Gardners chief Richard Gardner has been voted UK winner in the Fespa Hall of Fame, which saw more than 6,000 votes cast for more than 400 printers from 40 countries. Runners up in the UK category were: second, Tim Hill from Speedscreen Creative Print Solutions; third, Mark Simpson of the Simpson Group; and fourth, Lascelles Barrow of Augustus Martin."The calibre and overwhelming number of nominations we received for printers from all over the world for the inaugural Fespa Hall of Fame has been awe inspiring. It really does underline how valued these talented printers are to our industry. To have been nominated by your peers is an amazing achievement; well done to everyone,” said Duncan MacOwan, head of events and new media for Fespa.
The World Print Champion for the Fespa Hall of Fame 2012 was Rich Thompson from AdGraphics in the US.
Country winners were as follows:
1st Keith Ferrel, Cactus Imaging
2nd Martin Johnston, VE Graphics
3rd Glenn Watson, AFI Branding Solutions
4th Steve Allardice, Direct Image
5th Bruce Rayment, Halifax Vogel Group
1st Stefan Fiedler, SALON IRIS Stefan Fiedler Imaging GmbH
2nd Werner Lang, Lang + Lang
3rd Thomas König, Typico GmbH & Co KG
4th Martin Wikturna, Trevision
1st Dan Vandevoorde, X-treme creations
2nd Christian Duyckaerts, FESPA
3rd Marc Verdonck, GSI Printing
4th Edwin Birnbaum, Wollux
1st Goran Kukic, Margo Digital Printing
2nd Adrijan Kurtovic, PRINT STUDIO d.o.o.
3rd Osman Kucuk, SOREA d.o.o.
1st Ricardo Fantini, Fantini All Print
2nd Emerson Camargo, F9
3rd Ricardo Nani, Fusão
4th Alessandre Pi, Fixxar Print Solutions
1st Mario Stoyanov, Billboard JSC
2nd Alexander Tanev, BRAVO Printing Technologies
3rd Vladislav Shindov, ANDREA Ltd.
4th Stanislav Draganov, Piramidi ltd
1st Scott Crosby, Holland & Crosby
2nd Robert Murray, McRae Imaging
3rd Alan Culbert, The Central Group
1st Jiwen Zhang, Beijing Taipingqiao Printing Materials Factory
2nd Chunlai Li, Beijing Guohe Haidali Electronics Technology Co.,Ltd.
1st Robert Kunstek, Print Grupa d.d.
2nd Nehad Vukovic,
1st Tomas Novak, Astron Print s.r.o.
2nd Pavel Benes, ELON Technologies
3rd Nosek Vaclav, Eclipse, a.s.
4th Martin Kulisek, PrintHouse Morava s.r.o
5th Ivan Dolezal, Svet Tisku, spol. s r.o.
1st Anders Vangsgaard, Vangsgaard A/S
2nd Allan Hansen, OK Skilte & Print ApS
3rd Troels Nørhede, Visuel Print AS
1st Jussi Heinämäki, Seri-Deco Oy
2nd Aki Alenius, LEEVIPRINT
3rd Hannu Aejmelaeus, SCA Packaging
1st Jean - Philippe Delmotte, Prismaflex
2nd Michel Caza, FESPA
3rd Jean-marie Lambert, Horizon Numeric Center
4th Guy Soffientino, Kroma
5th Franck Allilaire, Cottel Com
1st Simon Pless, Erler + Pless
2nd Andreas Thamm, Thamm GmbH
3rd Helmuth Frey, Emil Frey KG
4th Gerhard Worch, Kürten & Lechner GmbH
1st Ioannis Arvanitis, Image Solutions
2nd Solos Sokratis, Aemex S.A
3rd Joseph Athanassiou, Technographiki L.T.D.
4th Elias Koutoumanos, NETPRINT S.A.
