In-Plant Manager Seeking Wide-Format Printer Wins SGIA Expo Prize Pack

For Immediate Release October 3, 2018 Contact: Kate Achelpohl, SGIA 703.359.1364 Fairfax, Virginia – Paul Wannigman, In-Plant Manager for retailer Coborn’s Inc. (St. Cloud, Minnesota), has won the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association’s second 2018 SGIA Expo Registration Prize Pack. Wannigman will receive two individual SGIA memberships and two tickets to see a fabulous Las Vegas production of his choosing. “I chose to attend this year’s show to look at wide-format printers I am researching for the in-plant I manage. I am excited to see everything that vendors are offering — I am sure I will learn about technologies and products I never imagined! It should be an awesome experience,” said Wannigman. Wannigman’s department currently has three wide-format printers — including an HP 360 — that operate eight to 10 hours a day. In this, his first visit to the SGIA Expo, he is looking to purchase a flatbed printer to expand his company’s production capabilities. The Minnesota native has been in the printing industry for over 35 years, including time as a printing professional and an offset customer trainer. He’s been with Coborn’s Inc. since the early 1990s and is now in his third year working with wide-format printing.  “I was astonished that I was picked for this prize. Of all my colleagues in the industry, I couldn’t have imagined my name being picked. I guess Las Vegas is a lucky place for me,” said Wannigman.  Dustin Carter, Manager, Action Graphix (Umatilla, Florida) was the first winner of the 2018 SGIA Expo Registration Prize Pack. Carter, who is also attending the SGIA Expo for the first time, received two individual SGIA memberships and two tickets to Mystère by Cirque du Soleil. Attendees who registered for the 2018 SGIA Expo by July 31, 2018, were entered into a sweepstakes drawing for a Registration Prize Pack. A second sweepstakes was then added and attendees who registered for the Expo by August 31, 2018, were entered into a second drawing for a similar Registration Prize Pack. SGIA — Supporting the Leaders of the Digital & Screen Printing Community  The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) owns and produces the 2018 SGIA Expo, the printing industry’s most exciting and comprehensive trade show, which will bring more than 550 exhibitors and over 25,000 registrants to Las Vegas October 18–20. Technology is expanding what you can do — and the SGIA Expo is here to help you make the most of it! SGIA is the trade association of choice for professionals in the industrial, graphic, garment, textile, electronics, packaging and commercial printing communities looking to grow their business into new market segments through the incorporation of the latest printing technologies. SGIA membership comprises these diverse segments, all of which are moving rapidly towards digital adoption. As long-time champions of digital technologies and techniques, SGIA is the community of peers you are looking for to help navigate the challenges of this process. “Whatever the medium, whatever the message, print is indispensable. Join the community — SGIA."
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