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INFORMATION

Dear Customer, we would like to inform you that in our company TBB a.s., new version of the international offset printing standard ISO 12647-2:2013 has been successfully implemented, which focuses on efforts to better deal with the phenomenon of optical brighteners used in paper in practice, as was the previous standard ISO 12647-2:2009 click here for more.


Certification


LEGO ® OBL audit (valid from 11/2018 until 11/2019)
In November 2018, our company successfully underwent the LEGO OBL audit, focused on Sub-supplier management & Incoming material control, facility setup, production & test equipment, people competency on quality, production standard, performance monitoring, product safety and others.

Audit of Code of Conduct of Suppliers (from 05/2008, conformity with CoC valid to 11.5.2021)
In May 2018, the successful surveillance audit has confirmed the compliance with the McDonald's Supplier Code of Conduct and our commitment to the Code.

FSC ® Certification C022120 (valid from 02/2008 to 7 February 2023)
In January 2019 our company successfully underwent a surveillance audit of the FSC transfer control system. In 2018 we produced more than 27.5 million FSC-labelled books.

Certification for social conduct Sedex SMETA-4-pillar (2-pillar valid from 11/2012, 4-pillar valid from 1/2017)
In January 2019 our company successfully underwent the social audit Sedex SMETA -4-pillar, focused on conformity in social sphere, OHS, Environment Protection and the Business Ethics sphere.

PSO certification (regular recertification from 07/2008, valid until 31th July 2020)
In July 2018 we were successfully audited by Fogra Forschungsgesellschaft Druck e.V. for control of processes according to the PSO standard (Prozess-Standard Offsetdruck) in terms of printing standards ISO 12647-2/2013. The recertification confirmed constant quality control of colour management processes, proofing, printing plates production and sheet-fed offset printing.

PDF/X Certification (regular recertification from 03/2008, valid until April 2020)
In April 2018 we were successfully re-certified by PDFX-ready and fulfilled standards PDF/X Output Offset.

IMS certification (valid from 09/2006 to 5th September 2021)
In April 2019, a surveillance audit of our Integrated Management System (IMS) was successfully performed according to the requirements of internal standards of ISO 9001, Environmental Management System ISO 14001 and Management System of Health and Safety at Work OHSAS 18001.


Interesting facts


The First Climate (CO2) Neutral Printing House in Central Europe
From 2010 we have had a completed and regularly updated detailed statement of TBB's greenhouse gases. Based on this, we started to offer climate (CO2) neutral printing of our products bearing our internationally registered label. The customer ensures the climate (CO2) neutrality by financial support of one of the international environmental projects.

New Technology
In November 2010 we installed technology CITO. CITO technology is cutting and scoring of sheets in offset printing machines. This technology allows us to efficiently and accurately refine printed sheets.

Third PSO Certified Printing House in Central Europe
During first half of year 2008 the extensive process inspection was performed at our printing house by company Fogra in accordance with PSO (Process-Standard offset printing) in terms of printing standard ISO 12647-2. In July 2008 we obtained the certification declaring the observance of standard values for production steps as follows: management of colours, print proof production, production of printing plates and sheet machine printing. By standardization of the above mentioned processes we guarantee maximum colour fidelity between proofs from certified graphic studios and our printing to all our clients all over the world.

First FSC certified printing house in Czech and Slovak republic
At the end of January 2008 we were successfully certified for standard FSC, which solves all-society activity related to ecological awareness and effort for efficient use of wood material. Also our company participates this activity and produces FSC certified books on request.


ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

For help and support in organizing the 39th annual national survey of high school vocational activities.
Secondary Technical School of Jozef Murgaš - Ing. Kamil Kordík, director of STS of J. Murgaš Secondary Specialized School Pod Bánošom - Ing. Pavel Fiľo, director of SSS Pod Bánošom

For 25 years of cooperation and participation in the event.
Frankfurt Book Fair - Juergen Boos, Director of The Frankfurt Book Fair

Awards

The Most Beautiful Slovak Books

In May 2018 the 26th year of The Most Beautiful Books of Slovakia Competition was held. The main organizer of the competition is BIBIANA, an international Children's Art House, with 50 years of tradition. So far, BIB has been considered to be the largest non-commercial event of its kind in the world. The competition evaluates the visual and graphic aspects of the books as well as the level of their polygraphic processing. The Jury of the competition selected from 140 books, in addition to the six major awards, 20 most beautiful publications and 4 of them come from our production:

Jozef Kollár: Keď ťa chytím, tak ťa zjem!
Zbyňo Dźadoň: Lara a Nebo
Dušan Dušek - Alan Hyža: Memoria - Miznúce Slovensko
Kamil Peteraj: Texty v obrazoch/Obrazy v textoch

Golden Seal 2018

Awarded in the categories:
Book: for excellent print processing of the collection of books for excellent print processing of the book "Texty v obrazoch / Obrazy v textoch"
Non-traditional print processing: for non-traditional print processing of set of books
Calendars: for the set of wall calendars and diaries

Golden Seal 2017

Awarded in the categories:
Book: for excellent print processing of the collection of books for excellent print processing of the book "New York"
Other printed mater: for the book "Hiroshige"
Calendars: for the set of wall calendars

Golden Seal 2016

Awarded in the categories:
Book: for excellent print processing of the collection of books
Non-traditional print processing: for non-traditional print processing of set of books
Calendars: for the set of wall calendars
Catalogs: for the catalog "Honey Meadows"

Golden Seal 2015
Awarded in the categories: Excellent print processing, Non-traditional print processing, Wall calendars and diaries, Other printed matter. Awarded for: Jan Saudek - Posterbook

Golden Seal Bibliotheca 2014
Awarded in the categories: Excellent print processing of the books Bratislava, Viktor Wynd`s, Armutszeugnisse, Fotografia, Milujte sa s láskou, MUUZA 2014, Zviera, Móda High-quality level of catalogues Wall calendars and diaries awarded for the processing of the book GUnaGU

Golden Seal 2013
Awarded in the categories: Non-traditional print processing Pferde, Altes Ägypten, Die Erde, Autos Excellent processed books Dalí Bible Wall calendars and diaries

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