The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) 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 sixty-five retail and institutional package entries featuring innovation that integrated technical advancements in materials, graphics, shelf appeal, structure, and sustainability to produce outstanding flexible packaging solutions. Eighteen packages were recognized with 21 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 improved customer convenience. Beautiful packages were created through enhanced structures, graphics, and high quality printing processes for enhanced shelf appeal.
For more information about the FPA Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Program, and the 2015 competition, visit www.flexpack.org.