2019 nominations are announced!

Adding value
Sponsored by:
Compass Business Finance

 

Company name: The Lettershop Group
Job name: Sky Winback
Customer: Sky
Software: Quadient
Press/printer: Kodak Prosper 6000C
Finishing equipment: in-house
Substrate(s): Royal Roto 200gsm silk
Run length: 400,000
Designer: TLG in-house


 

Company name: Go Inspire Group
Job name: Just For You Easter List
Customer: Waitrose & Partners
Software: Go Inspire UTMS
Press/printer: HP T490 HDNA
Finishing equipment: VITs reel-fed finishing line, Sitma Read and Print function
Substrate(s): Crown uncoated FSC Digital 120gsm
Run length: 563,000
Designer: John Brown


 

 

Company name: Dynamic Print
Job name: Sands Wealth Management Brochure
Customer: Sands Wealth Management
Software: Adobe
Press/printer: Konica Minolta Accurio Press C3070
Finishing equipment: Masseeley hot foil machine
Substrate(s): Curious metallics night 300gsm and Colorplan bright white 135gsm
Run length: 100
Designer: K.Sands


Books

 

Company name: Hobs
Job name: Spellbound
Customer: Antalis and Xerox
Software: Adobe: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and GIMP. Xerox Freeflow VI
Press/printer: Xerox Iridesse
Finishing equipment: Marshall foiling machine, Zünd G3 M-2500, Pioneer 400 PUR, Polar MOHR guillotine, Ashgate case making equipment and a Europa laminator.
Substrate(s): multiple
Run length: 175
Designer: Hobs Studio


 

 

Company name: Blackwater Printing
Job name: Ruby Beach
Customer: Brookes Property Group
Software: Adobe InDesign
Press/printer: Xerox Versant 80
Finishing equipment: Polar 76ES guillotine
Substrate(s): Fedrigoni Arcoprint 250gsm and Greyboard cloth bound silver blocked 2mm
Run length: 100
Designer: Ashley Wood


 

Company name: Gavin Martin Colournet
Job name: Basilica Mews
Customer: Ignite
Software: Adobe Illustrator and InDesign
Press/printer: HP Indigo 5500
Finishing equipment: by hand
Substrate(s): Cover: Sirio dark blue. End paper: Colourplan Harvest. Text: Olin regular high white and Sirio dark blue
Run length: 250
Designer: Ignite



Company name:
Bishops Printers
Job name: Portfolio Book for Nike
Customer: I Love Dust
Software: Adobe: InDesign and Illustrator. HP Smartstream. Heidelberg Prinect and Signa Station
Press/printer: HP Indigo 7800
Finishing equipment: HP Indigo, Kolbus PUR binder and guillotine
Substrate(s): Cover: G.F Smith Vibrant Arsenic 430gsm. Text: Horizon 140gsm and kiss-cut sticker sheet on Pearlescent Vinyl 350gsm
Run length: 150
Designer: Matt Howarth and Johnny Winslade


Creative use of substrates
Sponsored by: Antalis

 

Company name: Hobs
Job name: Spellbound
Customer: Antalis and Xerox
Software: Adobe: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and GIMP. Xerox Freeflow VI
Press/printer: Xerox Iridesse
Finishing equipment: Marshall foiling machine, Zünd G3 M-2500, Pioneer 400 PUR, Polar MOHR guillotine, Ashgate case-making equipment and a Europa Laminator.
Substrate(s): multiple
Run length: 175
Designer: Hobs Studio


 

Company name: The Label Makers
Job name: Lakeland Moon Gin
Customer: Kendal Mint Cake
Software: Esko: Automation Engine, Plato and Colour Engine Pilot. Adobe: Illustrator and Photoshop
Press/printer: Xeikon CX3
Finishing equipment: AB Graphic Digicon 3 and hot foil
Substrate(s): Fasson Cotton Extra White with S2030 Wine Adhesive
Run length: 3000
Designer: Customer


Company name: Digital Plus
Job name: James Watt Exhibition
Customer: Blue the Design Company
Software: Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
Press/printer: Agfa Jeti Mira MG2716, UV cured Inks
Finishing equipment: Zünd 3000XL
Substrate(s): bubble board, black centred 3 and 5mm, 100% recyclable
Run length: 225sqm
Designer: Will Daykin


 

Company name: Screaming Colour
Job name: Pacha Lio London
Customer: Pacha
Press/printer: HP Indigo 7600
Finishing equipment: Singer sewer and Heidelberg platen
Substrate(s): Black Plike, Orange Glow Edge Perspex, Sirio Pearl Oyster Shell and Folex Clear Acetate
Run length: 150


