Keiger Printing Company Receives Certificate of Merit in 2004 Premier Print Awards
July 21, 2004Keiger Printing Company, Inc. of Winston-Salem, NC received two awards for outstanding achievement in the production of Posters and Four Color Broadsides in the 2004 Premier Print Awards. The graphic arts industry's largest and most prestigious worldwide printing competition, hosted by PIA/GATF (Printing Industries of America/ Graphic Arts Technical Foundation), recognizes those responsible for the creation and production of print communications.
Keiger Printing Company won Certificates of Merit for River House Winefest Posters and Mission St. Joseph's Brochures.
Competing against more than 4,400 entries from printing and graphic arts firms around the world, the judges bestowed on Keiger Printing Company the award which honors technical excellence in each category of the competition. Fewer than one in four entries received a Certificate of Merit in this year's competition.
"It's an honor to be recognized by the industry as a company that produces top quality, award-winning materials." said Louis Crockett, president. "The entire team at Keiger Printing Company works on every project as if it were an award-winning piece. To actually win a Premier Print Award is the icing on the cake!"
Michael Makin, president and CEO of PIA/GATF, notes, "Each year, the field of entries brings impressive work from some of the best printers in the world. Only a small number of companies receive any award. The craftsmanship and hard work of Keiger Printing Company enabled them to produce an award-winning piece in the face of some very stiff competition."
The Premier Print Awards is the printing industry's oldest and largest worldwide graphic arts competition. In its 55th year, the competition recognizes those responsible for the creation and production of print communications. The event promotes excellence in print and rewards companies and individuals who produce the best in print media.
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.
For more information about the Premier Print Awards, contact Suzette Margolis at (215) 591-2468.
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Mission St. Joseph's Brochure