The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA, flexpack.org) recognized the winners of its 59th Flexible Packaging Annual Achievement Awards competition at the FPA Welcome Dinner & Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 held in conjunction with the 2015 FPA Annual Meeting (March 3-5, 2015) at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples FL.
An independent panel of packaging experts judged over 60 retail and institutional package entriesfeaturing innovation that integrated technical advancements in materials, graphics, shelf appeal, structure, and sustainability to produce outstanding flexible packaging solutions. Eighteen packages were recognized with 22 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards within one or more categories including Packaging Excellence, Printing and Shelf Appeal, Technical Innovation and Sustainability Achievement.
This year’s entries found new uses for flexible packaging included innovations in closures, and creative uses of multilayer films. Many pouches solved specific problems with innovative technology to extend shelf life and improve customer convenience. Beautiful packages were created through enhanced structures, graphics, and high quality printing processes for enhanced shelf appeal.
2015 AWARD RECIPIENTS AT-A-GLANCE
Amcor's Dessiflex® Amcor Flexibles
Amcor's SachetLite Amcor Flexibles
Cryovac® Darfresh® On Tray Sealed Air Corporation - Cryovac
Dole Fruit & Veggie Blends Emerald Packaging
Exponent 2™ Rollprint Packaging Products, Inc.
Freshness Plus® Sealed Air Corporation - Cryovac
Ghirardelli 5.50 oz. Milk Chocolate Sea Salt Cashew American Packaging Corporation
Gourmet Express Complete Meals Berry Plastics Corporation
Intervoid® Sterile Coveris
Kar's Nuts -Second Nature Wholesome Medley PrimaPak™ Package Clear Lam Packaging, Inc.
McCormick Skillet Sauce Mix Pourable Pouch Bemis Company, Inc.
Muscat Dates Paharpur 3P (A Division of Paharpur Cooling Towers Ltd.)
Organic Girl Three Heart Romaine Stand-Up Pouch with Velcro Closure Emerald Packaging, Inc.
P.F. Chang's Mongolian Style Beef American Packaging Corporation
Potato Starch Film for Potato Bags Emerald Packaging, Inc.
Rust-Oleum SpraySmart™ Marking Paint Pouch Printpack