Charlotte, NC — The Printing Industry of America (PIA) has announced that Heritage Printing, Signs & Displays, Inc. of Charlotte, NC & Waldorf, MD is an award winner in the 2017 PIA Awards Competition, winning three “Bennies” and four Certificates of Merit. The announcement was made September 10, 2017, during the Print 17 Awards Banquet in Chicago, Illinois, with more than 300 industry professionals in attendance. The PIA Awards competition is a national competition with numerous countries represented, including: United States, Canada, Australia, Japan and Mexico.
Recognized as the most innovative and comprehensive exhibition in the Americas for the printing and imaging industry, this year’s PRINT 17 offered an exciting show-going experience for a diverse spectrum of attendees. The industry event presented the latest graphic communications technologies in live equipment demonstrations across the exhibition floor, plus education on the most in-demand products and newest profit-making opportunities.
The Benjamin Franklin trophy, aka “Bennies” is awarded to the individual printing category winners. A panel of judges with extensive experience in printing and print production was brought in to examine the submitted work. Each entry was judged on its own merit in a category with similar printed pieces. The 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.
For more information, call Heritage Printing, Signs & Displays 704-551-0700
Heritage Printing, Signs & Displays is a Veteran owned and operated commercial printing and event signage company with an outstanding reputation for producing high quality products, with exceptional customer service, since 1977.