Schawk Earns 2014 Amway Indirect Procurement ‘Excellence in Service Supplier’ Award

Chicago, IL

Schawk, a part of the SGK Brand Solutions group of Matthews International Corporation, was recently honored with the ‘Excellence In Service’ award for 2014 by Amway and the Amway Global Procurement group.The award distinguishes top-performing suppliers that make major contributions to Amway’s ability to provide exceptional experiences and products for Amway Independent Business Owners. Schawk was honored for setting itself apart by making significant contributions to advancing key Amway initiatives, products, processes and client service.

In business for over 50 years, Amway is the world’s largest direct selling business as ranked in the 2015 Direct Selling News Global 100. Operating in more than 100 countries and territories, Amway supports more than three million people worldwide who are forging their own path to success.

“We are pleased to award Schawk with the 2014 Excellence in Service Award. This is in recognition of Schawk helping Amway with its key business initiative to transition all of our creative development," noted Gary Mougalian, marketing director at Amway North America. "Schawk organized its staff, learned our business very quickly, and developed high quality creative materials to help achieve our business objectives.”

David Schawk, group president, SGK, said: “We are honored to receive this distinguished award from Amway, a powerful global brand. It is always gratifying to be recognized for the value we bring to our clients’ business.” Added Schawk, “It speaks directly to Schawk’s ability to help companies like Amway drive brand performance.”

Lou Bart, vice president, managing director at Schawk, added that there is only one Indirect Procurement ‘Excellence in Service’ award bestowed by Amway each year. "We take great pride in meeting their criteria. The Amway team is collaborative, extremely insightful, and open to new ideas. We work closely with Amway to deliver innovative marketing communications across channels to help Amway Independent Business Owners build their business. This award affirms Schawk’s focus on its clients and their customers,” said Bart.

Schawk! produces brand assets and protects brand equities to drive brand profitability. Leveraging its 60+ years of industry leadership, Schawk! identifies and deploys scalable solutions to address a brand's complex production and delivery needs through proven expertise in workflow, resourcing, color management and imaging. Schawk! is part of the brand deployment group of SGK, which is a division of Matthews International Corporation (NASDAQ GSM: MATW). 

Amway is a $10.8 billion direct selling business based in Ada, Michigan, USA. Top-selling brands for Amway are NutriliteTM vitamin, mineral and dietary supplements, ArtistryTM skincare and color cosmetics and eSpringTM water treatment systems – all sold exclusively by Amway Independent Business Owners. Global sales in 2014 made Amway the #1 direct selling business in the world, according to the Direct Selling News 2015 Global 100. The company’s annual sales figure includes revenue from direct selling operations and other business holdings. For company news, visit




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