Wright Labels Wins Digital Printing 'Best of Category: at 2011 PICA Awards
A leader in packaging and marketing solutions, Wright Labels, a division of Wright of Thomasville, won “Best of Category” in Digital Printing: Tags & Labels at the Printing Industry of the Carolinas (PICA) Awards. The announcement was made on March 3rd during the 2011 PICA Awards Banquet in Concord, North Carolina with more than 300 industry professionals in attendance. The PICA Awards is one of the largest printing competitions in the nation.
In addition to winning the Best of Category award, Wright also won four Special Judges awards for digital printing excellence in the Tags and Labels group.
“We are thrilled to have earned these prestigious awards,” said Wright President and CEO Greg Wright. “This recognition is really a reflection of our company’s fifty-year tradition and ongoing commitment to providing our customers the best in quality services and exceeding their expectations when it comes to their printing needs."
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.
About Wright Labels:
Bill and Tom Wright founded Wright of Thomasville 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, along with Tom’s son Doug Wright. With 153 employees and manufacturing partners in the United States and Brazil, as well as a Wright Global Graphics facility in China, the company delivers on its promise of exceptional value, and accurate delivery, regardless of the product’s final destination.
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.