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2014 Maryland State SkillsSA Graphic Communications Champion Crowned

2014MDStateSkillsGCWinnersPrint is alive and well, and being enthusiastically embraced by a new generation, based on the excitement observed during the 41st annual Maryland State SkillsUSA competition held Saturday, April 5th.

The winners of the 2014 Maryland State SkillsUSA Graphic Communications Competition are:

1st Place: Chandler Kerr, Center of Applied Technology North, Instructor Michael Born
2nd Place: Ben Schurch, Frederick County Career & Technology Center, Instructor John Augustine
3rd Place; Britnee Reece, Carroll County Career and Technology Center, Instructor David Hutchison

“We’re proud to be a part of the graphic communications competition every year and provide an authentic environment for students to compete in . . .” said Gary Habicht, president, Printing Specialist Corporation and PGAMA board member.

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2014 Excellence in Print Awards

And the member firm that successfully completed the mission and acquired the "GRAND Q" in PGAMA's 2014 Excellence in Print Awards competition is....


WESTLAND PRINTERS!
Congratulations on your success.


2014 excellence in print awards

Other top awards presented were:

The Digital Q, for best piece printed on a digital press, earned by PRINTING SPECIALIST.

The Binding/Finishing Q, for best binding/finishing job, earned by BINDAGRAPHICS.

Special awards this year included:

Judges’ Choice award, sponsored by Prisco, and given to CHROMA GRAPHICS.

Best Use of Paper, sponsored by K & W finishing, inc., and presented to WESTLAND ENTERPRISES.

and Best Use of Color, sponsored by Braden Sutphin Ink, and earned by GRAPHTEC.

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2014 Ratios Survey-Participate and Earn a FREE Report!

Ratios CoverThe 2014 Ratios Survey is now open and accepting participants. For more than 90 years this study has been the leading financial benchmarking tool for the printing industry. Each year 15 volumes are developed from a survey of more than 400 printing firms. Participation is FREE and entitles you to one FREE Ratios Volume of Choice.

There are four ways you can participate in the Ratios:

  • Online form at http://www.MargolisPartners.com/Ratios
  • Have Margolis Partners complete it for you (Download PDF form, complete company background info and order form (pages 6, 7, and 16) and mail along with your company's fiscal-year financial statements and year-end General Ledger Trial Balance to Margolis Partners LLC. $150 fee applies. )
  • Survey Booklet
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Participate by April 30, 2014, to receive a FREE report!

Download the Survey Booklet (PDF) or Spreadsheet (Excel) below.

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