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Thu 15 November 2018

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7 Sep 2018

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Digital Printer Awards 2018

The finalists are announced

 

Adding value


Impress_Black_box


Company name: Impress Print Services
Job name: Packaging - Black Box
Customer: Fieldworks Creative
Software: AdobeInDesign, Kodak Prinergy 7, PREPS
Press/Printer: Kodak NexPress SX2700
Finishing equipment: Autobond Mini 76 HTP B1 laminator, Heidelberg SGB cylinder
Substrate: Ensocoat 2/S 500gsm/600micron
Run length: Two versions, 85 and 25 copies
Designer: Fieldworks Marketing


Harrier_SIAC

 

Company name: Harrier Print
Job name: SIAC/Automation
Customer: School Art Club
Software: Enfocus Switch,Tharstern MIS
Press/Printer: HP Indigo
Finishing equipment: Polar/Horizon Stitchliner, Argos UV coater
Substrate: Multiple
Run length: Ongoing

CTP_cheevers
Company name: CTP Digital
Job name: Cheevers Howard
Customer: S0-Design/Ace Graphics
Software: Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Kodak Digital Front End
Press/Printer: Kodak NexPress 3900sx
Finishing equipment: guillotine, case binding, platen foiling, die-cutting
Substrate: GF Smith Citrine Linen Paper, Fedrigoni Symbol Tatami 135gsm
Run length: 780 copies
Designer: So-Design

Ultimate_kids

Company name: Ultimate Digital
Job name: Kids Ink.
Customer: various schools
Software: HP Smartflow
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 20000
Finishing equipment: lined with Biomaster and converted by BXG
Substrate: 60micron white LDPE laminated to 30micron natural LDPE
Run length: 3200 bags (individual unique designs)
Designer: Sharp Iris


Books

  

Bonacia_notsucks

Company name: Bonacia
Job name: Not Everything Sucks
Customer: Richard Davies
Software: Adobe InDesign, Creative Cloud 2018
Press/Printer: Kodak NexPress 2X3900
Finishing equipment: Horizon BQ-470v binder, Horizon HT30 trimmer, semi-automatic casemaker, book press & creaser, Matrix roll laminator
Substrate: Papercase silk 135gsm
Run length: 250
Designer: Matt Young

Screaming_popup

Company name: Screaming Colour
Job name: Campaign Pop-Up Book
Customer: Ogilvy
Software: Adobe Creative Suite
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 10000
Finishing equipment: Motioncutter, DB440 layflat binder, Kolbus DA260
Substrate: Symbol Free Life Satin, Ratchford Colorado Cloth
Run length:  110
Designer: Screaming Colour and Ogilvy

DG3


Company name: DG3
Job name: Design Insight 2019 - The Alchemists
Customer: Samsung
Software: Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Creative Suite
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 7800
Finishing equipment: foil blocked, debossed
Substrate: Colourplan Racing Green, Mohawk Everyday
Run length: 40
Designer: Samsung

Christy
Company name: Gavin Martin Colournet
Job name: Christy England Living Redefined
Customer: Christy England
Software: Adobe InDesign
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 5600 (seven-colour)
Finishing equipment: hand finished
Substrate: Olin High White Rough, Olin Cream, Winters Wicotex
Run length: 100
Designer: Silver Leopard

The_dock

Company name: Rapidity Communications
Job name: The Dock
Customer:  James Reid Photography
Software: Adobe InDesign
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 7900
Finishing equipment: Imperial press and hand finishing
Substrate: Colourplan Ebony 175gsm, Black Senvo, Black Heritage Buckram, Corvon Metal X and Grey Board 3mm
Run length:10
 


 

Creative use of substrates

Douglas

Company name: Douglas.
Job name: Formula E Race Series
Customer: Argo Group
Software: Adobe Creative Cloud
Press/Printer: Ricoh Pro C7100x
Finishing equipment: Muller Martini stitch and trim
Substrate: GF Smith Plike Dark Blue 320gsm, Mirri Duo Metallic Silver, and Inspira 140gsm, PVC translucent
Run length: 45-60 per race
Designer: Douglas.

