About 25 years ago, laser engravers hit the scene in the awards and recognition industry. Shortly after that, acrylic awards were developed. At first, the acrylic awards were very plain and somewhat unimaginative as they were pretty much just square, rectangular or round in shape. Understand, that those acrylic awards were “cutting edge” at the time! Then as the finishing process was improved, stars, teardrop and other shapes were added.
At that time, about the only way to decorate (add text and/or logos) the acrylic awards was to use a laser engraver that gave the engraving a frosted look. As technology progressed, acrylic award options grew tremendously. With the advent of CNC machines and more powerful lasers, very intricate shapes became possible. Acrylic awards shaped like a logo were possible so that creators weren’t limited to just engraving the image of a logo on a standard rectangular shape. Mixed media components using acrylic, glass, marble, wood, resin, granite, brass and aluminum added yet more possibilities when designing custom acrylic awards. With development of direct to substraight printing, color filled laser engraving and even color transfer technology, it became easier than ever to develop distinctive custom acrylic awards.
Just as acrylic awards have improved over time, so has All American Awards in the Charleston, SC area. With our modern equipment and our imagination, we’re able to help you develop the signature award that you’d like for your company or organization. When it’s time to talk to someone about your awards ideas and needs, please visit our showroom in Mt.Pleasant, or visit our website at http://www.awardsguy.com and let us help you design awards that will make you proud.