Printing and branding solutions company Wright Global Graphics (WGG) took home 11 awards at the recent Printing Industry of the Carolinas Awards (PICA) celebration in Concord, N.C. The recent citations bring the company’s total number of awards to 38 in recognition of its printing excellence.
“We have always strived to bring greater creativity and innovation to our clients and we couldn’t be prouder of the honors bestowed on our team for their fabulous work this year,” said Greg Wright, President and CEO of the Thomasville, N.C.-based company. “The talent each of our employees possess is incredible, and this recognition is affirmation of their commitment to printing excellence. What an honor to celebrate such accomplishments with our industry peers.”
Wright received four “best of” awards, four “special judges” awards, two awards of excellence and the Mark Andy Best Flexography award for its production of a beer label for Charlotte, N.C.-based Sugar Creek Brewing Co.’s Mocha Java Porter. The label features an ebony background with striking graphics and copy showcased in peach and tan tones.
This year, the PICA Awards attracted more than 630 entries from 47 printing companies, along with more than 125 entries from five graphic arts high schools and seven college graphic arts programs from across the North Carolina and South Carolina. Now in its 50th season, the PICA Awards competition remains one of the largest printing contests in the nation.
The company is no newcomer to the PICA Awards’ stage. Last year, Wright won seven awards, and the previous year brought home six PICAs. The most recent awards give the company a grand total of 38 PICA Awards over the last five years.
A panel of judges with experience in printing and print production examined and critiqued the entries on a broad range of criteria, including registration, crossovers, clarity and neatness, sharpness of halftones and line drawings, richness and tonal quality of paper and more.
Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., PICA is a trade association for the graphic communications industry in North Carolina and South Carolina.
To learn more about WGG, please visit wrightglobalgraphics.com.
About Wright Global Graphics: Bill and Tom Wright founded Wright of Thomasville, now known as Wright Global Graphics, in 1961 on the idea that printing was a creative medium and the belief that “a promise made is a promise kept.” The Wright brothers focused their attention on providing exceptional printing for the home furnishing, carpet and rug industries. The Wright family continues that tradition today to include solutions for the Action Sports and Beverage Industry by providing one-stop, turnkey, creative solutions for their clients’ graphic needs. Today, the company is run by Bill’s sons Greg, Don and Ron. With 192 employees and four domestic facilities, as well as a Wright Global Graphics plant in China, the company delivers on its promise of exceptional value, and accurate delivery, regardless of the product’s final destination.