April 12, 2019 | by Quantum Marketing Team

Big Wins for Quantum at GLGA 2019 Graphics Excellence Awards


Quantum Group is a big Winner in the 2019 Graphics Excellence Awards

Morton Grove, IL — The Great Lakes Graphics Association (GLGA) has announced that Quantum Group of Morton Grove, IL, is an award winner in the 2019 Graphics Excellence Awards competition. The judging was conducted on March 5-6, 2019, by a team of independent judges. The GEA competition is one of the largest printing competitions in the nation.

Quantum Group submitted entries in 11 categories, some of which included digital books, specialty inks and coatings, foil stamping, embossing/debossing, invitations and programs which resulted in 14 awards including, one Best of Category Awards, Awards of Excellence and Certificates of Merit.

“We take a lot of pride in what we deliver for our clients.” said Joe Holleman, Director of Marketing at Quantum. “Being recognized by our peers with 14 awards, is pretty special and while it showcases our work, it really shines the spotlight on our clients’ creativity and ingenuity in the design of their printed communications.”

“For years, Quantum and the GLGA have worked together in evangelizing the importance print plays in our lives”, said Cheryl Kahanec, CEO of Quantum Group.  “I also want to say, thank you to all of our customers who allowed us to present their pieces”.

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 similarly 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.

For more information about Quantum and our print production capabilities, call Michele Brennan, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Quantum at 847.663.6339.

Quantum Group, founded in 1992, is a data and technologically enabled communications production firm that helps companies connect with their customers in personalized, unique and engaging ways. From the company’s roots as a high-quality commercial sheet-fed printer, it has evolved into a single-source, customer-centric communications partner with more than 200,000 square feet of state-of-the-art production and warehouse space. Quantum is compliant with FISMA, HIPAA and SOC 2 standards, reflecting a commitment to ensuring that information is safeguarded throughout the communications process.


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