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The FlexoTech Awards 2017

The nominees are announced!

 

Labels (process)

Sponsored by Dantex

The_Label_makers

Entry title: Kakapo New Zealand White Wine
Submitted by: The Label Makers
Printing press: MPS
Anilox: Sandon
Inks: Sun Chemical
Decoration: Tactile screen
Substrate: Raflatac Pure Cotton 100g
Printing forme: DuPont Cyrel Fast
Platemaking equipment: DuPont Cyrel Fast
Backing tape: Lohmann
MIS/workflow: Cerm
Pre-press: In-house
Finishing: AB Graphic trackers and Digicon

Uniflex

Entry title: Beauty Smoothie - Frozen Berries
Submitted by: Uniflex CJSC
Printing press: MPS EC
Anilox: Zecher and Praxair
Inks: Flint Group
Decoration: Kurz (foil), Frimpeks (varnish)
Substrate: Fasson PP
Printing forme: Asahi
Platemaking equipment: Esko CDI Spark
Backing tape: 3M
Pre-press: In-house

Flexnroll

Entry title: El Dorado
Submitted by: Flex-N-Roll
Printing press: Gallus EM430S
Anilox: Apex XS
Sleeve supplier: Gallus Druckmaschinen GmbH
Inks: Flint Group UV
Decoration: Cold foil and screen varnish
Substrate: MC Primecoat FSC and Avery Dennison
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX
Backing tape: Avery Dennison
Pre-press: In-house

Coveris

Entry title: Sainsbury's Taste the Difference Orange Juice
Submitted by: Coveris
Printing press: MPS
Anilox: Apex GTT XS
Inks: INX International
Decoration: UV flexo
Substrate: WPP
Printing forme: DuPont
Platemaking equipment: DuPont
Backing tape: Lohmann
Pre-press: In-house
Finishing: Flexor

Reflex_newcastle

Entry title: Aldi Ashfield Pork Crackling Sheets
Submitted by: Reflex Newcastle
Printing press: MPS EF 510
Anilox: Apex ES and S
Inks: Pulse
Substrate: Antalis Finesse 170 gsm
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX and Vianord
Backing tape: Lohmann
MIS/workflow: AVT
Pre-press: Greenhouse plates
Finishing: Comac 500 coater


Labels (line and tone)

Sponsored by: Cheshire Anilox Technology

Douglas_storrie

Entry title: Handsome Bar Steward
Submitted by: Douglas Storrie
Printing press: Edale FL3
Anilox: ALT
Inks: Pulse SG Range
Decoration: Pulse textured matt varnish
Substrate: Herma gloss silver PP
Printing forme: Asahi
Platemaking equipment: Asahi
Backing tape: 3M
Pre-press: HG Digital Graphics
Finishing: Rotoflex rewinder

The_label_makers

Entry title: Dentitex 6 in 1 Mouthwash
Submitted by: The Label Makers
Printing press: Nilpeter FA-4*
Anilox: Sandon
Inks: Sun Chemical
Substrate: Fasson silicon polypropylene
Printing forme: DuPont Cyrel Fast
Platemaking equipment: DuPont Cyrel Fast
Backing tape: Lohmann
MIS/workflow: Cerm
Pre-press: In-house
Finishing: AB Graphic trackers and Digicon

Reflex_keighley

Entry title: The Bolney Estate Sandstone Collection
Submitted by: Reflex Labels Plus Keighley
Printing press: MPS EF
Anilox: ALT
Inks: Sun Chemical
Decoration: Embossing and hot foil
Substrate: Avery Dennison
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX and Vianord
Backing tape: 3M
MIS/workflow: Shuttleworth
Pre-press: Greenhouse
Finishing: BGM ecoflex

Royston

Entry title: Dark Start Pre-Tan Booster
Submitted by: Royston Labels
Printing press: Nilpeter F2400
Anilox: ALT
Inks: Flint UV flexo
Decoration: Flint UV ultra gloss varnish
Substrate: Fasson PP
Printing forme: Asahi
Platemaking equipment: Asahi
Backing tape: 3M
MIS/workflow: In-house
Pre-press: In-house
Finishing: AB Graphic Omega rewinder

