Smurfit Kappa has picked up 13 awards for its creative and innovative packaging solutions at this year’s Flexographic Industry Association (FIA) UK awards.
The packaging firm noted that it's sustainable packaging solutions received a plethora of awards including four Gold, five Silver, two Bronze and two Highly Commended awards, making it the most awarded packaging company.
The winning entries included packaging with stand-out graphics for Papa John’s Pizza, Becks, Coors and WD40.
Commenting on the company’s continued success at the FIA UK awards, Eddie Fellows, CEO of Smurfit Kappa UK and Ireland, said, “Winning 13 awards across a wide variety of categories is testament to the skills and knowledge of our printers and the quality processes they follow."
"They go to extraordinary efforts to produce some of the most creative and sustainable packaging solutions on the market," he added.
Sustainable Packaging Solutions
Smurfit Kappa has a long tradition of winning FIA awards particularly for the high-specification, eye-catching packs that are used in the alcoholic beverages sector.
Since 2013, Smurfit Kappa has received 113 FIA awards, consolidating its leadership in the packaging industry.
Adrian Bird, UK Market Development Director, added, “We are constantly evolving our print techniques to support our customers with the most innovative and sustainable packaging solutions, and it is great to see our efforts recognised at such a prestigious event for our industry.”
The FIA UK awards (formerly known as the EFIA awards) celebrate technical innovation and creativity in flexographic printing.