Great Lakes Integrated wins 55 awards in 2013 Print Excellence Competition

Cleveland, Ohio – January 17, 2013

Great Lakes Integrated (GLI), a leader in print manufacturing, distribution and technology solutions, has been awarded fifty-five (55) 2013 Print Excellence Awards from the trade association, Printing Industries of Ohio • N. Kentucky.

According to James Schultz, Chairman, President and CEO of GLI, “We competed with printers throughout Ohio and Northern Kentucky in this regional annual event. This is a proud moment for our company and it’s an honor to be part of a winning team. We look forward to sharing these awards with our valued clients in the near future.”

This year, 458 printed pieces in 34 different categories were evaluated by three out-of-state industry-expert judges. The judges commented that the quality of print among these entries were some of the best they had ever seen.

Great Lakes Integrated had winning entries in three levels:

15 Gold Awards
37 Silver Awards
3 Bronze Awards

The 15 winning gold awards in this regional competition will now be entered in an association-wide competition in the national Printing Industries of America, the largest graphics arts association in the world. Those winners for Best of Category and Best of Show prizes will be awarded in August 2013 at the PIA Grand Ceremony, to be held in Columbus, Ohio.
About Great Lakes Integrated

Based in northeast Ohio, Great Lakes Integrated is comprised of three divisions: Great Lakes Print, a leading full-service printer; GLDirect, a MFSA certified database management and fulfillment center; and AKSESS, offering the latest technologies to provide instant Internet access to all brand-building assets. A proven leader and innovator in graphics communication and marketing support services, Great Lakes Integrated helps communications professionals optimize their marketing communications investments. Visit

The organization serves nearly 400 commercial printing companies and suppliers to the industry in its service area. The Association provides a broad range of products and services to its membership, including workers’ compensation and product discounts. Printing Industries of Ohio • N. Kentucky is an affiliate of the national Printing Industries of America, the largest graphics arts association in the world. Visit


Jason Schultz
Great Lakes Integrated
4005 Clark Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44109-1186

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