GREEN BAY, Wis., Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on its history of innovative and technical achievement in label printing and packaging, WS Packaging Group recently garnered a Best of Division award at the 2017 Graphics Excellence Awards, presented by the Great Lakes Graphics Association.
"We're honored to receive this award from the Great Lakes Graphics Association for excellence and innovation in printing craftsmanship," said Dean Wimer, CEO, WS Packaging Group. "Innovation creates value for our customers every day in bringing their brands to life. Awards like these are reassuring that our industry-leading innovations in printing and packaging, as well as design, are delivering."
At the 2017 GEA Awards, WS Packaging took home the award for Best of Division -- Cartons and Containers, Platinum® Cartons Pure Premium and Water Based Premium. The award-winning label was manufactured at WS Packaging Group's Oak Creek, Wisconsin facility.
Each year, the Great Lakes Graphics Association's Graphics Excellence Awards competition recognizes companies through Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin for the superb craftsmanship in the design, creation, and production of top-quality printed material they produce for their customers.
The GEAs is the largest regional affiliate print competition and is intensely competitive. A win at the GEAs means a company has produced truly excellent work.
About WS Packaging Group
WS Packaging Group, Inc., with more than 50 years of experience, is one of the largest printing and label converting operations in North America. It operates 17 manufacturing facilities and produces high-quality packaging products. Its customers range in size from small businesses to large, high-volume manufacturers and consumer product goods companies doing business locally, nationally, and in marketplaces worldwide. WS Packaging Group is majority owned by J.W. Childs Associates, L.P. (JWC), a private equity firm based in Boston, Mass., investing in middle-market growth companies. Since 1995, JWC has invested in over 40 companies with a transaction value of more than $12 billion.