The entries of the 52nd annual Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards competition underscore the fascinating innovation taking place in the flexible packaging industry. Outstanding achievements in flexible packaging materials, structure and applications have advanced the use of flexible packaging within the retail, institutional, and industrial markets.

The 2008 FPA Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards competition received 75 flexible packaging entries, of which, 26 packages received a total of 29 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards.

Special thanks are given to the 2008 Achievement Awards competition judging panel: Bruce Harte, Ph. D of Michigan State University School of Packaging; Michael Richmond, Ph.D of Packaging & Technology Integrated Solutions; and Sean Riley, editor,PMT Magazine.

Winning entries of the 2008 FPA Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards competition will be announced on Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at the FPA Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla. For more information on the 2008 competition entries, visit FPA’s Online Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Innovation Showcase atwww.flexpack.org.
  1.  Agrolabs “Naturally” Shrink Label
   Printpack, Inc.

   2.  Always Tender Marinated Pork
   Alcan Packaging

   3.  Armour Hot Dog
   Alcan Packaging

   4.  Balance ®  Organic
   Alcan Packaging

   5.  Bandito’s Blue Corn Chips
   The Robinette Company

   6.  Barry’s Busy Bee Pure Honey
   CL&D Graphics, Inc.

   7.  BelGioioso Sliced Cheese in Curpolene 7202 Film with IntegraScore
   Curwood, Inc.

   8.  Bertolli Chicken Parmigiana and Penne Complete Skillet, 48 oz
   Printpack, Inc.

   9.  Cades Cove Rib Pouch
   Exopack, LLC

   10.  Coldpack AirLiner
   COLDPACK

   11.  Cryovac ®  BSC 6000 Chub Film
   Cryovac Food Packaging, Sealed Air Corporation

   12.  Cryovac ®  Freshness Plus ™  Packaging
   Cryovac Food Packaging, Sealed Air Corporation

   13.  Cryovac ®  Grip and Tear ™  Bag
   Cryovac Food Packaging, Sealed Air Corporation

   14. Dale and Thomas Movie Theater Popcorn, 7.5 oz
   Printpack, Inc.

   15.  Dale and Thomas Store Bag
   Printpack, Inc.

   16.  Daniele ®  Delizia Presidents Prosciutto Re-Seal It Package
   Printpack, Inc.

   17.  Dannon Light & Fit 0% Plus Nonfat Yogurt
   Alcan Packaging

   18.  Disney Six Count Corn
   Robbie Manufacturing, Inc.

   19.  Drop’n Go
   North State Flexibles, LLC

   20.  Duet Pouch
   Rollprint Packaging Products, Inc.

   21.  Eastman Kodak Value Pack, 135ct
   Printpack Inc.

   22.  Espoma Earth-tone ®  Garden Control Products
   Printpack, Inc.

   23.  Form-Tite ™  Shrinkable Thermoforming Films
   Curwood, Inc., A Bemis Company

   24.  Freshtables with Estersteam ®  Vent
   American Packaging Corporation

   25.  Goody’s Child Resistant Tear Stick Pack
   Amcor Flexibles

   26.  H. J. Heinz Company Black Label Single Serve Ketchup
   Alcan Packaging

   27.  Harbor Seafood Flash-Frozen Packages
   Gibraltar Packaging Group, Inc.

   28.  Hershey’s Cacao Reserve
   American Packaging Corp

   29.  Hershey’s Nuggets/Country Music Promo, 12 oz
   American Packaging Corporation

   30.  Hershey’s Halloween Assortment, 36.75 oz
   American Packaging Corporation

   31.  Hershey’s Halloween 75 Pieces, 40.93 oz
   American Packaging Corporation

   32.  Hot N Handy Rotisserie Pouch
   Robbie Manufacturing, Inc.

   33.  Iams Plastic Recloseable Chunks Dog Food Bag
   Exopack

   34.  Jam Treat
   Flex America, Inc.

   35.  Kaleidoscope Colored Play Sand
   FLEX PACK, USA.

   36.  Keebler Take-Alongs
   Alcan Packaging

   37.  Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Cereal Bar
   Exopack

   38.  KerryGold Parchment Look Print
   Alcan Packaging

   39.  Kettle Foods Yellow Corn Organic Tortilla Chips, 18 oz
   Printpack, Inc.
  40.  Kleenex 10/200
   Robbie Manufacturing, Inc.

   41.  Lays
   Flex America, Inc.

   42.  Natural Choice Pork Loin Filet
   Alcan Packaging

   43.  Nestle Chocolatier ™  Premium Baking Chocolate Morsels
   Printpack, Inc.

   44.  Nestle Purina Pet Care – Fancy Feast Gourmet Gold
   Nordenia U.S.A

   45.  Next Generation Coex Printed Shrink Film for Multi-Count Nestle
   Pliant Corporation

   46.  Non-Foil Die-Cut Lidding
   American Packaging Corporation

   47.  Novus Tea Sachet
   Amgraph Packaging, Inc.

   48.  Paint Texturizer
   Robbie Manufacturing, Inc.

   49.  Perdue Bourbon Chicken
   Alcan Packaging

   50.  Pictsweet Deluxe Steamers (Pliant SteamQuick ™  Packaging)
   Pliant Corporation

   51.  Plumrose Supreme Center Cut Bacon Re-Seal It Package
   Printpack, Inc.

   52.  Popeye Fresh Baby Spinach
   Emerald Packaging Incorporated

   53.  Purina Cat Chow Heathful Life, 3lb.
   Gateway Packaging Company

   54.  Quaker Cinnamon Crunch Snack Mix, 9oz
   Printpack, Inc.

   55.  riceworks ™ 
   Appleton Performance Packaging

   56.  Roundy’s Meatballs
   Alcan Packaging

   57.  Royal Canin – Feline Health Nutrition Indoor 27
   Nordenia U.S.A.

   58.  Royco Sauce Pouch
   CLP Packaging Solutions, Inc.

   59.  SAFETY-PAK ®  PLUS Blister Lidding
   Alcoa Flexible Packaging

   60.  Seneca Foods Crispy Apple Chips, 2.5oz
   Printpack, Inc.

   61.  Shark Tooth
   Flex America, Inc.

   62.  Simply Out! Puppy Pads
   Pliant Corporation

   63.  Sonoco Sonoscore Stickpacks
   Sonoco

   64.  Spiral Cut Bone-In Ham
   Alcan Packaging

   65.  Stratos Machine Pallet Wrap Film
   Pliant Corporation

   66.  Sugart iTea Wand
   Alcan Packaging

   67.  Super-Tube ™ 
   Coating Excellence International (CEI)

   68.  Tata Tea
   Flex America, Inc.

   69.  Tyson – Beef Fajita Kit
   Nordenia U.S.A

   70.  Ultra Peel Retortable Membrane End
   Watson Standard Adhesives

   71.  Unilever/Knorr Side Dish Pouches
   American Packaging Corporation

   72.  Vemma V2
   Osio International, Inc.

   73.  Wetbone ™  Water to Go!
   Ampac Flexibles, div. of Ampac Packaging

   74.  Wrigley 5-Rain
   American Packaging Corporation