Ceremony: 23 June 2022

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED!

 

Excellence with inkjet

Sponsored by Mark Andy

 

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Company: Eclipse Labels

Entry: Aliens

Customer: U.L. Nutrition

Press: Domino N610i

Finishing and converting: A B Graphic Digicon

Substrate(s): White PP, matte clear PP

Consumable(s): Domino UV inkjet inks

 

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Company: The Label Makers

Entry: Aoraki DIPA

Customer: Vocation Brewery

Press: Durst Tau RSC 330

Finishing and converting: A B Graphic Digicon Series 2 w/ Fast Track module

Substrate(s): Silver PP

Consumable(s): UV inkjet inks

 

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Company: Olympus Print Group

Entry: Jin Reaper Evangeline Spicy London Dry Gin

Customer: Jin Reaper Distillery

Press: Nilpeter flexo/Domino inkjet hybrid line

Finishing and converting: A B Graphic Omega HSR

Substrate(s): Fasson MET Silver PP5692

Consumable(s): Domino UV90 series inkjet inks

 

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Company: ASL Print FX

Entry: Ride

Customer: Royal Wine and Spirits

Press: Domino/MPS EF SYMJET

Finishing and converting: EF SYMJET, inline

Substrate(s): Fasson 70# Eggshell Felt

Consumable(s): Domino UV inkjet inks, Wikoff Color coating

 


Excellence with toner

Sponsored by Xeikon

 

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Company: CS Labels

Entry: Give Faith Get Faith 440ml

Customer: Northern Monk

Press: Xeikon CX3

Finishing and converting: GM finishing press/Ashe slitting line

Substrate(s): Silver PP (top)/clear PP (middle)/white PP (base), permanent adhesive

Consumable(s): Xeikon toner, Print2Ply

 

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Company: Amberley Labels

Entry: Jellyfish Gin

Customer: The Infused Gin Company

Press: HP Indigo WS6800/Kurz DM-Jetliner

Finishing and converting: A B Graphic Digicon Lite

Substrate(s): Multi Print Paper, UPM Raflatac

Consumable(s): HP ElectroInks, Kurz digital silver foil, matte varnish

 

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Company: Label World

Entry: DWD Whiskey

Customer: Dublin Whiskey Distillery

Press: Xeikon 3500

Finishing and converting: Newfoil 2500 Servo, A B Graphic Digicon Lite 3

Substrate(s): Fasson Sable Blanc

Consumable(s): Xeikon QBIC toner, Flint HR varnish, 3x Kurz hot foil

 

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Company: QLM Vietnam (Hoang Ha Label Co)

Entry: Atypical Coffee

Customer: Behalf Studio

Press: HP Indigo WS6800

Finishing and converting: A B Graphic Digicon

Substrate(s): UPM Raflatac RafWine

Consumable(s): HP ElectroInks, matte gold foil, matte varnish

 


Excellence with hybrid printing

Sponsored by Bobst

 

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Company: Amberley Labels

Entry: Henderson’s Relish – Limited Edition Charity Print

Customer: Henderson’s

Press: Domino/MPS EF SYMJET

Finishing and converting: N/A

Substrate(s): White PP

Consumable(s): Flexo orange, inkjet black, flexo varnish

 

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Company: ASL Print FX

Entry: Boys Cry

Customer: Farm Collective Wine

Press: Domino/MPS EF SYMJET

Finishing and converting: Pantec Rhino

Substrate(s): Wausau Coated Products 60# Indigo Estate #8

Consumable(s): Domino UV inkjet inks, Wikoff Color coating

 

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Company: Varigrafica Cappa

Entry: Best Choice Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1.5l

Customer: Gruppo Oleario Portaro

Press: Bobst Master DM5

Finishing and converting: Bobst Master DM5

Substrate(s): 62X Herma PP Silver TC (891)

Consumable(s): Mouvent UV inkjet inks

 

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Company: Olympus Print Group

