Arandell receives three Graphic Excellence Awards for catalog and mail-order work, including Best of Category, based on quality of folding, binding, finishing, overall craftsmanship of catalogs and inserts


Arandell Corporation, the trusted leader in premier catalog printing and omni-channel solutions, once again has been recognized with three Graphic Excellence Awards for its outstanding catalog work. Graphics Excellence Awards competition honors companies who demonstrate superb craftsmanship in creating visual artistry. The competition included more than 1,100 entries from printers across Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.

Three awards were given to Arandell. The Best of Category award was granted for producing “Fortunoff Florida Backyard Store’s” Winter Insert using heatset printing 4/color on coated paper. Arandell also received an Award of Excellence for “Zingerman’s” 2013 Fall Buyers Guide using Web Press Printing on uncoated paper with 4 or more colors. In addition, the Best of Division award was granted for “Brighton Collectible’s” March/April – Jewelry/Handbag 2013 catalog using 4 or more colors. The catalogs were evaluated on registration, level of difficulty, folding, binding, finishing and overall craftsmanship of product.

Brad Hoffman, Arandell’s President and Chief Financial Officer expressed what these awards mean to the company. “Winning at the GEAs means you’ve done some truly excellent work. This annual regional print competition affords a unique opportunity for Arandell to not only recognize our clients, but showcase the superb craftsmanship of our employees.”

Winning a 2013 Great Lakes Graphics Excellence Award is Arandell’s single best opportunity to showcase our best work and prove that we are among the best printers throughout Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.

Graphic Excellence Awards have been presented annually for the last 13 years. With over 90 categories, the awards holds something for every type of printer and product. Members and non-members may enter the competition. In March 2014, print experts from the printing industry spend 2 days judging entries. It’s a great opportunity to promote the quality of our work – to the rest of the print community, to our customers and prospects, along with recognition of our employee’s accomplishments.

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