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Tufco Technologies Receives Manufacturer Award Of Distinction Honors

Press release from the issuing company

GREEN BAY, WI (November 14, 2003)-- Tufco Technologies, Inc. is proud to be recognized by the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce as a winner of the 2003 Manufacturing Award of Distinction in the medium manufacturing category (100-299 employees). Tufco was recognized at a recognition awards dinner on Thursday, November 13th at the KI Convention Center. Lou LeCalsey, Tufco’s President and CEO, accepted the award and proudly commended the Tufco Team Associates for their commitment, skill and dedication. LeCalsey commented, “The decision to move Tufco corporate headquarters from Dallas, TX, to Green Bay, WI, was a decision supported by the availability of a highly skilled workforce and the strong work ethic of human resources in this region. We firmly believe this region is second to none when it comes to people with strong work ethic, paper related experience and education.” Nominated by AON Risk Services, Vice President Rick Beverstein noted, “Tufco has become a shining star in our community. Its visionary management has brought Tufco back to it roots and on a daily basis, they work to improve the area where they and we live and work.” Tufco’s nomination will be forwarded to the state level of competition for the Wisconsin Manufacturer’s and Commerce, Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Award, with winners being announced on February 26th, 2004. Tufco-Green Bay, is a business-to-business contract manufacturer providing wide web flexographic printing, wet and dry wipes, laminations and integrated packaging solutions. Business imaging manufacturing operations are located in North Carolina.