Midland_regional

Entry title: ASDA's All Butter Pastry Cases
Submitted by: Midland Regional Printers
Printing Press: KDO
Anilox: Chesire Anilox Technology
Inks: Flint Hydrokett 2000
Decoration: European Graphics matt UV
Substrate: Manter polypropylene
Printing forme: DuPont DPU
Platemaking equipment: Esko
Backing tape: 3M
MIS/workflow: Kodak Prinergy
Pre-press: In-house and plates by Brownett
Finishing: BGM Elite 250


Flexible packaging up to 800mm

Sponsored by: Fujifilm

Hatzopoulos

Entry title: Campbells Shortbread Fingers
Submitted by: A. Hatzopoulos SA/National Flexible
Sleeves supplier: Rotec
Printing press: Comexi FW 1508
Anilox: Sandon 550 LPI
Inks: Druckfarben
Substrate: BOPP Coex Diaxxon
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX
Backing tape: 3M
MIS/workflow: Kodak
Pre-press: Reproflex 3

Roberts_mart

Entry title: Braemoor Hot & Spicy Chicken Wings
Submitted by: Roberts Mart & Co
Printing press: Bobst F&K 165
Sleeves supplier: Rotec
Anilox: Sandon 1250 lpi, i-Pro 550 lpi
Inks: Flint Bk G
Substrate: NAT PET 12 micron/ White PE 50 micron
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX
Backing tape: Lohmann
MIS/workflow: Syspro
Pre-press: Reproflex 3
Finishing: Nordmeccanica Super Simplex SL

Uniflex

Entry title: Flakes 'Lublatovo'
Submitted by: Uniflex CJSC
Printing press: Comexi F4
Sleeves supplier: Rossini/Rotec
Anilox: Apex GTT XS 400, Praxair GTTS, 225, 200
Inks: hubergroup NC series
Substrate: Waterfall Pro PPtr20; Biaxplen 35PP wh-pearl
Printing forme: Asahi AWP DEF, DuPont DSP
Platemaking equipment: Esko CDI Spark, Asahi AWP 200 AFP
Backing tape: Lohmann
MIS/workflow: Esko AE
Pre-press: In-house

Sunshine

Entry title: Beef Wellington
Submitted by: Sunshine FPC
Printing press: Windmöller & Hölscher Miraflex
Sleeves supplier: Rossini
Anilox: Harper 1200
Inks: Sun Chemical Solvent
Substrate: 320 gsm paper surface
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX
Backing tape: 3M 1920
MIS/workflow: Filemaker/Kodak Prinergy
Pre-press: Trisoft Graphics

Clifton

Entry title: No More Waste Kitchen Food Storage Bags
Submitted by: Clifton Packaging Group
Printing press: KBA-FLEXOTECNICA
Sleeves supplier: Rossini
Anilox: Pamarco 1200/600/200
Inks: Inktech
Substrate: 12 PET
Printing forme: MacDermid Lux M
Platemaking equipment: ThermoFlexx 80-D
Backing tape: tesa
MIS/workflow: Esko
Pre-press: Waldo

Sunshine

Entry title: Belgian Waffles
Submitted by: Sunshine FPC
Printing press: Windmöller & Hölscher Primaflex
Sleeves supplier: Rossini
Anilox: Harper 1200
Inks: Sun Chemical solvent
Substrate: 320 ga paper surface
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX
Backing tape: 3M
MIS/workflow: Filemaker/Kodak Prinergy
Pre-press: Trisoft Graphics


Flexible packaging 801-1000mm

Sponsored by: hubergroup

Parkside

Entry title: Food Heroes Chicken Jalfrezi
Submitted by:
Parkside Flexibles
Printing press:
Windmöller & Hölscher CM
Sleeves supplier:
Axcyl
Anilox:
Sandon Global
Inks:
Sun Solimax HD+
Substrate:
Taghleef 20 micron OPP
Printing forme:
MacDermid Lux ITP 60
Platemaking equipment:
Esko CDI
Backing tape:
Biessse Medium
MIS/workflow:
Esko Webcenter and EFI Radius
Pre-press:
Parkside and Promopack

