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IPA Awards Cash Prizes to 2016 Photography Contest Winners

IPA Members Announce Three Winning Entrants

Milwaukee, WI (December 21, 2016) – Today, the Industrial Perforators Association (IPA) - an organization devoted to the advancement of perforated materials - announces the winners of its 2016 Perforated Metal Materials Photography Contest. In an effort to build awareness around the endless applications of perforated metal materials, the photo contest offers three cash prizes for representative photo submissions. Entries were judged in November by IPA members during the annual fall meeting based on specific criteria including: innovation, aesthetic appeal and functionality.

2016 Perforated Metal Materials Photography Contest Winners:

  • 1st Place - $2,000
    • Photographer: Jesus Ferradans
    • Photograph Title: Perf Art
    • Company: Gamelsa
    • Location: Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • 2nd Place - $1,000
    • Photographer: David Nock
    • Photograph Title: Kitchen Garden, Cambridge
    • Company: Ash & Lacy
    • Location: West Bromwich, West Midlands, U.K.
  • 3rd Place - $500
    • Photographer: Jesus Ferradans
    • Photograph Title: Street Art
    • Company: Gamelsa
    • Location: Santiago de Compostela, Spain

“We’re pleased with the range and quality of work submitted for consideration. The winning images showcase the diverse applications of perforated metal in both functional and aesthetic uses.” said Keith Mailloux, president, IPA. 

About the Industrial Perforators Association
As the only North American organization devoted to the advancement of perforated materials, the Industrial Perforators Association continues to push the boundaries of what these materials can do. Through extensive research, knowledge sharing, standards setting and more, the IPA provides our members with the tools to drive innovation and increase utilization in perforation. In the process, we act as an essential resource to anyone who may benefit from incorporating perforated materials into their design. Discover more about the IPA and perforated materials at www.iperf.org. 

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