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Web Printing Association Announces 2001-2002 Print Award Winners

Press release from the issuing company

Alexandria, VA (August 16, 2002) – The Web Printing Association (WPA), a special industry group of the Printing Industries of America (PIA), announced the winners in the 2001-2002 Annual WPA Awards Competition. The awards ceremony was held in conjunction with the Web Offset Association 50th Annual Conference, which was held at Caesar’s Palace, in Las Vegas, May 5-8, 2002. "This awards ceremony was an important one. It was originally scheduled for October 2001, but due to the tragic events on September 11th, we had to cancel. The support, the entries and the understanding from our members made this ceremony a great one," explained Michael Kibler, President, Buffalo Newspress and Chairman of the WPA competition. There are 13 different sponsored categories and the winners competed against 720 entries. First Place Winners Action Printing Company, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Des Plaines Publishing, Des Plaines, Illinois Alliance Press, Inc., Knoxville, Tennessee The Delta Group, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada Baton Rouge Press, Inc., Baton Rouge, Louisiana Buffalo Newspress, Inc., Buffalo, New York Lakes Offset, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota Action Printing Company, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin R.R. Donnelley & Sons, Inc., Lancaster, Pennsylvania Evergreen Printing & Publishing Company, Bellmawr, New Jersey The Evansville Courier & Press, Evansville, Indiana Vallis/Champion, Glendale Heights, Illinois Rainbow Graphics, Inc., Des Plaines, Illinois Award Sponsors Category A- Abitibi-Consolidated Category B- Flint Ink Category C- US Ink a Sun Chemical Corporation Category D- Diamond Roller Corporation Category E- Heidelberg Web Systems, Inc Category F- Web Press Corporation Category G- Western Lithotech Category H- Dauphin Graphic Machines, Inc Category I- Roosevelt Paper Company Category J- No sponsor this year. Category K- Agfa Corporation Category L- Prime UV Category M- Muller Martini Corporation "We had outstanding submissions this year and that is a testament to how WPA members service their clients," Kibler continued. For more information on WPA, please contact Jonna Swan at 703/519-8142 or [email protected].