5 April 2017
Smurfit Kappa UK has swept the board at the 2017 European Flexographic Industry Association awards and walked away with two gold, four silver, three bronze and one highly commended award.
This impressive achievement reinforces Smurfit Kappa’s commitment to providing world-leading print innovation for its customers by continuously pushing the boundaries of what can be achieved as a result of utilising creative and varied print processes.
The awards were presented at a Gala Dinner held last month at the Vox Conference Centre, NEC Birmingham and showcased the best of flexographic print innovation globally in 2016.
Hendricks Gin 6x1.75L - Gold award winning pack
Adrian Bird, UK Sales Director at Smurfit Kappa commented: “We are always striving to provide our customers with packaging which will enhance their brand and allow their products to stand out on shelf. With 82% of purchase decisions being made at the point of purchase, eye-catching packaging is becoming more and more important for retailers.
“Success at the prestigious EFIA awards only reinforce our commitment to providing the highest quality print that we can, with the ultimate goal being to help our customers sell more.”
Smurfit Kappa, European Flexographic Industry Association Awards
Flexo Print on Paper Category
• Silver - Carling, Zest Berries
• Highly Commended - Rowenta, Silence Force
• Gold - Hendricks Gin 6x1.75L
• Gold – Kimberly Clark Finding Dory
• Silver – Clynelish 41YO 70/75CL
• Silver – Plasto-Sac 5574
• Silver – Kimberley Clark Huggies New Born
• Bronze – King of Hops
• Bronze – Haribo Wine Gums
• Bronze – Sailor Jerry