IAPHC Celebrates Print
Last week in Toronto, the local chapter of the IAPHC handed out dozens of Canadian and international awards in its annual Gallery of Superb Printing program, while also recognizing the achievements of five printing students.
The celebration of Greater Toronto printing was highlighted by four best-of awards, received by Colour Innovations (Best Use of Ink), Parker Pad (Best Use of Bindery), and C.J. Graphics (Best Use of Press and Best of Show).
In the overall IAPHC Gallery of Superb Printing program, C.J. Graphics won 19 Gold, 21 Silver and 16 Bronze in the Canadian portion of the awards program, while the company picked up another 47 Gold, 30 Silver and 9 Bronze awards in the international competition.
Colour Innovations received the second-most Gallery of Superb Printing wins, taking home 3 Gold, 3 Silver and 1 Bronze from the Canadian competition, while also winning 4 Gold, 4 Silver and 1 Bronze on the international side.
The other top Greater Toronto printing companies to take home Gallery of Superb Printing awards included The Lowe-Martin Group, Metro Label, Polytainers, PPP Trade Finishers and The AIIM Group.
The local IAPHC chapter then recognized five Toronto-area students currently enrolled in printing programs, including: Kristen Kelava from Gordon Graydon Memorial, Karin Lin Thorsley from George Brown, Amber Warren from Humber College, Marianna Kosterina from Ryerson University, and Efraim Siouni from the Phoenix Print Shop Foundations of Print.