DocuSource of North Carolina, LLC, a full-service, technology based, digital print provider, announced that it received seven 2013 PICA Awards from the Printing Industry of the Carolinas. This was the tenth consecutive year that DocuSource of North Carolina, LLC was recognized for printing excellence throughout North and South Carolina.
DocuSource of North Carolina, LLC won three Best of Category Awards and three Awards of Excellence. Only one Best of Category may be given in each category. In addition, DocuSource of North Carolina, LLC was also recognized for its work by winning the Hewlett Packard Indigo Award for Best Digital Printing.
“It was a tremendous honor to once again be recognized by our peers,” said Michael Chorba, president of DocuSource of North Carolina, LLC. “DocuSource strives to bring value to each client project, and this could not be possible without loyal clients and sustained efforts from our team members.”
This year, the PICA Awards attracted more than 643 entries from 58 printing companies, along with more than 300 entries from 17 graphic arts high schools and six college graphic arts programs from across the Carolinas. A panel of out of state judges with extensive experience in printing and print production was brought in to examine the work. Each entry was judged on its own merit in a category with similar printed pieces. The judging criteria included: registration, crossovers, clarity and neatness, sharpness of halftones and line drawings, richness and tonal qualities of color, paper and ink selection, ink coverage, difficulty of printing, effective contrast or softness, finishing, bindery, and overall visual impact.
The PICA Awards have been a symbol of printing excellence in North and South Carolina since 1966. More than 300 printing professionals were in attendance as DocuSource of North Carolina, LLC was honored at the award celebration in Concord, N.C. on April 27.
2013 marks the 12-year anniversary of DocuSource of North Carolina, LLC. Employing over 35 individuals, the company has made the Inc. 5000 list, and is one of only 70 printers across North Carolina to be certified green by the Forest Stewardship Council.