Alcan Packaging, a business unit of Rio Tinto Alcan, received three of the seven Alufoil trophies that were awarded by the European Aluminium Foil Association during Interpack 2008, the world's biggest packaging fair that took place in Düsseldorf, Germany, from 24 to 30 April.
- We are honoured to receive three prestigious Alufoil Trophies 2008. This is a great recognition for our commitment to developing innovative and inspired solutions with and for our customers, creating maximum value in the marketplace", said Ilene Gordon, president and CEO, Alcan Packaging.
The awarded products are:
Beauty Purse: Following the latest consumer trends, Alcan Packaging created the first portable stand-up pack for health and personal care. The "unique" and patented open/reclose system as well as the stand-up position and the large printing surface for improved aesthetic appeal and brand visibility bring real innovation and added value to the market.
PeeliCan: This joined development by Alupak and Alcan Packaging (Rorschach and Singen plants) conquers new markets by replacing the former ring pull lids with easy-peel lids assuring safe and easy opening. its lightweight and stack ability offer an additional advantage for fillers, retailers and consumers.
Sheba Essence: The eye-catching organic shape of this alufoil tray with its easy-open lid and clear and flashy 360 degrees printing provides excellent on-shelf differentiation and brand positioning as a premium product. Alcan Packaging Zutphen designed this innovative tray in close co-operation with Mars Petcare Europe.
Alcan Packaging is a world leader in value-added specialty packaging.
It delivers multi-materials and innovative solutions to customers around the world for the food, pharmaceutical, beauty and tobacco markets. Led by Ilene Gordon, president and CEO, Alcan Packaging is headquartered in Paris, France, with 128 facilities and 30,000 employees in 31 countries, it generated US$6.2 billion revenues in 2007.
At interpack 2008 Alcan Packaging receives three awards