Great Lakes Integrated Recognized for Print Excellence

The Printing Industries Association, Inc., serving Northern Kentucky and Ohio (PIANKO) has awarded Great Lakes Integrated® (GLI) 52 Print Excellence Awards.

“The creativity and quality of this year’s entries made the judges’ selection process incredibly difficult,” says PIANKO President Jim Cunningham. “The companies that earned these 2009 Print Excellence Awards exemplify the excellent work of our Ohio and Northern Kentucky printers.”

The annual PIANKO Print Excellence Awards Competition judges pieces in 34 categories. This year, member companies submitted more than 520 printed pieces, which were evaluated by three out-of-state expert judges: Susan Higgins, Worth Higgins & Associates, Inc.; M. David Merrick, The Merrick Printing Company; and Richard Presley, Eastman Kodak Company.

Each Gold Award winner will be entered in an association-wide competition for Best of Show and Best of Category prizes to be awarded in June at the Grand Ceremony in Columbus, Ohio.

Great Lakes Integrated won the following 2009 Print Excellence Awards:

20 Gold Awards
19 Silver Awards
13 Bronze Awards

“Our team is steadfastly committed to quality, and it’s rewarding to each of us to see our clients’ projects in the spotlight,” said GLI Chairman of the Board, President and CEO James R. Schultz. “We dedicate ourselves to producing exceptional print materials that help our clients stand out and communicate effectively with their audiences.”

About Great Lakes Integrated
Based in Cleveland for 77 years, Great Lakes Integrated provides traditional and digital print manufacturing, distribution, mailing, fulfillment, warehousing and the AKSESS® suite of web-based marketing solutions for national and international clients.

The Printing Industries Association, Inc., serving Northern Kentucky and Ohio (PIANKO), provides a broad range of products and services to its nearly 400 commercial printer and supplier members, including workers’ compensation and product discounts. PIANKO is an affiliate of the national Printing Industries Association, the largest graphic arts association in the world. Please visit for complete information on PIANKO and the Printing Industries Association.

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