HP has issued a call for entries for the HP Print Excellence Awards, a worldwide competition honouring graphic arts printing produced on HP Designjet, Indigo, Inkjet Web Press and Scitex systems.An international panel of print experts will select winners in16 categories of commercial print, wide-format graphics and label and packaging applications. In addition to evaluating print quality, the HP Print Excellence Awards also will recognise innovative examples of environmentally responsible printing.
Winners will be announced at a gala event held during drupa 2012 next May in Düsseldorf. Select entries will be on display at HP’s stand at drupa, in hall 4. The competition unifies several existing regional and worldwide HP print quality awards into a single, comprehensive programme.
Entry into the Print Excellence Awards for HP customers in Asia Pacific Japan region will be via the APJ HP Digital Awards 2012. Only category winners in the APJ HP Digital Awards 2012 will be entered into the global HP Print Excellence Awards 2012.
Shane Lucas, director HP Graphic Arts South Pacific says the awards are a great opportunity for HP graphic arts customers in our region to showcase their work and compete with peers around the world.
He says, “Our customers in South Pacific have proven they are producing work that is world’s best practice and I believe the HP Print Excellence Awards will provide a fantastic opportunity to demonstrate the vast array of applications possible with HP graphic arts technology.”
Also commenting, Christopher Morgan, senior vice president, Graphics Solutions Business HP says, “The HP Print Excellence Awards will show how customers fully express their ingenuity, creativity and skill using HP solutions.
“We look forward to seeing how our customers are advancing the analogue to digital transformation and achieving new levels of colour quality and innovation.”