Addison Group, Butler Paper win Telly award

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 16, 2005

The Addison Group and Butler Paper Company, both headquartered in Suffolk, have received a National Telly Award for the production of their DVD to increase sales for Butler Paper Company document shredding services.

&uot;We are honored to receive this prestigious national recognition,&uot; said Tom Powell, president of the Addison Group. &uot;Our creative team gives this same outstanding effort in our work. It also thrills us that we have produced this for one of our friends in local business.&uot;

The Addison Group has been in Suffolk for nine years, and is Suffolk’s only full service Advertising/Marketing agency. It not only writes strategies for marketing and advertising, but also implements each strategy using newspaper, television, radio, outdoor, Web, graphic design, direct mail and many other creative venues.

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The five minute short film from under &uot;Confidential Document Destruction&uot; in the services section of the Web site. This is a large file that is streamed and requires high speed Internet access. Butler Paper Recycling has been in the waste paper industry for more than 85 years and has a staff with more than 100 years of collective experience.

The 26th Annual Telly Awards feature move than 10,000 entries per year from all 50 states and many foreign countries. Founded in 1978, the award is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional and cable TV commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions.

Other well-known Telly Award winners include Cox Media, ABC News, Bristol-Myers Squibb, ESPN, Nike and Time Warner.