Flottman Company Wins Gold for Printing Excellence

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The Flottman Company of Northern Kentucky/Cincinnati Claimed Ten (10) – One Being Gold - Printing Industries of Ohio • Northern Kentucky 2013 Awards for Print Quality, Craftsmanship and Impression.

Flottman Company's SecuRxperts Miniature Folded Brochure WINS GOLD!

Flottman Company's SecuRxperts Miniature Folded Brochure WINS GOLD!

“What an honor to receive a GOLD Print Excellence Award. As a company, we are privileged to represent our industry and our partners in receipt of the prestigious GOLD and nine silver awards,” - Tom Flottman, CEO of the Flottman Company.

The Flottman Company received ten (10) Print Excellence Awards, one (1) Gold and nine (9) Silver in the annual competition hosted by the Printing Industries of Ohio • Northern Kentucky (PIANKO). The 2013 awards included over 450 entries from 60 companies, competing in 34 different categories.

Flottman’s Gold award winning piece features the newest product: Rxperts Printing Alliance - SecuRxperts’ Invisible Ink, Security Solutions as a miniature (1.5” x 1.5”) folded literature insert, printed with portions of invisible ink. This piece will compete for Best of Show and Best of Category at the PIANKO August 2013 Grand Ceremony, in Columbus, Ohio. The piece will also be honored as a representative of the entire Southwest Printing Region in the National Competition.

“What an honor to receive a Gold Print Excellence Award. As a company, we are privileged to represent our industry and our partners in receipt of the prestigious gold and nine silver awards,” said Tom Flottman, CEO of the Flottman Company.

All entries were critically judged by three out-of-state officials; Paul Schmitz, Schmitz Printing Inc.; Ken Eberhart, The Merrick Printing Company; and Glen Pentry. According to the association President, Jim Cunningham, “This year’s judging panel collectively spans more than 100 years of printing experience and they were all extremely impressed with our association’s incredible variety of work and production excellence.”

Flottman Company entered ten (10) projects in this year’s competition and received exceptional recognition for all of them. These award winning entries featured seven (7) Flottman partners, St. Xavier High School, Bakery Crafts, Antioch Shrine Foundation (Dayton, Ohio), ITW-Evercoat, Rxperts Printing Alliance, Proteus Packaging and Braintree Laboratories. Flottman Company also received four (4) awards for self-promotional materials designed by our extremely talented marketing and design teams highlighting our Rxperts Printing Alliance partnership and our Brilliant Communications multi-channel marketing campaigns. In appreciation, each of our partners will receive an award plaque as a tribute to their confidence in the Flottman Company.

About Printing Industries of Ohio • Northern Kentucky:
Printing Industries of Ohio • Northern Kentucky serves nearly 400 commercial printing companies and suppliers to the industry. The Association provides a broad range of products and services to its membership. Printing Industries of Ohio • Northern Kentucky is an affiliate of the national Printing Industries of America, the largest graphic arts association in the world. For more information on Printing Industries of Ohio • Northern Kentucky and Printing Industries of America please visit http://www.pianko.org

About the Flottman Company:
The Flottman Company is a full-service graphic communications firm founded in 1921 and headquartered in Northern Kentucky. The company provides strategic marketing services and design, to enable clients to “Communicate Brilliantly.” Marketing solutions include 1:1 marketing, a wide array of printing and specialization in pharmaceutical miniature folded inserts. Printing Industries of Ohio and Northern Kentucky named the Flottman Company their 2011 Printer of the Year and in 2010 the University of Cincinnati honored the Flottman Company with the Tri-State Family Business of the Year Award while the Business Courier decorated Flottman with the 2012 Green Business Award. The Flottman design and marketing teams received 2 – 2012 MARCOM Platinum Awards for creative excellence. Flottman Company has been featured in the New York Times, Family Business Magazine and CNBC News for their industry expertise and family business success. The company is a privately held, family owned business, currently run by the third generation of Flottmans: Tom Flottman, Sue Flottman Steller and Peter Flottman.
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If you would like more information about the Flottman Company, about the awards, the award process, our partnering clients and/or to schedule an interview with Tom Flottman, please contact Ed McMasters (513) 470-9461 or e-mail Ed at emcmasters@FlottmanCo.com.

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