Judges Pick 62 In-Print 2023 Winners
On Monday, the winners of the In-Print 2023 contest were selected by a panel of judges in Kearney, Missouri, at the headquarters of the In-plant Printing and Mailing Association (IPMA). Jointly sponsored by In-plant Impressions and IPMA, the contest had 339 entries this year. Out of those, the judges selected 30 Gold winners, 19 Silver winners, and 13 Bronze winners. Overall, 24 different in-plants won awards.
The two top winners this year were Bloomberg Ink and the University of Oklahoma, each with seven total awards. Close behind was Nestle Purina, which won six In-Print awards. Excellus BlueCross BlueShield and Christus Health won four awards each, and Bucknell University, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, University of Virginia, and World Bank each won three awards.
This year’s judges were:
- Mike Barnes (Hunter Engineering)
- Bobbi Francis (BlueCross BlueShield of Kansas)
- Forrest McGuire (Iowa State University)
- Larry Clements (Redlands Community College: retired)
- Nate Riggins (EMC Insurance)
After all categories had been judged, the judges set out all the Gold winners from the offset and non-offset categories and picked a Best of Show winner for each. Those winners will be announced at an awards ceremony during the IPMA 2023 conference, taking place June 4-8 at the Hyatt Coconut Point in Bonita Springs, Florida.
Bob has served as editor of In-plant Impressions since October of 1994. Prior to that he served for three years as managing editor of Printing Impressions, a commercial printing publication. Mr. Neubauer is very active in the U.S. in-plant industry. He attends all the major in-plant conferences and has visited more than 170 in-plant operations around the world. He has given presentations to numerous in-plant groups in the U.S., Canada and Australia, including the Association of College and University Printers and the In-plant Printing and Mailing Association. He also coordinates the annual In-Print contest, co-sponsored by IPMA and In-plant Impressions.