Hopkins Printing Receives Highest Award in Print Excellence

COLUMBUS, OHIO (August 31, 2004) – Hopkins Printing, a Columbus-based commercial printing firm, recently received a Benny, the highest honor in the 2004 Premier Print Awards. The company€™s entry Sutphen Corporation Brochure was the winning item.

Competing against 4,400 entries from printing and graphic arts firms from around the world, the Benny recognizes the top entry in each category.

€œThe Benny winners represent the very best our industry has to offer,€ said President and CEO of Printing Industry of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (PIA/GATF) Michael Makin. €œThe competition is quite fierce and through hard work and dedicated craftsmanship, Hopkins Printing produced an award winning piece.€

The Premier Print Awards are the printing industry€™s oldest and largest worldwide graphic arts competition, hosted by PIA/GATF. In its 55th year, the annual contest recognizes those responsible for the creation and production of print communications. The event promotes excellence in print communications and rewards companies and individuals who produce the best in print media.

€œWe are honored to be recognized for a Benny,€ said Vice President of Sales and Marketing Roy Waterhouse. €œWe work incredibly hard to please each customer and it€™s rewarding to be recognized for doing our job.€

About Hopkins Printing

Hopkins Printing is a leading high quality sheetfed commercial printer in Central Ohio with over $14 million in annual sales. Family-owned and operated for over 25 years, Hopkins has been named Best Workplace by Printing Industry of America for the past three years and has received both the Entrepreneur of the Year Award and the Better Business Bureau Integrity Award.

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Roy Waterhouse

Hopkins Printing