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April 18, 2016

“The Best Printers In Southern California” — Winners of the 12th Print Excellence Awards

By Piasc
“The Best Printers In Southern California” — Winners of the 12th Print Excellence Awards

Los Angeles, CA – Janet Green, Public Relations Chair of PIASC, presented the winners of the 12th Annual Regional Print Excellence Awards competition at the recent PIASC Graphics Night at the Pacific Palms Resort in Industry Hills on Friday, April 8, 2016. Only the Best of Show, People’s Choice, Best of Division,
and Best of Category awards were presented at this event. A complete list of all winners is available at www.piasc.org/printexcellence/winners.html.

The evening was a true celebration of “Print Power” as over 300 guests admired the exhibit of entries which consisted of the Best of Category and Award of Excellence winning pieces. During this time, guests took part in the “People’s Choice Award” by submitting their vote f r the one piece that captured their attention. After the reception, guests entered the Majestic Ballroom for dinner, followed by the presentation of the Ben Franklin Award, posthumously awarded to Douglas Waldron, Jr. as this year’s Executive of the Year. Following that Jim Joyce, PIASC Chairman of the Board assisted Janet Green with the presentation of the Print Excellence Awards.

The following awards were announced:
Best of Show: Primary Color Systems Corp. for “Herc Hard Case Book” Sponsored by: Kelly Paper & Spicers Paper

Judges’ Award: Typecraft for “Communicate. Engage. West Hollywood.”

People’s Choice Award: Stoughton Printing Co. for “The Hateful Eight Album” Sponsored by: Superior Lithographics, Inc.

Best of Division:
Division 1: Deign Printing for their “Nina Canacci Catalog” Sponsored by: Kelly Paper

Division 2: Church of Scientology International Dissemination & Distribution Center for thier “Milano Brochure” Sponsored by: Kelly Paper

Division 3: Dual Graphics for thier “Descendants of Light – American Photographers of Jewish Ancestry by Penny Wolin” Sponsored by: AG Adjustments

Division 4: Primary Color Systems Corp. for their “Her Hard Case Book” Sponsored by: Spicers Paper

Division 5: Lithographix, Inc. “Red Digital – Rules of Engagement Book Set” Sponsored by: Spicers Paper

Division 6: Scodix, Inc. “Storyboard Magazine, Summer 2015” Sponsored by: Falco Sult

Congratulations to all winners!

Janet Green reminded award recipients that PIASC is submitting the Best of Category winning entries at no additional charge for members to PIA’s National “Premier Print Awards” competition also known as the Benny’s. The winners of the Premier Print Awards will be announced at the annual banquet during GraphExpo in Florida on September 25th.

Save the date for next year’s competition deadline: Friday, February 17, 2017 and start putting aside your best work.

About the Author

PIASC is the largest graphic arts trade association in the country. They are devoted in helping members succeed. For over 80 years, they have been servicing businesses in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Kern, Ventura and Clark counties.

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