PRINTING United Alliance, the most comprehensive member-based printing and graphic arts association in the U.S., today announces the winners of its prestigious Premier PRINT Awards international printing competition. The highly coveted competition recognizes and honors excellence in print across 71 different categories. See a complete list of the “Best of Category” award winners, “Printed Product of the Year” award winners, and “Best of Show” winners at the official Premier PRINT Awards website.

Durst, manufacturer of innovative digital printing systems and software solutions, has doubled down on its commitment to helping the UK print industry move towards a greener future.

The countdown is now on to the UK Graphic Awards 2021, with the finalists announced in the run-up to the 14 September gala event after the daytime Thrive in Print conference.

PRINTING United Alliance and the Academy of Screen and Digital Printing Technologies (ASDPT) today announce that the Academy is accepting nominations for new members who have demonstrated an industry commitment through their collective work and educational efforts. Nominations for the Dave Swormstedt, Sr. Memorial Award and Joe Clarke Innovator Awards are also now open.

Mimaki USA, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers, is pleased to announce the winner of its 2021 Digital Textile Innovation Awards. A collaboration between Mimaki and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) MFA Fashion Design program, the contest presented emerging young designers with the challenge of incorporating digital textile printing into their cutting-edge fashion collections. The award for the top prize was the opportunity to have the winner’s senior thesis collection printed and sponsored by Mimaki USA.

HP are offering UK-based printers the chance to win a pair of tickets to September’s UK Graphic Awards.

Fujifilm announces that its newly launched Acuity Prime and Acuity Ultra R2 wide format printers have each picked up Red Dot 2021 design awards. The expert jury appointed by Red Dot described the Acuity Prime as a machine in which “user-friendly and practice-oriented flexibility teams up with impressive efficiency and performance.” In considering Fujifilm’s super wide format Acuity Ultra R2, the jury said that it “impresses with technical features and a design which elegantly places the quality of its products centre stage.”

Congratulations to Anomaly who have been awarded Silver for Ancestry® – The Old Piccadilly Lights in the outdoor category at the prestigious Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

The 2021 UK Graphic Awards will go ahead on 14 September, making the event the industry's first opportunity to get together in almost two years, and organisers FESPA UK and workflow software provider Vism are planning a spectacular day and evening.

The SoloBirra 2021 competition winner of the Best Packaging category has been announced as Dario Frattaruolo Graphic Studio for the creation of the Chakra Booster beer package. Produced by Packly for the Badalà Brewery in Italy, the packaging incorporates innovative digital enhancement to boost its appeal and better convey the consumer experience. Frattaruolo and Packly clinched the prize from amongst more than 100 original submissions.

FESPA UK has announced a return to face-to-face events in 2021, refreshed membership options, and launched  a new website.

PRINTING United Alliance today introduces the Pinnacle Awards, a robust, unified awards program established to recognize the best of the best in products created for and by the printing industry. The Pinnacle Awards program encompasses the Pinnacle InterTech Awards and the Pinnacle Product Awards (formerly the SGIA Product of the Year award). The Pinnacle Awards are open exclusively to PRINTING United Alliance supplier members. More information can be found on the new Pinnacle Awards website, where entries can be submitted through July 31, 2021.

EFI™ Fiery® FreeForm™ Create, the variable-data print (VDP) creation tool included with EFI Fiery digital front ends (DFEs) from Electronics For Imaging, Inc., has received the Buyers Lab (BLI) 2021-2022 PaceSetter in Production Print Applications: VDP Enabler from Keypoint Intelligence.

PRINTING United Alliance today celebrates Earth Day 2021 by recognizing the recipients of its annual Sustainable Business Recognition Awards Program. Member companies submit details about their sustainable business practices, operations instituted in reducing the company’s environmental footprint, improvements to employee safety and well-being, all while optimizing the company’s bottom line. All applications are reviewed and recommended for award designation by PRINTING United Alliance’s high-profile Sustainability, Safety, Health and Personnel Advisory Council.

Forty-seven rising stars are celebrating receiving grants of up to £1,500 each from The Printing Charity to invest in their personal and professional career development in the print, paper, publishing or packaging sector.

PRINTING United Expo today announced it has been named a Gold 100 Grand Award winner in the category “Fastest-growing Gold 100 Show Managed by an Association” in 2019 by blended growth. The inaugural PRINTING United Expo was held in Dallas at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center on October 23-25, 2019. Of those Gold 100 events on the Trade Show Executive list, there were more than 117,000 exhibiting companies which collectively represented almost 45M square feet of exhibitor space, with over a combined 3.5 million attendees.

PRINTING United Alliance today unveils the new Premier PRINT Awards competition, the industry’s most prestigious award of recognition honoring the very best in print communications. The awards recognize excellence in quality, creativity, and innovation, exemplifying the very best in the printing industry. The competition is open to PRINTING United Alliance members and non-members through June 30, 2021, with a discount for current Alliance members.

Signage and visual communications specialists, FASTSIGNS Hammersmith, has been crowned the West London Business Awards’ Retail / Wholesale Business of the Year 2021, following a successful year.

Pentawards, the leading network dedicated to recognising global packaging design excellence, is excited to announce its first ever Sustainable Design jury panel. The five sustainability experts have been selected from across the branding and packaging industries and will have the important task of judging Pentawards’ new Sustainable Design category.

James and Doris Moore, owners of the Minuteman Press printing franchise located at 2600 Walnut Ave., Unit H, have been awarded Small Business of the Year by the Tustin Chamber of Commerce. James says, “Winning Small Business of the Year gives us the validation that our high-quality printing services and our involvement in the community is appreciated. Being involved in our community has been an important part of our business mission. We enjoy helping those in the community market and grow their businesses.”

LEADING lights from the UK signage industry have been honoured at global signage and visual communication specialist FASTSIGNS’ annual Awards Ceremony which took place virtually, for the first time ever.

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