Printing Excellence in the Tri-State Region Recognized!

Sep 15, 2020

Tompkins Printing Equipment Company Announced as “Best of Category Art Prints” Award Winner in the 2020 Graphics Excellence Awards

Pewaukee, WI — The Great Lakes Graphics Association (GLGA) has announced that Tompkins Printing Equipment Company of Schiller Park, IL is an award winner in the 2020 Graphics Excellence Awards competition. The judging was conducted on March 10-11, 2020, by a team of independent judges. The GEA competition is one of the largest printing competitions in the nation.

Tompkins Printing Equipment Company won a Best of Category Art Prints Award!

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.

This is third time in a row for Tompkins Printing Equipment Company! Congratulations!

Each of our entries were printed on our Sackel Corporation UV-LED wide format production printers utilizing NanoGraphic Inks!

Since 1886, The Great Lakes Graphics Association (GLGA) has been dedicated to advancing the success of the printing and graphics industry. Working together with Printing Industries of America, the world’s largest graphic arts trade association, GLGA represents the three-state region of Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin and provides training, resources, and a voice of advocacy on both a state and national level.

The Graphics Excellence Awards (GEA) competition, owned and managed by the Great Lakes Graphics Association (GLGA), is an annual event that recognizes and rewards printing and finishing companies that combine fine craftsmanship with technology in order to produce outstanding finished products. The award-winning companies are honored each year at the GEA Celebrations, to be held this year in the fall simultaneously in Milwaukee, WI, and Addison, IL.


Tompkins award is 20 minutes into the video:

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