Label converters from all over the world are encouraged to submit sample labels of their choosing for evaluation by a panel of industry judges. 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.
XSYS presented 11 companies with 14 awards at Labelexpo Chicago 2006. Categories included water based flexo, UV flexo, combination printing, specialty printing, and UV flexo for shrink applications. Winners included McDowell Label & Screen Printing, Smyth Companies, Labels West, Steinhauser, Nosco, Advanced Label, WS Packaging, Prakolar, Adhepel Etiquetas, Kromos Producoes Graficas, and Kontur Printing House.