The 38th International Gallery of Excellence presented Hammer Packaging with eight awards in the annual competition produced by the (IAPHC) International Association of Printing House Craftsmen.

Entries this year originated from Australia, Britain, China, Egypt, Hong Kong, Korea, India, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, Russia, Singapore and South Africa as well as hundreds from around North America — all competing for awards honoring excellence in the arts and sciences of graphic expression.

Hammer received recognition across several label types: Gold — ITO EN Teas’ Tea Plus, Dr. Smoothie Crushed Coconut Water, Chock full o’Nuts, Soft Scrub Total, Goya Fiesta Baked Beans; Silver –— Snap Tea, ReaLemon; Bronze –— Sneaky Pete’s Oatstanding Beverage.

The International Gallery has solidified its position as a world-renowned graphic arts event. IAPHC CEO Kevin Keane comments: "Print is not a marketing after-thought, it is, using exciting new technologies, the essential first step in launching a customer experience. Print was the original mass communication technology, and it has new power in engaging with consumers and businesses."