 

 

Company name: Ultimate Digital
Job name: Joe’s Farm Crisps
Customer: Active Packaging
Press/printer: HP 20000
Finishing equipment: lamination
Substrate(s): paper, PET and PE plastic films
Run length: 15,000
Designer: Will Daykin


Designed for digital print

 

Company name: Hobs
Job name: Spellbound
Customer: Antalis and Xerox
Software: Adobe: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and GIMP. Xerox Freeflow VI
Press/printer: Xerox Iridesse
Finishing equipment: Marshall foiling machine, Zünd G3 M-2500, Pioneer 400 PUR, Polar MOHR guillotine, Ashgate case making equipment and a Europa laminator.
Substrate(s): multiple
Run length: 175
Designer: Hobs Studio


 

Company name: Impress Print Services
Job name: Wedding Stationery
Customer: Kylie Dunseith
Software: Adobe: Illustrator and InDesign. Kodak: Prinergy 8 and Preps 8
Press/printer: Kodak Nexpress 2700
Finishing equipment: Polar 115x guillotine
Substrate(s): Invite: Curious Metallics – Ice Silver 300gsm. Overlay: Curious Translucents Clear FSC Mix 140gsm. RSVP and information sheet: Curious Metallics – Ice Silver 300gsm. Envelope liners: Curious Metallics Ice Silver 120gsm
Run length: 50
Designer: Impress Print Services


 

Company name: Ripe Digital
Job name: Asaro Case Study Brochure
Customer: Asaro
Software: Adobe: InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
Press/printer: HP Indigo 7800
Finishing equipment: Graphtec: CE600-40 digital cutter, 56 eco guillotine and FKS PrintBind KB-4000 PUR perfect binder
Substrate(s): G.F Smith Colorplan Saphire Blue, Imperial Blue, Pristine White 175gsm, G.F Smith Pristine White 160gsm and Fedrigoni 160gsm
Run length: 100
Designer: Green Chameleon


 

Company name: The Label Makers
Job name: Diablesse Caribbean Rum
Customer: Farman & Son
Software: Esko: Automation Engine, Plato, Colour Engine Pilot. Adobe: Illustrator and Photoshop
Press/printer: Durst Tau 330 RSC Inkjet
Finishing equipment: AB Graphic Digicon
Substrate(s): Fasson Matt Wine FSC with S2030 Wine Adhesive
Run length: 18,000 (two sets)
Designer: Customer


Digitally printed labels
Sponsored by: Konica Minolta Business Solutions

 



Company name:
CS Labels
Job name: Northern Monk INSA Peel and Reveal
Customer: Northern Monk Brewery
Software: Adobe Cloud
Press/printer: Xeikon CX3
Finishing equipment: Grafisk Maskinfabrik
Substrate(s): PP: white, clear and silver. BOPP
Run length: 10,000
Designer: INSA


 

 

Company name: Mercian Labels
Job name: Staffordshire Gin
Customer: Staffordshire Gin
Software: CERM
Press/printer: Xeikon 3300
Finishing equipment: Arpeco
Substrate(s): PP: clear with special chill/moisture resistant adhesive
Run length: 2000
Designer: Provoke Design


 

Company name: Amberley Adhesive Labels
Job name: Jack Vettriano Gin
Customer: Commercial Spirits
Software: Adobe Illustrator and Esko AE
Press/printer: HP Indigo WS6800
Finishing equipment: AB Graphic Digicon Lite
Substrate(s): Avery Dennison Martele Blanc
Run length: 1524m
Designer: Commercial Spirits


 

Company name: Sonoco Trident
Job name: Captain Morgan Personalisation Campaign
Customer: Captain Morgan
Software: Adobe Illustrator
Press/printer: HP 5600
Finishing equipment: Roland CAMM-1 Servo GX-24 desktop digital cutter
Substrate(s): Premier Paper White, Folex Digiprint, Metallic IG/SISA Silver Adhesive
Run length: One million
Designer: Design Bridge


Finishing
Sponsored by: Duplo International

 

Company name: Hobs
Job name: Spellbound
Customer: Antalis and Xerox
Software: Adobe: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and GIMP. Xerox Freeflow VI
Press/printer: Xerox Iridesse
Finishing equipment: Marshall foiling machine, Zünd G3 M-2500, Pioneer 400 PUR, Polar MOHR guillotine, Ashgate case making equipment and a Europa Laminator
Substrate(s): multiple
Run length: 175
Designer: Hobs Studio


 

