03 Nov Imprint Plus Gains International and Industry-Wide Recognition with Two Awards from SGIA Expo
Company gains worldwide recognition as one of the best in specialty imaging
Richmond BC, November 3, 2011 – Imprint Plus is extremely pleased to be the recipient of two of the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association’s (SGIA) Golden Image award. During the 2011 SGIA Expo in New Orleans, Imprint Plus was the recipient of the Andre Schellenberg Award, a best-in-category distinction, for a sublimated, heat transferred name badge created specifically for the Dallas Zoo (Category 36). The company was also awarded the Honorable Mention Award for a 10 color IDS Canada logo in the Metal Signs/Products category.
“Our team of designers is truly excellent,” said Imprint Plus CEO Marla Kott. “Our work was compared to all the top companies – and we were highly commended for our effort. I am extremely proud of all our employees” Kott added.
353 entries in 50 categories were submitted by more than 66 Companies and were evaluated by the judges during the 2011 SGIA Expo (New Orleans, October 19–21). Due in large part to the impressive quality of entries, this year’s event was one of the most challenging in recent history.
“The judges had a very difficult time this year, not because of the sheer volume of entries, but because of the overall quality of the work. Judges in virtually every category told me the entries were so good that choosing winners was a real challenge,” said Johnny Shell, SGIA’s Vice President of Technical Services.
Shell added that the Golden Image competition is judged on the technical accomplishments of each entry, excluding aesthetic issues from the evaluation and scoring process. Prints are judged on the level of difficulty and quality of execution.
A recap of the 2011 SGIA Expo — including the complete list of Golden Image winners — is available online at www.SGIA.org.
SGIA — Supporting the Leaders of the Digital & Screen Printing Community
“Specialty imaging” comprises digital imaging, screen printing and the many other imaging technologies SGIA members use, including those they’ll tap in the future. These are the imaging processes and technologies employed to create new products and to enhance existing products including point-of purchase displays, signs, advertisements, garments, containers and vehicles. Make the most of your specialty imaging business.
For more information about Imprint Plus, visit www.imprintplus.com.
Imprint Plus – Makers of the Reusable Name Badge System
Imprint Plus designs, develops, manufactures and distributes name badges, signs and other business tools. Imprint Plus is known as an innovator in name badge design and development. The company was the first to launch a reusable name badge and now serves 30,000 customers in 60 countries. Production and assembly is located in Richmond, BC, with offices in Auburn, WA, Toronto, Ontario, and Edinburgh, Scotland.
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