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Thu 13 October 2016

The Hilton London Metropole Edgware Road London W2 1JU

Closing date

14 Jul 2017

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The FlexoTech Awards 2016

THE 2016 NOMINATIONS ARE ANNOUNCED!


Labels (process)
Sponsored by Dantex


Blue_bottle_gin

Entry title: Blue Bottle Artisan Dry Gin
Submitted by: Reflex Group
Printing press: MPS EF 410
Anilox: ALT
Inks: Sun Chemical UVF
Decoration: Newfoil Machines embossing
Substrate: Matt wine ffc 90 gsm
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX and Vianord Evo 4 washout
Backing tape: 3M
MIS/workflow: Esko
Pre-press: Greenhouse
Finishing: Kocker+Beck, ABG slitter


 Little_garden_milk

Entry title: Little Garden of Eden 1 litre semi-skimmed milk
Submitted by: Interket Limited
Printing press: MPS EF 520
Anilox: Sandon Global
Inks: Pulse PureTone
Substrate: 60 microns COPP
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX
Backing tape: tesa Red
MIS/workflow: EFI
Pre-press: Reproflex3 Project Blue
Finishing: ABG Omega and Vectra


 Comfort

Entry title: Comfort Concentrated Fabric Softener 400 ml
Submitted by: New Era Labels
Printing press: Gallus EM 430
Anilox: Sandon Global and Zecher
Inks: Flint UV base inks
Substrate: Klocker PET 40 microns
Printing forme: Asahi AFT-TOP
Platemaking equipment: Esko CDI, Asahi AFP 1321 and Vianord Evo
Backing tape: tesa 0.38 mm, medium
Pre-press: In house



ASDA

Entry title: ASDA Breaded Chicken Steaks
Submitted by: Reflex Group
Printing press: MPS EF 510
Anilox: Apex International
Inks: Pulse UV
Substrate: Antalis Finesse board 170 gsm
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX and Vianord Evo 4 washout
Backing tape: Lohmann
MIS/workflow: Esko  
Pre-press: Greenhouse
Finishing: Comac coater



Labels (line and tone)
Sponsored by MacDermid Graphics Solutions



Loreal

Entry title: L'Oreal Magic Retouch Beige
Submitted by: AJS Labels
Printing press: MPS EC 330 Combination
Anilox: Cheshire Anilox Technology
Inks: Paragon UV
Decoration: Kurz MTS 220 Hot Foil
Substrate: UPM Raflatac clear on clear PP
Printing forme: Asahi AWP waterwash plates
Platemaking equipment: Esko CDI Spark
Backing tape: tesa Medium 25
MIS/workflow: Cerm and Esko Automation Engine
Pre-press: In house
Finishing: ABG Omega SRI 410


Drambuie 

Entry title: Drambuie Isle of Skye Liqueur
Submitted by: The Label Makers
Printing press: MPS 430
Anilox: Sandon Global
Inks: Sun Chemical UV
Decoration: Kurz gold foil 425
Substrate: Fasson Maille Blanc
Printing forme: DuPont Cyrel Fast
Platemaking equipment: DuPont Cyrel Fast
Backing tape: Lohman 4.2
MIS/workflow: Cerm
Pre-press: in house
Finishing: ABG Tracker


 CUwhisky

Entry title: Cù Bòcan Highland Single Malt Whisky 1988 Limited Edition
Submitted by: Collotype Labels
Printing press: Gallus EM 280
Anilox: Cheshire Anilox Technology
Inks: Paragon Inks UV
Decoration: Stork Screen
Substrate: Fasson Silver Foil 90 gsm
Printing forme: DuPont Cyrel Fast
Platemaking equipment: DuPont Cyrel Fast
Backing tape: tesa Blue
MIS/workflow: Microsoft AX
Pre-press: In house
Finishing: ABG Omega


