Highlights over the years

2014

SoftTouch Solutions sponsored the 2014 PPFA International Framing Competition Judges Award. Recipient of the Judges Award for Imagination, Artistic Design, Creativity & Presentation: Micah Paul Bolton, Micah Paul Creative, Pine Grove, CA.

2013

SoftTouch Solutions sponsored the 2013 PPFA International Framing Competition Judges Award. Recipient of the Judges Award for Conceptual Design was Mikki Kavich, MCPF, from Mikki’s Frame Shop, Crossville, TN.

2012

Bert de Roo was the co-recipient of the 2012 PPFA Vivian Kistler Innovation Award. The award honors those responsible for a concept or product that became a significant factor in the picture framing industry; who has made a monumentous impact on the industry through innovative development or pioneering efforts; and who has significantly contributed to the advancement of the framing industry.

Ken Link (left), PPFA President presented the award, January 31, 2012. "for developing visionary computer technology that streamlines the ordering process for consumers and framers. These innovations did not stop with point of sale, but continued to move the industry forward with visualization, bar codes, Mac and PC compatibility, online back ups, multiple location access, cost of goods reporting and more. The use of computers and technology has helped countless frame shops to succeed. …We honor Bert de Roo, owner, with his wife Evelyn, of FrameReady / SoftTouch Solutions, Inc.in Petrolia, Ontario, Canada."

SoftTouch Solutions staff gives back to the community by supporting a local Habitat for Humanity Sarnia/Lambton build in Petrolia in 2012.