23 September 2011
Smurfit Kappa has been shortlisted for six PPI Awards demonstrating on-going commitment to sustainability and innovation.
Smurfit Kappa Group plc (SKG), one of the world’s largest integrated manufacturers of paper‐based packaging products, with operations in Europe and Latin America, has been shortlisted in 6 categories at the 2011 PPI Awards.
SKG has been selected in every category for which the Group submitted an entry. SKG’s nominations include companies, mills and individuals from 6 different regions and activities of the Group’s international operations.
In their third year, the PPI Awards are the only global awards that recognize the achievements of the paper and packaging sector. This year’s winners will be announced at a gala dinner on 15 November in Brussels.
Smurfit Kappa’s 6 nominations, listed below, reinforce the Group’s position as a leading player in the global packaging sector:
Smurfit Kappa Carton de Colombia
Smurfit Kappa Nettingsdorfer
Innovative Product of the Year
Euroboard Spezial Kraft
Karl Heinz Gerlach
Los Reyes Mill
Managing Risk and Safety
Mengibar paper mill