Pictured left to right: Richard Millington (Sandon Global), Nick Wright (Sandon Global), Stuart Mitchell (Sandon Global), Jake Roberts (Sandon Global), John Hammond (Nilpeter) and Paul Mitchell (Sandon Global)
Sandon Global celebrated 41 award wins for its anilox customers as well as scooping its own Silver ‘Supplier of the Year’ at FIAUK’s 2023 Print Awards held on 15th June at the Titanic Hotel in Liverpool.
15 Sandon Global anilox customers picked up a total of 41 awards between them across different categories in the flexographic print sectors. The winning companies using Sandon Global anilox across the ‘Flexo Print on Paper’, ‘Flexo Print on Film’ and ‘Corrugated’ categories took home nine Gold, eight Silver, nine Bronze and five Highly Commended Awards, accounting for almost half the awards presented in these categories. In the Special Categories, Sandon Global customers took home more than a third of the awards with another two Golds, four Silvers and two Bronzes, plus a Silver and Bronze Best in Show.
Richard Millington, Managing Director, Sandon Global said, “We’d like to congratulate all our customers who were recognised for exceptional flexographic print quality at FIAUK’s 2023 Awards. A total of 11 Gold, 12 Silver, 11 Bronze, five Highly Commended and a Best in Show Silver and Bronze were awarded to printers using Sandon Global anilox, and it was fantastic to see so many collecting these well-deserved awards in their respective categories. We are extremely proud to have earned a reputation as an award-winning anilox manufacturer demonstrated by the many industry and national awards that we ourselves have been honoured to receive over the years. We pride ourselves on our high level of customer service, technical expertise and anilox precision, product quality and consistency. So, for our customers to receive these accolades, and for us to be recognised once again in the Supplier of the Year category, voted for by the print market that we serve, is great cause for celebration. I’d like to thank our talented team whose knowledge, dedication and professionalism, along with the support and loyalty from our anilox customers, enables us to grow and remain at the forefront of anilox innovation.”
It is not the first time that Sandon Global has received a prestigious award presented by the Flexographic Industry Association UK. This is the fourth consecutive year that Sandon Global has received Silver in FIAUK’s Supplier of the Year category, having won this award in 2022, 2021 and 2020. The company previously also received the former EFIA’s Gold Supplier Award of the Year in 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2011 and the Silver ‘Supplier of the Year’ in 2013, 2010, 2009 and 2008.
Since the company was founded in 2004, Sandon Global has received numerous national awards including Chambers of Commerce Exporter of the Year 2021, KTP Future Innovator award 2020, UK Halton Chamber Business of The Year and Manufacturer of The Year 2019, British Chambers of Commerce SME National Award 2017, The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade 2016, and the DS Smith Group Innovation Award 2008.