POWERCOAT® wins ‘Paper and Board Innovation of the Year’!

    Packaging & Converting Intelligence Awards: Announcing the winners The Packaging & Converting Intelligence Awardswas launched this year to celebrate the growing packaging sectortrends, innovations and priorities. The winners have now been selected by a panel of industry experts and editorial board members.   Labelling innovation of the year Winner: Heineken The new Tapje […]

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Packaging & Converting Intelligence Awards: Announcing the winners

The Packaging & Converting Intelligence Awardswas launched this year to celebrate the growing packaging sectortrends, innovations and priorities. The winners have now been selected by a panel of industry experts and editorial board members.

 

Labelling innovation of the year

Winner: Heineken

The new Tapje keg is a convenient draft-beer system, which offers an innovative cost-effective alternative to other mini kegs, and greater flexibility for consumers. This 4L PET keg features a PVC shrink sleeve label which provides greater label-printing impact as well as a printed thermometer on the label…

 

Sustainability initiative of the year

Winner: Spear Europe

With their Energy Usage and Reduction Initiative, Spear Europe have by advanced freight-planning strategies saved 1.9 million transportation ton-miles, reducing carbon emissions by 917t of CO2. Energy reduction programmes also help the company to meet its 10% annual reduction goal and eliminate 1,500t of CO2 annually…

 

 

Paper and board innovation of the year

Winner: ArjowigginsCreative Papers

PowerCoat is a revolutionary online paxil paper for printed electronics. This groundbreaking paper enables passive and interactive circuitry to be integrated into existing printed products.The flexible paper substratatherefore facilitates the integration of a whole range ofelectronic functions into graphics, from embedded RFIDtags to condition-sensitive sell-by dates on fresh produce…

 

Health and safety product of the year

Winner: TruTagTechnologies

With tiny sensors TruTag technologies on food packaging or edible sensors on the food itself, food firms can increase their security.  These sensors were designed to enable manufacturers in a wide range of industries to fight fraud and counterfeiting, which can erode a company’s reputation and revenue, and save lives…

 

Pharmaceutical packaging innovation of the year

Winner: SchreinerMediPharm

Schreiner MediPharm’s Needle-Trap needle protection system, the label with an integrated needle trap, combines an injection-moulded part with a film and serves to reliably protect the needles of pre-filled syringes after the injection…

 

Find out more about the awards and the winners in this issue of Packaging & Converting Intelligence: http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8c996ea#/e8c996ea/1