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Article | May 23, 2014
Glenroy Inc. receives six 2014 Graphics Excellence Awards for Exceptional Flexographic Printing from Great Lakes Graphics Association
Flexible packaging converter and printer Glenroy Inc. was presented with six awards for expertise in flexographic printing at the Great Lakes Graphics Association (GLGA)'s 2014 Graphics Excellence Awards.
Glenroy produces vibrant 10-color flexographic printing on a variety of substrates.
An affiliate of Printing Industries of America, GLGA is a regional trade association representing the graphic communications industry. Its Graphic Excellence Awards competition is one of the largest printing competitions in the nation, recognizing companies that have combined superb craftsmanship and technology in the creation, design and production of top quality printed materials.
Competing with more than 1,000 entries, Glenroy won "Best of Category" awards for Mederma Scar Gel in the category of Flexo – Wide Web, Process and for Snuggle Exhilarations in the category of Flexo – Wide Web, Screen. Glenroy was also awarded two "Awards of Excellence" in the category of Flexo – Wide Web, Screen for Hask Healing Masque and Kirkland Laundry Detergent, as well as two "Awards of Excellence" in the category of Flexo – Wide Web, Process for Senscience Silk Moisture and Satinique Glossy Repair Shampoo & Conditioner.
Each entry in the competition 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.
"It is an honor to be recognized for our printing achievements," said Rich Buss, President and CEO at Glenroy. "We constantly strive to go above and beyond for our customers, and these awards affirm our goal."
Overall, Glenroy has won more than 90 industry awards.
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