Rochester, NY | February 6, 2020
Submissions for Best-In-Industry Awards for Gravure Printing Accepted Until April 24, 2020
Every year, The Gravure Association of the Americas (GAA) recognizes the top projects completed with gravure printing across multiple categories. The competition is open to all gravure operators throughout the world, with individual category awards for:
- Packaging and label
- Film/Film Lamination
- Film-Surface/Reverse Printed
- Film-Board Lamination
- Film-Pressure Sensitive
- Unsupported Foil
- Decorative Laminates
- Decorative Coverings
- Technical innovation
- Image Carrier
Qualifying submissions must have been work produced during the 2019 calendar year using the gravure printing process. Submissions may be entered by GAA members and non-members alike and should include an entry form for each entry, as well as the appropriate entry fee. Related collections of work totalling no more than five (5) individual pieces may be submitted as a single entry if connected by a common graphic or theme. No entries will be accepted after April 24, 2020.
“The Golden Cylinder Awards is always an exciting competition,” said Lou DeFlaviis, INX International Ink Co. and GAA’s Board Chair. “There are so many exceptional gravure printers in the Americas, and their work continues to push the boundaries of print quality, creativity, and execution each and every year. It is both a pleasure and an honor to bestow these awards on the winners every year.”
The Golden Cylinder 2020 Awards will be presented during the Technical Forum taking place September 30-October 1, 2020 in King of Prussia, PA. A list of previous years’ winners, including photos of the award recipients in each category is available online at the GAA’s new website – www.gaa.org/awards/golden-cylinder-awards.
ABOUT THE GRAVURE ASSOCIATION OF THE AMERICAS
Since 2013, The Gravure Association of the Americas has stood as the premier professional organization for those who work in or work with gravure printing. Our international presence throughout North America and South America invites professionals across many countries to share insights, experiences, best practices, technical advice, and more – all with the goal of positioning gravure printing as the superior choice for exceptional print quality.
To achieve this goal, the GAA works with its members to create value and opportunities to showcase the greatness of gravure through interactive communication, training, education, collaborative promotion, best practices, and more. For more information please visit www.gaa.org.