Packaging And Design

Smurfit Kappa Wins 14 European Flexographic Industry Innovation Awards

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Smurfit Kappa Wins 14 European Flexographic Industry Innovation Awards

Smurfit Kappa has walked away with 14 awards at the European Flexographic Industry Innovation (EFIA) Awards, further consolidating its leadership in the packaging industry.

Creative and innovative packaging solutions for brands including Cobra, Huggies and Schwartz resulted in Smurfit Kappa receiving four gold, four silver, two bronze, three highly commended and one special category award.

In addition to company awards, Smurfit Kappa Technical Manager John Glancy was awarded the ‘Lifetime Achievement’ award for the ‘huge knowledge and understanding of technical print that he has built up in 41 years at the Smurfit Kappa Tannochside Plant in Scotland’.

Innovate & Grow

“These awards signify our ability to innovate and grow as a business,” Clive Bowers, CEO of Smurfit Kappa UK, said. “We are constantly striving to push the boundaries in print, design and sustainability.”

Jason Peckham, UK Market Director, agreed that scooping the 14 awards “reflects the dedication, talent and expertise of our team”.


The EFIA awards, which took place at the Concorde Conference Centre, Manchester, celebrate technical innovation and creativity in flexographic printing.

© 2019 Checkout – your source for the latest Irish retail news. Article by Aidan O’Sullivan. Click sign-up to subscribe to Checkout.

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