Entry form DEADLINE 5pm 15 JULY 2016
The FlexoTech Awards is one of the most prestigious international events, sponsored by leading companies in the industry. Submit your best flexo prints or your pre-press, machinery or equipment innovations. There are 13 printing categories to enter. Just complete an entry form for each item you submit, multiple entries for one category from companies are allowed, as are entries for more than one award. Only the printing company that has produced the job can enter! NOTE: A separate entry form and run of print for each category is required even if the same print is being entered in more than one category (photocopies are acceptable). All printed samples must be unconverted, of full press width and include at least three repeat lengths, except corrugated samples where one sheet is sufficient. This should include control strips and registration marks. (Please tick appropriate category)
Labels (process) Labels (line and tone) Flexible packaging (narrow web up to 550 mm)
Flexible packaging (medium web 551–1000 mm) Flexible packaging (wide web 1001+ mm)
NO PROMOTIONAL PRINTS
UV flexo, paper and board
COMMERCIAL WORK ONLY!
Sacks and corrugated pre-print liner
Corrugated post-print (C flute and above) (please supply just one sample) Corrugated post-print (E and F flute) (please supply just one sample) Combination printing
(using flexo as main printing process plus two or more additional printing or decorating processes)
Best use of flexo process and line/solid work within a single printing plate/sleeve Any flexo print job previously printed by another process (print sample of previous process used must be included)
Digital labels and packaging Printing categories will be judged on reproduction, degree of difficulty and print quality. Entries must have been produced in the 12 months prior to 15 July 2016. An international panel of judges will assess and score each entry submitted.
Innovation New products and services by suppliers, which have been launched and commercially available in the 12 months prior to 15 July 2016 can be entered. Please submit sufficient documentation to explain the innovation entry in detail to the judges. This should include a summary (minimum 200 words) supported by product brochures, colour photos, videos (if available), customer testimonials and any other relevant evidence of the entry’s merit in advancing the flexographic printing process. If insufficient documentation is supplied, the entry will not be put forward to the judging panel.
Submit up to three entries per category FREE OF CHARGE. For all subsequent entries, a charge of £50 per entry will be required. Payment must be made by cheque, made payable to Whitmar Publications Ltd, with the entries. The trophies will be presented at the awards dinner on Thursday 13 October 2016 at: The Hilton London Metropole, Edgware Road, London W2 1JU
A limited number of tables are available, each for 10 persons, at £1950+VAT per table, individual places £200+VAT. Tables and tickets are now available from Whitmar Publications Ltd on +44 (0)1892 779599 or e-mail [email protected]
Nominated finalists will be announced prior to the awards presentation dinner. Nominated entries will be reviewed at the dinner and each winner will be presented with an award by the category sponsor. Rules Entrants must have obtained the permission of their customer before entering the competition. Whitmar Publications cannot accept responsibility for entries submitted. Whitmar Publications reserves the right to use any entries received for marketing and promotional purposes in its magazines and on its websites.
Send all entries to: FlexoTech 2016 International Print & Innovations Awards Whitmar Publication