Sappi Announces Top North American Printers

BOSTON—Sappi Fine Paper North America announced the 10 gold winners of its 13th North American Printers of the Year awards for 2009-2010. The winning entries were selected from a field of approximately 3,000 entries and chosen from 55 silver and judges’ award winners. Each of the gold winning printers will receive $20,000 in design support of their marketing initiatives for the category in which they won, and will compete for Sappi’s International Printers of the Year awards to be held in October.

Sappi’s Printers of the Year awards competition recognizes print excellence and innovation produced on Sappi papers within the following categories: annual reports, books, brochures, calendars, catalogs, digital, general printing, magazines and printer’s own promotions. All entries were judged by a panel of print professionals on the overall impact of the piece, degree of difficulty in the printing techniques and technical excellence.

The 2009-10 gold winners of Sappi’s North American Printers of the Year are:

Annual Reports — Coral Color Process, Ltd.; Commack, NY

Books — Suttle-Straus, Inc.; Waunakee, WI

Brochures — Dynagraf, Inc.; Canton, MA

Calendars — RR Donnelley, WE Andrews Plant; Bedford, MA

Catalogs — The Jones Co.; Chattanooga, TN

Digital — Hemlock Printers Ltd.; Burnaby, BC; Canada

General Print — Digital Color Concepts (DCC); Mountainside, NJ

Magazines-Web — RR Donnelley, Atlanta; East Point, GA

Magazines-Sheetfed — American Printing Co.; Birmingham, AL

Printer’s Own Promotion — Adams Lithographing Co.; Chattanooga, TN

The gold winners of Sappi’s North American Printers of the Year will compete in October against the regional winners from Africa, Europe and Sappi Trading (Asia, Australia, and Central and South America) for the Sappi International Printers of the Year awards.

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