 

 DG3

 

Company name: DG3
Job name: Greg White Booklets
Customer: Greg White
Software: Adobe Acrobat Suite
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 7800
Finishing equipment: saddle-stitched
Substrate: Colourplan Sapphire Coated (Ridged Embossed) and Pristine White
Run length: 100 Aircraft, 200 Satellite and 200 Nuclear
Designer: Greg White

 

 Biggerprinting

 

Company name: The Bigger Printing Company
Job name: Office Wall Branding
Customer: Holland Cooper
Software: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Onyx Thrive RIP
Press/Printer: Océ Arizona 360
Finishing equipment: Zünd L-2500cv digital cutter
Substrate: Ferrous Digital Film (Ferrosteel 4), Self-Adhesive Magnetic Material (Pro Magnetic 8)
Run length: 1
Designer: Mike Ferry

 

 Ripe_digital

Company name: Ripe Digital
Job name: Ten Perfect Bound Book
Customer: Pencil Studio
Software: Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 7800
Finishing equipment: D & K Europa laminator, Graphtec-CE600-40 digital cutter
Substrate: Fedrigoni x 10 substrates
Run length: 80
Designer: Luke Manning

 


Designed for digital print

 
Douglas

Company name: Douglas.
Job name: Volvo Ocean Race
Customer: Argo Group
Software: Adobe Creative Cloud
Press/Printer: Ricoh Pro C7100x
Finishing equipment: Müller Martini stitch and trim
Substrate: GF Smith Plike Dark Blue 320gsm, GF Smith Plike Royal Blue 140gsm, GF Smith Plike Orange 140gsm and GF Smith Heaven 42 200gsm
Run length: 30-70 per race
Designer: Douglas.

 Obelisk

Company name: CS Labels
Job name: Obelisk
Customer: Northern Monk
Software: Adobe Creative Cloud
Press/Printer: Xeikon CX3
Finishing equipment: GM DL330
Substrate: Silver Polypropylene and matt overlaminate
Run length: 9000
Designer: NMBC

 Ripe_digital

Company name: Ripe Digital
Job name: Ten Perfect Bound Book
Customer: Pencil Studio
Software: Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 7800
Finishing equipment: D & K Europa laminator, Graphtec-CE600-40 digital cutter
Substrate: Fedrigoni x 10 substrates
Run length: 80
Designer: Luke Manning

Labmak

Company name: The Label Makers
Job name: Snowdonia Gin
Customer: Snowdonia Spirit Company
Software: Adobe Illustrator, Esko Packedge, Automation Engine, Plato
Press/Printer: Xeikon CX3 and Durst Tau inkjet
Finishing equipment: AB Graphic Digicon 3, varnish, matt varnish, silver foil, screen print, die-cutter
Substrate: Fasson Rustique Blanc, Adhesive Laminate, Fasson on Clear on Clear Polypropylene
Run length:3000
Designer: Snowdonia Spirit Company

 


Environmental/sustainability company of the year


CS_Logo


Company name:
CS Labels

Impress_logo

Company name: Impress Print Services


Paragon

Company name: Paragon Customer Communications

Generation



Company name: Generation Press

 


 Finishing

 

Rapidity

Company name: Rapidity Communications
Job name: BIG
Customer: C & W
Software: Adobe InDesign
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 7900, Océ Arizona 2280 XT
Finishing equipment:  Imperial press, Horizon BQ470 perfect binder and hand-finished
Substrate: Board Stone 1000micron, Colorplan Bright Red 175gsm and Indigo Arcoprint 170gsm
Run length:12

 
Screaming_ballet

Company name: Screaming Colour
Job name: English National Ballet
Customer: BWI Interiors
Software: Adobe Creatives Suite
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 10,000, HP Epson 9880
Finishing equipment: Scodix Ultra, Zünd, CMI Foiler
Substrate: Symbol Free Life Satin, GF Smith Twist, Colorplan Suedel Luxe
Run length: 2
Designer: BWI/Screaming Colour

Hardings_virgin

Company name: Hardings Print Solutions
Job name: Top Flying Club Gold Member Bespoke Loyalty Pack
Customer: Virgin Atlantic
Software: HP Smart Stream
Press/Printer: HP 10000
Finishing equipment: Saroglia auto foiling machine, 720mm Swift hand mounting machine, Autobond thermal laminating machine, Bobst auto-platen
Substrate: GF Smith Colorplan Pristine White
Run length: 500
Designer: Virgin Atlantic marketing team


Cliftons
Company name: Cliftons/Newman Thomson
Job name: GTO Engineering
Customer: GTO
Software: Adobe InDesign
Press/Printer: Kodak NexPress S3000
Finishing equipment: Perfecta 115 guillotines, Horizon AFC 564AKT cross-folder, Müller Martini Pantera gatherer criss-cross delivery, CMC Q Cover 4 case maker, Schmedt Praleg
Substrate: cover - Ratchford Colorado Niagara; text - Galerie Art 170gsm
Run length: 210
Designer: Matthew Hutchins

 
Eazyprint

Company name: Eazyprint.co.uk
Job name: Polymark Corporate Gift Box
Customer: Polymark
Press/Printer: Konica Minolta 1060
Finishing equipment: GMP Q-Topic 380 laminator, Morgana cutter, Morgana Autocreaser & Fastbind Casematic
Substrate: Fedrigoni
Run length: 50
Designer: Jordan Rzymski & Daniel Pretot - Eazyprint.co.uk