Westpak

Entry title: ICA Kött-Bullar Delikatess
Submitted by:
Westpack (Marvaco)
Printing press: Uteco
Anilox: Sandon
Inks: Flint
Printing forme: DPR-45/Full HD
Platemaking equipment: Esko Inline UV2
Pre-press: Marvaco
Finishing: Vianord Evo inline

Clifton

Entry title: Caddies Professional Golf Wipes
Submitted by: Clifton Packaging Group
Printing press: Uteco
Sleeves supplier: Rossini
Anilox: Pamarco 1000/800/280
Inks: Inktech solvent
Substrate: 12 PET
Printing forme: DuPont DPU
Platemaking equipment: ThermoFlexx 80-D
Backing tape: Tesa
MIS/workflow: Esko
Pre-press: Waldo

Ultimate

Entry title: Tesco Finest Free Range Bronze Turkey
Submitted by: Ultimate Packaging
Printing press: Bobst 20 6 S
Sleeves supplier: Rossini Everstat
Anilox: Sandon Global HVP 1200 lpi/3.6
Inks: Sun Chemical Solimax HD
Substrate: IG industries LD NA 50 micron
Printing forme: BASF ACE 1.17mm
Platemaking equipment: Esko
Backing tape: 3M
MIS/workflow: Millnet
Pre-press: Miller Graphics Group

Roberts

Entry title: Dalefresh Diced Cooked Chicken Breast
Submitted by: Roberts Mart & Co
Printing press: Bobst F+K 16S
Sleeves supplier: Rotec
Anilox: Sandon Global 1250 lpi, i-Pro/250 lpi white
Inks: Flint BKG
Substrate: NAT PET 12 micron/NAT PE 50 micron
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX
Backing tape: tesa
MIS/workflow: Syspro
Pre-press: Reproflex 3
Finishing: Nordmeccanica super simplex SL


Flexible packaging 1001mm+

Sponsored by: KBA - Flexotecnica

Coveris_burnley

Entry title: Müller Corner Winter Edition
Submitted by:
Coveris Burnley
Printing press: Windmöller & Hölscher
Sleeves supplier: Tech Sleeves
Anilox: Sandon
Inks: Flint Group
Substrate: White OPP
Printing forme: MacDermid
Platemaking equipment: Esko
Backing tape: 3M
MIS/workflow: Esko
Pre-press: JPG Repro and Rivendell Step

AB rani

Entry title: Cello Garden Soil
Submitted by: Ab Rani Plast
Printing press: Windmöller & Hölscher
Sleeves supplier: Polymount twinlock
Anilox: Sandon
Inks: hubergroup
Substrate: Rani FFS peat and PE White/black
Printing forme: Flint Group
Platemaking equipment: Esko
Pre-press: Marvaco

Toiletpaper_abrani

Entry title: Serla Toilet Paper
Submitted by: Ab Rani Plast
Printing press: Windmöller & Hölscher
Sleeves supplier: Polymount twinlock
Anilox: Sandon
Inks: hubergroup
Substrate: Rani clear PE
Printing forme: DuPont
Platemaking equipment: Esko
Pre-press: Marvaco

Marvaco

Entry title: Tukuma Jogurts
Submitted by: Elecster (Marvaco)
Printing press: Windmöller & Hölscher
Sleeves supplier: Polywest
Anilox: Sandon
Inks: Flint
Substrate: PE
Printing forme: Flint Ace
Platemaking equipment: Esko and Vianord Evo 5
Backing tape: Twinlock
Pre-press: In-house

Lapin_kulta

Entry title: Lapin Kulta The Golden Beer of Lapland
Submitted by: RKW Finland (Marvaco)
Printing press: Windmöller & Hölscher
Sleeves supplier: Rossini
Anilox: Sandon
Inks: Siegwerk
Substrate: PE
Printing forme: DuPont Cyrel
Platemaking equipment: Esko and Vianord Evo 5
Backing tape: Lohmann
Pre-press: In-house


UV flexo, paper and board

Sponsored by: IST (UK) Limited

 

