This was an absolutely fantastic event with Sun Chemical being named Stationers' Innovator of the Year 2015 for their low migration ink for inkjet digital packaging applications.
Other companies who received awards were:
Axillium for facilitating the Exploitation of Things (IoT) to enhance communications and content by cutting across sector boundaries.
Clere Design & Print for an ingenious piece of software that applies the power of GPS to automate the creation of golf yardage book illustrations.
CyanX for an eco-seal aqueous coating for direct mail and door drops that reduces the need for envelopes.
Earth Inks for the use of bio-renewable ingredients to formulate a range of flexographic and screen printing inks that offer sustainable development in both manufacture and use.
Foyles Book Search - White October for together creating and launching the first ever in-store mobile web inventory search with mapping giving new shape and purpose to the physical bookstore.
Heidelberg UK for two innovations, the development of the PFX pallet feeder and improvements in the recently launched Prinect Inpress Control 2 inline press colour and register control system. Both developments increase the speed and efficiency of operation and reduce waste.
Imagine Publishing for the vision to exploit commercially the bookazine concept and in the process drive a print revival on newsagents’ shelves title by title.
Office Power for the development of a software, service and support platform to enhance business efficiency and improve customer focus.
Parkside for two scalable and eco-friendly packaging laminate designs that offer compostability and reduce packaging material use.
The Copyright Hub for a world first creating a desperately-needed streamlined solution to licensing the re-use of copyright works of every kind by building on the native capabilities of internet technology.
Ultrachem for partnering with suppliers to create and commercialise the delivery of unique antibacterial properties to print coatings, potentially offering health benefits to society.
You can read the full brochure which was handed out at the end of the event (and printed by Hobbs the Printers to whom we extend our thanks) here.
Photos from the event are available here.