Company name: Impress Print Services
Job name: Paul Smith Slider
Customer: KGA
Software: Adobe InDesign. Kodak Prinergy 8 and Preps 8
Press/printer: Kodak Nexpress SX270-0
Finishing equipment: Heidelberg SGB cylinder, Polar 115x guillotine, Autobond Mini 76 THP laminator
Substrate(s): Novatech Digital Silk FSC Mix 300gsm – Carbon Balanced
Run length: 30
Designer: Impress Print Services and client


 

Company name: Hardings Print Solutions and EVOteam
Job name: London Cluster Photobooks
Customer: Picsolve
Software: Adobe InDesign and HP Smart Stream
Press/printer: HP Indigo 12000
Finishing equipment: Billhoffer MFK76 laminator, Sakurai Trumax cylinder and B1 Bobst die cutter, Petratto
Substrate(s): Gallerie silk
Run length: three runs of 2000
Designer: LMC


 

Company name: The Label Makers
Job name: Tarsier Gin
Customer: Tarsier Spirit
Software: Esko: Automation Engine, Plato and Colour Engine Pilot. Adobe: Photoshop and Illustrator
Press/printer: Xeikon CX3
Finishing equipment: AB Graphic Digicon, hot foil
Substrate(s): Fasson Sable Blanc with S2030 Wine Adhesive
Run length: 5000
Designer: customer


Green company of the year
Sponsored by: Ricoh

Company name: Impress Print Services


Company name: Leach




Company name:
Imageco


Innovation

 

Company name: Impress Print Services
Job name: Wedding Stationery
Customer: Kylie Dunseith
Software: Adobe: Illustrator and InDesign. Kodak: Prinergy 8 and Preps 8
Press/printer: Kodak Nexpress 2700
Finishing equipment: Polar 115x Guillotine
Substrate(s): Invite: Curious Metallics – Ice Silver 300gsm. Overlay: Curious Translucents Clear FSC Mix 140gsm. RSVP and Information Sheet: Curious Metallics – Ice Silver 300gsm. Envelope Liners: Curious Metallics Ice Silver 120gsm
Run length: 50
Designer: Impress Print Services


 

Company name: The Lettershop Group
Job name: Sky Winback
Customer: Sky
Software: Quadient
Press/printer: Kodak Prosper 6000C
Finishing equipment: in-house
Substrate(s): Royal Roto 200gsm silk
Run length: 400,000
Designer: TLG in-house



Company name: Indigo Ross Design & Print
Job name: Inspired Brochure
Customer: Screenworks
Software: Adobe Creative Suite
Press/printer: Xerox Versant 2100
Finishing equipment: 7228 guillotine, Heidelberg platen, Morgana DigiCreaser, Uchida drill and by hand
Substrate(s): Cover: Colorplan Turquoise Morocco Finish 700gsm. Inserts: Transclear Natural 180gsm. Text: Elements Fire 250gsm. Spine: Gmund Alezan Camelot Cult 300gsm
Run length: 150 (100 generic and 50 personalised)
Designer: Gordon Harvey and James Nott – Indigo Ross Design & Print


 

 

Company name: Sonoco Trident
Job name: Captain Morgan Personalisation Campaign
Customer: Captain Morgan
Substrate(s): Adobe Illustrator
Press/printer: HP 5600
Finishing equipment: Roland CAMM-1 Servo GX-24 desktop digital cutter
Substrate: Premier Paper – White and Folex Digiprint Metallic – IG/SISA
Run length: One million
Designer: Design Bridge


Company name: Hobs
Job name: Spellbound
Customer: Antalis and Xerox
Software: Adobe: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and GIMP. Xerox Freeflow VI
Press/printer: Xerox Iridesse
Finishing equipment: Marshall foiling machine, Zünd G3 M-2500, Pioneer 400 PUR, Polar MOHR guillotine, Ashgate case making equipment and a Europa Laminator.
Substrate(s): multiple
Run length: 175
Designer: Hobs Studio


Marketing collateral
Sponsored by: Elliott Baxter & Company

Company name: Creative & Print Services (Loughborough University)
Job name: A Level Results Day Lanyard
Customer: Loughborough University Marketing Department
Software: Adobe: Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop. Printshop Mail
Press/printer: Canon Imagepress 10000
Finishing equipment: Polar 76 guillotine
Substrate(s): Cover: Metalik single-sided metallic gold card 330gsm. Insides: Arcoset 250gsm
Run length: 3200
Designer: in-house


 

