Each of the gold winning printers will receive $20,000 to support their marketing and brand initiatives, as well as entry into the competition for Sappi International Printers of the Year 2012 awards. Sappi’s Printers of the Year awards recognize print excellence and innovation.
President and CEO Dick Kouwenhoven talks about measuring the results of Hemlock’s green initiatives, incentives and reporting, and working with designers to create projects that are recyclable or reusable. Founded more than 40 years ago, Hemlock Printers generates sales of about $30 million CDN.
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Dick Kouwenhoven, president and CEO of Hemlock Printers, and his team set an audacious goal—to become the “greenest printer in the world.” Hemlock did it! In 2010, Hemlock was named the “Most Environmentally Progressive Printer in Canada” for the fifth consecutive year.
Sappi Fine Paper North America announced the 10 gold winners of its 13th North American Printers of the Year awards for 2009-2010. 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.
Each of the gold winning printers will receive $20,000 in design support of their marketing initiatives for the category in which they won.
NOW IN its 24th year, the Printing Impressions 400 (special pull-out section) provides the industry’s most comprehensive ranking of the leading printing companies in the United States and Canada. The listings include company name and headquarters location; parent company, if applicable; current and previous year’s rankings; most recent and previous year’s fiscal sales; percentage change; primary specialties; principal officer(s); and number of employees, manufacturing plants and total press units. (Download a PDF version of the entire listing by clicking here.) For information on the complete list with contact and address details, please view Printing Impressions Top 400 datacard. Financial information for the
QUEBEC CITY—Dramatic Cirque du Soleil performers and acrobats provided visual stimulation matching the masterful winning entries of the Sappi Fine Paper North America 2005 North American Printer of the Year Gold Awards at an ceremony held at Quebec's historic Military Drill Hall. A select group of North America's premier printers were named winners in the competition's eight categories. The eight winners were chosen from the 47 Silver Award winners in this year's field of more than 2,100 entries. The Sappi Printer of the Year awards competition recognizes printer excellence and innovation for work done on Sappi coated papers. "The importance of the quality of print
(Editor's Note: Company rankings for the current and previous years are based on figures reported in 2003. Therefore, companies that revised their 2002 revenues may have changed their 2002 ranking as compared with the ranking that appeared in last year's Printing Impressions 400. Similarly, the percentage change in sales is calculated on the most recent information provided.) 151 ('02: 147) The Hickory Printing Group, Hickory, NC Total Sales (Millions): $38.36 Previous Year's Sales (Millions): $40.01 Change (%): -4 Principal Officer: Thomas W. Reese Employees: 237 Primary Specialties: COM 50%; ADV 25%; DM 10%; CAT 10% Web Offset Press Units: 18 Sheetfed Press
(Editor's Note: Company rankings for the current and previous years
are based on figures reported in 2002. Therefore, companies that
revised their 2001 revenues may have changed their 2001 ranking as
compared with the ranking that appeared in last year's Printing
Impressions 400. Similarly, the percentage change in sales is
calculated on the most recent information provided.) 201 ('01: 188)
Oles Envelope, Baltimore, MD Total Sales (millions): $28.70
Previous Year's (millions): $35.40 Change (%): -19 Principal
Officer: John R. Young Employees: 204 Primary Specialties: PKG 100%
Web Offset Units: 0 Sheetfed Offset Units: 6 Other: 0 Ownership:
Private Plants: 1 202 ('01: 231)