Aitken Spence Printing was jointly crowned the “Sri Lanka Master Printer” at the recently concluded Collate 2014 printing award ceremony organized by the Sri Lanka Association of Printers.


“Collate” is the landmark event in the Printers calendar in Sri Lanka, held each alternate year. The mega event comprised of a conference, exhibition and awards ceremony. The award ceremony marked the grand finale of the event where all members of the Sri Lankan Printing Industry gathered for a glamorous celebration where the industry’s best were honored.

With a heritage spanning over five decades, the company is known as an innovative printing and packaging solutions provider for prestigious international brands in FMCG, tea, confectionery, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and apparel industries locally and globally. It is known for its longstanding reliability as a printer of corporate reports, coffee-table books, magazines and other high-end publications.

Aitken Spence Printing bagged a staggering 4 Excellence, 3 Distinction and 3 Merit Awards at the event to become the “Sri Lanka Master Printer”. The Excellence awards were for labels & tags, diaries & planners, point of sales material and posters, while the Distinction awards were for posters, brochures, folders & leaflets and labels & tags. Merit awards were won for periodicals & magazines, pictorial calendars (single sheet) and books.

Winners were selected under 20 categories where 59 printing companies in Sri Lanka participated. The criteria for scoring was based on quality of print, design, concept, finishing and innovation in entries. The judging of the print entries was done by a panel of judges consisting of 7 experts in varied technical segments including several international experts in the printing industry. 

“Every day, Aitken Spence Printing is committed to go that extra mile and a half to deliver the best solution at the right time for all our business partners. To be recognized as “Sri Lanka Master Printer” is a fitting tribute to our dedicated team who spare no effort in continuously redefining excellence”, said Prasanna Karunathilake, Managing Director of Aitken Spence Printing.

Aitken Spence Printing is the region’s only carbon neutral and LEED Platinum Gold certified and carbon neutral printing plant. The ultra-modern printing plant located just outside of Colombo, the 100,000 square foot facility is located on 3.5 acres of land.