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  • National Newspaper Printer of the Year

    The Fujifilm Premier Award
    Fujifilm UK supplies a wide range of award-winning solutions for the newspaper industry all designed to help improve production performance. Due to an unprecedented investment programme in plate R&D and manufacturing, Fujifilm is now able to offer the most complete, high quality, environmentally-friendly range of CTP plate products in the industry. Fujifilm UK’s Brillia range of CTP plates for the newspaper industry now comprises violet and thermal versions with both processed and completely process-less derivatives available. This means there is a Fujifilm plate solution to suit the specific needs of any newspaper printer. Underpinned by a world-wide support infrastructure and plate manufacturing capability, Fujifilm has developed a platform to build on its position as the number one plate supplier in the market.

    It is not just through consumables where Fujifilm adds value. Fujifilm UK’s Elara software allows newspaper publishers to improve the quality and efficiency of image optimisation in busy newspaper publishing environments, and working together with leading suppliers such as Krause, Fujifilm UK offer plate setters designed specifically for the most demanding newspaper environments.

    For more information, visit: https://www.fujifilm.eu/uk/products/graphic-systems/newspaper-printing
    Newspaper Employee/Team of the Year

    The UPM Premier Award
    UPM Communication Papers
    As a leading company in the paper industry, we drive the value of paper as a sustainable medium of trust, impact, learning and inspiration. UPM Communication Papers offers the industry’s widest portfolio for newspaper, magazine, marketing and book printing as well as for home and office applications. Our high performing papers and service concepts add value to our customers' businesses, while actively fulfilling demanding environmental and social responsibility criteria. With headquarters in Germany, UPM Communication Papers employs approximately 6,000 people and has 11 modern paper mills globally. More about us and our products at www.upmpaper.com

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    International Newspaper of the Year

    The Resolute Forest Products Premier Award
    Resolute Forest Products is a global leader in the forest products industry with a diverse range of products, including newsprint, specialty papers, tissue, market pulp and wood products.

    The company owns or operates over 40 pulp, paper, tissue and wood products facilities in the United States and Canada and power generation assets in Canada. Marketing its products in close to 80 countries, Resolute has third-party certified 100% of its managed woodlands to at least one of three internationally recognized sustainable forest management standards.

    Resolute is a leading global producer of top-quality newsprint with mills strategically located to serve major markets throughout North America and abroad. The company also produces a wide spectrum of Super-Brite and uncoated mechanical papers that offer an attractive solution for practically any commercial printing application. Its hardwood, softwood, recycled and fluff pulps are a renewable and biodegradable resource that can be transformed into a host of everyday products.

    Finally, Resolute is a major producer of lumber and other wood products for the residential-construction and home-renovation markets, as well as for specialized structural and industrial applications. The company has received multiple national and international awards for its leadership in corporate social responsibility and sustainable development, as well as for its business practices. Visit resolutefp.com for more information
    Regional Newspaper Printer of the Year

    The ECO3 Award:
    ECO3 is unrivalled in the Newspaper sector with the increased focus to bring new services, software, hardware and plate technologies to the market. ECO3's program for newspaper printers makes a printer’s business more ecological, more cost-effective and profitable, with systems that are easier to operate and maintain. ECO3's solutions aim to reduce operating costs, to increase efficiency and process automation, to lengthen the maintenance cycles of clean-out units, to achieve the first sellable sheet as soon as possible, and finally, to enable ink savings. The ecological aspect of ECO3's focus includes the elimination or minimisation of chemistry, reduction of waste (paper as the critical factor), water and energy consumption. Spiral Screening adds a whole new dimension in quality for the customer with new screening capable up to 150 LPI ECO3 can also provide hosted software services, from full cloud based systems to colour manipulation and storage, with no hardware at site and 24 hour seven days a week coverage and support. We are continually looking at our plate technology to allow the best fit for our customers with new products like the zero heat Avatar plate. So, all in all ECO3 has the entire newspaper market covered.
    Regional Daily Newspaper of the Year

    The Newsprinters Award:
    At Newsprinters, we excel in providing customised print and logistics solutions to the UK publishing industry. In an ever-evolving market, our collaborative approach with fellow publishers ensures not only enhanced efficiencies in bringing publications to the market but also the elimination of unnecessary costs from the supply chain.

    Newsprinters operates from state-of-the-art print facilities situated at Broxbourne, Knowsley, and Eurocentral. We take great pride in our ability to support a diverse range of esteemed customers, including The Telegraph, Metro, Financial Times, Daily Mail, The Times, The Sun, Newsquest, Waitrose, and The London Evening Standard.
    Local Weekly Newspaper of the Year

    The Papermule Award:
    Papermule specialise in workflow, automation and efficiency savings for the creation and management of media products driven by our extensive digital asset management platform. From supply chain engagement, collecting and validating content to automatically driving platforms like Google Ad Manager, creating time sensitive literature to chasing, planning and managing advertising content, we’ve got it covered. If your processes involve any repetitive human task or interaction, then there’s almost certainly savings we can help you achieve.

    Since 2003 we’ve been managing ads, images, production and planning processes for some of the UKs most demanding and time sensitive publishers with multiple daily deadlines and little scope for issues or downtime. Our approach is simple, straight forward, pragmatic and transparent. Our accredited AWS specialist’s and knowledgeable tech team can provide entirely managed solutions or deploy to your own internal infrastructure. We strive to work in partnership, provisioning our solutions specifically tailored to your business that are highly resilient, intuitive, accessible and cost effective.

    Talk to us about how we can improve your efficiencies, save you costs, reduce errors and remove some of your daily stresses or to explore our product offerings: ADDESK, EDDESK, MEDIAPLANNER, Self Service and DAM solutions at www.papermule.com
    Weekend Newspaper of the Year

    The DMG Media Award
    dmg media is the consumer media company of DMGT plc. Our consumer media brands deliver highly engaging, trusted content to millions of loyal customers around the world.

    The Mail brand reaches one in two Brits every month and is officially the best-read, most recognised, most engaged newsbrand in the country.

    Together, Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday, Metro, i, MailOnline, Mail+, Metro.co.uk, inews.co.uk and New Scientist reach more than 10.1m people daily in the UK.

    Globally, dmg media’s brands reach 190M unique browsers every month across its domains and apps.
    National Newspaper of the Year

    The OCS Group Award