Label printer Multi-Color Corporation Australia achieved the top prize in the relaunched SA State PICA Awards last night, taking out gold in the Ball & Doggett Judges Award.
It also won golds for non-offset labels and embellishments, and was awarded one silver and one bronze in the same categories.
Printers in SA had gathered for the Printing Industries Craftsmanship Awards (PICAs), with the gold medals being spread over four businesses. All gold medal winners will go on to compete in the national awards to be held later this year.
[Related: Digitalpress dominates NSW PICAs]
Openbook Howden Print & Design cleaned up with the most awards, winning the coveted Ball & Doggett Highly Commended award. It took seven in total, including two gold for its entries Ivanhoe Grammar School Yearbook in the category Annual reports, Prospectus and Yearbooks, along with its SA Food Industry Awards Program, Shine A Light, for Innovative Reinvention. It also won three silver medals and one bronze.
CCL Labels won a gold in offset labels, silver and two bronze.
The final gold winner was Kwik Kopy Norwood, which secured a gold medal for the booklets, catalogues and magazines, saddle stitch category, in which Label Partners received a silver and bronze.
The Victoria PICA awards will take place tonight.
Comment below to have your say on this story.
If you have a news story or tip-off, get in touch at [email protected]
Sign up to the Sprinter newsletter