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Impress Communications is awarded for excellence in printing


Chatsworth, CA-Impress Communications ("Impress"), a leading San Fernando Valley-based commercial printer and visual communications company, has won this year's 22nd Annual Gold Ink Awards competition. This prestigious competition recognizes the best printing in North America, judged on the basis of print quality, technical difficulty and overall visual effectiveness.

"Our innovative graphic design team, creative products and variety of specialty printing capabilities have allowed us to win many Gold Ink awards over the years, and we are excited to be recognized this year as well" says Paul Marino, Impress' Executive Director. "The Gold Ink awards are excellent recognition of our ability to understand our clients needs and deliver inspired solutions."

This year's winners were chosen from over 1,000 entries submitted by top printing firms in various categories. Impress was awarded in the Brochures, Sheet-fed Category for their submission of One Lambda; 25 Years of Innovation. This visually engaging brochure features a 4-color + metallic specialty printing process with reticulating gloss UV and dull varnishes. "The client was thrilled with the 3-D pop-up we created to show their product development timeline," says Robert Diaz, Impress' lead designer.
Paul Marino notes that Impress is celebrating 20 years in business and has become well-known as Los Angeles' leading "green" printer offering environmentally responsible solutions for sheet-fed, digital and specialty printing projects. "Our dedicated team of creative and technical experts continue to deliver value to customers with a diverse folio of products and services."

Judging duties were handled by esteemed graphic artists, production managers and print buyers. Winners will be honored at the Annual Gold Ink Awards Banquet. This event takes place Monday evening, September 14th at the Hyatt Regency at McCormick Place in Chicago during PRINT '09.


Impress Communications, Inc. is a privately held firm and FSC-certified chain of custody printer based in Chatsworth, California. The company delivers multifaceted, and fully integrated visual communications solutions - from custom commercial printing, digital and variable data printing, specialty packaging, graphic design and brand marketing to digital photography and website/interactive services - all under one roof. Tours of the Chatsworth facility can be arranged by contacting Paul Marino at (818) 701-8800. For more information, visit

Media Contact:
Paul Marino, Executive Director
818.701.8800 x222


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