Company name: Indigo Ross Design & Print
Job name: Inspired Brochure
Customer: Screenworks
Software: Adobe Creative Suite
Press/printer: Xerox Versant 2100
Finishing equipment: 7228 guillotine, Heidelberg platen, Morgana DigiCreaser, Uchida drill and by hand
Substrate(s): Cover: Colorplan Turquoise Morocco Finish 700gsm. Inserts: Transclear Natural 180 gsm. Text: Elements Fire 250gsm. Spine: Gmund Alezan Camelot Cult 300gsm
Run length: 150 (100 generic and 50 personalised)
Designer: Gordon Harvey and James Nott


 

 

Company name: Ripe Digital
Job name: Asaro Case Study Brochure
Customer: Asaro
Software: Adobe: InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
Press/printer: HP Indigo 7800
Finishing equipment: Graphtec: CE600 40 digital cutter, 56eco guillotine and FKS PrintBind KB-4000 PUR perfect binder
Substrate(s): G.F Smith Colorplan Saphire Blue, Imperial Blue and Pristine White 350gsm, G.F Smith Pristine White 175gsm and Fedriogni 160gsm
Run length: 100
Designer: Green Chameleon



Company name: Park Communications
Job name: Dorset House
Customer: DD London
Software: HDI 175 screening combined with customised LUT settings
Press/printer: HP Indigo 7800
Finishing equipment: by hand

Substrate(s): Broch 1: Wibalin Dark Green 533 120 gswm. Broch 2: Arcoprint Extra White 200gsm and 120gsm. Broch 3: Materica Terra Rosa 180gsm and Arcoprint Extra White 120gsm
Run length: 400
Designer: DD London


Self-promotional print

 


Company name:
VR Print
Job name: WowBooks
Software: Adobe InDesign and in-house batching software
Press/printer: HP Indigo 7500
Finishing equipment: Kurz digital foiler, Komfi laminator, Horizon creaser/folder, Kisun lay-flat binder and IML case maker
Substrate(s): Novotech 250gsm
Run length: 50
Designer: in-house




Company name: Resource
Job name: #Dunkability
Software: Adobe Creative Suite, Tharstern Print MIS, Kodak Preps, Inspire Designer
Press/printer: HP Indigo, Ryobi 925, Roland Texarts and EFI Matan 5
Finishing equipment: Sakori, Billhofer and Kama
Substrate(s): multiple
Run length: 5000
Designer: Lee Grasby and Nathan Brown


 

Company name: Print4UK
Job name: Feed your Creativity
Software: Smart Stream Pro
Press/printer: HP Indigo 7900 Series 3
Finishing equipment: D & K Neptune 3754 platen die-cutting machine, Renz wire binding machine, Polar 66 guillotine and Morgana PUR binder
Substrate(s): multiple
Run length: 300
Designer: in-house


 

Company name: Bishops Printers
Job name: Digital Promo Packs
Software: Adobe: InDesign and Illustrator, HP Smartstream, Heidelberg Prinect and Signa Station
Press/printer: HP Indigo 7800
Finishing equipment: HP Indigo, Bobst die-cutting machine, Foliant Vega laminator and by hand
Substrate(s): multiple
Run length: 400
Designer: Mark Gee



Company name: Ripe Digital
Job name: Little Book of Printed Inspiration
Software: Adobe: InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
Press/printer: HP Indigo 7800
Finishing equipment: D & K Europa laminator, Mohr 56eco guillotine
Substrate(s): Fedrigoni, G.F Smith and Mohawk
Run length: 300
Designer: AnyForty



 

Company name: AB-InBev
Job name: Bud World Cup – Personalisation
Software: Adobe Illustrator and Till software
Press/printer: Till TM190000079
Run length: 350
Designer: Hurricane


SME business initiative

 Company name: Plastic Card Services


Company name: Printroom Group


Company name: CS Labels


Special effects in labels and packaging
Sponsored by: Flyeralarm

 



Company name:
Harkwell Labels
Job name: Vibrant Forest Mosaic + Sequential
Customer: Vibrant Forest Brewery
Software: Adobe Illustrator. HP: SmartStream Designer, Mosaic, Sequential Numbering and Esko
Press/printer: HP Indigo 8000
Finishing equipment: AB Graphic Digicon
Substrate(s): OPP IDP Silver Metal PF1/CB62
Run length: 629m
Designer: Will Parr


 

Company name: The Label Makers
Job name: Diablesse Caribbean Rum
Customer: Farman & Son
Software: Esko: Automation Engine, Plato, Colour Engine Pilot. Adobe: Illustrator and Photoshop
Press/printer: Durst Tau 330 RSC Inkjet
Finishing equipment: AB Graphic Digicon
Substrate(s): Fasson Matt Wine FSC with S2030 Wine Adhesive
Run length: 18,000 (two sets)
Designer: Customer


