GERMANY • The 2017 ERA Packaging and Decorative Gravure Award gives the opportunity to all participants in the production chain to show gravure quality in packaging and decorative printing. The competition is open to both members and non-members of ERA (European Rotogravure Association), from anywhere in the world. Closing date for entries is Monday 21 August 2017.
Award categories are:
– flexible packaging, subdivided into substrate types (paper, film, foil, laminates)
– shrinkwrap sleeves
– decorative base paper for laminate flooring and furniture
– gift wrap
– speciality, security and ‘intelligent’ printing, including printed electronics
– innovation prize for technical developments and new fields of application
Also there will be a “newcomers” prize for the best entry from a company which never entered before and a prize for the best use of a PDF-based workflow
The Awards will be presented at the 2017 ERA Packaging and Decorative Conference to be held on 7-8 November in Barcelona. Entries may be made by any partner in the production chain (design, repro, printer, brand owner etc.).
The innovation prize is also open to suppliers of equipment, materials, software etc.
Full details and application forms are available from here.