Press Release: SATO Named 'Best of the Best' for Labeling Expertise
Prestigious international recognition for printing excellence
Tokyo, September 19, 2016 -
Award ceremony at
Labelexpo Americas 2016
SATO (TOKYO:6287), a leading global
provider of Auto-ID solutions that empower workforces and streamline operations,
announced that SATO Printing received the Best of the Best Award at Label
Industry Global Awards 2016. It was awarded in the letterpress category for the
premium Japanese tea, "Keikacha". It received the
award at a ceremony held at Labelexpo Americas 2016
in Chicago on September 13.
The 'Best of the Best' Awards are presented to L9 World Label Awards winners in five
categories—Combination Printing, Letterpress Printing, Offset Litho Printing, Flexographic Printing and Digital Printing.
Features that were recognized for Keikacha include metallic printing,
varnish printing and laminate coating which give a premium look and feel. The finished
product showcases SATO's technical printing capability to regulate printing
pressure and ensure accurate printing registration.
Premium Keikacha Japanese tea
Ensuring print registration accuracy and
avoiding patchy halftone patterns (when tiny halftone dots are blended in print
reproduction) were challenges requiring trial and error to overcome. The Label
Industry Global Awards 2016 Best of the Best Award is a testament to SATO's
strong teamwork as it strives to further increase its technical and design
SATO (TOKYO:6287) is a leading global provider of Auto-ID solutions
that connect people, goods and information. It serves a diverse range of
customers, delivering end-to-end solutions that streamline operations, empower
workforces and help customers reduce their environmental impact. For the fiscal
year ended March 31, 2016, it reported revenues of JPY 105,504 million (US $880
million*). More information about SATO can be found at www.satoworldwide.com or www.linkedin.com/company/sato-worldwide.
*Conversion is based on an average exchange rate of 1 US
Dollar = 109.75 Japanese Yen.
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