 
DugladzeWine

Entry title: Dugladze Ranina semi sweet white
Submitted by: Uniflex CLSC
Printing press: MPS EF 330
Anilox: Zecher
Inks: Flint UV
Decoration: Matt varnish, screen and relief varnish, embossing
Substrate: Fasson MP Silver Plus
Printing forme: Asahi AFP-TOP
Platemaking equipment: Esko CDI and DuPont Solvent
Backing tape: 3M E10 15H
MIS/workflow: Bespoke in-house system
Pre-press: In house
Finishing: Newfoil Machines


Flexible packaging (narrow)
Sponsored by Fujifilm


Benlian

Entry title: Benlian Food Rice Snacks Olive Oil & Tomato
Submitted by: Eko Pak Vladicin Han
Printing press: Uteco Onyx 808
Anilox: Zecher
Inks: Sun Chemical Solvoplast
Substrate: Matt OPP 20 microns
Printing forme: DuPont solvent
Platemaking equipment: DuPont solvent
Backing tape: 3M 1320
Pre-press: In house
Finishing: Nordmeccanica laminator,Jurmet slitter


 AdmiralGin

Entry title: Admiral Collingwood Navy Strength Hand Crafted Gin
Submitted by: Royston Labels
Printing press: Nilpeter FA-4
Anilox: ALT
Inks: UV
Decoration: Embossed laminate
Substrate: Fasson PE
Printing forme: Asahi AWP plate
Platemaking equipment: Asahi AWP
Backing tape: 3M
MIS/workflow: Esko
Pre-press: In house
Finishing: ABG Omega Rewinder


 Nola_oil

Entry title: Nola Sunflower Oil
Submitted by: New Era Labels
Printing press: Gallus EM 430
Anilox: Zecher
Inks: Flint UV
Substrate: Treofan LWD 38
Printing forme: Asahi AFP 132
Platemaking equipment: Esko CDI and Evo
Backing tape: tesa
Pre-press: In house


 

Flexible packaging (medium)
Sponsored by hubergroup UK



Sharwoodsrice

Entry title: Sharwood's Egg Fried Rice
Submitted by: Wipak (UK) Ltd
Printing press: Flexotecnica Evo XG 10 + 1
Anilox: Sandon Global
Inks: Sun Chemical
Substrate: 12 micron PET
Printing forme: DuPont ITR sleeves
Platemaking equipment: Esko Full HD and DuPont ITR
Pre-press: PPP


 Swizzles

Entry title: Swizzels Scary Mix
Submitted by: FFP Packaging Solutions Ltd
Printing press: Windmöller & Hölscher Miraflex
Anilox: Sandon Global
Inks: Flint Flexiprint
Substrate: Superfilm 12 micron PET
Printing forme: Rossini sleeve and Asahi plate
Platemaking equipment: Asahi/Esko/Interflex
Backing tape: 3M E1020
Pre-press: Itarus


 

Jewelled_nougat 

Entry title: Jewelled Nougat Delight
Submitted by: Sunshine FPC
Printing press: Windmöller & Hölscher
Anilox: Harper
Inks: Sun Chemical solvent
Substrate: Coated paper 330gsm
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX + TIL
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX Wide Imager
Backing tape: 3M 1920, 1020
MIS/workflow: Kodak Prinergy PowerPack
Pre-press: Trisoft Graphics


 Fazer_dumel

Entry title: Fazer Dumle Original
Submitted by: Ab Westpak OY
Printing press: Bielloni Telia
Anilox: Sandon Global
Inks: Flint
Substrate: PP/PE
Printing forme: Esko Full HD
Platemaking equipment: Esko and Vianord
Backing tape: 3M
MIS/workflow: Esko Automation Engine
Pre-press: Marvaco Oy


Malteser

Entry title: White Malteser Hot Chocolate
Submitted by: Roberts Mart & Co Ltd
Printing press: Bobst Fischer & Krecke 165
Anilox: Sandon Global
Inks: Flint
Substrate: OPP
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX
Backing tape: Lohmann
MIS/workflow: Syspro
Pre-press: Reproflex 3


