Excellence in Decoration.
- The Excellence in Quality Award for Closures & Ends
- The 2021 Decorator of Year Award
The IMDPA is a non-profit membership corporation composed of individuals promoting the interests of lithographers, metal decorators, canmakers, designers, and trade suppliers involved in the decoration of metal products worldwide. Our objective is to foster and encourage improvements and advances in the art of metal decorating through education and communications. The IMDA provides opportunities throughout the year for our members to promote their products and services to a global community.
The Annual Excellence in Quality Contest recognizes the skillful achievements of the metal decorating and packaging industry. Entries from around the globe are judged in nine categories with the best entry given the Grand Award. Its mission is to honor outstanding companies which have made exceptional quality and precise consistency their mission in the pursuit of decorating & packaging excellence. Judges will evaluate the quality of printing, the degree of difficulty, the appearance of coating finishes, registration, and the technical expertise required for each piece.
The IMDPA Decorator of the Year Award recognizes individuals for their level of competency. This award program allows companies to acknowledge and nominate their press operator(s) so they may be recognized by their peers for their skill and ability.