Montréal, Canada – July 15th, 2004
Photogram Technologies Inc. of Montréal, Canada received 3 different awards for outstanding achievement in the production of the following printed pieces in the 2004 Premier Print Awards:
-Northrop Grumman Lenticular Magazine insert (Magazine Insert category);
-Disney X Games Lenticular Stickers (Miscellaneous Specialties category);
-Dense Raster Image Processor (DRIP) Technology used for the Northrop Grumman Corporation (Special Innovation category).
The graphic arts industry's largest and most prestigious worldwide printing competition, hosted by PIA/GATF, recognizes those responsible for the creation and production of print communications.
Competing against more than 4,400 entries from printing and graphic arts firms around the world, the judges bestowed on Photogram Technologies Inc. the awards which honor technical excellence in each category of the competition. Less than one in four entries received a Certificate of Merit in this year's competition.
"It's an honor to be recognized by the industry as a company that produces top quality, award winning materials.” said Pierre Gougeon, President. "Other companies can talk about quality – we know we produce outstanding quality. And it's reflected in our win for Northrop Grumman, Disney and our high definition DRIP technology”, said Mr. Gougeon.
Michael Makin, president and CEO of PIA/GATF, notes, "Each year, the field of entries brings impressive work from some of the best printers in the world. Only a small number of companies receive any award. The craftsmanship and hard work of Photogram Technologies Inc. enabled them to produce many award winning pieces in the face of some very stiff competition.”
The Premier Print Awards is the printing industry's oldest and largest worldwide graphic arts competition.In its 55th year, the competition recognizes those responsible for the creation and production of print communications.The event promotes excellence in print and rewards companies and individuals who produce the best in print media.
Headquartered in Sewickley, PA, PIA/GATF is the world's largest graphic arts trade association representing an industry with more than 1.2 million employees. It serves the interests of more than 12,000 member companies. PIA/GATF, along with its affiliates, delivers products and services that enhance the growth, efficiency and profitability of its members and the industry through advocacy, education, research and technical information.
For more information about the Premier Print Awards, contact Suzette Margolis at 215-591-2468.
For more information about Photogram Technologies Inc., contact Louis Sébastien Rouleau at 1-866-621-1777, ext. 10 or through e-mail at