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Adding value
Sponsored by: Compass Business Finance

 

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Company name: The Lettershop Group
Job name: Sky Disruptive direct mail
Customer: Sky
Software: Adobe Creative Suite, GMC Inspire
Press/printer: Kodak Prosper 6000C inkjet digital web
Finishing equipment: Scheffer finishing lines
Substrate(s): Royal Roto litho silk
Run length: 420,000
Designer: Sky Creative

 

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Company name: Kingsline Solutions
Job name: Compassion Digital Beneficiary
Customer: The Drummer Agency
Software: Pres Connect
Press/Printer: Ricoh Pro C7200
Finishing equipment: Neopost DS1200 AIMS
Substrate(s): Target offset 100gsm
Run length: 7000
Designer: Drummer Agency

 

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Company name: Go Inspire Group
Job name: MyLakeland Offer Pack
Customer: Lakeland
Software: Go Inspire UTMS, assorted data
Press/Printer: HP PageWide T-490 digital inkjet press
Finishing equipment: VITS reel-fed finishing line
Substrate(s): Crown Digital FSC 130gsm
Run length: 282,549
Designer: Go Inspire

 

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Company name: Spectrum Labels
Job name: Norfolk Beer advent calendars
Customer: Norfolk Beers
Software: Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
Press/Printer: Dantex PicoJet 350
Finishing equipment: offline finishing
Substrate(s): White PP
Run length: 12,000m
Designer: Ian Tregay

 

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Company name: Rapidity, New Perspective Digital Print & Bensons Bookbinding
Job name: Muscular Dystrophy Stories
Customer: Crisp & Sharp Photography
Software: Adobe InDesign
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 7900 and HP Indigo 12000
Finishing equipment: Imperial Printing Press and Horizon BQ 470 binder
Substrate(s): cover DigiFinesse 300gsm; text Satin 216gsm
Run length: 100
Designer: Drummer Agency

 


Books
Sponsored by: Heidelberg

 

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Company name: DG3 Leycol
Job name: The Sublime In Nature Exhibition
Customer: Daniel Malarkey
Software:Adobe Indesign
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 12000 HD
Finishing equipment: PUR Bound
Substrate(s): Woodstock Camosao, Galerie Art Satin, Arcoprint White, Colorado Liffey
Run length: 200
Designer: Jay Hess and Bella Kesoyan

 

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Company name: Clarkeprint
Job name: Birmingham Design Festival ‘The Creative City’ Catalogue
Customer: Birmingham Design
Software: Adobe InDesign, Esko Automation Engine, EFI Fiery DFE
Press/Printer: Xerox Iridesse
Finishing equipment: Horizon BQ470 PUR binder
Substrate(s): Covers G.F Smith Colorplan; inners  Munken Polar Rough (Citrine, Mandarin, Bright Red, Fuchsia Pink, Purple, Turquoise, Emerald and Sapphire)
Run length: 600
Designer: Birmingham Design

 

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Company name: Gavin Martin Colournet
Job name: Forbury Place
Customer: Forbury Place
Software: Adobe InDesign
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 7900
Finishing equipment: Hand lay-flat bound, slipcase foiled
Substrate(s): Cover Colorplan Ebony Plain finish 700gsm; text Fedrigoni X-Per White 200gsm
Run length: 75
Designer: Blast

 

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Company name: Print4UK
Job name: Official Match Report
Customer: Junction Design
Software: Adobe InDesign
Press/Printer: Text HP Indigo 7900; cover (by Printwize) B2 Komori HUV press
Finishing equipment: Horizon Perfect Binder BQ-270V. Case binding (by Cliftons) Q Cover 4 casemaker and Parleg XL. Foiling (by Cliftons) Opus Masterpress foiler
Substrate(s): Cover  Wibalin Black. Text Silk 150gsm
Run length: 200
Designer: Paul Emery

 


Creative use of substrates
Sponsored by: Antalis

 

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Company name: Gavin Martin Colournet
Job name: Refinery
Customer: Blast
Software: Adobe InDesign
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 7900
Finishing equipment: Tip-ins, text block cover, finished by hand and lay-flat bound
Substrate(s): Cover Cairnstone board; inner cover X-Per White; text X-Per White; tip-ins Peregrina Majestic Casino Gold
Run length: 50
Designer: Blast

 

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Company name: Loughborough University – Creative & Print Solutions
Job name: #LboroFamily’s Golden Ticket
Customer: Marketing, Loughborough University
Software: Adobe InDesign
Press/Printer: Ticket Canon Imagepress IPR C10000VP; sleeve (by Hickling & Squires) Heidelberg XL 75
Finishing equipment: Ticket Polar 76EM; sleeve Polar Guillotine 78, Heidelberg foil plus pro, die-cut on Heidelberg Platen Cylinder
Substrate(s): Ticket Peregrina Majestic Real Gold 250gsm; envelope Peregrina Majestic DL Real Gold; sleeve Essential Offset Uncoated Stock 170gsm
Run length: 4400
Designer: Emily Boyes