 


   Innovation

 
VGL

Company name: VGL
Job name: Beefeater Pink Scented Graphics
Customer: Exterion
Press/Printer: Durst Rho 512
Substrate: Specialist client 'performance paper'
Run length: 20
Designer: Exterion/Beefeater

 Impress_featherstone

Company name: Impress Print Services
Job name: Featherstone Brochure
Customer: Four Marketing and Media
Software: Adobe InDesign, Kodak Prinergy 7, PREPS
Press/Printer: Kodak NexPress SX2700
Finishing equipment: Horizon BQ470 perfect/PUR binder, Horizon HT30C on-demand trimmer, Autobond Mini 76 HTP B1 laminator
Substrate: Novatec Digital Silk FSC Mix
Run length: 150
Designer: Four Marketing and Media


Bonacia_superside
Company name: Bonacia
Job name: Super Sid's Scrapbook
Customer: Redcourt St Anselm's School
Software: Adobe InDesign, Creative Cloud 2017
Press/Printer: Kodak NexPress SX3900
Finishing equipment: Horizon BQ470V binder, Horizon HT30 trimmer
Substrate: cover 300gsm gloss, text 115gsm silk
Run length: 100
Designer: Ashley Janson

 Ultimate_kids

Company name: Ultimate Digital
Job name: Kids Ink
Customer: various schools
Software: Smartflow
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 20000
Finishing equipment: Lined with Biomaster and converted by BXG
Substrate: 60micron white, LDPE laminated to 30micron natural LDPE
Run length: 3200 bags (individual unique designs)
Designer: Sharp Iris

 


 Labels

 CS_NWBC

Company name: CS Labels
Job name: NWBC - Trilogy
Customer: Northern Monk
Software: Adobe Creative Cloud
Press/Printer: Xeikon CX3
Finishing equipment: GM DC330 hot foil
Substrate: Silver PP and matt overlaminate and gloss clear foil
Run length: 6000
Designer: NMBC

 Harkwell

Company name: Harkwell Labels
Job name: Bude Brewery Beer Labels
Customer: Bude Brewery
Software: Adobe Illustrator, Esko Pilot
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 8000
Finishing equipment: AB Graphics Digicon
Substrate: Silver PP
Run length: 10,000
Designer: Dean Wronoski

 Labmak_navygin

Company name: The Label Makers
Job name: Portobello Road Navy Gin
Customer: Good Harbour Trading
Software: Adobe Illustrator, Esko Packedge, Automation Engine, Plato
Press/Printer: Durst Tau inkjet and Xeikon CX3
Finishing equipment: AB Graphics Digicon
Substrate: Fasson Rustique Blanc with adhesive laminate, Fasson clear polypropylene adhesive
Run length: 20,000 sets
Designer: Portobello Road Distillery

 
Mercian_yo

Company name: Mercian Labels
Job name: YO! Peel & Reveal Labels
Customer: Efinity Labs
Software: Adobe
Press/Printer: Xeikon 3300
Finishing equipment: GM Dcoat, Arpeco Tracker
Substrate: Silver polypropelene, White PP40 FTC, gloss clear PP20,  silicone, matt laminate
Run length: 405m
Designer: Efinity Labs


Marketing collateral


Park_comms_SODA
Company name: Park Communications
Job name: SODA Review Volume #1
Customer: SODA Studio
Software: HP Indigo Book Proofs, FOGRA Standards
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 7800 seven-colour
Finishing equipment: MBO T800 with Navigator, Programmatic Flowline guillotine, Horizon PUR binder
Substrate: cover GenYous Uncoated 250gsm, text: GenYous 120 and 100gsm, Galerie Gloss 130gsm
Run length: 200
Designer: SODA Studio - Russell Potter and Laura Sanjan

 
Eazyprint_polybox

Company name: Eazyprint.co.uk
Job name: Polymark Presentation Box
Customer: Polymark
Press/Printer: Konica Minolta 1060
Finishing equipment: GMP Q-Topic 380 laminator, Morgana/Valiani cutter, Morgana Autocreaser and Fastbind Casematic
Substrate: Fedrigoni papers
Run length: 20
Designer: Jordan Rzymski & Daniel Pretot, Eazyprint

 

Ripe_10
Company name: Ripe Digital
Job name: Ten Perfect Bound Book
Customer: Pencil Studio
Software: Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 7800
Finishing equipment: D & K Europa laminator, Graphtec-CE600-40 digital cutter
Substrate: Fedrigoni substrates
Run length: 80
Designer: Luke Manning

 


