Best of label printing at Label Awards 2016

Prominent label-makers in the country, including Webtech, Mudrika Labels, Kumar Labels, Ajanta Packaging, Update Prints, Any Graphics, Pragati Pack, were the major winners at the Label Awards 2016, organised by the Label Manufacturers Association of India and sponsored by Avery Dennison. Awards in 22 categories were distributed at the event. The gala award ceremony was held at the venue of Labelexpo India 2016, India Expo Centre on 18 November 2016. The event was supported by Labelexpo Global Se

19 Nov 2016 | By Rahul Kumar

These awards provide a fascinating perspective on the development of the Indian label industry. Each time, we have a set of deserving winners, and we are able to chart the improvements we have seen since the last, marking our industry’s rapid progress towards international standards of excellence and innovation,” said Sandeep Zaveri, president, LMAI.

Lisa Milburn, managing director, Labelexpo Global Series, added, “Indian label market growth leads the world and the awards are its global showcase. Highlighting innovation and technological advancement attracts global advancement to drive development in the industry, creating wealth and jobs for the continued progress of the Indian economy.”

“This year’s awards are different. They reflect the changes made by the World Label Awards,” said Anil K Sharma of Avery Dennison.

The winners of Label Awards 2016

Flexo line: Webtech

Flexo line & screen tone: Mudrika Labels

Flexo colour process: Kwality Offset Printers

Flexo wine & spirit: (joint winners) Kumar Labels/Ajanta Packaging

Letterpress line: Webtech Labels

Letterpress line & screen: Webtech Labels

Letterpress colour process: Sicon Packs

Letterpress wine and spirits: Kumar Labels

Offset line: Update Prints

Offset line & screen tone: Update Prints

Offset colour process: Seljegat Printers

Offset wine & spirits: Update Prints

Combination line: Universal Print Systems

Combination line and screen tone: Kumar Labels

Combination printing colour: (joint winners) Any Graphics/Kumar Labels

Combination wine & spirits: Pragati Pack/RP

Digital printing: Any Graphics

Digital printing wine & spirits: Pragati Pack

Screen printing, wine & spirits: Any Graphics

Rotogravure: Mudrika Labels

Booklets & coupons: (joint winners) LetraGraphix and Unick Fix-A-Form

The Innovation Award went to Mudrika Labels and the Special Jury Award to Any Graphics.