Saint-Gobain of Valley Forge, PA Wins Prestigious Graphic Design USA Award

October 22, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Valley Forge, PA, October 22, 2011 Steel City Displays, a full service custom exhibit house located in Phoenixville, PA, is pleased to announce that their valued client Saint-Gobain's Creative Services Group, won a prestigious 2011 Graphic Design USA award.

Creative Services was honored for their design of the Saint-Gobain Corporate Communications display kiosks that were featured at the 2011 AIA (American Institute of Architects) Show. Steel City Displays designed and fabricated the custom built exhibits.

Commenting on the award, Bob Heck, President of Steel City Displays, said, "We are thrilled that Saint-Gobain's in-house creative team was recognized for their exceptional graphic design talent."

Added Kristin Dankanich, Saint-Gobain Creative Services' Creative Director, Design, "This honor is a result of the fine collaboration between our creative team and Saint-Gobain Corporate Communications for the AIA Show.

The American Graphic Design USA Awards is a four-decade-old flagship competition that honors outstanding new work of all kinds: print, packaging, point-of-purchase, Internet, interactive and motion graphics. It is open to everyone in the graphic arts community graphic design firms, advertising agencies, in- house corporate and institutional designers, publishers and other media. Each year, roughly 1,000 pieces representing all media appear in the printed Design Annual and online at

About Saint-Gobain in North America
Saint-Gobain, the world's largest building materials company, has its North American headquarters in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. As the world leader in sustainable habitat, Saint-Gobain is committed to inventing solutions to help professionals and communities around the world build and renovate comfortable, healthy, economical and energy-efficient buildings. The company has more than 265 locations in North America and approximately 19,000 employees. In the United States and Canada, Saint-Gobain reported sales of approximately $7.3 billion in 2010.

Saint-Gobain's family of companies in North America includes CertainTeed Corporation, as well as Saint-Gobain Abrasives, Saint-Gobain ADFORS (previously known as Saint-Gobain Technical Fabrics), Vetrotech Saint-Gobain North America, Saint-Gobain Glass, Saint-Gobain Solar, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics and more.

Recognized as a 2009 and 2010 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Saint-Gobain earned the 2011 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award, the highest level of recognition for outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through energy efficiency. For information about Saint-Gobain in North America, visit

About Saint-Gobain Worldwide
Saint-Gobain (SGO:PAR), headquartered in Paris, is the world leader in habitat markets providing innovative solutions to meet today's challenges of growth, energy efficiency and environmental protection. With 2010 sales of $53.2 billion, Saint-Gobain operates in 64 countries and nearly 190,000 employees. For more information about Saint-Gobain, please visit

About Steel City Displays
Steel City Displays, located in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, is a full service exhibit house that designs and builds show-stopping custom exhibits plus offers a wide variety of portable displays. Our sole purpose is to create exhibits for our clients that stand out from their competition thus increasing face-to-face selling opportunities. Other exhibit services include graphic design, warehouse storage, booth refurbishment, plus trade show logistics such as registration, transportation and booth I&D (installation and dismantle.) For more information, or to schedule an appointment for a free exhibit consultation, visit and contact Nancy Johnson at 610-983-9803.