Minneapolis, MN—March 17, 2017—GLS / NEXT Precision Marketing, the Midwest’s most awarded printing company, announces it is the first U.S. printer to receive a Special Mention for the Category HP Indigo Digital Printing from the Fedrigoni Top Award. The tenth edition of the widely recognized Fedrigoni Top Award received over 1,000 global submissions representing an influential number of companies involved in the design and printing industry.
The jury reviewed entries based on their innovation and creativity with special attention to the final quality achieved, printing techniques, the ability to use paper and its communicative possibilities. Sourced through GPA, the entry was produced on a series of Fedrigoni’s specialty fine and color papers and printed with white ink for added dramatic effects on their HP Indigo 10000 press.
“GLS / NEXT is recognized for the sensational result demonstrated by an in-depth understanding of the design process and masterful management of the machine technology used,” said Armando Girimonte, Head of Export Sales at Fedrigoni. “Achieving perfect color images where different complexions and details combined with the colored background in exemplary osmosis.”
Additionally, GLS / NEXT was recognized with an award from HP as the 500th Series 4 press installation of the B-2 sized platform at Dscoop Phoenix. GLS / NEXT was an early adopter of the HP Indigo 10000, and this latest addition is its third Series 4 HP Indigo 12000, enabling the agency to create tailored solutions for its clients. GLS / NEXT also received a Certificate of Excellence from the 2017 HP Inkspiration Awards Americas at DSCOOP. The certificate was awarded for its innovative achievement in digital printing for two posters printed off the new HP 12000 digital press, which utilized unique substrates from GPA and cutting-edge digital printing techniques.
Separately NEXT / GLS was recognized in the Public Service Collateral- Brochure/Sales Kit category at The Show, put on by the Advertising Federation of Minnesota for its House of Charity Capital Campaign. This is the first award the agency has received from AdFed MN in its history. The campaign was designed as a fundraising tool for House of Charity when meeting with prospective donors.
“It’s been an honor to be recognized at these major competitions that are respected and well represented by our top industry peers,” said Jayme Wisely, CEO/President, GLS / NEXT. “There’s a lot to celebrate at GLS / NEXT, we’ve already been notified that we will be presented with multiple Best of Category awards at the Printing Industry Midwest 2017 Star of Excellence Awards in April.”
To learn more about the capabilities at GLS / NEXT Precision Marketing, visit GLSprecisionmarketing.com.
About GLS / NEXT Precision Marketing
GLS / NEXT Precision Marketing is a strategic marketing solutions provider delivering end-to-end innovation from ideas to implementation. With over three decades of experience and a history of building and deploying brands through award-winning work and strategies, GLS / NEXT offers a broad portfolio of marketing technologies, including foundational strategic and creative services, comprehensive publicity and media presence, innovative multi-channel digital and print solutions, complete capabilities for global deployment, performance measurement and advanced program management tools. The company’s facilities are located in Brooklyn Park, Minnetonka and Saint Paul, Minnesota.
GPA redefines the boundaries of print by providing innovative substrates, personalized business solutions, and unparalleled support to the graphics arts industry. Founded in 1940, their offering complements the widest range of printing technologies, including HP Indigo, dry toner, wide format, offset, and desktop printing, to help make impactful visions a reality. GPA is part of Fedrigoni Group, a leading international manufacturer and converter of value-added specialty papers founded in 1888. For more information on GPA or the products it offers, visit www.askgpa.com or contact Customer Support at 800-395-9000.