Company name: Label-Form
Job name: Heinz Ketchup Caviar 150 Years
Customer: Magnet Harlequin
Software: Esko Digital Front End and Adobe Acrobat
Press/printer: Durst Tau 330 Inkjet and AB Graphic Digicon Lite
Finishing equipment: AB Graphic Digicon Lite
Substrate(s): Gloss clear PP and Bright Silver PP
Run length: 2800
Designer: Daniel O’Higgins – The Kraft Heinz Company



Company name: The Label Makers
Job name: Arthú Irish Whiskey
Customer: Hazelwood Demesme
Software: Esko: Automation Engine, Plato, Colour Engine Pilot and Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
Press/printer: Xeikon CX 3
Finishing equipment: AB Graphic Digicon, Die Cut and Rewound
Substrate(s): Fasson Cotton Extra White with S2047 Wine Adhesive
Run length: 7000
Designer: Customer


 

Transactional print and variable data campaigns
Sponsored by: Xerox

Company name: Go Inspire
Job name: Live Well for Less – 150th Birthday Cake Mailing
Customer: Sainsbury’s
Software: Bespoke (Go Inspire UTMS), Assorted Data Hygiene and Suppressions, Adobe and Quadient
Press/printer: HP T490 HDNA
Finishing equipment: VITs Reel-Fed Finishing Line
Substrate(s): Crown Digital FSC 130gsm
Run length: 1,261,846
Designer: Sainsbury’s


Company name: Creative & Print Services (Loughborough University)
Job name: A Level Results Day Lanyard
Customer: Loughborough University Marketing Department
Software: Adobe: Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop. Printshop Mail
Press/printer: Canon Imagepress 10000
Finishing equipment: Polar 76 guillotine
Substrate(s): Substrate(s): Cover: Metalik single-sided metallic gold card 330gsm. Insides: Arcoset 250gsm
Run length: 3200
Designer: in-house


Company name: Plastic Card Services
Job name: OneVoice Digital with TOTUM
Customer: OneVoice Digital
Software: Adobe Creative Suite, HP SmartStream and Lake Image Camera System
Press/printer: HP Indigo 5900
Finishing equipment: Oasys: collator, laminator and punch
Substrate(s): PVC Core and Overlays
Run length: 350,000
Designer: OneVoice Digital


Company name: Go Inspire Group
Job name: Just For You Easter List
Customer: Waitrose & Partners
Software: Bespoke (Go Inspire UTMS), Adobe, Assorted Data Hygiene and Suppressions and Quadient
Press/printer: HP T490 HDNA
Finishing equipment: VITs reel-fed finishing line, SITMA read and print function
Substrate(s): Crown Uncoated FSC Digital 120gsm, Outer Envelopes: Encore Envelopes
Run length: 563,000
Designer: John Brown


Web-to-print
Sponsored by: Infigo Software

 

Company name: MRM Global
Job name: Brand Creator Platform


Company name: Plastic Card Services
Job name: Plastic Card Hub


Company name: Northside Graphics
Job name: London Essence


 Wide and super wide-format
Sponsored by: EFI

 


Company name:
Imaginators
Job name: Bentley Motors
Customer: Bentley Motors
Software: Adobe Creative Suite and ONYX Thrive
Press/printer: Durst P10
Finishing equipment: Esko: Automation Engine, XN44 flatbed cutting table. Summa SummaCut D160 cutting machine
Substrate(s): opaque grey backed self-adhesive vinyl, white self-adhesive vinyl, gold self-adhesive vinyl and frosted self-adhesive vinyl
Run length: One
Designer: Bentley Motors



Company name: Digital Plus
Job name: James Watt Exhibition
Customer: Blue the Design Company
Software: Adobe InDesign and Photoshop
Press/printer: Agfa Jeti Mira MG2716, UV cured inks
Finishing equipment: Zünd 3000XL cutting table
Substrate(s): Bubble Board
Run length: 225sqm
Designer: Will Daykin


Company name: Resource
Job name: Jeep Wrangler Product Immersion Event
Customer: Fiat Group
Software: Adobe Creative Suite, Tharstern Print MIS, Kodak Preps and Inspire Designer
Press/printer: HP Indigo, Ryobi 925, Roland Texarts and EFI Matan 5
Finishing equipment: Sakori, Billhofer and Kama
Substrate(s): multiple
Run length: 2.74 x 29m
Designer: Lee Grasby and Matt Yates


 

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