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Plaques and Awards

Life is full of noteworthy achievements, whether it is on the field, in the classroom, the office or elsewhere. No matter the occasion or the milestone, one of the best and most memorable ways to commemorate a significant achievement is with a beautifully constructed custom plaques & awards made by Behrends Group. With our help, you can create the perfect token to commemorate and celebrate the contributions and achievements of noteworthy groups or individuals, no matter what message you wish to convey. From large scale plaques that include details and information about a person or event, to smaller plaques marking individual achievements and milestones, we can help you create the ideal commdemorative piece that perfectly suits your needs. With Berhends, you can draw on over 60 years of creative expertise to produce the ideal custom award plaque that perfectly conveys your message in a lasting and meaningful way.

Unique Design Options For Plaques and Awards

When it comes to creating the right commemorative piece for your special occasion, there is no shortage of unique and attractive design options that will suit your personal tastes and the spirit in which the award is presented. Our staff is eager to work with you to ensure your custom plaque design is turned into a reality. You can provide us with any and all design characteristics you have in mind, along with details about the subject or award recipient, and we will do the rest. You can also browse the wide range of design options and templates available at Behrends to find the perfect award plaque. We can easily incorporate custom text, photos, logos and much more into the design of your plaque, so you end up with a truly unique piece that is ideal for the occasion. No matter what unique plaque design options you require, we will make sure you end up with the result you are looking for.

Dedication to Detail

Custom award plaques have been used to mark a number of milestones and achievements throughout history in a wide range of settings. Corporate award plaques are ideal for displaying an individual or group’s achievements and dedication in an instantly recognizable manner. Organizations of all kinds use large plaques to fill entire walls to commemorate charitable donors and other noteworthy individuals. Sports teams and athletic organizations use many unique award plaques to celebrate the achievements of championship teams and outstanding individuals every year. With so many award plaques on display in so many places, some may begin to wonder what makes these awards so special. At Behrends Group, we believe the award plaque should reflect the level of achievement through the highly detailed workmanship of the finished product. Each award is unique and special to those who give and receive it, which is why we strive to create award plaques that reflect this tone to everyone who sees it.

All of the plaques & awards we create to commemorate everything from personal achievements to dedications and gratitude are made with the high level of detail that Behrends is known for. Our plaques are used in a number of different areas including public monuments, private properties, community centres and more, but each one is designed and manufactured with the same dedication to detail in mind. That dedication is part of what makes Berhends known as an industry leading plaque awards company.  

Importance of Lasting Recognition

An award plaque goes a lot further than honouring those to whom it is presented. In many cases, including a physical token of appreciation brings a higher level of distinction and prestige to any award. By including a unique award plaque, people can more easily connect to the spirit in which an award is presented. Plaques marking historical events and dedications work in a similar way, helping people and communities remember the achievements of noteworthy groups and individuals by marking significant landmarks or sites, and detailing the stories behind the events or achievements. With help from the plaque and award design experts at Behrends, you can obtain the kind of profound recognition that is meant to last and encourage others.

There are few better ways to commemorate and mark special achievements and occasions than with custom award plaques from Behrends. No matter what unique features you want to include in your commemorative piece, we can accomodate. Everything from award plaques with photos, unique logos and designs, and solid, durable bronze cast construction is available when you choose to work with Behrends on your next custom award plaques. We offer top quality service, workmanship, and rapid turnaround on all of our orders, so don’t hesitate to get in touch and share your ideas with us today. For more information, or to view our quality past projects, feel free to continue to explore our website, or contact us directly with any questions you may have about your custom award plaques.  

Dedication Signage

At Behrends we know the importance of honouring the lives and work of special individuals who touch our lives and our communities. One of the most important ways that people do this is through dedication signage in which a particular place is inaugurated in the name of an individual or group. Beautiful plaques can be designed to carry the name, story and image of a particular person. These can be placed on free stands, in decorative rocks, among trees, in a park, on a bench or any other creative space you can dream up to create a contemplative space in which we remember those who contribute to our own stories.

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Donor Walls

It is important to recognize that even though the intention behind donor walls is recognition, like all signage, these systems communicate something about your organization. Because they occupy prominent and foremost positions in the visual landscape of your building, it is important to carefully consider what message you are sending. These systems must be attractive, engaging, technologically advanced and professional – qualities that your brand emulates in order to inspire confidence in your donors, from the past and in the future.

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Historical Signage

Commemorative plaques mark the location of significant events or illuminate the underlying meaning of sites and buildings, while memorials keep the memory of notable figures and community members alive in the places and communities which they helped shape. Keeping social memory alive contributes to community cohesion and pride, and the use of memorials and historical signage to maintain social memory can operate at different scales.

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Infrastructure Signage

Infrastructural signage helps contribute to the story behind cities and municipalities where structures such as bridges or important buildings are adorned with signage that is unified in both an authoritative voice and a cohesive style. Such signs even shape our memories, particularly how we interact with our landscapes but also how we interpret history and deal with authority. Historical memory is increasingly at the forefront of government and public consciousness as we come to better understand how monuments, signage and memorials shape the way we cultivate memories.

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Plaques

Behrends has built its legacy on a strong foundation of quality foundry work. Some of our more visible handiwork can be seen in the form of custom and cast bronze plaques. These plaques are a mainstay of what we do and adorn city monuments, historical memorials, housefronts in the form of address plaques, community cemeteries and much more.

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Recognition Awards

Recognition awards are one of our specialties - we understand the value in saluting an outstanding employee or team. At Behrends, we combine creativity and 60 years of manufacturing expertise, collaborating with you to create employee recognition awards that celebrate the efforts of your most exceptional people in a meaningful, memorable way. Recognizing those employees who go over and above your expectations motivates others to follow suit, and promotes a positive attitude around your organization.

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