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SAINT CLOUD, MN – JUNE 23, 2014 – Nahan Printing received two Awards of Recognition for outstanding achievement in the production of other magazines and web press printing categories. The graphic arts industry's l argest and most prestigious international printing competition, the Premier Print Awards recognizes those responsible for the creation and production of outstanding print communications. Nahan Printing won an Award of Recognition for their entries:

  • Award of Recognition, other magazine category for Time Inc. – Black Ink Fall Magazine
  • Award of Recognition, web press printing category for Brooks Brothers – Red Fleece Tabloid

Nahan Printing also won four Certificate of Merit awards in the following categories: Product Catalogs; Magazine Inserts; Single Promotional Self-Mailer; and Diecuts, Pop-ups, Unique Folds and Involvement Devices.

Competing against thousands of entries from printing and graphic arts firms around the world, Nahan Printing received an award, which honors the top finalists in each of the categories of the competition. There were only 259 Awards of Recognition given out of 3,020 entries issued in this year's competition.

"We are very proud to receive these awards", said Mike Nahan, CEO of Nahan Printing. "It is an honor to be recognized by the industry as a company that produces top quality, award-wining materials. This is the first year we entered the Premier Print Awards. To come away with two Award of Recognition awards is quite exciting."

Michael Makin, President and CEO of Printing Industries of America, agrees. "Each year, the field of entries attracts impressive work from some of the best printers in the world. Less than 8% received an Award of Recognition in 2014. The craftsmanship and hard work of Nahan Printing enabled them to produce an award-winning piece in the face of very stiff competition."

Printing Industries of America hosts the Premier Print Awards. In its 65th year, the annual print competition recognizes those responsible for the creation and production of superior print. The event promotes excellence in print communications and rewards companies and individuals who produce the best in printed media.


Headquartered in Sewickley, PA, Printing Industries of America is the world's largest graphic arts trade association representing an industry with approximately 1 million employees. It serves the interests of more than 8,000 member companies. Printing Industries of America, 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 Michael Packard at 412-259-1704.


Nahan Printing is a Minnesota-based, independent, family-owned, world class printer committed to providing end-to-end solutions that add value to our clients. Since its inception in 1962, Nahan has specialized in catalog and direct mail printing for industries such as retail, financial services, non-profit and hospitality. With a client roster of legendary brands, Nahan prints iconic work that represents the highest level of quality and innovation in the industry. For more information about Nahan, please visit

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