Digital Printing Firm Cushing Selected as a Finalist for Family Business of the Year Awards
CHICAGO—November 2, 2015—Cushing, a digital printing firm based here, has been named a 2015 Loyola Illinois Family Business of the Year Awards finalist. Now in its 22nd year, the awards celebrate family-owned businesses which demonstrate a strong commitment to industry, community and family. Cushing has assisted businesses in Chicago and across the U.S. since 1929.
"We are excited to be named a finalist," said Cathleen Cushing-Duff, president at Cushing. "Family and the Chicago community play an integral role in our history and future."
Presented by the Family Business Center at Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business, the awards celebrate business success, multi-generational family member involvement and innovation. More than 100 entries were received, from an array of industries and markets. A panel of judges come together to determine the final candidates.
"It is an honor to be recognized with these amazing local businesses," noted Joseph X. Cushing, executive vice president at Cushing. "The credit goes to our outstanding team who brings each project together."
Cushing started in the blueprinting industry over 80 years ago, building relationships in the architecture, construction and engineering communities. Product offerings have evolved but the philosophy of providing incredible customer service has remained. Today, a new generation of Chicago-based companies are discovering this creative solutions provider.
"The Illinois Family Business of the Year Awards program gives us the opportunity to celebrate the incredible contributions of family business to our communities and our economy," said Andrew Keyt, executive director of the Loyola Family Business Center. "The Center is pleased to honor these dedicated families and their businesses as we celebrate 22 years of recognition."
The awards culminate with a ceremony celebrating finalists and award recipients. The gala takes place at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015. For more information, visit: www.luc.edu/quinlan/fbc/fboy.shtml.
Chicago’s print and digital communications expert, Cushing has stood for premier reprographic imaging since 1929. From small- and large-format color graphics to document management solutions, the company offers an assortment of cost-effective print solutions. A city of Chicago-certified Women-owned Business Enterprise (WBE), the organization’s philosophy is firmly rooted in going the extra mile to provide optimal customer service.
About the Loyola University Chicago Family Business Center
The Family Business Center at Loyola University Chicago's Quinlan School of Business is an interdisciplinary Center of Excellence dedicated to servicing a multi-generational, mid- to large-sized family businesses. The Center provides transformational learning experiences aimed at increasing effectiveness in planning, problem-solving, and preparing current and future generations of family business owners and managers. As part of Loyola University Chicago, the Center upholds the Jesuit tradition of excellence in education, focusing on responsible leadership and development of the "whole person."