Best of Show!
Complete Graphics of Bloomington (Minneapolis) Minnesota won the Best of Show at the International Engraved Graphics Association’s 76th Annual Conference in Vail, Colorado on June 29th. Rick Haman, VP of Business Development for Complete Graphics accecpted the award from IEGA president David Nussmeier of Nussmeier Engraving and Brad Cannaday of Neenah Paper.
The winning piece was a diploma for Seton Hall University beautifully engraved with 4 press passes on over-sized Neenah 80# ivory paper and transcribed in Latin. “The diploma is not only a beautiful certificate recognizing academic achievement, and but also acts as a security document insomuch that it cannot be authentically reproduced or counterfeited. Obviously, this is a critical requirement in the scholastic and academic world.” according to Mr. Haman.
Complete Graphics has been in business since 1918 is currently owned by Taylor Corporation as part of Taylor’s fine print and engraving division. Other Taylor engraving companies to win awards that night include BurdgeCooper and The Ligature of Los Angeles and Berkeley California.
IEGA is the engraving industry trade association consisting of the leading commercial engraving companies around the world. It holds an annual competition to honor the best pieces of craft work done the previous year, as voted by their peers.