Over the years, Xpress is proud to receive a consistent record of International Accrediations, Achievements and Awards.

International Accreditations



Singapore Quality Class (SQC) Certification

In 2010, SPRING Singapore awarded Xpress the SQC certification which is an international recognition of its business excellence in terms of seven areas namely, Leadership, Planning, Information, People, Processes, Customers and Results.


Process Standard Offset (PSO) Certification

PSO is an internationally recognised quality management certification in global standard graphic technology for offset printing accredited by Fogra. In 2008, Xpress Print was the first in Singapore to be certified.

In 2009, our Shenzhen office became the first in China to be certified.

This system defines the requirement from pre-press to print for predictable and reliable print quality to ensure faster turnaround time and high print quality with consistent and reproducible colour output across all print locations. 

Forest Stewardship CouncilTM (FSCTM) Certification

Committed to environmental protection, Xpress adopted eco-friendly print processes which include the use of recycled/certified papers and soy-based inks to reduce wastage, and was awarded the FSCTM certification in 2008.

FSC is an international, independent, non-governmental and non-profit organisation promoting responsible management of the world’s forests to meet the social, economic and ecological needs of present and future generations.


International Achievements



The International ARC Awards

At the 22nd International ARC Awards organised by Mercomm Inc, in 2008 in the United States of America, Xpress won a Gold Award for its customer, VietFund Management.

In 2009, Xpress won 9 awards for its excellence in design:

  • 2 Gold Awards (Sacombank, China Taisan Technology Group Holdings Limited)
  • 2 Silver Awards (Oriented Media Group Berhad, Xpress Holdings Ltd)
  • 3 Bronze Awards (Sacombank, COSCO Shipping, Shanghai Pudong Development Bank)
  • 2 Honours Awards (CITIC Securities, PT Berlian Laju Tanker TBK)

    In 2010, Xpress’ 2009 Annual Report won an Honours Award for its excellence in design.





    Singapore Prestige Brand Award 2011 -
    Hall of Fame
    Hall of fame recognises and honours the truly deserving and outstanding local brands. The brand can qualify for induction by winning the SPBA accolades 5 times or winning the SPBA accolades 3 times, including being an Overall winner at least once in any of the Award categories.

    Xpress was being inducted into the SPBA Hall of Fame in recognition of our excellence in branding and contribution to the Award. Xpress is very proud of this accomplishment.

    Singapore Prestige Brand Award 2011 -
    Established Brands

    Established Brands Category honours brands that have been in Singapore for 6 years and have presence in at least 5 foreign countries. Xpress is pleased to be one of the winners.

    Business Superbrands Award 2010

    Superbrands Singapore launched ‘Business Superbrands’ in 2010 and Xpress Holdings Ltd was identified as one of the strongest examples of B2B brands in the local market.


    Singapore Prestige Brand Award 2010 Winner - Regional Brands

    The Singapore Prestige Brand Award 2010 – Regional Brands Category honours brands that have been in Singapore for more than 3 years and have presence in at least 5 foreign countries. Xpress is very proud to be a winner of this highly acclaimed award.


    GE Best Innovation Solutions Supplier Award 2009

    The “Best Innovation Solutions Supplier” Award by General Electric China is an international recognition of Xpress’ creative print solutions, excellent consultative customer service and established print station infrastructure.


    Singapore Prestige Brand Award 2009 Overall Winner - Established Brands

    Xpress emerged as the Overall Winner, amongst 21 other Established Brands at the Singapore Prestige Brand Award 2009. The Singapore Prestige Brand Award recognises and honours Singapore brands that have shown outstanding performance in its branding initiatives and have become sterling brand names in Singapore.


    Arts Supporter Award (2003 & 2008)

    Since its inception in 2000 by the National Arts Council, the Arts Supporter Award seeks to recognise patrons who contribute up to $50,000 in a year towards the promotion and development of the arts. Xpress was a recipient of this award in both 2003 and 2008.


    Chemical-Free CTP/ Printer Award (2006)

    In 2006, Xpress was recognised as the first in ASEAN region to acquire a Chemical-free Computer-to-Plate (CTP) system.


    EDB Phoenix Award (2000)

    The EDB Phoenix Award was first launched in 2000 as part of a national technopreneurship initiative to honour entrepreneurs who have overcome difficult times to attain success in the business world. Xpress’ founder was amongst the first batch of winners to receive this prestigious accolade.    


    Rotary-ASME Entrepreneur of the Year Award (1997)

    Recognising that enterprises are key drivers of Singapore's economy and the entrepreneurs behind the success of Singapore companies play a pivotal role in shaping the local business environment, the Rotary Club of Singapore salutes and honours local entrepreneurs who have shown outstanding performance as business owners in their chosen field of entrepreneurship.

    Enterprise 50 Award (1995 – 1998)

    The E50 Awards, first established in 1995, recognise the contributions that local, privately-held companies have made in economic development at home and abroad. It is organised by the Business Times in collaboration with KPMG in Singapore and supported by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore, International Enterprise Singapore and SPRING Singapore.


    National IT Award (1994) & Enterprise of the Year Award (1994)

    Xpress’ innovativeness has been upheld by the government as a role model for local businesses. It won the National Information Technology Award and the Best Enterprise of the Year Award for the Local Enterprises in 1994.



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