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2008 PEAK Award Winners


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The fourth annual Print Excellence And Knowledge (PEAK) Awards competition attracted more than 250 entries from around the world. Judges recognized Grand Award winners in 42 categories — more than ever before, including the newly created green categories and the cross-media award.

Affixed Products

Grand Winner: Bear Graphics, Des Moines, Iowa. Three-panel mailer attached to wallet-sized insurance cards as well as keychain size-cards.
Award of Excellence: USA Docufinish, Plainfield, Ill., EZ release magnet.

Bar Code Products

Grand Winner: InfoSeal LLC, Roanoke, Va. Die cut specialty license plate decal on a form which runs through a laser printer and folder-sealer without jamming.
Award of Excellence: Ward/Kraft Inc., Fort Scott, Kan., Bigg's Baby Club key tag card.

Best Distributor Kit

Grand Winner: Ward/Kraft Inc., Fort Scott, Kan. The kit is a catalog, sales training tool and an aid for people to gain new business.
Award of Excellence, Special Recognition: Admore, a division of Ennis, Inc., Macomb, Mich., Admore Sales Kit.
Awards of Excellence: Ennis, Inc., Midlothian, Texas, Block Graphics Envelope Kit. Ennis, Inc., Midlothian, Texas, Ennis Tag and Label Kit.

Binders, Complex

Grand Winner: Cadillac Looseleaf Products, Troy, Mich. Split-back, easel binder for Taco Bell.

Binders, Hardcover

Grand Winner: Cadillac Looseleaf Products, Troy, Mich. 2009 Corvette media announcement.

Binders/Folders, Kit

Grand Winner: Innovative Print & Media Group, Phoenixville, Pa. Promotional package for Innovative Print & Media Group.
Award of Excellence: Document Resources Inc., Minnetonka, Minn. Spa and Fitness Club marketing collateral.

Binders/Folders, Presentation

Grand Winner: Admore, a division of Ennis, Inc., Macomb, Mich. Aurora Cooperative's annual report and 100th anniversary folder.
Awards of Excellence: Dynamic Print Group, Menasha, Wis. EAA student membership guide; Independent Printing Company, De Pere, Wis. Green Bay Packers DVD folder.

Binders/Folders, Simple

Grand Winner: Wise Business Forms, Alpharetta, Ga. Die cut pocket folder and 4-color printing with spot gloss varnish on a dull cover.
Award of Excellence: Wise Business Forms, Alpharetta, Ga. Cross Insurance folder.

Commercial Printing, 4-Color +, Single Sheet

Grand Winner: Wynalda Litho, Belmont, Mich. Rolling Stone's 40th anniversary cover.
Award of Excellence, Special Recognition: Taiyodo Printing Inc., Chiba-shi Chiba-ken, Japan. Brochure cover.
Award of Excellence: FISI, Inc., Nashville, Tenn. Fashioned in Faith calendar.

Commercial Printing, Booklets

Grand Winner: Independent Printing Company, De Pere, Wis. Conference booklet for the annual McDonald's Worldwide Convention.
Award of Excellence, Special Recognition: Dupli-Systems, Strongsville, Ohio. Henkel Preformed Parts booklet.
Award of Excellence: Cary Printing, Morrisville, N.C. Meredith College literary journal.

Commercial Printing, Books

Grand Winner: Caribbean Paper and Printed Products, San Juan, Trinidad. One Caribbean Media Limited annual report.
Award of Excellence: Caribbean Paper and Printed Products, San Juan, Trinidad. Prestige Holdings Annual Report.

Commercial Printing, Envelopes and Stationery

Grand Winner: Conformer Expansion Products Inc., Great Neck, N.Y. Envelope for Steuben Glass' product catalog.
Award of Excellence: Conformer Expansion Products Inc., Great Neck, N.Y. Legg Mason courier mailer.

Commercial Printing, Kits

Grand Winner: Univenture, Marysville, Ohio. Line of mailers and packaging in environmentally friendly materials.
Award of Excellence: Network Printing Inc., Louisville, Ky. Pizza Today media kit.

Commercial Printing, Magazines

Grand Winner: Caribbean Paper and Printed Products, San Juan, Trinidad. Cre Ole magazine.
Award of Excellence, Special Recognition: Graphic Litho, Lawrence, Mass. KISS comic book.
Award of Excellence: Caribbean Paper and Printed Products, San Juan, Trinidad. Caribbean Gourmet magazine.

