H&H Graphics Earns Several GEA Awards for 2016

The Great Lakes Graphics Association (GLGA) has named H&H Graphics winner of 19 Graphics Excellence Awards (GEA).

H&H Graphics Earns Several GEA Awards for 2016
Vernon Hills, IL, April 15, 2016 --(PR.com)-- H&H Graphics, one of the nation's leading providers of special effects screen printing using UV coatings and other specialty inks, has been recognized by the GLGA and printing industry experts as having won the following awards for this year:

Best of Category

* Kylie Jean Valentine Queen: Book Jacket
* Pure I: Thermochromic Business Card (Before & After)

Best of Division

* Arlington International Racecourse: 2015 Group Events Brochure

Awards of Excellence

* Kylie Jean Valentine Queen: book jacket
* Artemis: sketchbook cover with glow in the dark coating
* True North Insurance: annual report with overall Soft Touch coating and spot custom texture
* Miller Lite: rodeo poster with new Snapshot Effect that displays a secret message only when flash photography is used (two awards)
* Sunglass Hut: gift card series (three versions) with spot custom glitter under and spot white over lamination
* Pure I: thermochromic business cards

Certificates of Merit

* Stem Brothers: 70th anniversary gold scratch-off screen printing with black overprint
* Gift boxes with simulated silver foil
* June 2016 screen printed calendar with two-color spot match PMS on black stock
* Happy Halloween mini jumbo greeting cards with spot custom glitter particle mix
* Visa: gift card hangers with spot custom silver glitter particle mix
* Field Notes: Snowblind notepad cover with blue interference pearl and photochromic printing
* Macy's: gift cards with spot silver and spot white over foil faced PVC

According to Michelle Leissner, president of H&H Graphics, “We are proud to have been honored by the GLGA with these 19 Graphics Excellence Awards. We invest a lot of time and experience resources developing new screen printing special effects and it is rewarding to be recognized by the a leading organization in our industry."

About the GEA Competition

The Graphic Excellence Awards (GEA) competition, owned and managed by the GLGA is an annual event that recognizes and rewards printing and finishing companies who combine fine craftsmanship with technology in order to produce outstanding finished products. The GEA competition is one of the largest printing contests in the nation.

About GLGA

Since 1886, the Great Lakes Graphics Association (GLGA) has been dedicated to advancing the success of the printing and graphics industry. Working together with the Printing Industries of America, the world's largest graphic arts trade association, GLGA provides training, resources, and a voice of advocacy on both a state and national level. GLGA is a trade association representing the graphic communications industry in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. More: www.glga.info

About H&H Graphics

Founded in 1978, H&H Graphics helps our clients be Anything but Ordinary with state-of-the-art special effects screen printing that utilize UV coatings, specialty inks and varnishes. Our R&D department creates custom inks and coatings in house to achieve your desired look, feel, or smell with the highest quality and performance and we offer a level of client service that's unexpected. Example special effects include glitter, gloss & matte, scented, scratch-off, glow-in-the dark, and textures. While we work with many types of applications, we offer special expertise screen printing gift cards, credit cards, packaging, retail POS/POP displays, book covers, and greeting cards. Challenge us! We love exceeding expectations and achieving the impossible. More: www.hhgrfx.com
H&H Graphics, LLC
Michelle Leissner
(847) 383-6285