1st Csaba Mile, OSG Hungary
2nd Peter Bannerth, ScreenArt
3rd Ivan Dimitrievics, Plastiprint Kft
4th Ildikó Simon, Eclipse Print
5th Csaba Horvath, Budapest University
1st Kishore Musale, Classic Stripes
2nd Anuj Desai, Image Care
3rd Kamlakar Wadekar, Ace Printers
4th Amit Shah, Spectrum Scan Pvt Ltd
1st Ronan Conway, Print & Display
2nd Nathy McIntyre, CSS
3rd Fergus Murray, Universal Graphics Ltd
4th Colin Culliton, The Printed Image
1st Roberto Posarelli, Esanastri
2nd Andrea Masserdotti, Gruppo Masserdotti Spa
3rd Giuseppe De Bartolo, Pubblicità & Stampa srl
1st Rafael Munoz Morales, Prodigyo Imagen Visual SDE RL DE C.V.
2nd Daniel Sunderland, Serigrafica Industrial Y Comercial S.A.
1st Andre America, Matrix Frame BV
2nd Nico Van Straaten, VAN STRAATEN B.V.
3rd Marc Schoenmakers, Dereumaux XL
4th Ed Hoogendijk, Poster Publi Print Nederland
1st Egil Lindberg, Serimaster AS
2nd Morten Emanuelson, Mageprint AS
1st Marcin Mielcarek, Masterprint Xl sp.z o.o.
2nd Maciej Urban, Grawcom
3rd Jacek Stencel, Pasja
1st Pedro Jacques De Sousa, Impression Portugal
2nd Carlos Nevoa, Ditram
1st Gheorghe Baraian, Impression Graphics Romania
2nd Andrei Cascaval, Media Tech Services
3rd Bokor-toth Zoltan, Multi NR SRL
1st Artem Nadirashvili, Midiprint
2nd Aleksandr Antipyev, CRT Perm
3rd Ruslan Zakirov, Ligo
4th Andrey Bayduzhiy, Mir Reklamy
Serbia and Montenegro
1st Sinisa Radnovic, GRAFIX
2nd Djordje Mihalacki, NS Plakat
3rd Dusan Golubovic, Serbian digitalprinting association
1st Mojmir Bittner, Bittner Print s.r.o
2nd Lubos MacKo, Willmark, s.r.o.
3rd Andrej Klima, KPK Group Ltd.
1st Juan Garcia Tripero, JDJSA
2nd Javier Clemente, Pioner Serigrafia
3rd Luis Rovira, Sundisa
4th Pep Moreno Sastre, Brown Tailor, S.L.
1st Torbjörn Johansson, Tobex AB
2nd Anders Nilsson, Gamlebyscreen
3rd Stefan Engelin, Paravan AB
4th Johan SoovÃ©er, Aare Grafiska
5th Andreas Skantze, Big Image Systems
1st Philipp Gloor, movingposter.ch GmbH
2nd Hanspeter Spitzer, Scanwork AG
3rd Sandra Jacot, ADL PublicitÃ©
4th Lorenz Boegli, Atelier fur Siebdruck
5th Yannick Durussel, GIGA+print SA
1st Surachet Lumpaolertwilai, President Digital Media Co Ltd
2nd Nicom Ruangtinnakorn, SCALA SILKSCREEN CO., LTD.
3rd Prapaporn Narongrit, Papawin Co Ltd
4th Pirach Thampipit, Morio Co., Ltd.
1st Birol Fedai, Sistem printing company
1st Oleg Kalinichenko, Grand Affiche
2nd Andrii Kyrchanov, Eight color
United Arab Emirates
1st Tareq Ali Al Jawharji, Color Lines Group
2nd Rakesh Puri, Express Print Services LLC
3rd Ahmad Bin Hassan Al Shaikh, Modern Printing Press
4th Amit Radia, Atlas Printing Press
1st Rich Thompson, AdGraphics
2nd Michael Ryan, Brilliant Graphics Group/Sampco Co
3rd JR Kraft, BuildASign.com
4th Charlie Taublieb, Taublieb Consulting
5th Harry Bowers, Drillpress LLC