Commercial Printing, Multicomponent

Grand Winner: Adams McClure, a division of Ennis Inc., Denver. Register topper for Burger King.
Award of Excellence, Special Recognition: Proforma, Cleveland. Proforma collateral suite.
Awards of Excellence: Conformer Expansion Products Inc., Great Neck, N.Y. ACMA marketing presentation; Print Imaging Group, Oklahoma City. Teen Board fundraiser collateral.

Cross Media

Grand Winner: Independent Printing, De Pere, Wis. Campaign to introduce Independent Printing Company to Proforma owners.
Award of Excellence: RBO Print Logistix, Maryland Heights, Mo. Webster University direct mail campaign.
Digital Printing, Short Run (two grand awards)
Grand Winner: Diverse Printing and Graphics, New York City. Gianni New York Ice Cream & Italian Ice brochure. DocuMedia Group, Sierra Madre, Calif. Centennial history book for the Annandale Golf Club.
Awards of Excellence: Bear Graphics, Sioux City, Iowa. Anderson Windows POP banner; Gill Studios Inc., Lenexa, Kan. Ann Taylor floor sign; Inspec Tech Inc., Valley Head, Ala. Clear scenic water bottle labels.

Digital Printing, VDP, B2B

Grand Winner: Digital Diminsions3 Inc., Lyndhurst, N.J. Deluxe piranha direct mail box.
Award of Excellence, Special Recognition: The Flesh Company, St. Louis. Cargo cards.
Award of Excellence: Dispatch, Erie, Pa. SmartOps mailer.

Digital Printing, VDP, B2C

Grand Winner: Maine Printing Company/MPX, Portland, Maine. Annual fundraising mailer for Hebron Academy.
Awards of Excellence: The Allied Group, Needham, Mass. Yale University enrollment mailer; RBO PrintLogistix, Maryland Heights, Mo. Clarkson Eyecare postcard; Ward/Kraft Inc., Fort Scott, Kan. Network for Good plastic card mailer.

Direct Mail, Lead/Acquisition

Grand Winner: Document Resources Inc., Minnetonka, Minn. Spa membership mailer.
Award of Excellence, Special Recognition: Digital Dimensions3 Inc., Lyndhurst, N.J. Piranha Box.
Awards of Excellence: Digital Dimensions3 Inc., Lyndhurst, N.J. Piranha Mailer; InfoSeal LLC, Roanoke, Va. Imaged Mailer.

Direct Mail, Loyalty

Grand Winner: Ward/Kraft, Fort Scott, Kan. Composite card mailer for car dealership.
Awards of Excellence: The Flesh Company, St. Louis (two certificates) Barbucks and popcorn-scented movie coupon.

Document Security

Grand Winner: ProDocument Solutions, Paso Robles, Calif. Illinois vital record documents.
Awards of Excellence: The Flesh Company, St. Louis. Metallic coupon; ProDocument Solutions, Paso Robles, Calif. (four certificates): N.Y. state bank documents, Secure checks, Clark County marriage certificate and secure academic transcript; Wise Business Forms, Alpharetta, Ga. Prescription pad.

E-commerce

Grand Winner: DemandBridge LLC, Norcross, Ga. E-commerce site with information for 220 million households, set up to order targeted mailers for national and regional campaigns.
Awards of Excellence: Dispatch, Erie Pa. Online ordering for GMAC; Maine Printing Company/MPX, Portland, Maine. Hunter Panels fulfillment program.

Forms

Grand Winner: The Flesh Company, St. Louis. Combination 4-color brochure and life insurance application.
Award of Excellence, Special Recognition: The Flesh Company, St. Louis. Mortgage application.
Award of Excellence: The Flesh Company, St. Louis. Flesh Company invoice.

Green Solutions, Product

Grand Winner:Cary Printing, Morrisville, N.C. Catalog for a green retail product.
Award of Excellence, Special Recognition: The EPI Companies, Marietta, Ga. Shaw Contact Group marketing kit.
Awards of Excellence: Dynamic, Menasha, Wis. Khoury Furniture catalog; Enviropartners, Framingham, Mass. "Near-Zero VOC" blanket wash.

Green Solutions, Self Promo

Grand Winner: The EPI Companies, Marietta, Ga. Direct mail brochure and pURL campaign.
Award of Excellence, Special Recognition: Eagle Graphics, San Diego. Green tote bag.
Awards of Excellence: Admore, a division of Ennis Inc., Macomb, Mich. "Be Eco Friendly" capabilities kit; Maine Printing Company/MPX, Portland, Maine. Green seminar initiation; MAR Graphics, Valmeyer, Ill. Self promo integrated pad.

