Print to Perfection

Druck & Medien Awards 2018

It’s the highlight of the German print industry: On October 25, the 14th Druck & Medien Awards [Print & Media Awards] took place in Berlin to honor outstanding products, skills, companies and people from the print sector. Every year, the best of the best meet up here – and, once again, Continental was also in attendance.

Since 2005, the PrInt & Media Awards have recognized preeminent performances in the German print industry in 25 different categories and honored the companies behind them. It’s an unusual platform to also present the expertise of the Benecke-Hornschuch Surface Group and its Elastomer Coatings segment to a wide audience. Well-known presenter Esther Sedlaczek from SKY hosted the ceremony during a gala evening at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. Among all the award-winning categories there were many customers who use CONTI-AIR offset printing blankets. “We’re really pleased that superlative print performances are achieved with our products,” says Volker Wendt, CONTI-AIR area manager. “It just goes to show that the choice of printing blanket plays an important role.”

In addition to the silver award for medialis Offsetdruck GmbH Berlin and the bronze award for Beisner Druck GmbH & Co. KG, Buchholz the judges voted Druckerei Vogel as the winner. “We’re delighted to be able to send our congratulations on the occasion of the award for Magazine Printer of the Year to this small but perfectly formed printer from Zorneding,” says Wendt. The finalists using CONTI-AIR products also include optimal media GmbH Röbel / Müritz and Rasch Druckerei & Verlag GmbH & Co. KG. Rasch Druckerei & Verlag GmbH & Co. KG.

Image: / Andreas Schwarz;

Image: / Andreas Schwarz;