Mudrika, Any Graphics win L9 World Label Awards

Delhi-based Any Graphics and Mumbai's Mudrika Labels made India proud by winning awards at the L9 Global Label Awards 2017 held at The Hague, The Netherlands.

02 Apr 2018 | By Sujith Ail

Any Graphics received the award for its excellence in screen printing for the product 'ComAD Designs'.

Mudrika Labels was declared joint winner under the category 'innovation' for its product 'Colgate Deep Cleaning'.

There were total 22 classes/ categories of awards up for grabbing. Other winners include label firms from countries such as USA, New Zealand, Japan, United Kingdom, etc.

The judging took place in Brussels the day before Labelexpo Europe at the exhibition venue.

Associations involved in the 2017 competition were FINAT (Europe), TLMI (USA), JFLP (Japan), FPLMA (Australia), SALMA (New Zealand) and PEIAC (China) and LMAI (India).

LMAI took part in this event for the first after several years.

To participate in the L9 awards, a company must have won an award in their respective country. Label association of a country nominates one entry per class, individual entries from the converters are not allowed.

Tony White, chairman of the judging panel, said, “The jury spent a considerable time examining and debating the technical and aesthetic features of each label, including converting and finishing technology. Never will a label have been examined in such detail, even by the converter’s QC department. We expect a high standard of printing at this level and we also look for the quality of the design of the label."

The L9 is an alliance of global label associations formed to jointly formulate policies and collecting strategic information of global interest to the worldwide label industry.

The judges for the 2017 competition included Tony White (FINAT), Mike Buystedt (TLMI), Harveer Sahni (LMAI), Tony Wheeler (SALMA), Andrew Maxwell (FPLMA), Mr Masaaki Yoshitake (JFLP) and Ms Jean Li (PEIAC).