This year has been amazing for us here at Adcraft Labels. We started out the year by winning 21 awards at the 13th Annual Regional Print Excellence Awards held by the Printing Industries Association, Inc. of Southern California. The awards included four Best of Category awards.
We then won the Silver Award at the 2017 Excellence in Flexography Awards which recognized the best work of label and packaging printers from around the world. These accomplishments have made me so proud to be a part of such a hard working group of people.
The unforeseen benefits of receiving our distinguished awards became clear to me just recently.
Beyond Company Recognition
I’ve noticed an increase in employee morale and a pride of workmanship these past few months. Displaying our awards and sharing them with our employees and customers was such a rewarding experience.
This month we were fortunate enough to be named as one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Orange County. As a business owner, this has been the greatest award thus far.
This award consisted of a two-part process to determine the recipients. The first part consisted of evaluating each employer’s workplace policies, practices, and demographics.
Employees Give Back
The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. Imagine my surprise in hearing that our team members are happy with our work environment and overall company culture.
This is what a company owner like myself strives for. I decided to enter Adcraft Labels in printing competitions to demonstrate to our current and prospective clients the quality of work we do. The awards turned out to give our employees a sense of accomplishment and acknowledgment, and in return, I have been given the best award yet. To be named one of the Best Places to Work in Orange County based mainly on our employee’s feelings about working here at Adcraft Labels is truly amazing.
I believe that our team members are creative artists in their own right, and they bring their best to work on a daily basis. I am blessed to have such an exceptional group of people to work with.
We are growing as a company and as a family. I believe that a company is only as good as its people, and our team members have proven to be the best there is. I am pleased to know that our team members appreciate things like our company picnic and a friendly softball game.
These events do so much more than create team bonding, it makes for a comfortable work atmosphere. It makes us more motivated and inspires us to be creative and innovative. I look forward to seeing our company continue to grow and advance with continued collaboration and teamwork.