Tap Packaging Solutions Receives 10 PIANKO Print Excellence Awards
Cleveland-based packaging manufacturer Tap Packaging Solutions is proud to announce that it has received 10 awards in the 2017 Printing Industries of Ohio and Northern Kentucky (PIANKO) Print Excellence competition, one "People’s Choice" Award, and the Best of Northern Region for Packaging at the Northern Region's annual Ben's Bash Celebration on Friday, Feb. 9, at the 100th Bomb Group in Cleveland.
"We’re honored to be recognized for another year by a prestigious printing organization such as PIANKO," Tony Hyland, president and CEO of Tap Packaging, said. "We know that print technology is constantly evolving, and we're especially proud to be winning national recognition for digitally printed folding cartons."
PIANKO member companies submitted almost 400 printed pieces to the Print Excellence competition across 35 categories, and entries were ranked by two out-of-state printing expert judges. Best of Northern Region for Packaging was chosen by PIANKO among packaging entries, and the "People's Choice" Award was voted on by Ben's Bash attendees.
Tap Packaging was awarded the following:
- Best of Northern Region: Heaven — Malley’s Chocolates
- "People's Choice": Heaven — Malley’s Chocolates
- Gold: Heaven — Malley's Chocolates
- Silver: Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Company's Craft Bars
- Silver: Sanders Fine Chocolates
- Silver: Epic Hunt & Harvest Mix
- Silver: Lore's Chocolates
- Bronze: Rosewater Market's Campground Chocolate
- Bronze: Aunt Belinda's Fudge
- Bronze: Chill Pop Shop's Black Pepper Plum Chill Pop
- Bronze: Matzo Project's Surprisingly Delicious Matzo
- Bronze: Da Vinci 4-Pack for Da Vinci Beverages
This was the second consecutive year that Tap won the "People's Choice" — last year Tap received an award for the entry Tortuga Rum Turtles Folding Carton.
PIANKO serves over 300 commercial printing companies and suppliers to the industry in its service area and is an affiliate of the national Printing Industries of America, the largest graphic arts association in the world.