Entry: Dirty Works Soak It Up Coconut Bath Soak

Customer: Prestige Personal Care

Press: Nilpeter flexo/Domino inkjet hybrid line

Finishing and converting: A B Graphic Omega HSR

Substrate(s): Fasson White PP5692

Consumable(s): Domino UV90 Series inkjet inks, Kurz gold foil 220KP cold foil

 


Excellence in finishing and embellishment

Sponsored by A B Graphic International

 

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Company: MCC North America Wines & Spirits

Entry: Gilded Letter

Customer: Penrose Hill

Press: HP Indigo WS6600

Finishing and converting: A B Graphic Digicon

Substrate(s): Velvet midnight marquee black

Consumable(s): HP ElectroInks, matte UV varnish

 

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Company: Grafiche Pradella

Entry: Cosmic

Customer: Birrificio Lambrate

Press: Screen Truepress Jet L350UV SAI S

Finishing and converting: Cartes GT360

Substrate(s): OPP silver

Consumable(s): Screen Truepress UV inks

 

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Company: Berkshire Labels

Entry: Heppington Vineyard

Customer: Heppington Vineyard

Press: HP Indigo WS6800

Finishing and converting: A B Graphic Big Foot, flexo, screen

Substrate(s): Manter Picasso X-Dry

Consumable(s): HP ElectroInks, 2x gold hot foil, matte varnish, gloss silk screen varnish

 

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Company: MCC Western Australia

Entry: Black Cocky

Customer: Black Cocky

Press: HP Indigo WS6600

Finishing and converting: A B Graphic Digicon

Substrate(s): Fasson Estate Label #8

Consumable(s): HP ElectroInks, Prismatic Inks gloss screen spot varnish

 


Excellence in design

 

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Company: Aurika

Entry: ECO vodka label

Customer: MV Group

Press: HP Indigo 6K

Finishing and converting: Rotary screen printing and Cartes laser die-cutting

Substrate(s): Coated paper

Consumable(s): HP ElectroInks, gold foil

 

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Company: QLM Vietnam (Hoang Ha Label Co)

Entry: Atypical Coffee

Customer: Behalf Studio

Press: HP Indigo WS6800

Finishing and converting: A B Graphic Digicon

Substrate(s): UPM Raflatac RafWine

Consumable(s): HP ElectroInks, matte gold foil, matte varnish

 

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Company: MCC Clydebank Scotland

Entry: Baller Vodka Chilli Bacon Front

Customer: Doghouse Distillery

Press: HP Indigo WS6800

Finishing and converting: A B Graphic Digicon Series 3

Substrate(s): Clear PP

Consumable(s): HP ElectroInks, tactile screen varnish

 

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Company: QLM Label Makers Australia

Entry: Pukara Terroir Series

Customer: Pukara Estate

Press: HP Indigo WS6800

Finishing and converting: A B Graphic Omega

Substrate(s): Avery Dennison PP TC Silver Elite

Consumable(s): HP ElectroInks, gloss BOPP laminate

 


Excellence in sustainability

Sponsored by HP

 

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Company: ePac UK Silverstone

Entry: 100% recyclable pouches

Customer: Candy Kittens

Press: HP Indigo 20000

Finishing and converting: Nordmeccanica laminator, Karville slitter, Totani pouch making line

Substrate(s): Matte recyclable print PE, clear EVOH recyclable PE

Consumable(s): HP ElectroInks

 

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Company: Impress Print Services

Entry: The SheSpot. ‘Winter Glow’ Box

Customer: The SheSpot.

