Suttle-Straus: Receives Several Awards in

Suttle-Straus, Madison area commercial printer, won several honors for outstanding achievement in the fifth annual 2005 Graphics Excel-lence Awards, a statewide printing competition hosted by the Printing Industries of Wisconsin, the state’s trade association for printing and graphic arts.

Competing against over 715 entries from printing firms across the state, Suttle-Straus garnered multiple awards for pieces submitted for judging. The company received Best of Category for seven pieces rep-resenting a variety of products. Awards of excellence were given to Suttle-Straus for 15 additional entries, as well as another 15 honorable mention awards for a total of 37 pieces being recognized.

“We are extremely proud of our winning team,” said John Berthelsen, President, “It is a real achievement to be recognized as a company that produces top quality, award winning materials.”

Entries were judged on technical printing excellence by a judging panel of printers, buyers, and ad agency executives. Niall Power, PIW’s president and CEO stated “Every year the number of entries have grown and the standard of excellence exceeded the judges’ ex-pectations. Wisconsin is home to some of the best printers in the world and the GEA winners exemplify this. Congratulations to Suttle-Straus and their employee’s commitment to producing the best in print.”

The Graphic Excellence Awards recognize those responsible for the creation and production of print communications in Wisconsin. The competition promotes excellence in print communications and rewards companies and individuals who produce the best in print media.

PIW is the state’s graphic arts trade association, representing an industry with more than 41,000 employees and $6 billion in annual sales.

Suttle-Straus is a communications solutions provider serving the upper Midwest market. Services provided by the company include one through six color sheetfed and web printing, digital imaging, mailing, web linked ordering and distribution ser-vices. The company specializes in corporate communications, direct mail, advertising materials, and multi-color printing.

For further information contact:
John Berthelsen, President

Suttle-Straus 608-849-1000

Judi Wolters, Executive Assistant
PIW 262-754-3662