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Printer News - January 2012

January 2012
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Menasha Earns Four PPC Awards

NEENAH, Wis.—Menasha Packaging's Folding Carton Group received four awards at the 68th Annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition. The contest, coordinated by the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC), is a leading competition for carton manufacturers involved in the concept, design, print, performance, and shelf appeal of paperboard packaging.

Menasha won awards in the general category, which were judged on overall package development and design; the package's impact on production, manufacturing, storage, and warehousing; economics; brand enhancement and marketing; and impact on the retail store shelf.

Menasha's winning designs included:

  • Gold Award—Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Mix for customer Williams-Sonoma. Rather than a traditional square carton, the unique shape of this package adds character and selling power. High-quality graphics compliment the carton design.
  • Excellence Award—Stella Artois 6-pack/1 Glass Gift Pack for customer Anheuser-Busch. This package features a rectangular design and sturdy handles. The product is visible through cutouts in the package, and the white carton helps the package pop off the shelf.
  • Excellence Award—FULL Fast Appetite Control for customer Medestea. This carton uses a unique substrate, along with distinctive embossing and graphics to draw the consumer to the package.
  • Excellence Award—Golfers' Ultimate 6-Pack for customer Anheuser-Busch. An attractive and unique package along with a familiar beverage and game gives this retail gift pack a winning edge.

CCL Industries Appoints License Holder in Turkey

TORONTO, Ontario—CCL Industries Inc. has appointed a new license holder for shrink sleeve labels in Turkey. Dekopak Ambalaj Sanayi Ve Tic. A.S. (Dekopak) started business in 2005 and is headed by Peter Zegir. The company is based in Istanbul and manufactures sleeve labels for multinational customers in the region.

The license agreement is effective January 1, 2012 and provides for the transfer of CCL technologies and the cooperation of both companies to leverage supplier and customer relationships. Dekopak will change its trading name to CCL-Dekopak and will operate under CCL Label's corporate identity system. CCL-Dekopak will complement CCL's existing European sleeve label operations in Austria, France, and the UK.

Geoffrey T. Martin, president and chief executive officer, commented, "We have known and admired Peter's business for some time and are very pleased we have finally been able to cement this new relationship."

 

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