Coveris_natures_glen

Entry title: Nature's Glen Moroccan Style Lamb Kebabs
Submitted by:
Coveris
Printing press: MPS
Anilox: Apex GTT XS
Inks: INX International
Substrate: Nova Tec 200
Printing forme: DuPont
Platemaking equipment: DuPont
Backing tape: Lohmann
Pre-press: Sun Branding

Reflex_newcastle_ashfield

Entry title: Ashfield Farm Pork Crackling Sheets
Submitted by: Reflex Newcastle
Printing press: MPS EF
Anilox: Apex ES and S
Inks: Pulse
Substrate: Antalis Finesse
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX and Vianord
Backing tape: Lohmann
MIS/workflow: AVT
Pre-press: Greenhouse
Finishing: Comac 500 coater

Reflex_newcastle_Asda_chick

Entry title: ASDA Breaded Chicken Fillets
Submitted by: Reflex Newcastle
Printing press: MPS EF
Anilox: Apex ES and S
Inks: Pulse
Substrate: Antalis Finesse
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX and Vianord
Backing tape: Lohmann
MIS/workflow: AVT
Pre-press: Greenhouse
Finishing: Comac 500 coater

Coveris_olives

Entry title: ASDA Trio of Olives
Submitted by: Coveris
Printing press: Arpeco Impressionist
Anilox: Apex
Inks: INX International
Substrate: Tambrite
Printing forme: DuPont
Platemaking equipment: DuPont
Backing tape: Lohmann
Pre-press: In-house


Corrugated post-print (c flute and above)

Sponsored by: MacDermid Graphic Solutions

 

Chespa_bayou_rum

Entry title: Bayou Rum
Submitted by:
Stora Enso Packaging (Chespa)
Printing press: Bobst Masterline
Anilox: Simec and Apex
Inks: Chespa Flexiboard water based
Printing forme: DuPont DOC
Platemaking equipment: DuPont Cyrel DigiCorr
Backing tape: Lohmann
Pre-press: Chespa

Inspirepac_next

Entry title: Next Wrapping Paper Box
Submitted by: Inspirepac
Printing press: Göpfert Ovation
Anilox: Pamarco
Inks: Flint Group
Substrate: Coated B
Printing forme: DuPont
Platemaking equipment: Esko
Backing tape: Pro Shim Supplies
MIS/workflow: Nexus
Pre-press: Chemence Graphics

Smurfit_Hendrick's

Entry title: Hendrick's Gin
Submitted by: Smurfit Kappa Tannochside
Printing press: Bobst 2000
Anilox: Pamarco
Inks: Sun Chemical
Substrate: Kemilite Coated
Printing forme: DuPont
Platemaking equipment: Esko
Backing tape: Pro Shim
MIS/workflow: Aramis
Pre-press: In-house

Chespa_stolichnaya

Entry title: Stolichnaya Imported Premium Vodka
Submitted by: Stora Enso Packaging (Chespa)
Printing press: Bobst Masterline
Anilox: Simec and Apex
Inks: Chespa Flexiboard water based
Substrate: 24 BEWC
Printing forme: DuPont DOC
Platemaking equipment: DuPont Cyrel DigiCorr
Backing tape: Lohmann
Pre-press: Chespa

Atlas

Entry title: Weight Watchers Dark Choc Mint Bites
Submitted by: Atlas Packaging
Printing press: Cuir MKIII Evolution
Anilox: Pamarco
Inks: hubergroup water-based
Substrate: DS Smith coated
Printing forme: Flint Group
Platemaking equipment: Esko
Backing tape: Pro Shim
MIS/workflow: Imprint and Esko Nexus
Pre-press: Chemence Graphics


Corrugated post-print (e and f flute)

Sponsored by: Bobst

Chespa_KPeggs

Entry title: KB Europe Eggs
Submitted by: Stora Enso Packaging (Chespa)
Printing press: Bobst Masterline
Anilox: Simec
Inks: Chespa
Substrate: 25 EEWWC
Printing forme: DuPont DPC
Platemaking equipment: DuPont
Backing tape: Lohmann
Pre-press: Chespa

