Multi-Craft Awarded the “Benny” in International Print Competition

Newport, KY — July 17, 2014 — Multi-Craft of Newport, KY was awarded a Benny, the highest honor in the 2014 Premier Print Awards, for our entry Doctrina Lux Mentis Pocket Folder produced for Centre College in Danville, KY.

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The Premier Print Awards are the printing industry’s oldest and largest worldwide graphic arts competition, hosted by Printing Industries of America. In its 65th year, the annual contest recognizes those responsible for the creation and production of superior print communications. The event promotes excellence in print communications and rewards companies and individuals who produce the very best in print media.

This year, more than 2,890 entries were received from printing and graphic arts firms from around the world, and judges awarded the Benny to the top entry in each category. “It’s an honor to be recognized by the industry as a company that produces award-winning print.” “The entire team at Multi-Craft works on every project as if it were an award-winning piece. To actually win a Benny is just the icing on the cake!” said Debbie Simpson, President of Multi-Craft.

Michael Makin, president and CEO of Printing industries of America, agrees. “The Benny winners represent the best our industry has to offer. This year’s entries were outstanding. There were entries from companies in 7 countries. Despite the fierce competition, Multi-Craft, through hard work and dedicated craftsmanship, produced a piece worthy of the Benny.”

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Multi-Craft will receive their Benny at The Premier Print Awards Gala, which honors all the companies that had the top award conferred upon them. The 2014 Gala is scheduled for Sunday, September 28, 2014 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown, Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL.

For more information about the Premier Print Awards, contact Michael Packard at 412-259-1704 or

For more information about Multi-Craft, contact Debbie Simpson at 859-655-8863.


Printing Industries of America hosts the Premier Print Awards. 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.