Ukrplastic and Interprint Win 2017 GAA Golden Cylinder Best Of The Best Awards
Winners in the annual Gravure Assn. of the Americas printing and technology competition were announced Wednesday at the trade group’s 2017 Technical Forum, held at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, FL.
Taking Best of the Best honors were:
Immer Group / Ukrplastic (Kiev, Ukraine) for flexible wrapper packaging for wet wipes in the Packaging and Label -- Film/Film Lamination category.
Interprint (Pittsfield, MA) for Kingscot Marble tile in the Product -- Decorative Laminates category.
Five packaging & labeling, five product, and three technical innovation awards were bestowed on winners across the globe in several categories.
Technical Innovation winners were:
Immer Group / Ukrplastic (Kiev, Ukraine) for Nescafe Image Preparation – brand security, track and trace technology.
Innovative Packaging Solutions (Temecula, CA) for Birch Benders chocolate-chip pancake and waffle mix standup pouch – packaging category.
Syntek Co., Ltd. (Yokohama, Japan), for direct-acting helio sliding shoe: KAIZEN model – product category.