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  • NEW FOR 2023: Self-promotional print

    For non-commercial labels and packaging samples, produced digitally by printers and converters to showcase the breadth and depth of their capabilities. Entries for this category must not have been produced for sale directly to customers and consumers, rather showcase the work of a printer for its own branding and marketing initiatives. See entry form for details.

  • NEW FOR 2023: Best new company

    For brand-new businesses that have started using digital to produce commercial work and/or existing companies that have added digital directly to their production mix for the first time, during the judging window - see rule 3 (N.B. new sites of existing companies ARE NOT eligible for this award). Entrants to this category must supply a supporting statement detailing growth achieved that is directly related to the use of digital label and package printing. See entry form for details.

  • Excellence with inkjet

    For entries printed using inkjet-based digital processes Each entrant to this category should be sure to highlight specific elements of the printed product that showcase the technology and so why their entry should be considered the winner. See entry form for more details.

  • Excellence with toner

    For entries printed using toner-based digital processes Each entrant to this category should be sure to highlight specific elements of the printed product that showcase the technology and so why their entry should be considered the winner. See entry form for more details.

  • Excellence with hybrid printing

    For entries printed using a combination of two or more complementary processes Each entrant to this category should be sure to highlight specific elements of the printed product that showcase how processes have been combined to make their entry the winner. See entry form for more details.

  • Excellence in finishing and embellishment

    For entries that showcase the best use of finishing and embellishment to elevate digitally printed packaging Each entrant to this category should be sure to highlight specific elements that showcase what finishing and embellishment has added to the printed product to make the entry a winner. See entry form for more details.

  • Excellence in design

    For entries showcasing work that has been designed specifically with digital printing in mind Each entrant to this category should be sure to highlight how the design is specifically suited to digital production and the benefits this has brought to the submitted entry. See entry form for more details.

  • Environmental company of the year

    For printers and converters who are able to demonstrate the greatest advances in ESG and environmental performance. Entrants to this category must supply a supporting statement outlining the advances that have been made and their impact on the business and/or the wider industry. See entry form for more details.

  • Application excellence – primary packaging

    For entries showcasing the best primary packaging printed digitally Each entrant to this category should be sure to highlight specific elements of the printed product that are relevant to the application that showcase why their entry should be considered the winner. See entry form for more details.

  • Application excellence – secondary packaging

    For entries showcasing the best secondary packaging printed digitally Each entrant to this category should be sure to highlight specific elements of the printed product that are relevant to the application that showcase why their entry should be considered the winner. See entry form for more details.

  • Analogue-to-digital

    For entries that were previously printed using conventional processes Each entrant to this category should be sure to highlight specific elements of the printed product that showcase how the entry has benefitted from the move to digital, and so should be considered the winner. See entry form for details.

  • Innovation

    For entries showcasing new applications and end uses of digitally printed labels and packaging Each entrant to this category should be sure to highlight specific elements of the printed product that showcase how the entry has innovated in terms of the application and/or the customer, and so should be considered the winner. See entry form for details.

Digital Labels & Packaging Awards