Quad/Graphics Wins Multiple ‘Golden Cylinder’ Awards in Gravure Association
of the Americas’ Print Competition
SUSSEX, Wis. -- November 20, 2013
Quad/Graphics’ (NYSE: QUAD) gravure printing expertise has been recognized by
the Gravure Association of the Americas (GAAmericas) in its annual Golden
Cylinder Awards Competition. Quad/Graphics earned honors for its work on:
*National Geographic December 2012 issue, printed in Martinsburg, W.Va.
*Victoria’s Secret Christmas Dreams catalog, printed in Augusta, Ga.
*Fingerhut Holiday Big Book, printed in Lomira, Wis.
*Las Vegas Convention and Visitor Guide, printed in Fernley, Nev.
“The Golden Cylinder Awards represent the best of the best in gravure printing
and we are delighted with these awards, which affirm the quality work we
produce throughout our network of gravure facilities,” said Joel Quadracci,
Chairman, President & CEO of Quad/Graphics. “Gravure printing is a science –
one that our gravure plant teams have mastered. We take great pride in meeting
and exceeding our clients’ expectations, and we share this recognition with
our valued clients.”
The winning entries were recognized at the Golden Cylinder Awards event
November 19 during the annual Gravure Publishing and Premedia Conference in
Naples, Fla. The Gravure Association of America conducts the Annual Golden
Cylinder Awards Competition to promote the gravure printing process and to
provide peer recognition for technical achievement. A panel of expert judges,
selected from the gravure industry and including designers, educators and
publishers, spent two days in Rochester, N.Y., last May judging the gravure
industry’s best offerings and products from around the world.
Quad/Graphics (NYSE: QUAD), a leading global printer and media channel
integrator, is redefining print in today’s multichannel media world by helping
marketers and publishers capitalize on print’s ability to complement and
connect with other media channels. With consultative ideas, worldwide
capabilities, leading-edge technology and single-source simplicity,
Quad/Graphics has the resources and knowledge to help its clients maximize the
revenue they derive from their marketing spend through channel integration,
and minimize their total cost of production and distribution through a fully
integrated national distribution network. The Company provides a diverse range
of print solutions, media solutions and logistics services from multiple
locations throughout North America, Latin America and Europe.
The mission of Gravure Association of the Americas, Inc., (GAAmericas) is to
promote the use of the rotogravure printing process for publication,
packaging, label and product (specialty) printing. GAAmericas’ resources are
dedicated to the collection and dissemination of state-of-the-art, as well as
historic, information pertaining to gravure technology, marketing,
environmental issues, government regulations, education and training. It was
formed in January 2013 as the result of the merger of the Packaging and Label
Gravure Association Global (PLGA Global) and the Gravure Association of
America (GAA). www.gaa.org
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