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Article | March 31, 1995
Pouch bags President's Award
Winner of this year's President's Award in the Flexible Packaging Association's annual Top Packaging Awards competition is the Ortho Dursban® Lawn & Garden Insect Control stand-up pouch.
Produced by James River (Cincinnati OH) for The Solaris Group of San Ramon CA the standup pouch is made of a multilayer 7.5-mil composite film that consists of reverse-printed polyester metallized polyester and linear low-density polyethylene. The pouches are considered the first application of what James River calls Doyn-style (Doy-pack) pouches with zipper reclosures for this package size and category (see PW March '95 p.34). FPA has presented the Top Packaging Awards annually since 1956. Packages are judged for product protection environmental features convenience innovation marketing and design and processing and handling.
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