Printers from Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria were among the winners at this year’s Gmund Awards and the Druck&Medien Awards. The awards honored high-quality print products from various disciplines as well as outstanding expertise, companies and personalities from the print and media industry.
Under the motto “Everything. Colourful. International,” this year Gmund Papier was looking for the best print and paper products.
Winners in 6 categories were selected from a total of 320 submissions.
Casimir Kast Packaging Display won in the packaging category with a bag-in-box packaging with gold foil finishing and relief embossing.
Vogl and Studio Digital Storytelling/Andrea Uhlig took first in the corporate category with a stiff, softcover printed in UV offset.
The awards were presented by Gmund owner Florian Kofler who hosted the awards ceremony on Nov. 8, 2018, together with Bayern 3 radio presenter Simone Faust.
The first UNFOLDED Design & Print Festival on the Gmund Campus the following day was attended by more than 700 experts from various industries.
Deutscher Drucker Verlagsgesellschaft has been presenting the Druck&Medien Awards every autumn since 2005. The award honors people, teams, and companies in 25 categories.
Freiburger Druck (Badische Zeitung), a user of the Cortina waterless offset press, received the award “Newspaper Printer of the Year.”
The silver award in this category went to Druckerei Konstanz (Südkurier), another Cortina user.
Commercial printer B&K Offsetdruck from Ottersweier received two awards – “Socially Committed Printing Company of the Year” and “Print Shop Manager of the Year” for B&K Managing Director Jörn Kalbhenn.
Photos courtesy Koenig & Bauer