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XSYS Print Solutions unveils 2007 print awards

September 29, 2007

XSYS Print Solutions presented its third annual print awards, giving recognition to customers judged as producing outstanding labels using the company’s inks.

XSYS Print Solutions presented its third annual print awards, giving recognition to customers judged as producing outstanding labels using the company’s inks. According to Global Brand Manager Niklas Olsson, the XSYS received 152 entries from converters in South America, North America, Europe, South Africa, Australia, and Asia.

Winners and categories are: Letterpress, Zelesic, Czech Republic; Combination Printing, Collotype, Australia; Screen printing, Spear, USA; Shrink labels, Smyth Companies, USA; Water based flexo, Consolidated Label, USA; Offset, Comex, Poland; UV flexo, Winson Press, Singapore; and Alternative Use, FlexTech, USA, for a multi-construction label.

Among new products introduced by XSYS at Labelexpo are dense black and white UV inks named Ebony and Ivory; a matte metallic UV flexo scratch-off coating, which Olsson says is exclusive to the company in the industry; a new shrink white ink, and Digital Braille, a UV varnish that creates dots up to 400 microns high using a special applicator with nine nozzles.
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