Downers Grove, Illinois (04/22/04) - Following on the successful heels of the Sappi Awards, the Printing Industry of Illinois and Indiana (PII) acknowledged Jet at the recent AIPX awards. Out of 273 entries from printing and graphic arts firms from the two states, Jet received the “Best of Illinois Award”, along with the outstanding recognition of the “Best of Show Award”.
“Congratulations to all of our peers for their award winning selections. The commitment to print as a powerful marketing tool was evidenced by the entries,” commented George Bogdanovic, Jet’s President. He concluded by saying, “This was a major achievement for Jet considering the number of magnificently designed and printed pieces.”
Not only did Jet receive PII’s top awards, Jet also accepted two Best of Category, one Best of Division, two Awards of Excellence and two Certificates of Merit. The company's winning submissions were the Lee Allison Catalog, Safilo Sunwear, Building Michigan, Picasso: The Classical Period, Alt Pick Magazine and Guide to Duotones.
"We are proud of the craftsmanship that our winning team put into each of these projects," said Tony Haugen, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "We are honored to be recognized by our industry as a company that produces top quality, award winning materials."
N. Niall power, PII's President and CEO, agrees. "This was a very competitive program this year with a impressive standard of entries. Jet should be very proud of their company's achievement and the excellent work done by their employees."
The AIPX recognize those responsible for the creation and production of print communications in Illinois and Indiana, promote excellence in print communications and reward companies and individuals that produce the best in print media.
PII is the state's graphic arts trade association and represents an industry with more than 84,000 employees and $11.8 billion in annual sales.
For more information about Jet, call Andrea Plachy at 630-932-9000. For more information about the Printing Industry of Illinois/Indiana and the awards, call Sabrina Fritzgerald at 312-580-3115 or Maggie Kapinos 312-580-3044.
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