Goss International has scooped the ‘Best Supplier award in the heat set web offset category for the third consecutive year at the Fernando Pini Awards, Brazils foremost printing award ceremony. Goss technology users were also successful, winning each of the individual heat set web offset categories.
Among the victors were Goss press users Log & Print Gráfica e Logística, Grafica Pallotti, Posigraf and Plural Gráfica, printing on a variety of presses including Goss M-600 and Sunday 2000, 3000 and 4000 press models. Log and Print Gráfica also won the overall accolade of best web offset printer.
The Fernando Pini Brazilian Awards for Graphic Excellence were formed in 1991 to recognise the best in print media and promote excellence in print communications. Over 2,000 people attended the event to see the winners of 63 categories revealed, of which nine categories related to web offset production.
Sponsored by Abigraf (the Brazilian Graphic Industries Association) and ABTG (the Brazilian Graphic Technology Association), the ‘Best Supplier award was judged on feedback received from association member companies.
The ‘Best Supplier award is decided purely by the market we serve, the web offset printers of Brazil, so winning it yet again this year is the highest endorsement we could ever hope for, said Vitor Dragone, general manager of Goss International Brazil. More importantly, it signifies that our customers have also awarded us with their trust and confidence – a responsibility that we take very seriously indeed. Were very proud of this achievement but we wont rest of on laurels.
As head of the Goss Brazil organization headquartered in Sao Paulo, Dragone leads an experienced team of 14 operatives. In direct contact with Goss International product development, engineering, manufacturing and aftermarket resources in the United States, Europe and Asia, they provide sales and support tailored to the specific requirements of their customers in the Brazilian market.