LAWRENCE, Kan. – September 03, 2014 – Allen Press, Inc., received top honors in Printing Impressions’ 2014 Gold Ink awards. Gold was awarded for theThree by Three Illustrations Directory, a collection of contemporary portraits and figurative, lifestyle, landscape, and conceptual illustrations in the Books – Directories category.

The company also won a Bronze award in the Scientific and Medical Journals category for The Mineralogical Record. Pewter was also awarded in the same category for Mineral Collections of the Crystal Gazers and Friends, a supplement to The Mineralogical Record.

Gold Ink awards are given based on superior craftsmanship and quality.  Entries, numbering in the thousands each year, are from printers around the world.  In 2013, Allen Press swept the Scientific and Medical Journals category. The company will be honored at the Gold Ink Awards and Hall of Fame Gala on September 29 at the Hyatt Regency at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill.  The winning pieces will be featured in the upcoming issue of Printing Impressionsmagazine and on

“We are always honored to be a recipient in the Gold Ink Awards,” CEO Gerald Lillian said. “This is the first time Allen Press has won under the Books category, which is a true testament of the breadth and capabilities of our organization and staff.  Additionally, we continue to be privileged to print The Mineralogical Record, a beautiful publication that routinely wins many industry awards.”

In July, Allen Press was also the recipient of an Award of Recognition in the Magazines category of the Printing Industries of America’s Premier Print Awards.  The company received this award for The Crystal Gazers and Friends supplement.  Allen Press will be honored for this award at the Premier Print Awards Gala on September 28.

In March, the company received 11 awards in the Printing & Imaging Association of MidAmerica’s Graphic Excellence Competition (GraphEx).  To see these awards or awards from previous years, visit our website at

About Allen Press, Inc. –
Allen Press provides a comprehensive portfolio of integrated services in the broad areas of print, online, distribution, and publishing services, collaborating with scholarly societies, professional associations, and corporations worldwide.

For further information, contact:
Melanie Dolechek, Director of Publishing and Marketing, Allen Press, Inc. | tel 785.843.1234