PrintWeek India Awards 2018: Pragati Offset is the Social Stationery Printer of the Year

By 29 Nov 2018

The Hyderabad-based firm picked up the trophy during the 10th edition of the Awards held in Mumbai on 29 November 2018.

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The winning work showcases exemplary use of multiple finishing techniques to printability on multiple varieties of papers.

The Pragati Wall Calendar 2018, with a run length of 4,000, is printed on the Komori Lithorne G29 and G40. Post-press includes printing on metPET, micro-embossing, foiling with overprinting, gloss, matte and texture UV varnishes. The flyleaf has two types of screen varnishes, gloss and pearl.

The CHI Calendar 2018, with a run length of 1,200, is printed on Komori Lithorne G29 and G40. Post-press includes gloss raised UV, raised UV with gold particles, and micro-embossing and foiling with overprinting.    

The Bang Wall Calendar 2018, with a run length of 3,500, is Komori Lithorne G40. Press-press involves colour separation for extended gamut and various micro-embossing finishes. 

The Palai Table Calendar, with a run length of 400, is printed on SBS board, 1.2mm binding board, and 170gsm coated matte art paper on Mitsubishi Diamond v3000. Post-press includes matte lamination, die-cutting and fabrication with magnets for cover to open 360 degrees to form a calendar with 3D structure.

The shortlisted companies in this category were

Almats Branding Solutions

Lovely Offset Printers

Manipal Technologies

Screen Art Enterprises

SFA Print

Silverpoint Press

Synthesis Communications


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