Welsh printers Cambrian Printers has won the Robert Horne Shout Award for best environmental printing, for its catalogue for urban wear company Howies. It is the only Welsh printer to win such an award.

The award recognizes issues such as design, choice of paper and the sustainability and environmental record of the companies responsible for printing the product.

Announcing the prize, Shout Awards judges commented, “The designers have clearly thought about the life-cycle of this catalogue, making the reader aware of environmental issues beyond the products it promises. Great design and production.”

Carrick Wilkie, Sales Development Director, commented, “I’m delighted that we’ve won this esteemed award for our environmental printing. We’re really pleased to be working with howies in producing their catalogue and feel that their sustainability principles are complementary to our own environmental practices.”

Cambrian Printers holds full compliment of accreditations to support their Environmental Management System. These include ISO 14001, Chain of Custody from the Forest Stewardship Council and the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification and Green Dragon Level 5.