 

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Company name: Gavin Martin Colournet
Job name: Galaxy Fusions
Software: Adobe InDesign
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 7900
Finishing equipment: Foiling press, Matrix VeloBlade, hand-finished, lay-flat bound
Substrate(s): GF Smith Colorplan, Perring; Antalis Colourset
Run length: 30
Designer: AMV

 


Designed for digital print and finishing
Sponsored by: Soyang Europe

 

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Company name: The Label Makers
Job name: Faith and Sons Organic Original Gin
Customer: Spirit of Manchester
Software: Cerm and Esko
Press/Printer: Xeikon
Finishing equipment: ABG Digicon
Substrate(s): Freelife Merida Cream Ultra Wet Strength SH6020 CB80
Run length: 3000
Designer: n/s

 

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Company name: Romprix Exim SRL
Job name: Grigore Antipa Museum – tickets
Customer: Oval Business Solutions
Software: n/s
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 6800
Finishing equipment: SMAG E-Cut 350 and SMAG C4R
Substrate(s): Avery Dennison Therm Top 1S-180NOBK FSC
Run length: 600m
Designer: n/s

 

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Company name: Screaming Colour
Job name: Durex Brand Book
Customer: Havas Worldwide
Software: n/s
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 10000
Finishing equipment: Scodix UV and Digital Foiler, CMI Clamshell Platen, Horizon PUR Binder, Zund CAD Cutter
Substrate(s): Silver Polythene, Arcoprint 350gsm, Heaven 42, Colorplan Pale Grey, Self-Adhesive Material Acetate
Run length: 100
Designer: Havas Worldwide

 

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Company name: Plastic Card Services
Job name: OneVoice Digital with TOTUM ID Cards
Customer: OneVoice Digital
Software: Adobe Creative Studio, HP SmartStream, Lake Image Camera System
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 5900
Finishing equipment: Oasys collator, Oasys/Burkle Laminator, Oasys Punch. Screen press, Micropoise foiling system, Rhinus encoding line, Kirk Rudy attachment.
Substrate(s): PVC core and overlays
Run length: 350,000
Designer: OneVoice Digital

 


Digitally printed labels and packaging
Sponsored by: Dantex Group

 

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Company name: Amberley Labels
Job name: Romy’s Edition – Bramley & Gage
Customer: Bramley & Gage
Software: Adobe Illustrator and Esko
Press/Printer: HP WS6600
Finishing equipment: ABGDigicon Lite
Substrate(s): Pure Cotton and Gloss Clear PP with PET liner
Run length: 3000
Designer: Bramley & Gage

 

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Company name: NSD Labels
Job name: 1940
Customer: Heroes Drinks
Software: Packz and HP DFE
Press/Printer: HP 6900
Finishing equipment: ABG Digicon Series 3
Substrate(s): Clear PP and MP Silver
Run length: 2000
Designer: Heroes Drinks

 

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Company name: CS Labels
Job name: Sis4ers Distillery
Customer: Sis4ers Distillery
Software: Adobe Cloud
Press/Printer: Xeikon CX3
Finishing equipment: Grafisk Maskinfabrik foiling and finishing lines and Ashe slitting machinery
Substrate(s): Tinteretto Gesso PET liner
Run length: 10,000
Designer: n/s

 

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Company name: The Label Makers
Job name: Jatt Life
Customer: JL Drinks
Software: CERM and Esko
Press/Printer: Durst RSC and Xeikon
Finishing equipment: ABG Digicon, fluted hot foil embossed, tactile silk screen, matt varnish, die-cut
Substrate(s): Bottom layer PP transparent; top layer Matt wine classic
Run length: 20,000
Designer: n/s

 


Digitally printed textiles
Sponsored by: CMYUK

 

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Company name: Peak UK
Job name: Racer ST 2020
Customer: Team GB (Olympic team)
Software: n/s
Press/printer: Roland XT-640
Finishing equipment: hand-finished
Substrate(s): Polyester (Pu and/or Silicone coated for waterproofing)
Run length: Customised uniforms provided for Team GB members and 31 other nations competing at Tokyo 2020
Designer: Various

 

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Company name: Prinfab
Job name: Boat in the Bay
Customer: Odette Illingworth
Software: Epson Edge
Press/printer: Epson Monna Lisa 8000
Finishing equipment: GoTx – 1900FX and Unitech Industries Foma Inkjet Dryer
Substrate(s): Twill 213gsm (100% cotton)
Run length: Fat quarter
Designer: Kate Smith

