PERCEPTION® Wide Format Media is made by Worthen Industries, a family-owned (3rd generation) coatings and adhesives manufacturer with 5 U.S. facilities, along with warehousing and sales worldwide. Based in Nashua, NH, we are an ISO registered company operating under a sustainable manufacturing and corporate approach. Our mission is simple: Consistently manufacture and deliver the highest quality, innovative American-made “craft” wide format media.

Corporate Headquarters in Nashua, NH

Proudly made in the USA

We think “Made in America” should actually mean made in America. PERCEPTION® products are designed, manufactured and finished here in New Hampshire, using Worthen Industries’ chemistry-perfect coatings. We source our canvas and fabric base materials from American textile mills that meet our exacting standards. When you buy with perception, you support American jobs, shorten your supply chain and reduce your carbon footprint.

Canvas rolling off our coating line in Nashua, NH

ISO 9001: 2008 Registered

We manufacture all of our products here in the USA under a strict ISO 9001:2008 quality system, maintaining tight control of every critical characteristics. We continually invest in equipment and talent in order to offer our customers a flexible operation that meets their needs.

Our Parent Company

Worthen Industries, Inc., our parent company, has been manufacturing here in the U.S. since 1866. As a family owned company, our employees enjoy making over 1,200 products that make a difference in people’s lives.

Jim, Elaine and Jerry outside our coating plant


Your PERCEPTION® Team has decades of industry experience that they combine with a consultative approach to create strong, ongoing customer relationships and the highest quality custom products. Jim Tufts, Business Unit Manager, heads up research and development, manufacturing and sales activities. Joining him is lead chemist, Jerry Henry, with 30 years of developing and commercializing print chemistries and printable substrates. Completing the team is Elaine Hall, lead quality control and print technician, with 24 years of experience and a keen eye for detail. Individually, and as a team, we are supremely focused and passionate about every aspect of creating the best experience for you.


For more information on PERCEPTION® Wide Format Media, contact Jim directly:


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