Fort Scott, KS (PRWEB) August 7, 2008
The Premier Print Awards, the graphic arts industry's largest and most prestigious worldwide printing competition recognizes outstanding achievement in print production. Ward/Kraft, Inc. received their "Benny" for the Letterhead category.
The Premier Print Awards are the printing industry's oldest and largest worldwide graphic arts competition, hosted by PIA/GATF. In its 59th year, the annual contest recognizes those responsible for the creation and production of print communications. The event promotes excellence in print communications and rewards companies and individuals who produce the very best in print media.
This year, over 4,200 entries were received from printing and graphic arts firms from around the world, and judges awarded the Benny to the top entry in each category. "This is the first year we entered the Premier Print Awards. To come away with a Benny is a thrill!" Said Gina Holt, Vice President of Sales, "It's an honor to be recognized by the industry as a company that produces award winning print."
Michael Makin, president and CEO of PIA/GATF, agrees. "The Benny winners represent the best our industry has to offer. This year's entries were outstanding. There were entries from companies in 14 countries. Despite the fierce competition, Ward/Kraft, Inc., through hard work and dedicated craftsmanship, produced a piece worthy of the Benny."
Ward/Kraft, Inc. will receive their Benny at The Premier Print Gala, which honors all the companies that had the top award conferred upon them. The 2008 Gala is scheduled for Sunday, October 26 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown, Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL
PIA/GATF hosts the Premier Print Awards. Headquartered in Sewickley, PA, PIA/GATF is the world's largest graphic arts trade association representing an industry with more than 1.2 million employees. It serves the interests of more than 12,000 member companies. PIA/GATF, along with its affiliates, delivers products and services that enhance the growth, efficiency and profitability of its members and the industry through advocacy, education, research and technical information.
Ward/Kraft, Inc. is a national leader in manufacturing business forms, labels, integrated solutions, plastics, magnets, commercial print, mailers and envelopes. For more than 35 years Ward/Kraft has provided distributors with award winning customer service and product offerings that include PEAK and other industry excellence awards. Additional information on WK products and educational services may be viewed at http://www.wardkraft.com.
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