In a ceremony recognizing technical achievement, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences awarded the 2003 Grammy for Best Recording Package to Ani DiFranco’s “Evolve” (Righteous Babe Records) and the Best Boxed or special Limited Edition Package to Miles Davis’ “The Complete Jack Johnson Sessions” (Sony Music Entertainment).
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Dot Packaging offers metallic blister cards with a mirrored foil-like appearance in bright metallic colors. Specially designed for manufacturers and retailers who want to prominently display products, metallic blister cards attract consumer attention, create high-value package image, complement product concepts, and provide added product protection, company says.
Print Design and Graphics Limited (Newcastle upon Tyne, England) releases its new ovenboard lid for ready cook meals. Lid seals directly on to CPET food trays, dispensing with the need for a clear film seal and printed oversleeve.
Winners of FPA’s Printing Achievement awards were noted for advances in CTP technology, VOC-free inks, display impact, ‘nuanced color tones’ via gravure printing, and complex distortion printing capabilities.