - Fry Communications will be honored September 12during the Annual Gold Ink Awards and Hall of Fame Gala for winning six awards in the 24th annual competition co-sponsored by industry magazines Publishing Executive, Printing Impressions, and Book Business. Fry won one Silver, two Bronze, and three Pewter Gold Ink Awards this year.
Fry earned a Silver Award for the 25th Anniversary Edition of Samir Husni's Guide to New Magazines, published by the Magazine Innovation Center at the University of Mississippi, in the Trade Magazines (Sheetfed) category.
Fry earned a Bronze Award for the 2011 Heritage Collection, published by Heritage Sportswear, in the Business Catalogs (Web) category, and a Bronze Award for the Musical America Worldwide 2011 Edition, published by United Business Media Global Trade, in the Directories category.
Fry also received two Pewter Awards in the Consumer Magazines category for Bound by Ink, published by Source Interlink Media, and Worth Magazine, published by Sandow Media. Fry earned a final Pewter Award in the Directories category for the Bahamas 2011 Directory, published by the Bahamas Telecommunications Company, Ltd.
This year's Gold Ink Award winners were chosen from nearly 1,200 entries submitted within 47 different categories. Winning pieces surpassed their competitors based on print quality, technical difficulty and overall visual effect. A panel of distinguished graphic arts professionals judged entries over the course of four days.
"We're honored to receive these awards which reflect the hard work and dedication of our employees as well as our customers," said Steve Grande, Fry's Vice President of Sales. "We're particularly proud to bring this honor to Mr. Magazine, Dr. Samir Husni. He and his entire team invested so many hours researching and profiling our industry, as well leveraging Fry's unique print technologies to make this 25th Anniversary Edition a special and creative print product."
The Awards Banquet and Hall of Fame Gala will take place September 12 at the Hyatt Regency at McCormick Place in Chicago during GRAPH EXPO 2011.