Press: HP Latex R1000

Finishing and converting: Summa F Series F1612 cutter

Substrate(s): Scancote Elegance GC1

Consumable(s): HP Latex ink

 

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Company: Hally Labels New Zealand

Entry: Storm King 2021 Shiraz Malbec

Customer: Storm King Wine Co

Press: HP Indigo WS6800

Finishing and converting: A B Graphic Digicon Series 3  

Substrate(s): Uncoated grape waste paper (15% recycled content from wine production)

Consumable(s): HP ElectroInks, sandpaper varnish, high-build screen

 


Application excellence – primary packaging

Sponsored by Gallus

 

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Company: SunDance

Entry: Muse Shatter Sativa

Customer: Trulieve

Press: HP Indigo 25K

Finishing and converting: Hudson-Sharp Ares 400 SUP, Gonderflex GFXL3002

Substrate(s): METPET, PE COEX, matte film laminate

Consumable(s): HP ElectroInk

 

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Company: ePac UK Silverstone

Entry: Digitally enabled, smart packaging

Customer: Aguulp

Press: HP Indigo 20000

Finishing and converting: Nordmeccanica laminator, Karville slitter, Totani pouch making line

Substrate(s): Soft-touch PET/METPET/clear PE

Consumable(s): HP ElectroInks

 

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Company: Reflex

Entry: Whitworths pumpkin seeds pouch

Customer: Whitworths

Press: HP Indigo 20000

Finishing and embellishment: Karlville KS-DSUP-400-GSW multi-web stand-up pouch making machine  

Substrates: Matte polyester, metallised polyester, LLDPE

Consumable(s): HP ElectroInks

 


Application excellence – secondary packaging

Sponsored by Inca Digital

 

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Company: Cepac

Entry: 40-pack double-sided box

Customer: JD Seasonings

Press: EFI Nozomi C18000

Finishing and converting:

Substrate(s): E-flute corrugated

Consumable(s): UV LED inkjet inks

 

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Company: Print4UK

Entry: HK Jenga campaign

Customer: Howard Kennedy

Press: HP Indigo 7900

Finishing and converting: DNK Neptune laminator, Duplo PFi Blade B2+

Substrate(s): 280gsm folding box board

Consumable(s): HP ElectroInks

 

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Company: Haney

Entry: Truly flavoured vodka pouch

Customer: Truly Distilling

Press: HP Indigo 20000

Finishing and converting: ACW – Valley Packaging Supply (proprietary)

Substrate(s): Clear PET, clear LLDPE

Consumable(s): HP ElectroInks

 


Analogue-to-digital

Sponsored by Dantex Group

 

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Company: Haney

Entry: Wilde Chips – Himalayan Pink Salt

Customer: Wilde Brands

Press: HP Indigo 20000

Finishing and converting: Proprietary

Substrate(s):  Soft-touch PET/metallised PET/clear LLDPE

Consumable(s): HP ElectroInks

 

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Company: MCC North America Wine & Spirits

Entry: It’s a Headsnapper

Customer: The Wine Group

Press: HP Indigo WS6600

Finishing and converting: A B Graphic Digicon

Substrate(s): Semi gloss #60

Consumable(s): HP ElectroInks, matte UV varnish

 


Innovation

Sponsored by EFI

 

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Company: MCC Western Australia

Entry: Deepwoods Estate – Chardonnay 2021

Customer: Deepwoods Estate

Press: HP Indigo WS6600

Finishing and converting: A B Graphic Digicon

Substrate(s): Killer White

Consumable(s): HP ElectroInks

 

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Company: QLM Vietnam (Hoang Ha Label Co)

Entry: Strawberry Sour

Customer: Heart of Darkness Brewery

Press: HP Indigo WS6800

Finishing and converting: A B Graphic Digicon

Substrate(s): PP Silver

Consumable(s): HP ElectroInks, fluorescent pink, matte laminate

 

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Company: Amberley Labels

Entry: Jellyfish Gin

Customer: The Infused Gin Company

Press: HP Indigo WS6800/Kurz DM-Jetliner

Finishing and converting: A B Graphic Digicon Lite

Substrate(s): Multi Print Paper, UPM Raflatac

Consumable(s): HP ElectroInks, Kurz digital silver foil, matte varnish

 

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Company: Hokey Cokey Cookies

Entry: Personalised direct-to-food printing

Customer: Hokey Cokey Cookies

Press: DTM Print Eddie edible ink printer

Finishing and converting: N/A

Substrate(s): Royal icing sugar

Consumable(s): CMY food safe inks

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