Flint Group: 10th Annual Narrow Web Print Awards

Winners will be announced at Labelexpo Americas

Label judges inspecting the entires

Label converters are encouraged to submit sample labels of their choosing for evaluation for the “Narrow Web Print Awards”. Award winners will be announced at the Flint Group booth at Labelexpo Americas on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 – Stand #840.  In 2014, the company will highlight a special category introduced for web packaging applications.

The company has received hundreds of submissions every year since the first competition in 2005; presenting this prestigious award to more than 55 companies globally. In 2013, awards were presented in 10 different categories at Labelexpo Brussels – all submissions using inks, coatings, and specialty products that were supplied by Flint Group.

“We truly see the best of the best in narrow web printing each year – we’re continually amazed by the excellence, quality, and depth of design.  This proves that narrow web printing is truly an art and we’re proud to be part of these masterpiece designs,” comments Deanna Whelan, Global Marketing Manager, Flint Group Packaging and Narrow Web.

Criteria for judging includes: registration, smoothness of dot/vignette, overall print quality, and degree of difficulty. Entries will be placed in categories relating to technology and application.

Entry Guidelines are as follows:

  1. Each entry must be printed using inks from Flint Group
  2. Entries can be a commercial label, or a promotional label
  3. Entries can be sent in roll or sheet form with no less than 20 of each label – converters should specify if labels cannot be displayed on the Flint Group stand.
  4. Entries should be received no later than August 15, 2014
  5. Entries should be submitted directly to Flint Group Packaging and Narrow Web.

For more information, contact Niklas Olsson in Europe at, or Deanna Whelan in the United States at

Andreas Keller

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