Hopkins Printing Receives 2005 Best Workplace in the Americas Award from PIA/GATF

COLUMBUS, OHIO (December 20, 2005) – Hopkins Printing, a Columbus-based commercial printing firm, is a recipient of the 2005 Best Workplace in the Americas Awards sponsored by Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (PIA/GATF). A distinguished panel of human resources experts selected the 47 winners from graphic arts companies that demonstrated outstanding human relations efforts.

Hopkins Printing was selected for the award based on the following criteria:

  • Management practices
  • Work environment
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Recognition and awards
  • Workplace health and safety
  • Health and well-being programs
  • Financial security
  • Work-life balance

€œThe Hopkins management team strives to treat others as we would like to be treated,€ said Jim Hopkins, owner of Hopkins Printing. €œThis approach has worked well for us.€

€œOur employees spend a third of their day at work. If they can enjoy their time here €“ that€™s win-win for everyone,€ said Michelle Waterhouse, Director of Personnel.

About Hopkins Printing

Hopkins Printing is a leading high quality sheetfed commercial printer in Central Ohio with over $15 million in annual sales. Family-owned and operated for over 29 years, Hopkins has been named Best Workplace by Printing Industry of America and has received both the Entrepreneur of the Year Award and the Better Business Bureau Integrity Award.


PIA/GATF is a graphic arts trade association located in Sewickley, Penn., with 12,000 member companies.

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For more information, please contact:

Roy Waterhouse

Hopkins Printing