Over 110 jobs, a 30% increase in participation over 2017, demonstrates the vast acceptance and widespread application of Scodix digital enhancement.
ISRAEL – January 23, 2019 – Scodix today announced the winners of the company’s annual Scodix Design Awards competition. Submissions came from printers representing every major printing community worldwide. A distinguished panel of judges rated projects for design quality, production complexity, and overall appearance. The 2018 submissions set a new standard for outstanding applications and covered a who’s who gamut of global brands, corporate leaders, notable magazines and financial institutions. The winning awards can be viewed online at Scodix Awards.
“Our users’ immense creativity, coupled with the increasing sophistication of our digital enhancement tools has resulted in new standards of excellence… and 2018 was no exception,” notes CEO Adina Shorr. “The annual awards showcase the active wizardry happening daily in clients’ production departments worldwide. And, with nearly 120 carefully prepared and packaged entries this year, it’s evident our awards have captured a growing global appeal. We’re excited to recognize and honor those that are setting the bar for digital enhancement expectations that much higher.”
This year’s applicants displayed work that represented five continents and just about every segment of the market, including direct mail, product packaging, fine arts, and commercial printing. This contest is crafted to identify the most creative work produced by Scodix customers on a global scale, using Scodix Digital Print Enhancement technology.
All of the submitted entries projected professionalism, creativity, and a superior understanding of the power, and impact, of the Scodix post-press enhancement tools. The best of the best, representing seventeen different countries, spanning five continents, in the five defined categories this year, are:
Folding Carton / Packaging
First Place: Subu Printing & Packaging (China) “Phoenix Mid Autumn Festival Gift Box”
Second Place: CJ Graphics (Canada) “Revolution 81 Wine Box”
Honorable Mention: Oriel (UK) “Staeger Red Wine Boxes”
General Commercial Printing
First Place: Omanim (Israel) “Music Calendar”
Second Place: Bennett Graphics (USA) “Porsche Ultimate Drive Experience”
Honorable Mention: Maison Lack by DLW (France) “Invitation Elysées 52”
First Place: Bennett Graphics (USA) “Canvas Magazine”
Second Place: Oriel (UK) “Wat Adventure Children’s Book”
First Place: Textile Printing and Packaging (USA) “TPC- Rise/ Shine Promo Piece”
Second Place: Omanim (Israel) “Passover Kit”
Honorable Mention: Directprint (Morocco) “Guide de l’originalité (Creative Printing Solutions)”
Honorable Mention: GSB Digital (USA) “Capture the Value of Touch- Digital Embellishment Showcase Book”
First Place: GSB Digital (USA) “Folex Silver Spirits Labels”
Second Place: J Point (Bulgaria) “Infiniti Artwork”
Honorable Mention: J Point (Bulgaria) “The Surfing Bear”
This year’s winners have been notified directly, and their recognized submissions, as well as many of the other competing entries, will be displayed at public industry events, and Scodix-sponsored activities throughout the year. For more information about each awarded submission, and images of winning projects, go to Scodix Awards.
Scodix Ltd. is a leading provider of digital print enhancement presses for the graphic arts industry, giving print service providers and converters real, measurable added value to the products they deliver to their customers. Scodix gives clients the tools they need to expand their product portfolio and stay one step ahead of the competition. Through its Scodix S Series, Scodix Ultra series and Scodix E106™ press, the company offers a range of applications including: Scodix Sense™ with exceptional tactile results for embossed effects; Scodix Foil™ utilizing all types of foil to deliver unmatched foil enhancement capabilities; Scodix Spot™ for silkscreen effects; Scodix VDP/VDE™ (with barcode) for personalization including variable foil; Scodix Metallic™ enhance print with metallic colouring; Scodix Glitter™ for a digital-glittering experience; Scodix Braille™ for short-run production; Scodix Crystals ™ replacing the manual placement of chatons; and Scodix Cast&Cure™ for 3D holographic effects. What’s more, all Scodix applications are manufactured on a single Scodix digital enhancement press.
The company’s aim is to lead print enhancement into the digital age and to be known for its passion and commitment to providing what customers need the most – true brand differentiation for today’s highly competitive printing environment.
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