DSSmith_Cadburys

Entry title: Cadbury's Selection Box
Submitted by: DS Smith Burscough
Printing press: Göpfert Impression
Anilox: ALT
Inks: Flint Group
Substrate: BillerudKorsnas Decor
Printing forme: Flint Group
Platemaking equipment: Esko and Heights
Backing tape: Biessse
MIS/workflow: Trupak
Pre-press: Chemence Graphics

Wellpappe_marshmallow

Entry title: Marshmallow Sea-Friends
Submitted by: Wellpappe Auerswalde KG
Printing press: Göpfert Ovation
Anilox: Zecher
Inks: Weilburger
Substrate: KeGr
Printing forme: DuPont Cyrel DPC

Marvarco_big4sun

Entry title: Big 4 Sun Beer Selection Pack
Submitted by: DS Smith Finland (Marvaco)
Printing press: Bobst Masterflex
Inks: Flint Group
Printing forme: Flint Group
Platemaking equipment: Esko and Vianord
Backing tape: Lohmann
Pre-press: Marvaco


Combination printing

Sponsored by: Harper Corporation

Immer_Jersika

Entry title: Jersika's Chips
Submitted by: IMMER Group
Printing press: F&K
Anilox: Zecher
Inks: Rotoflex
Decoration: Sun Chemical matt varnish
Substrate: IMMER Group
Platemaking equipment: Flint Group
Backing tape: 3M
MIS/workflow: IMMER Group
Pre-press: In-house

Uniflex_wetwipe

Entry title: Natural Care Wet Wipes
Submitted by: Uniflex CJSC
Printing press: Comexi F4
Sleeve supplier: Rossini/Rotec
Anilox: Apex GTT and Praxair
Inks: hubergroup NC series
Decoration: Siegwerk NB 2-k matt lack
Substrate: PET and PE
Printing forme: Asahi and DuPont
Platemaking equipment: Esko
Backing tape: Lohmann
MIS/workflow: Esko
Pre-press: In-house

Reflex_Jawbox

Entry title: Jawbox Classic Dry Gin
Submitted by: Reflex Labels Plus Keighley
Printing press: MPS EF
Anilox: ALT
Inks: Sun Chemical
Decoration: Kurz hot foil, Spilker hot die, Falcontec emboss and Rotomesh screen
Substrate: Avery Dennison clear pp RAF fleur de coton
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak and Vianord
Backing tape: 3M
MIS/workflow: Shuttleworth
Pre-press: Greenhouse
Finishing: BGM ecoflex

Olympus_Grey

Entry title: Grey Rock Sauvignon Blanc 2016
Submitted by: Olympus Print Group
Printing press: Nilpeter FA-4*
Sleeves supplier: Rossini
Anilox: Sandon
Inks: Paragon
Decoration: Screen and emboss
Substrate: Matt wine
Printing forme: DuPont Cyrel DPI
Platemaking equipment: Degraf
Backing tape: Scapa Pink
MIS/workflow: Prism
Pre-press: In-house
Finishing: HSR-430

Reflex_Jamshed

Entry title: Jam Shed Shiraz
Submitted by: Reflex Labels Plus Barwell
Printing press: Nilpeter FA
Anilox: Apex ES and S
Inks: Pulse
Decoration: Kurz hot foil, MPH screen and Falcontec emboss
Substrate: Fasson Sable Blanc
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak and Vianord
Backing tape: Lohmann
MIS/workflow: AVT
Pre-press: Greenhouse


Best use of flexo print using process colours only with or without varnish

Sponsored by: Lohmann Adhesive Tape Systems

Uniflex

Entry title: Excellent Kitchen Sweet Basil
Submitted by:
Uniflex CJSC
Printing press: Comexi F4
Sleeves supplier: Rossini/Rotec
Anilox: Apex and Praxair
Inks: hubergroup
Substrate: Uflex PET, Isratek PP and Waterfall Pro PP
Printing forme: Asahi
Platemaking equipment: Esko
Backing tape: tesa
MIS/workflow: Esko
Pre-press: In-house

Coveris_olives

Entry title: ASDA Trio of Olives
Submitted by: Coveris
Printing press: Arpeco Impressionist
Anilox: Apex
Inks: Inks
Substrate: Tambrite
Printing forme: DuPont
Platemaking equipment: DuPont
Backing tape: Lohmann
Pre-press: In-house

