Newspaper and web-offset printers scored highly in the NSW Printing Industry Craftsmanship Awards, presented last weekend. And not only for their printing.
In the category for education and training initiatives (medium to large business), Offset Alpine Printing took gold, and PMP Limited Moorebank bronze. The same PMP site also won the gold award for environmental initiatives.
Fairfax Media’s FRP Dubbo site followed up its PANPA success by taking gold for occupational health and safety initiatives in its small business category (pictured), with Offset Alpine Printing taking gold and PMP Moorebank bronze in medium to large business category.
In the print categories, Offset Alpine won a total of 21 awards, nine of them gold.
They won silver for one, two and three colour printing (Marcs Icon Catalogue), both gold in leaflets (for Country Road - Modern Australian Style Preview Spring 2011) and silver (for Seafolly Summer 2011 Kids Insert).
In booklets, catalogues and magazines saddle-stitched, Offset Alpine took gold (for David Lawrence Spring 2011) and bronze (for Estee Lauder Re-Nutriv). In the booklets, other than saddle-stitched category, it took one of two golds awarded (for David Jones Winter Brand Book 2011), while Blue Star took silver for The Summer Cooking Book.
A batch of six postcards for Seafolly added another gold for Offset Alpine, and the company took gold (Avon Christmas 2011) and silver (for its own Capabilities promotional leaflet) for impact, sensory and direct mail.
Web offset printing awards went to: Heatset, gold– Offset Alpine (David Jones Winter Brand Book 2011, and RM Williams Spring/Summer 2012); silver– Hannanprint NSW (Myer My Style), and Offset Alpine (Country Road Christmas 2010); bronze– Offset Alpine (Country Road Summer 2010), and PMP Moorebank (Harvey Norman - Mothers Day).
Web offset printing, coldset, bronze– Rural Press Printing (Hawkesbury Gazette).
Web offset publications with a cover price, gold (three awards)– Offset Alpine Printing (for Selector Spring 2011, Bride to Be Flowers Annual, and Best of Outback Tracks); silver– Hannanprint NSW (two awards, for Delicious Magazine August 2011 and Masterchef Magazine Issue 09), and Offset Alpine (for Just Be Magazine Issue 2 ); bronze– Offset Alpine (for Donna Hay Magazine 58), and PMP Moorebank (for Diabetic Living, and New Weekly 38).
Offset Alpine’s Capabilities booklet also won bronze in the self-promotion and innovation categories.