Columbia, MD - The Printing & Graphics Association MidAtlantic (PGAMA) is pleased to announce that James Mayes, Jr, President of Colorcraft of Virginia, is the 2011 inductee into the PGAMA Printing Industry Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony was part of the PGAMA Excellence in Print Awards Gala, held March 22, 2011 at Martin's West in Woodlawn, MD.
The Industry Hall of Fame Award honors the accomplishments of outstanding individuals who have directly contributed to the success of a PGAMA member organization by managing and sustaining a competitive edge through implementation of proven global best practices resulting in organizational and regional economic growth.
Mr. Mayes was nominated in recognition of his 30-plus years of contributions to graphic communications. His service to the industry has included time as chairman of Printing Industries of Virginia; service on the Printing Industries of America Finance Committee; and currently as chairman of the research committee for the Premier Print awards. He also chairs the C.S. Monroe Technical Center's graphic communications advisory board. Mayes has previously been inducted into the Printing Impressions/RIT Printing Industry Hall of Fame and was a 2011 recipient of the Printing Association of Florida's GALA Award.
PGAMA is a non-profit trade association serving graphic arts firms in Maryland, Southern Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia.