Sappi Announces North American Printers of the Year Award Gold Winners

BOSTON—May 12, 2010—Today, 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 culled from a field of approximately 3,000 entries and selected 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 later this year. For more details, visit:

Sappi’s Printers of the Year awards competition recognizes print excellence and innovation produced on Sappi papers within the following categories of work: Annual Reports, Books, Brochures, Calendars, Catalogs, Digital, General Print, Magazines and Printer’s Own Promotions. All entries were judged by a panel of highly regarded print professionals on the overall impact of the piece, degree of difficulty in the printing techniques and technical excellence. The gold winners of Sappi’s North American Printers of the Year are as follows:

Gold Award Winners of Sappi’s North American Printers of the Year, 2009-2010:

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, Tenn.

“The gold winners of Sappi’s North American Printers of the Year have not only demonstrated innovation and printing excellence at its finest but have also illustrated how print continues to be a vital and relevant medium to communicate to audiences today,” said Jennifer Miller, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Sappi Fine Paper North America.

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