NEW ORLEANS, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Consolidated Graphics, Inc. (NYSE: CGX) is pleased to announce the winners of the second annual Encore™ Awards presented by Adobe, in celebration and recognition of innovative use of print in a variety of categories. The awards were presented in conjunction with emerge™ (www.cgx.com/emerge), Consolidated Graphics' annual customer conference and business expo, that began on April 17 in New Orleans. The Encore Award winners were announced on April 18 at the Encore Awards gala. In addition to the nine category winners, emerge guests voted to select a single entry among the category finalists to receive the People's Encore Award, an honor created to highlight creative appreciation among peers.
The categories and their winners are:
- Books & Annual Reports: Monkeywrench Records, Eddie Vedder: Ukelele Songs
- Brochures: IKON Public Affairs/Can of Creative, Colorado Beer Distributors
- Catalogues & Magazines: Stitch Design Co., Portland General Store
- Digital: Studio XL, Stuart Weitzman Diamond Book
- Direct Mail: University of South Carolina Creative Services, Carolina's Promise
- Environmentally Friendly: Moxie Sozo, EOS Sustainability Brochure
- General: Coach, Coach 7 for 70th Anniversary Piece
- Packaging: Cinco Design, Microsoft Phone Box
- Print & Technology Solutions: FEI, Brand Campaign - FEI Explore. Discover. Resolve.
IKON Public Affairs/Can of Creative also received this year's People's Encore Award.
"Now in our second year of celebrating the Encore Awards, our customers are continuing to raise the bar in terms of relevance, engagement, and creativity of print," said Aaron Grohs, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing, for Consolidated Graphics. "Through our 70 print facilities across the country, we have the honor of working with the most talented designers, agencies and creative teams in business. The Encore Awards are a showcase of this talent, and a testament to the potential of ink on paper."
The Encore Awards were created to recognize the innovative ideas of Consolidated Graphics' customers and to showcase the many ways they deliver creative and effective print and marketing solutions to support their own customers and the markets they serve. An independent panel of six judges reviewed and discussed the merits of more than 400 submissions. For more information about the Encore Awards, go to http://cgx.com/emerge/Encore-Awards-250.html.
About Consolidated Graphics, Inc.
Consolidated Graphics, Inc. (CGX), headquartered in Houston, TX, is one of North America's leading general commercial printing companies. With 70 printing businesses strategically located across 27 states, Toronto and Prague, and a presence in Asia, CGX offers an unmatched geographic footprint, unsurpassed capabilities, and unparalleled levels of convenience, efficiency and service. With locations in or near virtually every major U.S. market, CGX provides service and responsiveness of a local printer enhanced by the economic, geographic and technological advantages of a large national organization. Consolidated Graphics' vast and technologically advanced sheetfed and web printing capabilities are complemented by the world's largest integrated digital footprint. By coupling North America's most comprehensive printing capabilities with strategically located fulfillment centers and industry-leading technology, CGX delivers end-to-end print production and management solutions that are based on the needs of our customers to improve their results. For more information, visit cgx.com.
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