 

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Company name: RA Smart
Job name: Rivers of the World
Customer: Thames Festival Trust / Shona Watts
Software: n/s
Press/printer: HP Stitch S1000
Finishing equipment: Various
Run length: 6
Designer: Schoolchildren from around the world

 


Finishing and embellishment
Sponsored by: Vivid Laminating Technologies

 

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Company name: The Label Makers
Job name: Snowdonia Lemon Gin
Customer: Snowdonia Spirit Company
Software: Esko and CERM
Press/Printer: Xeikon CX3, Durst Tau 330 RSC
Finishing equipment: ABG Digicon 3
Substrate(s): Fason Rustique Blanc FSC S 2047N and Fasson Clear PP TC 50 / S4000
Run length: 1500
Designer: Atom Media

 

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Company name: The Lettershop Group
Job name: Sky Disruptive Direct Mail
Customer: Sky
Software: Adobe Creative Suite, GMC Inspire
Press/Printer: Kodak Prosper 6000C Inkjet Digital Web
Finishing equipment: Scheffer finishing lines
Substrate(s): Royal Roto litho silk
Run length: 420,000
Designer: Sky Creative

 

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Company name: Gavin Martin Colournet
Job name: Galaxy Fusions
Customer: n/s
Software: Adobe In-Design
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 7900
Finishing equipment: Foiling press, Vivid VeloBlade, hand-finished, lay flat bound
Substrate(s): GF Smith Colorplan, Perring; Antalis Colourset
Run length: 30
Designer: AMV

 

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Company name: NSD Labels
Job name: Isle of Arran Single Casks
Customer: Isle of Arran
Software: Packz and HP DFE
Press/Printer: HP 6900
Finishing equipment: ABG Digicon Series 3
Substrate(s): Pure Cotton
Run length: 1000
Designer: Isle of Arran

 


Innovation – including Covid response
Sponsored by: EFI

 

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Company name: Prime Group
Job name: PPE Visors
Customer: NHS
Software: n/a
Press/Printer: n/a
Finishing equipment: In-house
Substrate(s): Optically clear with anti-fog coating for PPE visor. Latex-free with elastic and clinical foam
Run length: 12 million
Designer: Prime Group

 

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Company name: Northside Graphics
Job name: eConsult web portal
Customer: eConsult Healthcare
Software: Enfocus Switch
Press/Printer: Roland XF640 and HP DesignJet Z6100
Finishing equipment: Fotoba XLD170 cutter
Substrate(s): Photo satin poster paper 170gsm and So Flat Roll Up Graphic Material
Run length: multiple
Designer: eConsult Marketing Department

 

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Company name: Faberexposize UK/Northern Flags
Job name: Social Distancing Range
Customer: various
Software: n/s
Press/Printer: Agfa Avinci dye sublimation and Anapurna UV printers
Finishing equipment: Zund Precision Cutter, sewing machines, plastic and metal eyelet machines, hot air welder
Substrate(s): Knitted polyester, PVC, PVC-free display material, acrylic, vinyl, window cling, ACM/DiBond, Dufaylite, Air Mesh
Run length: n/a
Designer: various

 

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Company name: The Lettershop
Job name: Sky Disruptive DM
Customer: Sky
Software: Adobe Creative Suite, GMC Inspire
Press/Printer: Kodak Prosper 6000C Inkjet Digital Web
Finishing equipment: Scheffer Finishing Lines
Substrate(s): Royal Roto Litho Silk
Run length: 420,000
Designer: Sky Creative

 


Marketing collateral
Sponsored by: Elliott Baxter & Company

 

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Company name: Loughborough University Creative and Print Services
Job name: #LboroFamily’s Golden Ticket
Customer: Marketing, Loughborough University
Software: Adobe InDesign
Press/Printer: Ticket Canon ImagePress IPR C10000VP; sleeve (by Hickling & Squires) Heidelberg XL 75
Finishing equipment: Ticket Polar 76EM Programmable Guillotine; sleeve Polar Guillotine 78, Heidelberg Foil Plus Pro, Die-cut Heidelberg Platen Cylinder
Substrate(s): Ticket Peregrina Majestic Real Gold; envelope Peregrina Majestic DL Real Gold; sleeve Essential Offset Uncoated 170gsm
Run length: 4400
Designer: Emily Boyes

 

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Company name: Michael Egan Associates
Job name: Moving Digital Print Into The Next Level
Customer: self-promotional
Software: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Touch7
Press/Printer: Xerox Iridesse
Finishing equipment: Wire Bound
Substrate(s): n/s
Run length: 200
Designer: MEA Team

 

