CTP/Caxton shines at The GAPP Awards – ‘the pinnacle of excellence in the South African Print, Packaging and Signage industry’.
CTP and Caxton Printers walked away with 12 awards at The GAPP (Graphics, Advertising, Paring and Packaging) Awards at a prestigious function at Emperors Palace in October 2018.
More than 800 entries ranging across 53 categories were received from more than 135 companies, making this the largest print competition in the world.
The three golds, three silvers, three bronzes and three achiever awards show that the CTP/Caxton printing works are among the top in the country.
Judging was based on a number of criteria.. Only those pieces exhibiting technical superiority were considered.
Things like even application of colour, registration, degree of difficulty and the many variables that go into producing the final product were considered.
In the Litho Sheetfed – Magazines category:
The Bronze Award was won by CTP Printers Cape Town for Kruger Magazine Autumn 2018.
A Winning Achiever Award went to CTP Printers Cape Town for The 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture.
In the Litho Sheetfed – Brochures category:
The Silver Award was won by CTP Printers Cape Town for Douglas Jones Tile Product Catalogue.
In the Heatset Webfed – Magazines category:
The Gold Award went to CTP Printers Cape Town for Gay Pages – Winter 2018.
The Silver Award went to CTP Printers Cape Town for Getaway – May 2018.
The Bronze Award went to CTP Printers Cape Town for Go Namibia 2018 Travel Guide.
In the Coldset Litho Webfed category:
The Gold Award went to CTP Newspapers Cape Town for The Ultimate Beef Experience.
The Silver Award went to Caxton Printers for Sunday Times.
Winning Achiever Awards went to Caxton Printers for City Press
In the Gravure Printing – Publications category:
The Gold Award went to CTP Gravure Durban for Rooi Rose Magazine.
A Bronze Awards went .to CTP Gravure Durban for Food Lovers Market.
A Winning Achiever Award was presented to CTP Gravure Durban for Woman & Home Magazine.