Unisource Wins Gold Ink Award for Innovative Anthology Printed on Starbrite® Opaque Ultra
(Press Release) NORCROSS, GA (August 23, 2011)— Unisource Worldwide, Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States, has won a prestigious Gold Ink Award for the company’s five-book collection titled “What Doesn’t Kill Me Makes Me Stronger.”
Widely regarded as one of the industry’s most prestigious printing competitions, the 2011 Gold Ink Awards received more than 1,000 entries submitted within 48 different categories. The competition is open to all creators and producers of printed materials and winning pieces are featured in Printing Impressions magazine and on the GoldInk.com web site.
“This award further strengthens Unisource’s belief in using creative marketing tools that promote our business while also giving back to the community. It’s an honor to be recognized by the printing industry, while at the same time supporting the American heroes who participate in the Lakeshore Foundation’s Lima Foxtrot program.” said Al Dragone, Unisource CEO.
Winning the Gold Award in the Brochures, Sheetfed category, Unisource’s “What Doesn’t Kill Me Makes Me Stronger” is a creative and emotional piece printed on Starbrite® Opaque Ultra by Bennett Graphics in Tucker, GA. The anthology, printed on a Heildelberg CD 102 40” 5/C Offset Press, is designed to honor the men and women who proudly serve our country. The five-book collection salutes the true American heroes who participate in the Lakeshore Foundation’s Lima Foxtrot program, a comprehensive program of fitness, recreation, sport and transition support for recently injured U.S. military personnel.
The anthology— appropriately titled “What Doesn’t Kill Me Makes Me Stronger” and guaranteed to touch your heart – includes poignant narratives of three brave American soldiers whose lives have been forever changed by this incredible foundation. Unisource dedicates its Gold Ink Award to these brave America heroes.
Full of passion, heartache, hope, strength and perseverance, Unisource’s Gold Ink Award winning Starbrite® Opaque Ultra anthology is designed to inspire others to join in and support this noteworthy cause. As readers turn and touch each page in this creatively designed and emotional piece, they undoubtedly develop a deeper appreciation for the men and women who proudly serve our country without reservation to preserve freedom around the world.
Unisource will receive its award at the Gold Ink Awards banquet to be held on Monday, September 12, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. The awards dinner brings print buyers, printers and industry suppliers together in one venue and is held in conjunction with GRAPH EXPO 2011.
About Unisource Worldwide, Inc.
Unisource Worldwide, Inc., headquartered in Norcross, Ga., is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States and offers the most comprehensive suite of customer solutions – including engineered design capabilities, eBusiness technologies, logistics expertise, paper brokerage services, and environmentally-responsible options – in its industry. The company also markets a full line of commercial printing and business imaging papers, packaging materials and systems, and facility supplies and equipment. With more than 4,500 Team Members located worldwide throughout business units in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia; and a fleet of “Big Red” trucks based at approximately 85 locations across North America, Unisource is the company that provides Customer Solutions in a Global Market.