Fuji Xerox Announces Winners of 10th Annual PIXI Awards 2017Awarding innovation and excellence in digital-printing
Fuji Xerox Asia Pacific Pte Ltd announced the 45 winning entries of its PIXI (Printing Innovation with Xerox Imaging) Awards 2017. The 10th anniversary of this annual competition recognized innovation and excellence in digitally-printed work from users of Fuji Xerox solutions across the region - with entries from the countries and areas: Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
PIXI Awards 2017 attracted 236 entries in 26 categories, with the introduction of two new categories -the 5th Colour Award and the Digital Label and Packaging Award. In line with current digital-printing trends for image quality value-add, the 5th Colour Award evolved from the innovative use of 5th colour toner such as gold and silver. The Digital Label and Packaging Award category was introduced to recognize the remarkable work in this growing segment.
An independent expert panel of printing industry professionals selected winners of the PIXI Awards 2017, including publisher and chairperson of the Asian Print Awards, Paul Callaghan, and print industry veterans, Major Wong Wing Kwong and Alf Carrigan. Evaluation criteria include: print quality, appropriate use of digital technology, degree of innovation, business effectiveness and overall aesthetics. Importance is placed on the balance between quality of the digital prints and delivery of desired results with Fuji Xerox solutions.2017 PIXI Awards Winners