Tri-State Printers Recognized At Top Management Conference

NAPL announced the winners of its Management Plus and Marketing Excellence awards, given out at the annual Top Management conference in San Marco, Fla. Feb. 16. Shops from the Tri-State area were among the winners this year, including, taking home silver medals were Allstate Legal, Cranford, N.J.; Hammer Packaging, West Henrietta, N.Y.; and NPC, Claysburg, Pa. Merit awards were also given to; PDQ Print Center, Taylor, Pa.; and Square One, Mount Laurel, N.J.

“Management Plus Award winners are not only dedicated to exemplary managerial performance, but extend that commitment into every area of their organization and their interactions with customers, vendors, and their communities,” according to Joseph Truncale, NAPL president and CEO. “They are the companies that set the management bar for our industry and they continue to move it higher. On behalf of everyone at NAPL, I congratulate all our 2009 Management Plus honorees.”

Marketing Plus Awards were given to 11 graphic communications companies, including four Gold and four Silver Awards, in a wide range of marketing disciplines. among them, Tri-State area winners included: For Corporate Identity, AlphaGraphics, Pittsburgh, and Square One took home silver medals; For Corporate Re-branding, Square One received a silver medal; For Cross-Channel Marketing, Premium Color Group, Clifton, N.J. received a merit award; and For Customer Event Marketing, AlphaGraphics took one of the top gold medals.

“We were privileged to have so many excellent entries this year in diverse marketing categories, both print and electronic,” said NAPL Senior Vice President/Marketing Cindy Woods. “The increased interest in our marketing recognition program is indicative of the greater role it is playing in our industry, and NAPL is happy to support that growth through these awards.”

For a full list of all of this year’s winners, visit