Plum Grove Inc. Receives Special Innovation Graphics Excellence Award

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Plum Grove Inc. was honored by Great Lakes Graphic Association as “Best of Category” for Pandemic Print Innovation

Hoffman Estates, IL • April 12, 2021 – Plum Grove Inc., an integrated print marketing agency, is proud to announce the honor of receiving the 2021 Graphic Excellence Award in Special Innovation from the Great Lakes Graphic Association (GLGA). This award honors printers and marketers for creative, out-of-the-box solutions to unique challenges. The competition recognizes companies throughout Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin for superb craftsmanship in the design, creation and production of outstanding marketing projects they produce.

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In addition to manufacturing PPE, Plum Grove Inc. designed hundreds of print-ready signs and made them available for free download online. Signs included health recommendations and guidance for wearing face masks, hand sanitizing, social distancing, and other new safety protocols. To date, Plum Grove Inc., has distributed more than 550,000 free signs to local businesses, schools, government entities and other organizations in more than 200 countries globally.

Plum Grove Inc. also launched a series of pandemic-related t-shirts to raise money for charity. Profits from shirt sales were donated to the Greater Chicagoland Food Depository and the American Red Cross, both of which are instrumental in helping fight the effects of the pandemic and support families in need.

The Great Lakes Graphics Association’s Graphics Excellence Award (GEAs) is the largest regional affiliate print competition and is intensely competitive. The Great Lakes Graphics Association is a non-profit association that advocates for and provides services to printers and graphics companies. The GLGA represents 13% of the total print market in the United States accounts for combined annual shipments of nearly $19 billion, according to the most recent Print Market Atlas.

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About Plum Grove

Plum Grove® empowers businesses to connect with the world, tell their story, build their brands, and promote growth through innovative marketing solutions. The one-stop shop offers over 1 million ways to market your business with award-winning creativity in print, direct mail, trade show exhibits, and promotional swag. With over 40 years of history and experience, and an average employee tenure of more than 15 years, Plum Grove prides itself on both its powerful force of seasoned experts and the strong family values that are the foundation of its culture. To learn more, visit

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