By PrintAction Staff
By PrintAction Staff
FESPA has announced the winners of this year’s FESPA Awards, which celebrate excellence in the global specialty print and visual communications community.
The awards are open to print service providers and sign-makers that are looking to have outstanding projects acknowledged. This year’s awards received entries from 27 countries across 18 categories. This year, the winners were announced during an online ceremony hosted by FESPA’s technical support manager, Graeme Richardson-Locke.
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|
This year, new awards for Packaging on Paper and Board, Packaging on Plastics, Wrapping and Printeriors were added to the ceremony, recognizing four important growth applications for specialty print and signage businesses.
This year, two winners were selected to receive Best in Show Awards for outstanding examples of print: Christian M. Walter – Taller de Serigrafía- Edición from Spain, for the entry “New York de Sergio García Sánchez” in the Serigraphy and Fine Art category, and The Look Company from Qatar for its Roll-to-Roll Printed Textiles entry “Anoc World Beach Games”.
“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,” said Christian Duyckaerts, FESPA president. “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 award winners and runners up, visit: www.fespaawards.com.