George McGill, UV/EB chemist for Toyo Ink America, received the 2012 Ink Maker of the Year Award. Mr. McGill has 30 plus years in the industry; he is a member of RadTech, NAPIM and an instructor at the NPIRI summer course.
Andy Grabacki, vice president sales and marketing at General Press Color, received the 2012 Ink Supplier of the Year Award. Mr. Grabacki is a long-time ink raw material supplier, and volunteered his time for students taking the COD ink class to tour General Press Colors to see the process of making flush color. His father, Casimir Grabacki, was also a recipient of this award back in 1999.
At left, Mr. Grabacki receives the 2012 Ink Supplier of the Year Award from Amy Radostits of Radchem Products. At right, Mr. McGill receives the 2012 Ink Maker of the Year Award from Ms. Radostits.