PPB September 2022

Print On Hard Surfaces GOLD WINNER Indiana Metal Craft PPAI 112175, S5 Bloomington, Indiana Created for a client in the hospitality space, this detailed, commemorative holiday ornament features 3D digital printing to communicate the feel of being there. Using a photo provided by the client, Indiana Metal Craft used a variety of processes to imprint the image onto a raised, multi-level pewter surface. The crisp image shows fine details like the dusting of snow. SILVER WINNER CounterPoint PPAI 227346, S6 Las Vegas This vinyl counter mat is a stunning display of digital offset lithography at work. Producing a result that’s realistic, visually effective and provides customer stimulation at the point of purchase, CounterPoint laminated the mat with its durable Vynex surface to bring the image to life, and highlight details like the bottle bevels. Print On Textiles GOLD WINNER BAG MAKERS, INC. PPAI 111408, S10 Union, Illinois These economical branded tote bags were created for a local festival and feature screen-printed artwork that carries the event concept. The festival was made into a drive-thru experience due to the pandemic and the artwork shows a merry band of festival characters in a parade of cars. The bags were completed on three-day timeline with an achieved goal to ensure the artwork preserved its detail in a one-color imprint. SILVER WINNER Towel Specialties PPAI 113150, S7 Baltimore This 30-inch-by-60-inch beach towel features bright and bold coloring to call up feelings of warmth around the client’s branding. To achieve these saturated shades, Towel Specialties used specially formulated poly-cotton towels that were ink-cured and pressed at high heat and pressure. 2022 Pyramid Awards in Supplier Decorating | FEATURE | SEPTEMBER 2022 | 41