MGI Receives 2017 Gold Ink Award
JETvarnish 3D & Meteor “Bring Your Prints to Life” PostPress Magazine Cover Card Wins Best in Category.
MGI received a “Gold Award” for a unique cover ‘tip card’ affixed to the outside of a limited edition of PostPress Magazine.
PostPress Magazine is a US-based publication of the Foil & Specialty Effects Association (FSEA) and the Binding Industries of America (BIA) group of the Printing Industries of America (PIA).
A special edition of the quarterly journal featured a multi-textured, digitally embossed metallic cover card printed on the MGI Meteor 8700XL+ digital press and embellished with the MGI JETvarnish 3D digital enhancement press. According to the company, no screens, plates or dies were used. The card was produced with Mohawk “Everyday Digital” paper, KDX “Silky Matte” lamination film and accented with metallic gold foil.
MGI also received three “Honorable Mention” Pewter Awards in the Brochure, Book Cover and Packaging Award categories. One of which is a special luxury Japanese Wine Box folding carton, produced with the MGI Meteor Unlimited Colors digital printing & foiling press and global partner, Konica Minolta.
The accolade was part of the prestigious Gold Ink Awards program produced by Printing Impressions Magazine, which aims to judge, recognise and honour the best print applications in the industry.