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Contact -Dan Williams 1-800-452-4462 ext. 489
email@example.com - April 2003
THE HOMER LAUGHLIN CHINA COMPANY WINS TWO PRESTIGIOUS
AWARDS AT THE 2003 SGCD CONFERENCE
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Newell, West Virginia—The Homer Laughlin China Company has been recognized for outstanding decorated ceramic design and technical achievement by the Society of Glass and Ceramic Decorators (SGCD) in two categories. Susie Bebout, manager of the Decorating Department, took home the 2003 SGCD Discovery Award in the Foodservice, Formal, Ceramic Category for Homer Laughlin’s “America” plate, featured on the Pristine® shape, part of the Ameriwhite Collection®. Homer Laughlin also won in the Promotional Product and Premium competion for “The Homer Laughlin China Co.” promotional charger plate.
SGCD sponsors the annual Discovery Awards Competition to recognize outstanding decorated ceramic and glassware design and technical achievement. Winners were selected by a jury of independent experts.
No stranger to winning awards, Homer Laughlin won the Discovery Award for outstanding decorated ceramic design and technical achievement in 1998, 2000, and 2002.
Homer Laughlin creates custom dinnerware, and has the fastest turn-around time in the business—customers can receive a fired sample within four weeks and quotation in one week. The award winning design staff of Homer Laughlin China, led by Art Director Judi Noble, creates over 1,500 custom designs and samples every year for many restaurants, hotels and clubs around the world, including The Biltmore Hotel, Colonial Williamsburg, P.F. Chang’s and The Greenbrier.
Homer Laughlin’s designers and engineers have worked together to advance the use of lead-free decorating materials, modern manufacturing techniques, precious metals, exclusive one-fire processes and complex molds. Those emerging technologies, combined with the time-honored craft of pottery, can open new vistas for expression and deliver quality product orders at affordable pricing.
For more information, call Homer Laughlin at 1-800-452-4462 or visit on the web at www.hlchina.com.