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Kodak - 3/6/2006

Kodak Receives 2006 NAPL Award for Leadership in Graphic Communications

Leading trade association honors Kodak for innovative product development and ongoing contributions to 
industry advancement 
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Mar. 6 -- Eastman Kodak Company is the recipient of the 2006 Industry Award of NAPL 
(www.napl.org ), the trade association for excellence in graphic communications management. Kodak’s Graphic 
Communications Group (GCG) received the award on March 3 at NAPL’s Top Management Conference in 
Orlando, Fla. 

Chartered in 1933, the Paramus, N.J.-based not-for-profit national trade association presents the NAPL Industry 
Award annually to a graphic arts manufacturer or supplier company in recognition of specific, noteworthy 
contributions to the industry. Recipients must demonstrate fair and honest business practices, and have a 
record of providing quality products and services. 

“Kodak has nurtured the growth of graphic communications in myriad ways for nearly a century and continues to 
make groundbreaking contributions as the industry changes and expands,” said Joseph P. Truncale, President 
and Chief Executive Officer, NAPL. “The company’s innovative products, steadfast commitment to corporate 
responsibility, and significant support of industry education uniquely qualify Kodak for this honor, and NAPL is 
extremely proud to present its 2006 Industry Award to this exemplary organization.” 

“Kodak has a rich history in the graphic communications industry, and we began a new era with the building of 
Kodak’s Graphic Communications Group,” said James Langley, President, GCG, and Senior Vice President, 
Kodak. “NAPL’s recognition is another indicator that Kodak is succeeding in becoming the leading provider of 
integrated graphic communications solutions.” 

Kodak’s leadership in graphic communications is exemplified today by the industry’s broadest portfolio of 
solutions for conventional, digital and blended production environments. Kodak provides technologies, products 
and services that help print providers streamline processes, optimize efficiencies and broaden services. The 
expansive portfolio for the graphic communications market includes solutions for unified workflow, digital printing, 
prepress, high volume and wide format inkjet printing, and document imaging. 
Kodak also supports graphic communications education and the dissemination of knowledge in the industry in a 
number of ways, including its support of NAPL education activities such as periodicals and conferences.

“It’s gratifying to be recognized by an organization so strongly dedicated to helping printers grow their 
businesses,” said Kevin Joyce, Managing Director, United States and Canada, GCG, who will accept the award 
on behalf of the company. “Kodak is proud to share NAPL’s commitment to helping print providers improve their 
profitability through innovation and technology, and we’re honored to receive the 2006 Industry Award.” 

About Eastman Kodak Company 
Kodak is the world’s foremost imaging innovator, providing leading products and services to the photographic, 
graphic communications and healthcare markets. With sales of $14.3 billion in 2005, the company is committed 
to a digitally oriented growth strategy focused on helping people better use meaningful images and information 
in their life and work. Consumers use Kodak’s system of digital and traditional image capture products and 
services to take, print and share their pictures anytime, anywhere; Businesses effectively communicate with 
customers worldwide using Kodak solutions for prepress, conventional and digital printing and document 
imaging; Creative Professionals rely on Kodak technology to uniquely tell their story through moving or still 
images; and leading Healthcare organizations rely on Kodak’s innovative products, services and customized 
workflow solutions to help improve patient care and maximize efficiency and information sharing within and 
across their enterprise. 

About NAPL 
Chartered in 1933, NAPL ( www.napl.org) is a not-for-profit trade association representing companies in the 
$100 billion + graphic communications industry. NAPL's comprehensive slate of business-building solutions 
provides company leaders with the strategies, insights, and guidance they can use to make informed business 
decisions, minimize risk, anticipate change, and profitably grow their business. 
(Editor’s Note: NAPL is the National Association for Printing Leadership.)

www.kodak.com


 
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