Flexible packaging (wide)
Sponsored by DuPont

 Mooseshopkins

Entry title: Moose Shopkins Cake Slices
Submitted by: FFP Packaging Solutions Ltd
Printing press: Windmöller & Hölscher Miraflex
Anilox: Sandon Global
Inks: Flint Flexiprint
Substrate: Superfilm 12 micron PET
Printing forme: Rossini Sleeves and Asahi Plates
Platemaking equipment: Esko and Asahi
Backing tape: 3M E1020
Pre-press: VCG Connect


Extraordinary_fruit

Entry title: Extraordinary Fruit Roasted Figs and Apricots
Submitted by: Sunshine FPC
Printing press: Windmöller & Hölscher
Anilox: Harper
Inks: Sun Chemical solvent
Substrate: Coated paper 330 gsm
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX and TIL
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX Wide Imager
Backing tape: 3M 1920, 1020
MIS/workflow: Kodak Prinergy Powerpack
Pre-press: Trisoft Graphics


 Mullerlight

Entry title:
Müller Light Yoghurt Party Dress Promotion
Submitted by: Interflex Group Sunderland
Printing press: Windmöller & Hölscher
Anilox: Sandon Global
Inks: Sun Chemical Solimax
Substrate: Manucor 20 micron white OPP, 15 micon matt OPP
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Backing tape: Lohmann 5.2
Pre-press: Reproflex 3
Finishing: Nordmeccanica laminator, Comexi slitter


Simply_scrumptious

Entry title: Simply Sumptious Crunchy Oat Granola
Submitted by: Roberts Mart & Co Ltd
Printing press: Bobst Fischer & Krecke 165
Anilox: Sandon Global
Inks: Flint BKG
Substrate: Laminate Matt OPP, White PE
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX
Backing tape: Lohmann
MIS/workflow: Syspro
Pre-press: Reproflex 3
Finishing: Comexi Laminator


Croissants

Entry title: Iceland Luxury 4 All Butter Croissants
Submitted by: Coveris High Performance Packaging
Printing press: Windmöller & Hölscher
Anilox: Sandon Global
Inks: Flint
Substrate: Clear OPP
Platemaking equipment: McDarmid D-max
Backing tape: 3M
MIS/workflow: Internal/Esko
Pre-press: Rivendell


UV flexo, paper and board
Sponsored by IST

 Henriettes

Entry title: Henriettes Lam Ytrefilet Naturell
Submitted by: Reflex Group
Printing press: MPS EF 510
Anilox: Apex International
Inks: Pulse UV
Substrate: Antalis Finesse board 170 gsm
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX and Vianord Evo 4 washout
Backing tape: Lohmann
MIS/workflow: Esko
Pre-press: Greenhouse
Finishing: Comac Coater


Kellogs

Entry title: Kellogg's Frozen Limited Edition Cereal 
Submitted by: Golden Era Printers (Flexo Division)
Printing press: Bobst
Anilox: Sandon Global and Zecher
Inks: Sun Chemical Water
Substrate: Valkratt (impact) paperboard, 325 gsm
Printing forme: Asahi Digital
Platemaking equipment: Esko CDI Spark 4835, Asahi AFP, Vianord Evo
Backing tape: Scapa 0.1 mm
MIS/workflow: Inline printing and die-cutting
Pre-press: In house
Finishing: Bobst Lemanic Flexo 82-F Inline


Flatbiff

Entry title: Henriettes Lam Flatbiff
Submitted by: Reflex Group
Printing press: MPS EF 510
Anilox: Apex International
Inks: Pulse UV
Substrate: Antalis Finesse board 170 gsm
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX and Vianord Evo 4 washout
Backing tape: Lohmann
MIS/workflow: Esko
Pre-press: Greenhouse
Finishing: Comac Coater


 

Corrugated post-print (C flute and above)
Sponsored by GMG Color



 Dettolwipes
Entry title: Dettol Cleansing Surface Wipes Family Pack
Submitted by: SaicaPack Thatcham
Printing press: Bobst Masterline
Anilox: Pamarco
Inks: Flint Water
Decoration: M+M paper
Substrate: 180 white test coated
Printing forme: Laserline
Platemaking equipment: Flint FACD
Backing tape: Proshim
Pre-press: Chemence Graphics


