Three of Montebello Packaging’s ( metal designs were recognized by the International Metal Decorators Association during the 21st “Excellence in Quality” decorating awards competition at its 2017 Conference held May 23-25 in Oak Brook, IL.

Each year the IMDA conducts a Quality Contest to recognize the skillful achievements of the metal decorating industry. Entries from around the globe are judged in eight categories by judges made up of graphic arts professionals that evaluate the quality of printing, degree of difficulty, appearance of coating finishes and the technical expertise required for each piece.

Awards include:

Technical Achievement Award presented for innovation in decorating and manufacturing

  • Muscle up Milk

Best of Category (Aerosol & Bottle) Award of Excellence

  • Panther Energy Drink

Best of Category (Miscellaneous) Award of Excellence

  • Anna’s Country Kitchen Vegetable Bouillon aluminum tube

“It was a very proud day for Montebello. It was very exciting to come to this conference and see Montebello be recognized for our innovation and contribution to advancement in our industry," says Jim Erjavec, Montebello global technology manager.