24 MARCH 2022

FTA Europe is excited to announce that the finalists of the Diamond Awards 2022, the prestigious European flexo event where the works of the best printers of the continent are recognised, have been selected!

Congratulations to the exceptional companies which have made it into the final and will compete in the 14 flexo print categories. You may see our finalists in the image below (download the pdf file here):


The Diamond Awards 2022 categories are:

1. Flexo print on paper and labels – UV ink, narrow web

2. Flexo print on paper, medium web

3. Flexo print on paper, wide web

4. Flexo Print on paper, super wide web / pre-print

5. Flexo print on film and labels – UV ink, narrow web

6. Flexo print on film, medium web

7. Flexo print on film, wide web

8. Flexo print on film, laminated

9. Corrugated post-print, coated

10. Corrugated post-print, uncoated

11. Creative use of flexo and innovation

12. Flexo Print on Aluminium

13. International

14. Best in Show

The 15th and 16th of March were two challenging days as the best flexo products in Europe (and beyond!), were selected, among 120 printed works of top quality. Let’s not forget, that the works entered into the Diamond Awards are winners of national flexo awards, making them truly, the epitome of flexo excellence.

We would like to thank our wonderful judges Mike Adams (InterFlex Group), Eleonora Emili (Grissin Bon SpA), Jens Emmerich (tesa), Jordi Quera (Zonten Europe) and Sandra Schorn (FrieslandCampina) for their expertise and dedication to their craft.

Our judges in action at the jury session of the Diamond Awards 2022.

The fourth edition of the Diamond Awards will take place on 5 May 2022, at the UNAHOTELS Expo Fiera Milano, in Milan, Italy, in the occasion of the Print4All exhibition.

After last year’s successful virtual Awards, we are excited to welcome you in a glamorous, in-person ceremony, where industry representatives, trade press and decision makers of the flexo industry will celebrate together.

Join us in Milan and celebrate excellence in flexo!

Book your table and/or tickets by completing our registration form.

Do you want to support us by sponsoring our event? We still have some spots left!

You may contact us at and take a look at our sponsorship brochure.

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Notes to Editor

FTA Europe represents the common interests of the European flexographic (flexo) printing industry. The association provides a common platform for national flexo associations in Europe to collaborate in areas of shared interest, and also advocates for the industry to the EU institutions. The office of FTA Europe is located in Brussels. For permission to use these photos, contact the Secretariat.

Contact person: Despoina Melissinou, Membership & Events Officer | Email: