Hammer Wins Six Awards in International Print Competition

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Hammer Wins Six Awards in International Print Competition

Hammer Packaging has been honored with six (6) awards of excellence in the 34th International Gallery of Superb Printing competition. The competition is produced annually by the International Association of Printing House Craftsmen (IAPHC) and The Graphic Professionals Resource Network to expand awareness among the global graphic arts community.

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James Hammer receives Lewis Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award

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James Hammer receives Lewis Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award

Printing Industries of America is pleased to announce that James Hammer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hammer Packaging in Rochester, New York, is the recipient of the 2008 Lewis Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award. Established in 1950, the Lewis Award is recognized throughout the graphic arts industry as the highest honor awarded to any individual in the business.

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Hammer Packaging Becomes Global Leader in VSOP

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Hammer Packaging Becomes Global Leader in VSOP

Hammer Packaging has recently installed their second Variable Sleeve Offset Printing (VSOP) press, making Hammer the first company worldwide to utilize multiple presses with the innovative VSOP technology. This press was custom configured for Hammer and features a 33.5” web and prints in 9 color offset. This press technology incorporates several environmentally friendly features, as well.

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Hammer Packaging Named to GAM Top 101 Printers List

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Hammer Packaging Named to GAM Top 101 Printers List

Hammer Packaging has been named to the Graphic Arts Monthly (GAM) list for top performing printing companies in North America. This year, Hammer came in at #64. A subset of this listing places Hammer fourth among its peers in the packaging printing category.

Each year, GAM polls hundreds of top North American printing companies and assigns a ranking based upon their latest fiscal year.

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Hammer Packaging Wins Three Gold Ink Awards

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Hammer Packaging Wins Three Gold Ink Awards

Hammer Packaging has won three Pewter Awards in the 22nd Annual Gold Ink Awards, a competition co-sponsored by Publishing Executive, Printing Impressions and Book Business magazines.

Hammer received the awards in the Labels category for Fruitopia fruit drink, Cell-Nique super green organic drink and Nika Water.

This year’s Gold Ink Award winners were chosen from over 1,000 entries submitted within 48 different categories. Winning pieces surpassed their competitors based on print quality, technical difficulty and overall visual effect.

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Hammer Teams Up with Wegmans

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Hammer Teams Up with Wegmans

Hammer Packaging has teamed up with cross-town grocery phenom, Wegmans Food Markets, to produce labels for their store brand organic flavored water line.

“This is our first time working with Wegmans and we see it as a special accomplishment given Wegmans high standards for quality and brand reputation,” states Jim Hammer, President and CEO for Hammer Packaging. “This new relationship makes perfect sense given that our two companies are neighbors and are recognized as leaders within our respective industries.”

Wegmans Organic Water

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Hammer Packaging Wins Best Workplace Award for 2009

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Hammer Packaging Wins Best Workplace Award for 2009

Hammer Packaging is a recipient of the 2009 Best Workplace in the Americas Awards. Since 2000, the Best Workplace program, sponsored by the Printing Industries of America, has recognized industry leaders from small, medium, and large firms in the graphic arts industry for their outstanding human relations practices. This year marks the seventh time since 2001 that Hammer Packaging has earned this distinction.

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Hammer Wins Nine International Print Awards

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Hammer Wins Nine International Print Awards

Hammer Packaging won nine awards in the 35th International Gallery of Superb Printing competition, produced by the International Association of Printing House Craftsmen (IAPHC). The IAPHC awards are recognized globally as one of the highest honors given in the graphic design and print industry.

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Hammer Wins Environmental Leadership Award

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Hammer Wins Environmental Leadership Award

Hammer Packaging received the 2010 Environmental Leadership Award for demonstrating a significant commitment to environmental and conservation issues, and dedicating resources to programs that will have a positive impact on the environment. This award is sponsored jointly by the RIT/Golisano Institute of Sustainability, the Greater Rochester Enterprise business council and the Rochester Business Journal.

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Hammer Participates in Benches on Parade

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Hammer Participates in Benches on Parade

Hammer Packaging has joined the community arts project, Benches on Parade, which is raising money for local not-for-profits.

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