We are delighted to be working with our 2019 Sponsors this year!

We aim to be the number one supplier of integrated pre-media solutions for commercial and newspaper printing, as well as a leading supplier of digital printing solutions for sign and display and industrial printing. It is our mission to enable graphic businesses to achieve profitable growth and stay ahead of their competition.

Alphagraphics has been the independent partner of choice for the printing and packaging industries throughout Ireland for over 30 years.

From sign-making sole traders to label and carton printers, our experience, range and service mean we have all the bases covered and the needs of our customers at the heart of everything we do.

Antalis is Europe's leading distributor of paper, packaging solutions and visual communication products for professionals.

Whether you are running a commercial printing company, a graphic design or advertising agency, a packaging firm, or a small office, Antalis has something to offer your business to help you get the best from your paper based communications, whilst saving you time and money.

They have a market leading range of over 13,000 products including papers, envelopes and consumables, as well as packaging, promotional and visual communication materials; and it’s all backed up with a service that is second to none.

Founded by Stan Avery in 1935 with just a few spare parts, one very bright idea and a $100 loan, Avery Dennison has since become a global leader in labeling and packaging materials and solutions. Building on Stan’s spirit of innovation and practical genius, our vision remains the same: make every brand more inspiring and the world more intelligent.

For Canon Ireland, the power of print is growing exponentially. Cutting edge technology is combining with traditional print, allowing creativity and passion to flourish in the industry. Print is now smarter, more effective and more inspiring than ever – and the possibilities are endless. “Canon has always strived to inspire our customers with insight and ideas”, says Philip Brady, Head of Canon Ireland. “We believe wholeheartedly that print has unrivalled potential to unleash the full impact of creative ideas, which is why we are excited to support another year of creativity at the Irish Print Awards.”
Visit for further information.

GPMI are the largest independent supplier to the commercial print and signage trade in Ireland. With over 40 yrs of industry knowledge and experience covering everything from Paper to Packaging, Sign & Display, Plastics and Hardware including Media. GPMI & Reprocentre can provide the solution that best fits your needs.

Heidelberg offers comprehensive graphic arts solutions and is constantly developing its range. Since the last Irish Printer Awards it has commercially launched three additional presses: the Speedmaster CS 92 (an SRA1 press); the Speedmaster CX 75 (a mid-range B2 press); and the Primefire 106 (a B1 inkjet press). For the two new litho models it has also introduced a Subscription Impression Plan giving printers the choice of paying a lower initial capital cost and having a five year contract that will provide them with Prinect workflows, consumables, service and training in return for a pay as you go charge. Heidelberg offers prepress, press and finishing equipment and workflows plus unmatched support services.

The Irish Printing Federation (IPF) is the premier representative body for firms in the print and packaging industry in Ireland.  The Irish Printing Federation  has represented companies in the industry since 1899 and has been at the forefront of technological, commercial and strategic change in the sector for over 110 years!

As a global company that contributes culturally, socially and economically, Komori continues to answer the demand for printers looking for new ways to grow and profit and develop a successful path to becoming a print media enterprise.

Operating our company under the banner of kando—beyond expectations—Komori strives to expand its customers’ potential with innovative ways to provide print output solutions, materials and equipment that will open new pages in business scenarios of every kind. Our goal: To continue our pursuit of broadening the potential of print for a future that is rich in printed communications.

Manroland Sheetfed GmbH is a leading global producer of sheetfed offset printing presses and related technologies for commercial, packaging and publishing applications.

Founded in 1871 on the finest traditions of German engineering excellence, the company is a global watchword for quality, precision and supreme reliability.

As the chosen partner of many leading print houses around the world Manroland Sheetfed GmbH, together with its in-house R&D department, network of sales and service partners and over 40 own subsidiaries worldwide, is continuing to help ensure profitability and growth for its customers in these rapidly changing times with an array of innovative, cutting edge solutions and with service levels second to none.

Neopost, soon to be Quadient has supported businesses in Ireland since 1979.

Based in Dublin, they offer their customers the very best in customer support, with account managers and service engineers located throughout the country.

Neopost are proud to announce their new brand name Quadient from February 2020, that unifies their global organization around a common purpose, focusing on the future and helping their customers turn every business interaction into a meaningful connection.

Portman Graphic was founded in 1988 by Joe Murphy, father of Managing Director Ian Murphy With a technical background of hands on printing and bookbinding the Portman team have unrivalled experience of all processes in the printing industry. This experience affords us the opportunity to expertly assess used equipment, evaluate the condition and requirements for reconditioning or rebuilding prior to purchase and re-sale.

Their technical knowledge of each product allows their customers to purchase equipment secure in the knowledge that they have sourced affordable quality equipment from a reliable and recognised supplier whom has the expertise and know how to back up their claims of an unrivalled after sales service.

Portman Graphic are renowned both in Ireland and overseas for supplying the highest quality printing and finishing equipment.

Realt Paper in association with The Navigator Company are honoured to be sponsoring the ‘2019 Printer of the year’ category, one of the most sought-after awards in the Irish print industry. Celebrating the power of Print, this award highlights the very best of Irish print companies and reflects the hard work, professionalism and innovation demonstrated by the winner every year.

Realt Paper merchants are Ireland’s stockist for ‘The Navigator Company’, a leading force in the international pulp and paper market. We are delighted to introduce this prestigious global paper manufacturer to the Irish Print Awards for the first time and wish all the entrants the very best of luck.

Xeikon NV (XEI: AEX) is an innovator in digital printing technology. The company designs, develops and delivers web-fed digital color presses for labels and packaging applications, document printing, as well as commercial printing. These presses utilize LED-array-based dry toner electrophotography, open workflow software and application-specific toners. 

Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) is a technology leader focused on the intersection of digital and physical. In the era of intelligent work, they're not just thinking about the future, they're making it. They use automation and next-generation personalization to redefine productivity, drive growth and make the world more secure. Every day, they innovative technologies and intelligent work solutions.

The Sunday Business Post is Ireland’s leading business, economic and political newspaper celebrating 25 years of independent journalism.