FESPA has announced the winners of this year’s FESPA Awards, its annual celebration of excellence in the global speciality print and visual communications community.
The Awards are open to print service providers (PSPs) and sign-makers looking to highlight outstanding projects. This year’s programme received entries from 27 countries across the 18 categories. The winners were announced during an online ceremony hosted by FESPA’s Technical Support Manager, Graeme Richardson-Locke, in lieu of the live Gala Awards event which would have taken place during this year’s Global Print Expo in Madrid.
The Gold winners in the 17 application-specific categories are:
|Display and POP on Paper and Board||Ability Diseño Gráfico, SL||Spain|
|Packaging on Paper and Board||Perfect Packaging||India|
|Display and POP on Plastic||Screenline||South Africa|
|Packaging on Plastics||TOPdesign Topolcany s.r.o.||Slovakia|
|Serigraphy and Fine Art||Christian M. Walter – Taller de Serigrafía- Edición||Spain|
|Decals and Printed Labels||Classic Stripes PVT. LTD||India|
|Wrapping||Vermeulen & Vermeulen Reclame||Netherlands|
|Creative Special Effect – Paper, Board and Plastics||Sakawa Printing Co., Ltd.||Japan|
|Special Effect on T-Shirts, Garments and Other Textiles||Elixir Unlimited||India|
|Roll-to-roll Printed Textiles||The Look Company||Qatar|
|Glass, Ceramic, Metal and Wood Products||Schitterend.eu||Netherlands|
|Direct Printing on Three Dimensional Products||HAAS Die Werbemanufaktur||Switzerland|
|Non-printed Signage||HNS Signs||United Kingdom|
|Functional Printing||Protolab Electrotechnologies PVT. LTD||India|
The categories ‘Packaging on Paper and Board’, ‘Packaging on Plastics’, ‘Wrapping’ and ‘Printeriors’ were new to this year’s Awards scheme, recognising four important growth applications for speciality print and signage businesses.
Among this year’s entries, the judges selected two to receive l effect varnishes.” Graeme explains why this entry was awarded Gold.
Christian Duyckaerts, FESPA President comments: “Championing print excellence and promoting the unique power of print is central to FESPA’s mission. With the FESPA Awards, we want to inspire our global community to keep developing fresh ideas and using advances in technology and materials to add new dimensions to the work they produce for customers, as a foundation for continued growth. Judging this work is a privilege because it reminds us that print – in all its many forms and applications – is creative, beautiful and, above all, effective. We extend our congratulations to all our 2020 winners.”
For a full list of the FESPA Award winners and runners up, visit: www.fespaawards.com.