 

 Majestic

Entry title: Majestic - Power de Filtration Master
Submitted by: Wellpappe Auerswalde
Printing press: Göpfert Ovation
Anilox: Zecher
Inks: Siegwerk and Weilburger
Substrate: GD2
Printing forme: Plates
Pre-press: Flexomanufaktur


Nikpol

Entry title: Nikpol Sausages
Submitted by: Stora Enso Packaging Tychy
Printing press: Bobst HD Masterflex
Anilox: Apex International
Inks: Actega and Doneck Water
Substrate: 140 gsm
Printing forme: DuPont Cyrel DigiCorr
Platemaking equipment: DuPont Cyrel DigiCorr
Pre-press: Chespa


Thulebikecarrier

Entry title: Thule Proride Bike Carrier
Submitted by: TFP Kornik
Printing press: Bobst Masterflex 203 AMATIC
Anilox: Pamarco
Inks: Chespa Water
Substrate: TFP coated paper 660 gsm
Printing forme: DuPont Cyrel DigiCorr
Platemaking equipment: DuPont Cyrel DigiCorr
Pre-press: Chespa


 

Corrugated post-print (E and F flute)
Sponsored by Bobst

 Splashorange

Entry title: Splash Orange Juice Drink 10 Pouches
Submitted by: Diamond Corrugated
Printing press: Göpfert HPL 13/21
Anilox: Parmarco
Inks: Water
Substrate: White clay coated S Flute 180 gsm
Printing forme: DuPont DPC
Platemaking equipment: Esko HD
Pre-press: Diamond Corrugated and Chemence Graphics  


Mullerlight

Entry title: Müller Light Yoghurts 12 pack
Submitted by: DS Smith Burscough
Printing press: Göpfert Impression
Anilox: ALT
Inks: Flint Water
Substrate: Korsnäs Décor 160 gsm
Printing forme: Flint nyloflex ART
Platemaking equipment: Esko CDI and Heights and Degraf
Backing tape: Biessse
MIS/workflow: Trupack
Pre-press: Chemence Graphics



Whytewhisky

 Entry title: Whyte & Mackay Jura Single Malt Scotch Whisky Sweet or Smoky Pack
Submitted by: DS Smith Burscough
Printing press: Göpfert Impression
Anilox: ALT
Inks: Flint Water
Substrate: Korsnäs Décor 160 gsm
Printing forme: Flint ART
Platemaking equipment: Esko CDI, Heights and Degraf
Backing tape: Biessse
MIS/workflow: Trupack
Pre-press: Chemence Graphics


Martinmiller

Entry title: Martin Miller's Gin 12 x 5 cl
Submitted by: Smurfit Kappa Chelmsford
Printing press: Bobst Flexo 160
Anilox: Pamarco
Inks: Flint
Substrate: Smurfit Kappa Kemilite 180 E Flute
Platemaking equipment: Flint Digital
Backing tape: Malamex
MIS/workflow: Esko/Navison
Pre-press: Contact Originators


Combination printing
Sponsored by Harper Corporation

 

 Riverglen

Entry title: Riverglen View Chardonnay
Submitted by: Olympus Print Group
Printing press: Nilpeter FA-4
Anilox: Sandon Global
Inks: Paragon Inks
Decoration: Kurz 396 Hot Foil
Substrate: Fasson Rustique Blanc
Printing forme: DuPont
Platemaking equipment: Concept
Backing tape: Scapa
MIS/workflow: Esko
Pre-press: York Repro
Finishing: ABG HSR Omega


Grants

Entry title: Grant's Elementary Cu Copper 29 YO Box Label
Submitted by: Collotype Labels
Printing press: Gallus EM 280
Anilox: Cheshire Anilox Technology
Inks: Paragon UV
Decoration: Screen 305s, Screen + Rotary Emboss
Substrate: Fasson 50HD Foil 124 microns
Platemaking equipment: Cyrel Fast
Backing tape: tesa Blue
MIS/workflow: Microsoft AX
Pre-press: In house
Finishing: ABG Omega


