International E-Z UP, Inc. Honored With Gold & Silver Awards At 2015 SGIA Expo In Atlanta


Nov 20, 2015, 08:07 ET from International E-Z UP, Inc.

NORCO, Calif., Nov. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- International E-Z UP, Inc., the leader in portable instant shelters, was honored for the third year in a row at the 2015 Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) Expo with Gold and Silver award wins across multiple categories. International E-Z UP was recognized in the Association's prestigious Golden Image Competition with the Gold Award in the Retail, POP Display, and Exhibits category and two Silver Awards in the Banners and Ad Specialty/Promotional Products categories.  E-Z UP has now won the Gold Award in three consecutive years.

"We are absolutely thrilled!  Winning a digital printing award in the graphics industry is impressive, but to win the SGIA Gold Award three years in a row solidifies our leadership in the market and shows that E-Z UP exemplifies the very best in top-notch quality printing," said Brad Smith, E-Z UP President. "Our people, our materials, our inks, and our equipment all culminate into amazing digitally printed E-Z UP Instant Shelters and accessories rich in vibrant color and clarity, ultimately making the customer's brand and image stand above the rest!" 

The annual SGIA Expo held on November 4 – 6, 2015, brought together leaders of the specialty imaging industry in Atlanta. Recognized as one of the most challenging competition years in recent history, nearly 400 entries in 53 product categories were submitted from 87 companies from around the world. The Golden Image Competition is judged on the technical accomplishments of each entry, excluding aesthetic issues from the evaluation and scoring process. Prints are judged on the level of difficulty and quality of execution.

2015 SGIA Submissions and Awards Won in Specific Categories for E-Z UP:

  • Innovation at Its Best – Gold Award in Retail/POP Display/Exhibits (Freestanding Wall) Category
  • Imagination Takes Flight – Silver Award in the Banners Category
  • Candy Striped Canopy – Silver Award in the Ad Specialty/Promotional Products Category

"The judges had a very difficult time this year, not because of the sheer volume of entries, but because of the overall quality of the work. Judges in virtually every category told me the entries were so good that choosing winners was a real challenge," said Johnny Shell, SGIA's Vice President of Technical Services. "Winning the Gold Award in the Retail, POP Display, and Exhibits category and Silver Awards in the Banners and Ad Specialty/Promotional Products categories positions International E-Z UP among the top specialty printers in the world in terms of quality and capability. The ability to consistently print such high-quality products indicates that International E-Z UP is an expert at controlling the many variables involved in specialty printing."

The SGIA award winning artwork and awards will be prominently displayed in the E-Z UP Store located at the E-Z UP Global Headquarters in Norco, Calif.

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