Roberts_mart

Entry title: Dalefresh Diced Cooked Chicken
Submitted by: Roberts Mart & Co
Printing press: Bobst F+K 16S
Sleeves supplier: Rotec
Anilox: Sandon Global 1250 lpi, i-Pro/250 lpi white
Inks: Flint BKG
Substrate: NAT PET 12 micron/NAT PE 50 micron
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak
Backing tape: tesa
MIS/workflow: Syspro
Pre-press: Reproflex 3
Finishing: Nordmeccanica super simplex SL


Sacks and corrugated pre-print liner

Sponsored by: Uteco Group

DSSmith_greenking

Entry title: Greene King IPA Pavilion Pack
Submitted by:
DS Smith Packaging Belper
Printing press: Uteco Diamond
Sleeves supplier: Rossini
Anilox: Sandon
Inks: Flint Group
Substrate: Modo flexo
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX
Backing tape: 3M
Pre-press: Pulse Media
Finishing: Corrugator, die-press and gluer

DS_smith_kipling_cherry

Entry title: Mr Kipling Cherry Bakewell Twin Pack
Submitted by: DS Smith Packaging Belper
Printing press: Uteco Diamond
Sleeves supplier: Rossini
Anilox: Sandon
Inks: Flint Group
Substrate: Modo flexo
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX
Backing tape: 3M
Pre-press: Pulse Media
Finishing: Corrugator, die-press and gluer

Smurfit_Rowenta

Entry title: Rowenta Cyclonic White
Submitted by: Smurfit Kappa CRP
Printing press: Cobden Chadwick
Anilox: Apex HD
Inks: Flint Group
Substrate: Xliner coated
Printing forme: MacDermid D-max
Platemaking equipment: Esko
Backing tape: 3M
MIS/workflow: Navision and Jasmine
Pre-press: VCG Connect

Smurfit_Becks

Entry title: Beck's Lager 12 Pack
Submitted by: Smurfit Kappa CRP
Printing press: Cobden Chadwick
Anilox: Apex S
Inks: Flint Group
Substrate: Metsa Kemiart lite
Printing forme: MacDermid D-max
Platemaking equipment: Esko
Backing tape: 3M
MIS/workflow: Navision and Jasmine
Pre-press: VCG Connect

Smurfit_Guiness

Entry title: Guinness Draught 12 Pack
Submitted by: Smurfit Kappa CRP
Printing press: Cobden Chadwick
Anilox: Apex HD
Inks: Flint Group
Substrate: Metsa Kemiart lite
Printing forme: MacDermid D-max
Platemaking equipment: Esko
Backing tape: 3M
MIS/workflow: Navision and Jasmine
Pre-press: VCG Connect


Any flexo print job previously printed by another process

Sponsored by: Asahi Photoproducts

 

Clifton_Sainsburys_cashews

Entry title: Sainsbury's Honey Roasted Jumbo Cashews
Submitted by:
Clifton Packaging Group
Printing press: KBA-Flexotecnica
Sleeves supplier: Rossini
Anilox: Pamarco
Inks: Inktech
Substrate: PET
Printing forme: MacDermid Lux M
Platemaking equipment: ThermoFlexx 80-D
Backing tape: Tesa
MIS/workflow: Esko
Pre-press: Waldo

Leading_edge_Batiste

Entry title: Batiste Marrakech Dry Shampoo
Submitted by: Leading Edge Labels & Packaging
Printing press: Omet Varyflex
Sleeves supplier: Axcyl
Anilox: ALT
Inks: Mirage UV Flexo
Substrate: Klockner PET
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX
Backing tape: Lohmann
Pre-press: In-house
Finishing: Ashe Solitaire and DCM Sleever

FlexNRoll_ambassador

Entry title: Ambassador Staraya Keija
Submitted by: Flex-N-Roll
Printing press: Gallus EM 430s
Anilox: Apex
Inks: Flint Group
Decoration: Hot foil, Gold PP foil and varnish
Substrate: Avery Dennison Frozen Orion Diamond
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX
Backing tape: Avery Dennison
Pre-press: In-house
Finishing: Cartes


