Binding Industries Association (BIA)

The BIA Has Announced the 2012 Product of Excellence Awards Winners!

The Binding Industries Association (BIA) has announced the 2012 Product of Excellence (POE) awards winners. For more than three decades, the POE awards have recognized outstanding examples of craftsmanship in binding, graphic finishing, information packaging, and custom loose-leaf manufacturing.

Mechanical Folding Category

The Incredible Pop-Up Body Book, Leo Paper Products, Limited

Stitching Category

Allstream, Pacific Bindery Services, Ltd.

Adhesive Binding Category

Telus Gardens, Pacific Bindery Services, Ltd.

Case Binding Category

Bijie, C&C Joint Printing Co. Ltd. (Shenzhen)

Diecutting Category

Tattoo World, C&C Joint Printing Co. Ltd. (Guangdong)

Foil Stamping and Embossing Category

The Orthodox Lineage of the Southern School, C&C Joint Printing Co. Ltd. (Shanghai)

Hand Work Category

il meraviglioso mondo di Hello Kitty, Leo Paper Products Limited

Mechanical Binding Category

Specialty Finishing Group, Specialty Finishing Group

Gluing Category

2012 Annual Giving Ticket Priority Program, Wrap-Ups Inc.

Special Products Category

Great Western Brewing Original 16, Roswell Bookbinding

Graphic Finisher Self-Promotion Category

Holiday Leftovers, McGraphics, Inc.

They Said It Couldn’t Be Done Price Booklets, Specialty Finishing Group

Foil Stamping/Debossing Category

First Office, Vulcan Information Packaging

Screen Printing: Single Color Category

NMS Management 15th Anniversary, Pack Appeal

Screen Printing: Multi Color

Canrig Binder, Trends Presentation Products

Litho: 4-Color Process Category

Chicago CD Set, Trends Presentation Products

Turned Edge Casebound Category

Precious Metal-The Mahoney Collection, Binding Solutions

Boxes and Totes Category

Finlandia Box, Holum & Sons Co., Inc.

Innovative Use of Materials Category

“Blue” Wine Menu, Silvanus Products, Inc.

Product Design Category

Philips Box, Trends Presentation Products

Self Promotion Category

Holum Christmas Gift, Holum & Sons Co. Inc.

They Said It Couldn’t Be Done Category

NY Knicks Season Ticket Boxes, Holum & Sons Co. Inc

POE Winning Companies are set apart from the competition in the printing and graphics industry, and use their win to solidify client relationships, grow their business, and enhance their standing in the marketplace.

 2012 Product of Excellence Winner, Jonathon Niezing, President, Wrap-Ups Inc. said “Winning the ‘BIA Product of Excellence’ for Wrap-Ups has always been a testimonial to our commitment of providing the highest level of finishing services possible to the industry. This translates into Wrap-Ups being relevant and leading edge for our customers."

The 2012 Product of Excellence Awards competition was sponsored by Colter and Peterson; CP Bourg; Fix Your Own Bindery; Kolbus; bielomatik jagenberg; Standard Finishing; WCJ Pilgrim Wire; Gane Brothers; Bensons; US Ring; Update Ltd.; Dura-Pro Adhesives-IFS Industries; Norcote; Holliston; Challenge Machinery; Best Graphics; MBO America; Duplo; Nordson; Technifold USA; The Newark Group; and Heidelberg.