Gravure Association of the Americas Announces 2019 Golden Cylinder Award Winners

October 17, 2019

ROCHESTER, NY—Gravure Association of the Americas awarded the 2019 Golden Cylinder Awards at a ceremony held October 2nd in Richmond, VA.
Best of the Best winners, along with winning their individual categories are:

  • Best of the Best Packaging
    Packaging and Label-Film-Board Lamination Category Winner

    Parliament Lens (Special Edition)
    Amcor Specialty Cartons Chester, VA
  • Best of the Best Product
    Product-Decorative Laminates Category Winner

    Bodega Old Light Plank
    Omnova Solutions Auburn, PA
  • Best of the Best Publication
    Publication Coated (Over 40#) Magazine Category Winner

    The New York Times Style Magazine “Women’s Fashion” August 19, 2018
    LSC Communications-Lancaster Lancaster, PA

The 2019 category winners are:

  • Packaging and Label-Paper
    Coors Light
    Inland Packaging LaCross, WI
  • Packaging and Label-Film-Film Lamination
    Engraving Kbous
    Tea Bag design First Middle East Fze. Dubai, UAE
  • Packaging and Label-Film-Surface/Reverse Printed
    Hershey 10.3oz Mounds Miniatures Dark Chocolate & Coconut
    American Packaging Corporation Columbus, WI
  • Packaging and Label-Film-Pressure Sensitive
    Simply Smoothies
    Multi-Color Corporation Batavia, OH
  • Packaging and Label-Unsupported Foil
    Valentine Vodka Capsule
    Maverick Enterprises, Inc. Ukiah, CA
  • Product-Decorative Coverings
    First Middle East Fze Dubai, UAE
  • Product-Giftwrap
    American Greetings Afton, TN
  • Technical Innovation-Image Carrier
    Crucible Capsule
    Maverick Enterprises, Inc. Ukiah, CA
  • Technical Innovation-Press
    Amcor Specialty Cartons Chester, VA
  • Technical Innovation-Packaging
    Stand-up Barrel Pouch with Handle & Dispensing Tap
    Fres-co System USA, Inc. Telford, PA
  • Technical Innovation-Product
    Robust Helio stylus holder for deep engraving
    SYNTEK Co., LTD. Yokohama, Japan
  • Publication Lightweight Coated (Under 40#) Retail
    Rooms to Go
    Quad Oklahoma City, OK
  • Publication Coated (Over 40#) Catalog
    American Girl-Wish
    Quad Lomira, WI
  • Publication Coated (Over 40#) Magazine
    National Geographic, August 2018
    Quad Martinsburg, WV
  • Publication Supercalendered Retail
    2018 Holiday Kids Catalog
    LSC Communications-Reno Reno, NV
  • Publication Supercalendered Magazine
    Woman’s World
    LSC Communications-Spartanburg Spartanburg, SC
  • Publication Lightweight Coated (Under 40#) Catalog
    Soft Surroundings-Winter 833
    LSC Communications-Spartanburg Spartanburg, SC
  • Publication Lightweight Coated (Under 40#) Magazine
    The New York Times Magazine “The Food Issue” October 18 2018
    LSC Communications-Lancaster Lancaster, PA
The 2020 Golden Cylinder Awards Competition will start accepting soon and information will be posted at

About Gravure Association of the Americas

The Gravure Association of the Americas (GAA) stands as the premier professional organization for those who work in or work with gravure printing. Our international presence throughout North American and South America invites professionals across many countries to share insights, experiences, best practices, technical advice, and more-all with the goal of positioning gravure printing as the superior choice for exceptional print quality.  To achieve this goal, the GAA works with its members to create value and opportunities to showcase the greatness of gravure through interactive communication, training, education, collaborative promotion, best practices, and more.

For more information about The Gravure Association of the Americas, visit


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