Morgan Printers honored at 2018 PICA Awards
Monday, April 15, 2019
The Printing Industry of the Carolinas (PICA) has announced that Morgan Printers Inc. of Winterville is an award winner in the 2018 PICA Awards Competition.
The announcement was made on March 30, during the 2018 PICA Awards Banquet in Charlotte, with more than 265 industry professionals in attendance.
The PICA Awards competition is celebrating its 53rd season and continues to be one of the largest printing contests in the nation. This year, the PICA Awards attracted more than 590 entries from 42 printing companies, along with more than 125 entries from five graphic arts high schools and sic college graphic arts programs from across the Carolinas.
Morgan Printers Inc. won seven Best of Category Awards, 12 Special Judges Awards and three Awards of Excellence.
Only one “Best of” may be given in each category. One or more Special Judges Award or Award 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 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.