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Thoro Packaging Shines at the Print Excellence Awards

PIASC Print Excellence Awards

Every year the best printers in Southern California gather to celebrate the Print Excellence Awards. The top printers chose their best, top-quality printed pieces to compete in the hopes of receiving recognition for their work.

This year, Thoro was among the honorees receiving a Best in Category Award for Promotional Campaigns – Business to Business, as well as three additional awards.

Through clever ideas, quality technical production and team involvement, Thoro Packaging created the following winning cartons:

  • Best of Category – Promotional Campaigns Business to Business – Thoro 2017 Capacity Folder
  • Award of Excellence – Cartons & Containers – 2016 Thoro Holiday Promo
  • Award of Excellence – Hi-Fidelity Printing – Moku Pua
  • Certificate of Merit – Cartons & Containers – Thoro Packaging / Sun Chemical Augmented Reality Purse

The Print Excellence Awards demonstrate that excellence remains at the core of the Southern California printing industry. Thoro is proud to be among these dedicated print professionals.

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2015 North American Paperboard Packaging Competition

The winners of the 2015 North American Paperboard Packaging Competition were honored in Indianapolis at the annual awards gala. Administered and hosted by the PPC and judged by a jury of packaging professionals, industry experts, and professors, the North American Paperboard Packaging Competition is the premier competition for carton manufacturers involved in the concept, design, print, performance, and shelf appeal of paperboard packaging. Thoro Packaging received four awards this year, three Gold Awards and one Excellence Award.

  • Limited Edition Nail Color Collection● Jessica Cosmetics – Gold Award
  • 2015 WestPack Self-Promotional ● Thoro Packaging – Gold Award
  • 2014 Christmas Self-Promotional ● Thoro Packaging – Gold Award
  • 2015 BioMed/MD & M Self-Promotional ● Thoro Packaging – Excellence Award

Congratulations to the Thoro Packaging team for continuing a tradition of folding carton excellence that remains at the core of our business. We are proud to be among those who have made our industry great.

Call Thoro Packaging to find out more about award winning folding carton packaging for your brand.

 

 

By | 2015-10-12T14:52:20+00:00 October 12, 2015|Contests, Creativity, Design, Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thoro Wins Big at the 11th Annual Regional Print Excellence Awards

Recognizing the Best of the Best in Southern California…

Janet Green, Public Relations Chair of PIASC, presented Thoro Packaging with five awards at the PIASC’s Graphics Night at the Pacific Palms on Friday, April 10, 2015.

Companies that have been recognized with awards from the PIASC in the Self-Promotion, and Carton and Containers category are organizations that have done the best pieces that effectively promote their company and their customer’s brand.

Through clever ideas, quality technical production and motivated employee involvement, Thoro Packaging created these winning cartons.

  • Award of Excellence – Cartons & Containers – Jessica – “Phenom”
  • Award of Excellence – Promotional Campaigns – MD&M Promotional 2015
  • Best of Category – Cartons & Containers Malie Mango Nectar and Vanilla Coconut
  • Best of Category – Promotional Campaigns – 2015 Calendar& Holiday Carton
  • Peoples Choice Award- 2015 Calendar & Holiday Carton

Excellence that remains at the core of the Southern California printing industry. We are proud to be among these dedicated print professionals.

Printing Industries Association of Southern California (PIASC) is the trade association for the graphic arts community in Southern California. Founded in […]

By | 2015-04-17T11:51:52+00:00 April 17, 2015|Contests|0 Comments

The Thoro Green Committee Recycle Contest Winner is Announced…

Our Green Committee members held their Second Annual Internal Recycled Materials contest and the winner was announced at our July Plant Meeting. The contest challenge was to create something artful or useful out of recycled

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materials. All entries were judged on creativity, difficulty, and the number of recycled materials used.

Our very own Jose Serna won first prize with his recreation of The Kelpies. The original Kelpie horse head structures

are Entry made from recycled pallets located near the Forth and Clyde Canal in Scotland. They stand at 100 feet tall and each weighs approximately 300 tons. The Kelpies are a monument to the horse powered heritage across Scotland.

Jose’s inspired replica of The Kelpies stand about three feet tall. They were created out of wire hangers for the frame and recycled wood and rubber for the base. Aluminum plates were recycled and cut into various patterns to recreate the stainless steel cladding of the original Kelpie sculptures.

Like the real thing, Jose’s […]

By | 2017-01-12T20:58:27+00:00 July 30, 2014|Contests|0 Comments

Thoro Has Again Created Award-Winning Packaging

ppc_awardsThe winners of the North American Paperboard Packaging Competition were honored last night in Dallas.

Thoro Packaging earned two awards this year:

  1. A Gold Award for our Medical Design & Manufacturing Tradeshow Promotional
  2. The Judge’s Award for our 2012 Christmas Promotional

This is the first time in the competition’s 70 year history that the judges decided to honor an exceptional example of paperboard packaging with a special Judges’ Award.

The competition, sponsored by the PPC, is a celebration of the industry and its creative potential. It is also an affirmation of paperboard as the clear and intelligent choice for packaging in today’s eco-conscious world.

A BIG CONTRATULATIONS to the Thoro team for your creativity and hard work. Way to go!

Would you like award-winning packaging for your brand? Call Thoro Packaging at 951-278-2100.

By | 2017-01-12T20:58:37+00:00 October 25, 2013|Awards & Certifications, Contests|0 Comments

The Thoro Green Committee Recycle Contest Winner is Announced

Our Green Committee members held an internal contest. The challenge was to create something out of recycled material. All entries were judged on creativity, difficulty, the number of recycled materials used, and the ease of reproduction.

Our very own Jose Serna won first prize with his recreation of Rosie the Riveter. His masterpiece was created using 90% recycled material consisting of 13 different materials, including corrugated, various paperboards, rubber, plastic and wood. Jose also captured the spirit of Thoro Packaging, incorporating the importance of diversity, our woman-owned business status and our sustainability efforts.

By | 2017-01-12T20:58:42+00:00 May 31, 2013|Contests, Sustainability|0 Comments

Where’s Your Handbag?

facebook_pinkThis is your opportunity to show us where your adventures have taken you, and a great chance to win some fun prizes! Just snap a photo of your Thoro handbag and post it on our Facebook page.

One monthly prize will be awarded to the most creative photo.

If you don’t have your own Thoro handbag, just send us an email at apercy@thoropkg.com and type “Where’s Your Handbag” in the subject line and we will send one to you.

By | 2017-01-12T20:58:44+00:00 May 10, 2013|Contests|0 Comments

PPC Packaging Competition

ppcphotoThoro picked-up three awards last night. To General Excellence Awards for our 2011 Thoro WestPac Gold Compact promotional and Island Soap & Candle Company family boxes. We also won a Gold Award for the 2010 Thoro Christmas Candy Box promotional. Way to go Team Thoro and Island Soap & Candle!

Thoro has once again taken home a Gold and a few Silver (Excellence) Awards in the Paperboard Packaging Council’s (PPC) annual Carton Competition. The National Paperboard Packaging Competition is the premier competition for carton manufacturers involved in the concept, design, print, performance, and shelf appeal of paperboard packaging. The 117 entries were judged by a jury of packaging professionals, industry experts, professors, and magazine publishers. All entries are weighted evenly, with the names of manufacturers unknown to the jury. Jury members evaluated package samples and their accompanying write-ups to select this year’s award winners. Entries were evaluated on a list of criteria including the development objectives, materials used, design, printing, converting processes, utilization of unique or […]