Digital labels and packaging

Sponsored by: Xeikon

Immer_shake

Entry title: Baltais Shake Yogurt Drink
Submitted by:
IMMER Digital
Printing press: HP Indigo 20000
Substrate: FlexPet Shrink FSP-H
MIS/workflow: Compouser lite/HP SmartStream
Pre-press: In-house

Ultimate_nestle

Entry title: Nestlé KitKat Personalised Pack Campaign
Submitted by: Ultimate Digital
Printing press: HP Indigo WS6600 and 20000
Substrate: Jindal 29 micron metallised OPP
MIS/workflow: HP SmartFlow
Pre-press: In-house
Finishing: Schiavi laminator

Berkshire_Gin

Entry title: One Gin
Submitted by: Berkshire Labels
Printing press: HP Indigo WS6800
Decoration: Folio copper hotfoil
Substrate: Manter Tinteretto Besso
Pre-press: In-house
Finishing: ABG Digicon

NSD_Malt_whisky

Entry title: Sweet Smoke on the Water Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Submitted by: NSD International
Printing press: HP WS6800
Decoration: API Foil 5298
Substrate: Raflatac Multiprint
MIS/workflow: Shuttleworth and Esko
Pre-press: In-house
Finishing: ABG Digicon/Omega SR

CS_northern_monk

Entry title: Northern Monk Hop City IPA
Submitted by: CS Labels
Printing press: Xeikon CX3
Decoration: Matt over-laminate and spot varnish
Substrate: Intercoat Silver PP
Pre-press: In-house
Finishing: GM DC330


Promotional Print

Sponsored by: Sun Chemical

Interflex

Entry title: Interflex Group Project Blue Promo
Submitted by:
Interflex Group
Printing press: Windmöller & Hölscher Miraflex
Sleeves supplier: Rossini
Anilox: Sandon
Inks: hubergroup
Substrate: White OPP
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX
Backing tape: Lohmann
Pre-press: Reproflex 3
Finishing: Nordmeccanica and Comexi

Roberts_spectrm

Entry title: SpectRM Promotional Pouch
Submitted by: Roberts Mart & Co
Printing press: Bobst F+K 16S
Sleeves supplier: Rotec
Anilox: Sandon
Inks: Flint Group
Substrate: PET, MET PET and LDPE
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX
Backing tape: Lohmann
MIS/workflow: Syspro
Pre-press: Reprographic 3
Finishing: Nordmecannica and Comexi

The_label_brexit_sweets

Entry title: Brexit Easing Sweets and Beer Labels
Submitted by: The Label Makers
Printing press: Nilpeter FA-4*
Anilox: Sandon
Inks: Sun Chemical
Decoration: Tactile varnish
Substrate: Fasson Rustique Blanc
Printing forme: DuPont Cyrel Fast
Platemaking equipment: DuPont Cyrel
Backing tape: Lohnann
MIS/workflow: Cerm
Pre-press: In-house
Finishing: AB Graphic

Saica

Entry title: Promotional Images
Submitted by: Saicapack South
Printing press: Bobst MasterFlex
Anilox: Pamarco
Inks: Flint Group
Substrate: M and M white coated E
Printing forme: DuPont DPC
Platemaking equipment: Esko Spark and DuPont Cyrel DigiFlow
Backing tape: Pro Shim
MIS/workflow: Esko Nexus
Pre-press: Chemence Graphics


Innovation

Sponsored by: EFIA

Athena

Entry title: Smart Flexo
Submitted by:
Athena Graphics
Smart Flexo is a complete pre-press solution which allows printers to print with more colours with fewer plates. This includes specific colour management software to optimise quality, colour and costs.

Esko

Entry title: XPS Crystal
Submitted by: Esko
The XPS Crystal is an end-to-end automated platemaking system. It uses a digitally controlled LED UV exposure unit, providing both main and back exposure for all polymer plates.

Flint

Entry title: rotec Eco Bridge
Submitted by: Flint Group
The rotec Eco Bridge is made from a breathable metal ring instead of using airholes, which reduces the volume of air required for sleeve mounting by up to 90% and reduces noise levels.