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Standard Register Design On Demand Recognized in Print Competition

Press release from the issuing company

DAYTON, Ohio & CHARLOTTE, N.C.--July 31, 2002-- Standard Register received an award for outstanding achievement in "Customized/Variable Data Digital Color" in the 2002 Premier Print Awards, the graphic arts industry's largest and most prestigious worldwide printing competition hosted by the Printing Industries of America (PIA), Incorporated, Alexandria, Virginia. PIA is the world's largest graphic arts association. Competing against more than 4,800 entries from printing and graphic arts firms from around the world, Standard Register received a Certificate of Merit for its Design On Demand solution, an Internet-based variable design and printing solution. Standard Register's Fulfillment Services operation in Monroe, N.C., is among the key Standard Register operations producingpersonalized customer communications using this unique Design On Demand technology combined with state-of-the-art digital color printing capabilities. "Our Internet-driven Design On Demand solution reflects our commitment to adding value for our clients," said Jeffrey Relick, president of Fulfillment Services. "Design On Demand enables companies to improve the effectiveness of their marketing and communications by producing very targeted and relevant business communications. We are providing them a cost-effective way to execute one-to-one marketing strategies by leveraging their market knowledge and managing their digital assets." "The field of entries was very impressive this year," said Ray Roper, PIA's president and chief executive officer. "The hard work and determination of Standard Register enabled them to produce an award-winning piece in the face of some very stiff competition." The Premier Print Awards is the printing industry's oldest and largest worldwide graphic arts competition. In its 52nd year, the competition recognizes those responsible for the creation and production of print communications. The competition promotes excellence in print communications and rewards companies and individuals that produce the best in print media. PIA, the host of the Premier Print Awards, is the world's largest graphic arts trade association, representing an industry with more than one million employees and $163 billion in annual sales. Fulfillment Services is a strategic business unit of Standard Register, dedicated to developing and delivering innovative solutions that help clients communicate more effectively with their customers. It offers customized document outsourcing solutions such as statement and billing solutions, customized marketing collateral and CD-ROM archiving.