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Company name: The Letter Shop Group
Job name: Sky Disruptive DM
Customer: Sky
Software: Adobe Creative Suite, GMC Inspire
Press/Printer: Kodak Prosper 6000C Inkjet Digital Web
Finishing equipment: Scheffer Finishing Lines
Substrate(s): Royal Roto Litho Silk
Run length: 420,000
Designer: Sky Creative

 

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Company name: Rapidity
Job name: Rapidity Map Mailer
Customer: self-promotional
Software: 10 CR Geoservices, HP SmartStream
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 12000
Finishing equipment: Polar Guillotine, Quadient DS-1200 Folder Inserter
Substrate(s): Genyous 120gsm
Run length: 6000
Designer: Rapidity

 


Sustainability
Sponsored by: Solopress

 

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Company name: Faberexposize UK/Northern Flags
Activity: Action Now! campaign to identify, develop and present ‘green’ alternatives for every product in the company’s range, serving clients in the retail, sports, events, exhibitions, construction and automotive sectors, with the aim of shifting all business to green by 2025.

 

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Company name: Impress Print Services
Activity: Plan to reduce carbon emissions by 5% by 2022, balancing or offsetting the remainder, achieve zero waste to landfill by 2022 and to be Carbon Neutral by 2030 via a number of verified measures, following a policy of sustained continuous improvement.

 

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Company name: CS Labels
Activity: Variety of energy and waste-reducing policies achieving targeted reductions in energy consumption via choice of digital printing equipment, certified zero to landfill, on-site solar energy generation, factory energy efficiency, cycle to work scheme and ongoing electrification of car fleet.

 

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Company name: Go Inspire Group
Activity: Company-wide strategy to deliver sustainable options to support clients’ net zero targets via carbon-balanced services delivered through a variety of certifications/targets including ISO 14001/50001, FSC/PEFC accreditation and a three-year EcoVadis commitment.

 


Transactional print and variable data campaigns
Sponsored by: Xerox

 

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Company name: Kwality Offset Printers
Job name: Asian Paints Token
Customer: Asian Paints
Software: Hybrid, Track and Trace, Adobe Creative Suite
Press/Printer: Xeikon 3030 Plus
Finishing equipment: ABG Digicon Series 3
Substrate(s): Technova Synthetic Film and 125 micron Gloss Lamination by Avery
Run length: 6000 m
Designer: n/s

 

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Company name: Go Inspire Group
Job name: Very Important Pets Club Rewards Mailing
Customer: Pets at Home
Software: Go Inspire UTMS, assorted data hygiene and suppressions, Adobe and Quadient
Press/Printer: HP PageWide T-490 high-speed inkjet press
Finishing equipment: VITS Reel-fed Finishing Line
Substrate(s): Crown Digital FSC 130gsm
Run length: 2,600,000
Designer: Go Inspire Group

 

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Company name: Epic Print
Job name: Lush Personalised Postcards
Customer: Lush Cosmetics
Software: HP Indigo Digital Front End
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 7900
Finishing equipment: Epic HiLite Enhancement, Scodix Polymer Coating
Substrate(s): Revive Silk 350g, Epic HiLite Polymer
Run length: Ongoing
Designer: Lush Cosmetics

 

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Company name: Go Inspire Group
Job name: myLakeland Offer Pack
Customer: Lakeland
Software: Go Inspire UTMS
Press/Printer: HP PageWide T-490 high-speed inkjet press
Finishing equipment: VITS Reel Fed Finishing Line
Substrate(s): Crown Digital FSC 130gsm
Run length: 282,549
Designer: Go Inspire

 


Web-to-Print
Sponsored by: EFI

 

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Company name: Plastic Card Services
Website/portal: Square storefront
Description: E-commerce storefront developed for an EPOS (electronic point of sale) system supplier to allow it to offer its customers, who are mostly small retailers, the ability to order unique and serialised gift cards, complete with the magnetic strip to work with the supplier’s tills

 

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Company name: Eight Days a Week Print Solutions
Website/portal: Bespoke customer print portals
Description: An existing automated web-to-print platform was extended to capture work from customers across various sectors who were ordering repeat print by phone or email by means of bespoke print portals with varying levels of access control and job editability/personalisation

 

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Company name: Northside Graphics
Website/portal: eConsult Online Portal
Description: Branded point-of-sale extension to existing online self-help triage system widely used within NHS Primary Care, allowing GP practices to customise and order materials for display within the practice quickly and conveniently, including upload of multiple orders during the Covid-19 pandemic

 

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Company name: Printondemand Worldwide
Website/portal: BookVault portal, API and app
Description: Print-on-demand system designed to give publishers of widely-varying degrees of technical capability the appropriate tools for content and order management via mobile phone, off-the-shelf CRM/e-commerce platforms or bespoke integration with internal systems



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