The Gravure Assn. of the Americas (GAA) has recognized the Best of the Best in its annual Golden Cylinder Awards’ 2018 Packaging and Product categories. Winners were honored Wednesday at a special luncheon at the trade group’s Fall Technical Forum in Cincinnati, OH.
The top four examples of the year’s Best of the Best gravure-printing achievements include:
Inland Packaging (La Crosse, WI) for Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy beer labels in the Packaging and Label-Paper category (above). Judges were impressed with this entry and had many positive comments. “The large-run, tight-tolerance job has exceptional graphics achieved in-register.” “The high line screens and detail result in a successful image with outstanding visual appeal.”
Interprint, Inc. (Pittsfield, MA), for “Inspire” – Shaw Contract vinyl flooring in the Product-Vinyl Substrates category. This winner won high marks from the judges and praise for a job well done.
The GAA also bestowed sub-category awards on 12 other winners.
More info: www.gaa.org