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Visualcom takes Large Format gold at National Print Awards

Adelaide print and signage business Visualcom won the Large Format gold medal for its Adelaide Fringe City Banner at the 36thannual National Print Awards (NPA) held during PrintEx. Chapel Press won a total of four gold medals while Rawson Print took home three golds. Spicers won the Promotion (Design) category gold for its entry Digitac – An Evolution in Grip.


NPA 2019
                  Gold medal winners at the 36th annual National Print Awards


The full list of gold medal winners at the NPAs:



Entry Title

6 – Creative Sustainability Award

Impact International Pty Ltd

Margorie, Craig and Sarah Tubes

8 – One, Two or Three Colour Printing including Duotone

Chapel Press

Grad X Invitation

9. Leaflets/Folded Leaflets/Flyers or Brochures

Adams Print

Monash University – Global Executive MBA Brochure

10. Epson Australia Leaflets, Flyers or Brochures Award

Satellite Digital Pty Ltd

Martine Emdur Brochures

11. Presentation Folder

AAB Holdings

Continental Multi Piece – Trade Activation Kit

12. Booklets/Catalogues/Magazines (Offset)

Rawson Print Co

Platinum on Peach Tree Book

13. Booklets/Catalogues/Magazines (Digital)

Digitalpress Pty Ltd

21st Biennale of Sydney Book

14. Annual Report/Prospectus and Yearbooks (Any Format)

Chapel Press

Procurement Australasia Annual Report 2018

15. Calendars

Fast Proof Press

2019 – Over the Hill & Picking Up Speed / Celebrating 40 Years of Fast Proof Press

16. Book Printing – Offset Case Bound

AAB Holdings

Stallions 2018

17. Book Printing – Digital Case Bound

TK Print

Wool Cool Profile Book

18. Book Printing – Offset

Ellikon Fine Printers

LOVE: Art of Emotion 1400-1800

19. Book Printing – Digital

Digitalpress Pty Ltd

21st Biennale of Sydney Book

20. Book Printing – Digital or Offset

Press Print

Tram Windows Book

21. Stationery Suite

Taylor’d Press


22. Point of Sale

Colorcorp Pty Ltd

Coca Cola Monster Mango Loco Fridge Kit – Backlit and SAV

23. Direct Mail

Blue Star Print

New Car Smell

24. Packaging


Jim Beam White Label 3D 700ml

25. Specialty Printing


Jim Beam White Label 3D 700ml

26. Embellishment

MCC Australia

The Bond

27. Labels – Sheet Fed

Advance Press

Petition Bar Label

28. Labels – Roll Fed

CCL Label, Melbourne

Helen & Joey Cab Merlot

30. Self Promotion

Hunter Bros. Printers

Direct Marketing Piece

31. Large Format

Visualcom Pty Ltd

Adelaide Fringe City Banner

33. Regional/Small Business Printing Awards – Print Business up to 12 Employees

Chapel Press

Handwerkskunst – Chapel Press Self Promotion

34. Limited Edition

Openbook Howden Print & Design

The Voyage of the Air Warfare Destroyer Program

36. Branding & Identity (Design)

Rawson Print Co

QT Perth Suite

37. Books, Brochures and Annual Reports (Design)

Chapel Press

Procurement Australasia Annual Report 2018

38. Multi Piece Promotions and Campaigns (Design)

Rawson Print Co

QT Perth Suite

39. Packaging & Labelling (Design)

By Ninja

The LUXE Unboxing Experience

40. Promotion (Design)


Digitac – An Evolution in Grip

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(l-r) PVCA president Walter Kuhn, PrintEx Women in Print speaker Deborah Corn of printmediacentr, PVCA board member Theo Pettaras, PrintEx guest speaker Pat McGrew of US-based KeyPoint Intelligence/InfoTrends, and PVCA CEO Andrew Macaulay at the 2019 NPAs in Sydney.

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  Stephen Penfold, executive chairman Kwik Kopy Australia, was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 National Print Awards, recognising his contribution to the print industry over 65 years.


The list of all medal winners along with photos from the night can be found on the PVCA/PIAA website.