November 2017

The Watershed Group have received an unprecedented six nominations for print quality excellence in  the National Print Awards in both conventional and digital categories.

Celebrating excellence in the printing industry for 40 years, the Irish Print Awards recognise the best of the country’s print sector and are regarded as the leading independent awards event for the Irish print industry.

Watershed Group Nominated for six awards at the Irish Print Awards 2017 - IPA Logo

The judges will consider the following when assessing entries:

  • Substrate Printability
  • Ink Compatibility
  • Registration Tolerances
  • Printing Complexity
  • Fineness of Print and/or Screen
  • Printing Complexity
  • Tonal Range
  • Defects
  • Kit/Equipment that has been used
  • Image Sharpness
  • Ink Coverage
  • Registration
  • Dot/Screen/Vignette Quality
  • Consistency


The Judging Criteria

  • Degree of Difficulty
  • Level of Execution
  • Quality of Print
  • Quality of Finishing


“At the Watershed Group, we are acutely aware that our product is the first thing that your customers see and therefore it must have maximum impact and exceed expectations.”