PhotoPlaques.com is a division of Horizon Worldwide Corporation.
Horizon is an award winning full service marketing and imaging group based in Houston, Texas. The company is one of the largest specialty photo, wall art and decor manufacturers in the US. Horizon was founded in 1979 and was one of the first in the industry to print large format photos on canvas. The company operates two divisions:
Imaging: facilitates multiple online photo and imaging websites, including manufacturing a variety of proprietary photo, wall art, decor and gifting products. The imaging group wholesales to hundreds of retailers and online sites along with operating and managing multiple photo, art and decor direct-to-consumer websites.
Retail Marketing: provides photo kiosks, displays, graphics, mobile marketing vehicles and omni-channel marketing campaigns.
PHOTO & IMAGING:
Horizon operates a full-service manufacturing and imaging production facility having shipped over 250 million direct to consumer personalized pieces. The facility encompasses over 100,000 square feet and includes a gallery and design center. The company prides itself on developing new and innovative printing and end-user product technologies. Horizon is constantly developing new programs and image products that are unique to the industry. Horizon offers a large array of product selections all produced from a variety of multi-format printers capable of printing to a variety of substrates which are utilized to create an endless array of finished products. The Horizon facility incorporates high-end photo quality printers, variable data imaging printers, industrial large-format and grand-format printers, and other specialized imaging production equipment. There is also a full manufacturing facility that includes glass finishing, woodworking, metal shop, welding shop, computerized routers and cutting equipment, paint booth and other integrated processes.
ART & DECOR:
Horizon employees a team of artists and illustrators to create unique one-of-a-kind creations. The company owns tens of thousands of proprietary art pieces which are rendered in various size formats, categorized and catalogued by themes. Licensed creative works are also available. The pieces are configured for the multi-substrates offered; canvas, frames, metal, glass, acrylic and wood which equates to a virtual inventory of over one millions pieces.
CREATIVE, TECHNOLOGY & DESIGN SERVICES:
The creative department is staffed with top design professionals. By employing a variety of applications over different platforms, Horizon redefines traditional visual communication services. The company utilizes the latest in state-of-the-art equipment and software to produce all types of graphics, digital output, large format printing, presentations, real-time on-line projects and more. The staff of artists, animators, illustrators, graphic designers and programmers take the most imaginative and creative ideas and turn them into tangible works of art.
RETAIL MARKETING DISPLAYS & OMNI-CHANNEL MARKETING:
Horizon is one of the most innovative designers and manufacturers of interactive photo kiosks, displays and mobile marketing vehicles. Horizon is best known as the OEM manufacturer for the Olympus line of photo kiosks and has provided major deployments for Albertsons, Staples, HP and many others. Many custom software and hardware applications have been developed from our in-house software design and engineering team. The company has provided omni-channel added-value marketing campaigns that have been utilized by such companies as AT&T, Comcast, Charter, Time Warner and others.