Drygin

Entry title: Blue Bottle Artisan Dry Gin
Submitted by: Reflex Group
Printing press: MPS EF 410
Anilox: ALT
Inks: Sun Chemical UVF
Decoration: Newfoil Machines embossing
Substrate: Matt wine ffc 90 gsm
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX and Vianord Evo 4 washout
Backing tape: 3M
MIS/workflow: Esko
Pre-press: Greenhouse
Finishing: Kocker+Beck, ABG slitter


Loreal

Entry title: L'Oreal Magic Retouch Beige
Submitted by: AJS Labels
Printing press: MPS EC330 Combination
Anilox: Cheshire Anilox Technology
Inks: Paragon UV
Decoration: Kurz MTS 220 Hot Foil
Substrate: UPM Raflatac clear on clear PP
Platemaking equipment: Esko CDI Spark
Backing tape: tesa Medium 25
MIS/workflow: Cerm and Esko Automation Engine
Pre-press: In house
Finishing: ABG Omega SRI 410


Best use of flexo within a single forme
Sponsored by Lohmann Adhesive Tape Systems



 Purety

Entry title: Purety Ultimate Range
Submitted by: Midland Regional Printers
Printing press: KDO 7C265P21D
Anilox: Cheshire Anilox Technology
Inks: Flint Hydrokett 2000
Decoration: European graphics matt + gloss UV
Substrate: Manter 62 gsm PP
Printing forme: DuPont DPU
Platemaking equipment: Esko
Backing tape: 3M
MIS/workflow: Kodak Prinergy
Pre-press: In house and Brownett
Finishing: Bar Graphic Machinery Elite 250


Jamrolypoly

Entry title: Jam Roly Poly Hood
Submitted by: DS Smith Packaging
Printing press: Uteco Diamond
Anilox: Sandon Global
Inks: Flint Water
Substrate: Kemi Lite coated 130 gsm
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX
Backing tape: 3M E1320
Pre-press: Pulse Media and in house
Finishing: Corrugator, die-press, multi-point gluer


Hyvinvointia

Entry title: Hyvinvointia Ja Elinvoimaa
Submitted by: Pa-Hu Oy
Printing press: Arsoma
Anilox: Sandon Global
Inks: Flint Water
Substrate: Board 160 gsm
Printing forme: Cyrel DPU
Platemaking equipment: Esko HD 2.0
Backing tape: tesa medium
Pre-press: Marvaco Oy


 

Sacks and corrugated pre-print liner
Sponsored by Uteco Group



Rowenta

Entry title: Rowenta X-treme Vacuum Cleaner
Submitted by: Smurfit Kappa CRP
Printing press: Cobden Chadwick CI Press
Anilox: Apex International
Inks: Flint HD water with OPV
Substrate: Mayr Melnhof 145 gsm coated test
Printing forme: MacDermid MAX plate
Platemaking equipment: Esko CDI Spark 5080
Backing tape: 3M
MIS/workflow: Connect Online and Esko Automation Engine
Pre-press: VCG Connect


Classic_ales

Entry title: Classic Ales - Christmas collection multi pack
Submitted by: DS Smith Packaging
Printing press: Uteco Diamond
Anilox: Sandon Global
Inks: Flint Water
Substrate: Modo Flexo coated 120 gsm
Printing forme: Pulse Media
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX
Backing tape: 3M E1320
Pre-press: In house
Finishing: Corrugator, die-press, multi-point gluer


Iceland_farmers_market

Entry title: Iceland Farmers Market Strawberries
Submitted by: Cepac Packaging
Printing press: Cobden Chadwick Linerflex
Anilox: Apex International
Inks: Flint Water
Substrate: Korsnäs 135 clay coated
Printing forme: Flint plates
Platemaking equipment: Esko and DuPont
Backing tape: 3M
MIS/workflow: Esko
Pre-press: Contact Originators