Innovation

Grand Winner: Promo Print Solutions Inc., a division of Dynamic, Oshkosh, Wis. Three-sided table tent.
Awards of Excellence, Special Recognition: Conformer Expansion Products Inc., Great Neck, N.Y. CD/DVD mailer; Royal Canadian Mint and R.R. Donnelley, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Lenticular coin.
Award of Excellence: Dynamic, Menasha, Wis. Lowes team racing easel display.

Integrated Products

Grand Winner: The Flesh Company, St. Louis. Tickets and ID badges.
Awards of Excellence: Communifax Corp., Cranberry Twp., Pa. Dallas Morning News referral card; The Flesh Company, St. Louis. Popcorn-scented movie coupon; Ward/Kraft Inc., Fort Scott, Kan. Referral program with laminated card.

Labels and Tags

Grand Winner: Western States Envelope & Label, Butler, Wis. Cold-foil stamped, embossed label for the company's centennial.
Awards of Excellence: Trebnick Systems Inc., Springboro, Ohio (three certificates): saddle tag, car part label and housewares retail label.

Labels and Tags, Prime

Grand Winner: McDowell Label & Screen Printing, Plano, Texas. Foil on polymer label.
Awards of Excellence: Labels West Inc., Woodinville, Wash. (five certificates for five different wine labels: Purgatory Cellars, Tasawik Wine, London Cab, Davis Family Vineyards and Peterson Zinfandel); McDowell Label & Screen Printing, Plano, Texas. Biscotti prime label; Overnight Labels Inc., Deer Park, N.Y. Astrum joint formula label; Trebnick Systems Inc., Springboro, Ohio. Edge border label.

Labels and Tags, Workflow

Grand Winner: Ward/Kraft Inc., Fort Scott, Kan. Addendum Laser Label.

Mailers

Grand Winner: SVO Inc., Rockaway, N.J. Annual pledge mailer for Archdiocese of Newark.
Awards of Excellence: InfoSeal LLC, Roanoke, Va. (two certificates) AIPAC direct mail piece and InfoCard; Minds on Marketing and PrintSource Media, Lewis Center, Ohio. Bruner Corp. invitation.

Money Maker

Grand Winner: Turnkey Graphics LLC, Phoenix. Calendar for Team Orthodontics.

Packaging

Grand Winner: Wynalda Litho, Belmont, Mich. DVD box set of The O.C.
Award of Excellence, Special Recognition: Wynalda Litho, Belmont, Mich. Pirates of the Caribbean DVD package.
Award of Excellence: Wynalda Litho, Belmont, Mich. SAW trilogy DVD package.

Plastic Cards

Grand Winner: Ward/Kraft Inc., Fort Scott., Kan. Bigg's Baby Club keychain card.
Award of Excellence: Ward/Kraft Inc., Fort Scott, Kan. (two certificates) DirectMed membership card and Network for Good plastic card/mailer.

Promotional Products

Grand Winner: Inspec Tech Inc., Valley Head, Ala. See-through bottle label.
Awards of Excellence: Gill Studios Inc., Lenexa, Kan. Bible window cling; Pilgrim Plastics, Brockton, Mass. Cargill Corp. oil wheel.

Screen Printing

Grand Winner: Adams McClure, a division of Ennis Inc., Denver. Three-piece yard sign for Burger King promo.
Award of Excellence: Promo Print Solutions, a division of Dynamic, Oshkosh, Wis. Frito-Lay wire rack headers.

Self Promo, Complex

Grand Winner: Proforma, Cleveland. Four-part franchise promotion.
Award of Excellence, Special Recognition: Western States Envelope & Label, Butler, Wis. 100th anniversary celebration package.

Self Promo, Complex, Print Specific

Grand Winner: Impress Communications Inc., Chatsworth, Calif. Limited edition book.
Award of Excellence, Special Recognition: Dynamic, Menasha, Wis. Hess Print Solutions brochures.
Award of Excellence: The Flesh Company, St. Louis. Product sample folders.

Self Promotion, Simple

Grand Winner: Promo Print Solutions Inc., a division of Dynamic Inc., Oshkosh, Wis. Tabletop basketball hoop.
Award of Excellence, Special Recognition: Admore, a division of Ennis Inc., Macomb, Mich. Sales monsters.
Awards of Excellence: Classic Forms and Products Inc., Beaumont, Texas. Laminated postcard; The Flesh Company, St. Louis. Cargo cards; imPress, Albany, N.Y. Craft-a-month calendar; Teraco Inc., Midland, Texas. Special FX promotional card; Wise Business Forms Inc., Alpharetta, Ga. Non-slip appliques.

Time Saver:

Grand Winner: e-Quantum Inc., Reno, Nevada. Auto-Scheduler module.

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