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.
Hershey’s pudding packs and technology for self-venting trayed entrees, first commercialized by Smithfield Packing, earn Highest Achievement honors from The Flexible Packaging Assn.’s 2003 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards competition.
A new report on environmentally responsive label copy is now available from Raymond Communications, College Park, MD. “Green labeling: A global guide for marketers in the new millennium,” covers both voluntary and mandatory eco-label copy in the United States and around the world.
Amcor, the largest supplier of beverage and aerosol cans in Australia, has begun tests of a new polymer-coated tin-free steel for beverage cans, says Walter Gross, a spokesman for Amcor Australasia, Camberwell, Victoria.