TLMI Calls for Competition Entries

GLOUCESTER, MA | The Tag and Label Mfrs. Inst. (TLMI) has issued a Call for Entries for its 33rd Annual Awards Competition.

The deadline for entries is June 30, 2010, and winners will be announced at the TLMI Annual Meeting in Boca Raton, FL, in October.

Judging criteria for Tags, Coupon, Non-prime, EDP, Promotional and Plateless Printing include:
• Function (appeal/purpose)
• Printing (overall quality)
• Production (over all difficulty)
• Technical Excellence/Execution

Judging criteria for Prime labels in the various printing process categories and subcategories include:
• Function (appeal/purpose)
• Printing (registration, image sharpness/print quality, degree of difficulty, smoothness of vignette/halftone if screen/tone)
• Nonprinting process (laminating, die-cutting, embossing, hot stamping, etc.)
• Production (overall difficulty, all processes).

A first and second place award may be given by the judges in each subcategory. The Best of Show Award will be presented by the judges for the most outstanding label or tag as judged against all other first place winners produced in North America and are in the Division I Competition. An Innovator Award may be presented by the judges to recognize new technology and/or product development that is a significant breakthrough in the tag and label industry.

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