Awards and Press

August 24, 2005

Allied Printing Resources, of Carlstadt, NJ recently won an award in a national competition sponsored by a printing industry trade magazine.

Allied won a Grand Award in the E-Commerce category of the 2005 Print Excellence And Knowledge (PEAK) competition sponsored by Print Solutions Magazine, which is published by the Document Management Industries Association (DMIA), Alexandria, Va. The awards will be presented at DMIA's annual Print Solutions Conference & Expo, a national trade show held this year Oct. 18-20 in Orlando, Florida.

The contest, which drew more than 200 entries from North America and Europe, recognizes the work of firms that stress adding value to the print-related products and services they provide customers.

Allied Printing Resources specializes in E-Procurement solutions as well printing and distribution of envelopes and other printed material. What makes Allied unique is that not only do they provide an E-Procurement solution for their clients, they also print many of the products found on the site. "We're honored," Allied’s Vice President Jeff Miller said. "Lots of printing companies claim they have solutions for customers. It's something else when independent industry experts verify it."

Print Solutions Magazine ( is an award-winning monthly publication with 14,000 subscribers who design, manufacture and distribute printed products of all kinds. DMIA (, the publisher of the magazine, is a not-for-profit trade association that has served printing sales professionals for more than 50 years with outstanding publications and web services, trade expositions and education.

“Winning a PEAK Award signifies a sharp focus on solving customer problems or improving a customer's business," says Peter Colaianni, CAE, DMIA’s executive vice president. “PEAK awards are won by companies that add value to the products they sell."

The panel of industry experts who judged the contest included:

  • John Leininger, professor in the Department of Graphic Communications at Clemson University
  • Joe Schwan, who held top executive positions at Wallace Computer Services and Standard Register until his retirement in 2001
  • Ivars Sarkans, a printing industry consultant and a member of the Board of Directors of the Print Education and Research Foundation
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