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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


IETP Social Impact Assessment (The ICTI Ethical Toy Program)
In April 2021 TBB has successfully passed the social impact assessment according to IETP - the most widespread labor and social standard in the toy industry based on the Code of Business Practices. The aim of the assessment was to examine the social impact of TBB company by measuring the effectiveness of management systems. This assesment enables us to improve process management in relation to ensuring compliance with labor standards and regulations in the field of environment and occupational health and safety.

McDonald's Happy Meal audits
In May 2021 our company successfully underwent the McDonald's Happy Meal audits, focused on Quality Management System, Sanitation and Process.

LEGO ® SQP audit (valid from 08/2021 until 08/2023)
In August 2021 our company successfully underwent the LEGO SQP 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 19.4.2024)
In April 2021, 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 2021 our company successfully underwent a surveillance audit of the FSC transfer control system. In 2020 we produced more than 20 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 December 2020 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 2022)
In July 2020 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. 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 May 2022)
In April 2020 we were successfully re-certified by PDFX-ready and fulfilled standards PDF/X Output Offset.

IMS certification (valid from 09/2006 until the 5th of September 2024)
In April 2021, a recertification audit of our Integrated Management Systems (IMS) was successfully performed according to the requirements of Quality Management System standard ISO 9001, Environmental Management System standard ISO 14001 and Occupational Health and Safety Management System standard ISO 45001.


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.

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

Scodix Design Awards

In March 2021, Scodix announced the winners of the company's Scodix Design Awards competition celebrating 10 years of digital enhancement. Scodix customers worldwide submitted over 150 jobs representing the global printing industry. The panel of judges selected winners based on design quality, application excellence and ingenuity. This contest raised the bar even further by showing unique creativity and innovation for print products that can be produced on a Scodix Digital Print Enhancement Press.

TBB, a.s. has been awarded in the Scodix Design Awards competition for:

the Selma Book Cover submission, which has been selected as the "Winning Entry" in the Publishing category,
the Brandy Box submission, which has been selected as the "Honorable Mention entry" in the Folding Carton/Packaging category.

To find out more about the competition and the winners, click here.

The Most Beautiful Slovak Books

In May 2020, The Most Beautiful Books of Slovakia Competition was held. The main organiser of the competition is BIBIANA, an international Art House for children, with a 50-year tradition. Submitted books are judged by an expert jury in the view of their artistic and printing values considering the interplay of all components of the book. Every year the jury appoints a collection of up to 20 titles which are announced by Most Beautiful Books of Slovakia. From the 182 registered books, the jury selected a collection of 20 most beautiful books, 2 of which come from our production:

Dagmar Kudoláni Srnenská - Elis Weiner Kráľ: Imro Weiner-Kráľ
Miroslav Haľák - Zuzana Kizáková a kol.: Marek Ormandík


Besides, the jury grants a set of special prizes to creators of selected books. Out of eight major awards, we have been awarded for an outstanding printing processing.

Award of the Slovak Printing Union to the printing house for an outstanding printing processing

Miroslav Haľák - Zuzana Kizáková a kol.: Marek Ormandík


Golden Seal 2020

TBB was awarded in the categories:
for excellent print processing of book set
for excellent print processing of book "Tajomstvá: Andrej Sládkovič"
TBB was awarded in the category calendars:
for the set of wall calendars and diaries

Golden Seal 2019

TBB was awarded in the categories:
for excellent print processing of book set
for excellent print processing of books "DAS ROTE PAKET" and "Marie und die Dingo des Lebens"
for excellent print processing of book "Vincent Hložník - Príbeh jednej zbierky"
Non-traditional print processing
for excellent print processing of book "Cesta lásky"
Calendars
for the set of wall calendars and diaries

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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