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Wayne Yada, Premier Color Graphics Earns Ascender Award

Press release from the issuing company

Santa Ana, Cal. -- The Alliance of Consultants and Educators (ACE) for the Printing Industry recently awarded the Ascender Award for the California region to Wayne Yada, president of Premier Color Graphics, Inc. Winners of the Ascender Award should exhibit superior business practices and go above and beyond to share their knowledge and experience with industry peers. Yada regularly contributes at PrintImage International and Printing Industries of Northern California conferences. He is also an active member of PrintOwners, a worldwide network of printers who share information concerning the printing industry. "We work to stay one step ahead in technology and were the first in our area to offer desktop publishing, 4-color process printing, direct to film and direct to plate equipment. Additionally, we have just added a state-of-the-art fully digital 4-color press," said Yada. "This means that we're able to provide our customers with a high quality product and meet demanding project deadlines." Yada began operating Premier Color Graphics, Inc. in 1989 as Visalia Press. The company moved to their current location in 1996 after acquiring two other printing companies in 1993 and 1995. Premier Color Graphics, Inc. operates a market-responsive printing business, using the latest technology to offer a full range of products and services. For further information contact them at 559-625-8606. As an Ascender Award winner, Yada will receive a 6 month subscription of the PrinTips newsletter, the Digital Original on CD: How to Handle Customer Files Without Becoming a Service Bureau by John Giles, PrintSmith software (The Crouser Pricing Module or a $395 discount on purchase), a one year subscription to a PrinterPresence Web site, Prospering: Putting Your Business to Work for You and Your Family and Dead Printer Working: A Printer's Financial Survival Guide, both by Tom Crouser. The winner will also receive free registration to a workshop facilitated by Tom Crouser entitled "Prospering in the New Economy." To nominate printers in other regions, visit www.crouser.com or call 888-388-5778. Nominations are due by April 30, 2002. The awards will be presented from March to June to printers from eight regions throughout the United States. The Ascender Award is sponsored and presented by ACE - the Alliance of Consultants and Educators. ACE is a group of industry professionals who specialize in helping printers grow their business and improve their bottom line through educational seminars and consulting engagements. The Alliance is comprised of Tom Crouser of Crouser and Associates, Nancy Dediemar of Printips, John Giles of the Giles Group, and Tawnya Starr of Digital IMS.