Flexo job previously printed by another process
Sponsored by Asahi Photoproducts

 

 Quality_street
Entry title: Quality Street Matchmaker Minis
Submitted by: Interflex Group Sunderland
Printing press: Windmöller & Höscher
Anilox: Sandon Global
Inks: Sun Chemical Solimax
Substrate: Taghleff Matt OPP 20 microns, BPI LDPE 38 microns
Printing forme: MacDermid
Platemaking equipment: MacDermid
Backing tape: Lohmann 5.2
Pre-press: Schawk
Finishing: Nordmeccanica laminator, Comexi slitter



Rundum

Entry title: Rundum Stiftsquelle Mineral Water Medium 1 Litre
Submitted by: Americk Packaging Enniskillen
Printing press: Windmöller & Höscher Miraflex
Anilox: Pamarco
Inks: Flint NB Flexistar
Substrate: Jindal LL410 29 microns
Printing forme: MacDermid Lux
Platemaking equipment: Esko CDI 4000 DPI and Vianord
Backing tape: Lohmann DuploFlex
MIS/workflow: MySGS
Pre-press: SGS Europe (Hull)


Granola

Entry title: Simply Sumptious Crunchy Oat Granola
Submitted by: Roberts Mart & Co Ltd
Printing press: Bobst Fischer & Krecke 165
Anilox: Sandon Global
Inks: Flint BKG
Substrate: Laminate matt OPP, White PE
Printing forme: Kodak Flexcel NX
Platemaking equipment: Kodak Flexcel NX
Backing tape: Lohmann
MIS/workflow: Syspro
Pre-press: Reproflex 3
Finishing: Comexi Laminator


Digital labels and packaging
Sponsored by Xeikon

Hamp_gin

Entry title:
Hampshire Dry Gin
Submitted by: CS Labels
Printing press: Xeikon CX3
Substrate: Silver PP and Tintoretto Crystal Satin
Pre-press: In house
Finishing: GM DC330


Nims_crisps

Entry title: Nims Fruit Crisps
Submitted by: Ultimate Digital
Printing press: HP Indigo 20000
Substrate: Matt OPP laminated to metal OPP 55 microns
MIS/workflow: Esko
Pre-press: In house
Finishing: Nordmeccanica laminator and Ashe slitter


Honeyrose

Entry title: Honeyrose Earth Impact Widow Herbal Smoking Mixture (Coffee)
Submitted by: Royston Labels
Printing press: Screen Truepress Jet 350UV
Decoration: Flint gloss varnish
Substrate: Avery clear PP 50 microns
MIS/workflow: Esko
Pre-press: In house
Finishing: ABG Digicon 3 and Omega rewinder


Northernmonk

Entry title: Northern Monk Patrons Project Coffee Porter
Submitted by: CS Labels
Printing press: Xeikon CX3
Substrate: Herma silver PP
Pre-press: In house
Finishing: GM DC330


 Mr_sams

Entry title: Mr Sam's Fantastical Botanical Elixirs
Submitted by: Abbey Labels
Printing press: Xeikon CX3
Decoration: Super varnish
Substrate: UPM Raflatac silver PP 50 microns, matt PP laminate
MIS/workflow: Esko
Pre-press: in house
Finishing: ABG Digicon 2


Innovation - printing equipment
Sponsored by EFIA

 
Tecscan

Entry title: Smart Solution Die Cut to Print Registration
Submitted by: Tecscan


 AV_flexo

Entry title: TAMM 1700 Tape Automatic Mounting Machine
Submitted by: AV Flexologic


 

 Aeromaid

Entry title: Aeromaid Anilox Cleaning System
Submitted by: Flexomaid


 Polymount

 Entry title: Polymount Film Cleaner
Submitted by: Polymount International


 

Innovation - packaging
Sponsored by Graphic Republik

Crisps 

Entry title: Seabrook Lattice Crisps Reclosable Sharing Pack
Submitted by: Parkside Flexibles


Entry title: Coca-Cola Bow Label
Submitted by: Eshuis BV

Coke