 SME business initiative

 
Northside

Company name: Northside Graphics 

Bonacia_logo

Company name: Bonacia 

harrier

 

Company name: Harrier Print

CS_Logo

Company name: CS Labels
 


 

Transactional and direct mail

 

Asiaone

Company name: Asia One Printing
Job name: Vacheron Constantin Video Card
Software: Adobe InDesign and Illustrator, Printshop Mail
Press/Printer: Ricoh 7100X
Finishing equipment: Hand-finished
Substrate: Exceo Art Card 300gsm, LCD video display panel
Run length: 500

Santa_hh 

Company name: Howard Hunt
Job name: Letter From Santa
Customer: NSPCC
Software: Connector Technology Platform, Cygnus/Match IT/Synergi Life-BBS, Fuji XMF workflow, Quadient PrintNet T
Press/Printer: Xerox iGen 5
Finishing equipment: Heidelberg TH82, Bowe Fusions
Substrate: Uncoated 120gsm
Run length: 202,540
Designer: Client

 Hardings_virgin

Company name: Hardings Print Solutions
Job name: Top Flying Club Gold Member Bespoke Loyalty Pack
Customer: Virgin Atlantic
Software: HP SmartStream
Press/Printer: HP 10000
Finishing equipment: Saroglia Auto foiling machine, 720mm Swift hand mounting machine, Autobond thermal laminating machine, Bobst Auto platen
Substrate: GF Smith Colorplan Pristine White
Run length: 500
Designer: Virgin Atlantic marketing team

 Harrier_SIAC

Company name: Harrier Print
Job name: SIAC/Automation
Customer: School Art Club
Software: Switch/Tharstern
Press/Printer: HP Indigo
Finishing equipment: Polar/Horizon Stitchliner, Argos UV coater
Substrate: Multiple
Run length: Ongoing


Variable data

 

Colourgraphic
Company name: Colourgraphic Arts
Job name: JMEPS
Customer: Ferrier Pearce
Software: Adobe InDesign, Design Merge
Press/Printer: Canon C750
Finishing equipment: Morgana Digicreaser, Stahl folder, Müller Presto, Polar guillotine
Substrate: Galerie Silk 170gsm
Designer: Ferrier Pearce

 Kidsink

Company name: Ultimate Digital
Job name: Kids Ink
Customer: various schools
Software: HP Smartflow
Press/Printer: HP Indigo 20000
Finishing equipment: Lined with Biomaster and converted by BXG
Substrate: 60micron white, LDPE laminated to 30micon natural LDPE
Run length: 3200 bags (individual unique designs)
Designer: Sharp Iris

Harrier_SIAC

Company name: Harrier Print
Job name: SIAC/Automation
Customer: School Art Club
Software: Switch/Tharstern
Press/Printer: HP Indigo
Finishing equipment: Polar/Horizon Stitchliner, Argos UV coater
Substrate: Multiple
Run length: Ongoing

Howard_hunt_santa

Company name: Howard Hunt
Job name: Letter From Santa
Customer: NSPCC
Software: Connector Technology Platform, Cygnus/Match IT/Synergi Life-BBS, Fuji XMF workflow, Quadient PrintNet T
Press/Printer: Xerox iGen 5
Finishing equipment: Heidelberg TH82, Bowe Fusions
Substrate: Uncoated 120gsm
Run length: 202,540
Designer: Client


Web-to-Print 

 
HH_racelife


Company name:
Howard Hunt
Job name: Race for Life

Northside

Company name: Northside Graphics
Job name: digitalprinting.co.uk

Bonacia_web


Company name: Bonacia
Job name: 3D Book Previewer

Ultimate_kids

 

Company name: Ultimate Digital
Job name: Kids Ink


PCS


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

 


 Wide and super wide-format

 

Park

Company name: Park Communications
Job name: Christie's/Audrey Hepburn
Customer: Christie's
Press/Printer: EFI Vutek GS3250Lx
Substrate: Various
Designer: Christie's

 Eventus


Company name:
Eventus Branding
Job name: Babcock Critical Services
Customer: Babcock Critical Services
Press/Printer: Roland XR640
Finishing equipment: Summa F-Series 1612 plotter, Trotec CO2 laser engraver
Substrate: Avery Dennison white vinyl, vehicle wrap vinyl, matt black vinyl; Oracal Reflexcite Flexible Prismatic yellow and red.

 

Kingswood

Company name: Kingswood iOptus
Job name: Bristol Aerospace Museum
Customer: Bristol Aerospace Museum
Software: Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
Press/Printer: EFI Vutek GS3250LX Pro with UltraDrop Technology
Substrate: Self Adhesive Floor Vinyl (mactac), Dibond, Foamex, Vinyl
Designer: Bristol Aerospace Museum