The Binding Industries Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013 Product of Excellence Awards. This competition annually honors the best of the best in graphic finishing, binding, custom loose leaf, and information packaging.
Over 200 entries from around the world were judged by a panel of top industry experts in graphic finishing and information packaging. The recipients of a POE Award have submitted a technically flawless piece and are respected as the best in the industry.
Top honors were award to Bindtech Inc., recipient of the coveted “Graphic Finisher of the Year,” and Holum and Sons Co. Inc., named “Custom Loose Leaf/Information Packaging Company of the Year.”
“Bindtech Inc. was ecstatic to win the 2013 Graphic Finisher of the Year as part of the BIA Product of Excellence Awards,” said Dennis DeHainaut, V.P. Sales, Bindtech Inc. “I was very proud to accept this award on behalf of the 300-plus employees at Bindtech who produce the kind of unique, high-quality products that were recognized by our group of peers today. This is especially rewarding because of the number of excellent companies in this competition that make up our association.”
“It is always an honor to be recognized by the BIA as a company who produces top quality, award-winning materials,” said David Reindl, President, Reindl Bindery, and this year’s winner in the Gluing Category. “We are proud of our team as well as being able to be in an arena with some of the best of the best in our industry. The Product of Excellence Awards gives us the opportunity to continually strive to be better. It’s always an exciting time for our team, and we love being able to share that with our customers.”
Justin Goldstein, Director, Member Services, Printing Industries of America, would like to extend his appreciation to the sponsors of the 2013 Product of Excellence Awards: Absolute Printing Equipment, Bensons, Best Graphics, bielomatik jagenberg, Challenge Machinery, Circle Inc., Colter and Peterson, C.P. Bourg, Eska Graphic Board, fixyourownbindery.com, Gane Brothers, Heidelberg, Holliston, IMC America, Kolbus, LBS, MBO America, The Newark Group BCI, Norcote International, Nordson, Perfecta USA, PVC Spiral, Spiral/James Burn, Standard Finishing, Update, WCJ Pilgrim, and Wisdom Adhesives.
Information and updates regarding the 2014 POE Awards will be published to the website as they become available.