Top Three Entries Showcase the Creativity, Capabilities & Possibilities When Using YUPO
(CHESAPEAKE, VA—Oct. 5, 2016) — Yupo Corporation America, a leading global manufacturer of synthetic paper, has announced the winners of the 2016 Wally Awards, the company’s annual design competition.
Daniel Ko, Brand and Design director, Toyota Financial Services, Torrence, Calif., won this year’s competition for a dealer sales incentive promotion. Ko’s project was a poster using YUPO® Original 78 lb. text that doubled as a pocket folder designed in a style reminiecnt of old-time travel brochures. Vehicle sales consulants were encouraged to win adventure vacations to various exotic travel destinations. Ko had used YUPO Synthetic Paper on previous projects and specified it for its texture, strength and ability to accept intricate custom cuts. B&G Printing of Gardina, Calif., produced the winning project.
As first place winner, TFS will receive $1,000 and the “F&I World Tour” piece will be featured in a full page article in the September/October issue of GD USA; JAWNS came in second place and will receive $500; Structural Graphics, placed third and will earn $250.
“Submissions for this year’s Wally Awards spanned the spectrum of uses, ranging from the practical to the exotic,” said Bill Hewitt, marketing manager for Yupo. “It’s evident that designers and printers truly understand YUPO’s unique attributes and are inspiried by the possibilities YUPO can deliver.”
To be inspired by all things Yupo, don’t forget to order your YUPO swatchbook. Demonstrating all the famous qualities of YUPO Synthetic Paper – beautiful print reproduction, water-proof and tear-resistant qualities, and tree-free recyclability – the book also holds many different examples of innovative print techniques and applications possible using the unique synthetic paper.
This latest swatchbook also features convenient at-a-glance comparison charts for easy identification and specifying appropriate YUPO papers. For more, contact Yupo Customer Care, 1-888-873-9876, or visit www.yupousa.com.