FDBusiness.com

Smurfit Kappa wins the German Packaging prize in two categories

 Breaking News
  • Deliveroo, Costa Coffee and BrewDog are the UK’s Fastest Growing Brands Deliveroo, Costa Coffee and BrewDog are growing in value faster than any other UK brands, according to the 2019 BrandZ™ Top 75 Most Valuable UK Brands, announced by WPP and Kantar. Vodafone remains the UK’s most valuable brand, worth US$26.5 billion (£21.5 billion), followed by HSBC and Shell. Deliveroo, at no.50 after increasing its value 54% [...]...
  • Arla Foods Ingredients Obtains GRAS Approval For Alpha-lactalbumin in Infant Formula Arla Foods Ingredients has obtained Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) approval relating to its use of alpha-lactalbumin in infant formula. The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued the company with a GRAS Notice known as a ‘no objection letter’. It states that it has no questions regarding the safety of fractionated whey protein concentrate [...]...
  • Java Republic is ‘Beverage Company of the Year 2019’ in Ireland Java Republic won the award of Beverage Company of the Year at the recent 2019 Food & Drink Business Awards. These prestigious awards celebrate the very best in food and drink manufacturing, retail, and food service across the island of Ireland. The Awards recognise the very best in the industry across 18 categories. For Java Republic winning Beverage [...]...
  • First Half Profits Fall at Bakkavor Group Bakkavor Group, the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK with a growing international presence in the US and China, has reported a sharp fall in operating profit to £29.3 million for the 26-week period ended 29 June 2019, compared to £54.1 million in the prior period. Group revenue was up 1.4% at [...]...
  • Norwegian Salmon Ranked Most Sustainable Among World’s Largest Protein Producers Norwegian aquaculture companies hold four out of the top 10 spots in the 2019 Coller FAIRR Protein Index, ranking 60 of the world’s largest publicly-listed protein producers on how they perform on sustainability. The Index looked at how the world’s largest producers of meat, dairy and seafood performs on various risk factors relating to sustainability. The [...]...

Smurfit Kappa wins the German Packaging prize in two categories

Smurfit Kappa wins the German Packaging prize in two categories
October 24
10:03 2012

The dvi packaging experts annually convene a panel of judges to  recognise the best packaging developments from the past year. This year, Smurfit Kappa impressed the panel with three nominations resulting in two prizes.

The Care bottle packaging design created by Smurfit Kappa in Sarstedt, Germany won in the transport packaging category. The fusion of padding and packaging stood out for the judges. Care is delivered as a singular piece with both components glued together. When preparing the packaging, the cushion automatically aligns itself. This secures the bottle for transportation by shipping service providers. The customer saves around 50% of handling costs due to this innovative construction. Earlier this year, Care also received the Goldenen Welle (Golden Wave) innovation prize.

The Stairway staged shelf packaging from Smurfit Kappa Lauenburg, Germany, was the winner in the display and promotion packaging category. It is set up automatically and instead of three parts it uses only two, as the pre-gluing stage is not necessary. That eases the burden on the environment, storage and logistics, with the customer using 32% less materials than before.

Dirk Busemeyer, Innovation Manager at Smurfit Kappa said, “We are excited about this recognition, and take it as an incentive for further work.”

All nominated and prize-winning packaging products were presented at the Smurfit Kappa stand at FachPack.

About Author

colin

colin

Related Articles

Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition 2016

Upcoming Events

  • October 1, 2019PPMA Total Show
  • October 17, 2019Future Food-Tech
  • November 18, 2019Plastics Caps and Closures Conference 2019
AEC v1.0.4

Jobs: Food Packaging

find food jobs

The Magazine

F&D Business Preferred Suppliers

New Subscriber

Subscribe Here



Advertisements