Wright Global Graphics (WGG) was recognized with a total of seven accolades at this year’s Printing Industry of the Carolinas (PICA) Awards, one of the largest printing competitions in the nation. The announcement was made on April 18th during the 2014 PICA Awards Banquet in Concord, NC with more than 265 industry professionals in attendance.
Wright received three Best of Category for Digital Printing: Tags & Labels, Foil Stamping, Embossing or Debossing, and Wide Format Printing: Display Graphics. In addition, Wright also won four Special Judges Awards. Two were for Digital Printing, one for Wide Format Printing: Display Graphics and one for Wide Format Printing: Signs & Banners.
“Earning these prestigious awards year after year is truly an honor and would not be possible without the creativity and dedication of our employees and the encouragement of our clients who look to us to innovate and enhance their marketing materials,” said WGG President and CEO Greg Wright. “It is especially gratifying to know that our company’s ongoing commitment to printing excellence and drive to exceed our customers’ expectations are being acknowledged by the industry.”
This year, the PICA Awards attracted more than 560 entries. Judging criteria included: registration, crossovers, clarity and neatness, sharpness of halftones and line drawings, richness and tonal qualities of color, paper and ink selection, ink coverage, difficulty of printing, effective contrast or softness, finishing, bindery, and overall visual impact.
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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.
About PICA: Since 1931, The Printing Industry of the Carolinas, Inc. (PICA) has been dedicated to advancing the success of the Carolinas’ printing and imaging industry. Working together with Printing Industries of America, the world’s largest graphic arts trade association, PICA provides training, resources, and a voice of advocacy on both a state and national level. The PICA Awards Competition is an annual event established in 1966 that recognizes and rewards printing and imaging companies who combine fine craftsmanship with technology in order to produce outstanding finished products. The award-winning companies are honored each year at the PICA Awards Banquet.