PRINTING EXCELLENCE IN THE CAROLINAS RECOGNIZED
Wentworth Printing Corporation Announced As Award Winner in the 2012 PICA Awards
Charlotte, NC — The Printing Industry of the Carolinas (PICA) has announced that Wentworth Printing Corporation of West Columbia is an award winner in the 2012 PICA Awards Competition. The announcement was made April 27 during the 2012 PICA Awards Banquet in Concord, North Carolina, with more than 300 industry professionals in attendance. The PICA Awards competition is one of the largest printing contests in the nation.
This year, the PICA Awards attracted more than 643 entries from 58 printing companies, along with more than 300 entries from 17 graphic arts high schools and six college graphic arts programs from across the Carolinas.
Wentworth Printing Corporation won 1 Best of Category Award, 7 Special Judges Awards and 3 Awards of Excellence. Only one Best of Category may be given in each category. One or more Special Judges Award or Awards of Excellence may be given in each category, limited to no more than one third of total entries per category.
A panel of out of state judges with extensive experience in printing and print production was brought in to examine the 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 Nikki Chapman of Wentworth Printing Corporation at (803) 796-9990.