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Shanghai, China, 15 October 2010

Judging for the 3rd Cyrel® Asia Pacific Grand Prix Completed

Contact: Angela Zhou

The Jury panel for the 3rd Cyrel® Grand Prix-Asia Pacific met at the DuPont Packaging Graphics, Customer Technology Center in Shanghai on the 26-27th August 2010 to select the winners from 422 entries spread over 11 categories.  Members of the jury panel include Mr. Gautam Bhattacharjee,  the Technology Director of Packaging & Development Asia Printing & Substrate Capability from P&G Technology (Beijing) Co.Ltd.; Mr. Guido Bambagioni, the Group Manager Packaging & Design from Nestle R&D Centre Beijing Ltd.; Mrs. Xiaoxia Wan, the Dean Prof. of School of Printing and Packaging Engineering from Wuhan University; Mr. Xu Wencai, Assistant President, Prof. Beijing Institute of Graphic Communication from Beijing Institute of Graphic Communication; Mr. Wolfgang Klos-Geiger, the Publisher and Editor of Flexo & Gravure Asia from G&K TechMedia GmbH.

After two days of intense deliberation, the jury panel chose the winners for the 3rd Asia Pacific Cyrel® Grand Prix awards.

Talking about the quality of the entries, Guido Bambagioni said, “I was impressed by the overall quality and the printing capability flexography has achieved, especially in the tag & label segment.  We can see the fantastic quality and effect flexography is able to deliver with the combination of various other processes and effects”

“The entries were very high quality, especially for a region like Asia where high quality flexography is relatively new.  We had a tough time selecting the winners” said Gautam Bhattacharjee

Vijay Ramachandran, marketing manager, DuPont Packaging Graphics-Asia Pacific, added, “It was an exciting two days.  It is clear that flexography is now breaking new horizons in Asia and you can see great quality from across the region. The quality of flexography coming from India, China & ASEAN is now world class, we are happy to be a part of this exciting industry and process”.

The winners of the 3rd Grand Prix Cyrel® will be announced on the 15th of October at a grand ceremony on the “Hyatt on the Bund” in Shanghai.  Prior to the event, the participants will spend the day in an industry seminar titled “The Printpack Congress.” The congress will discuss both technical and new developments in the industry. There will also be a panel discussion consisting of print buyers and converters as well as industry partners to debate and discuss on a number of topics including sustainability.

Please contact Nova Zhou to book your participation at the Printpack Congress. (email to or call at 86-21-38622406).

DuPont Packaging Graphics is the world’s leading supplier of flexographic printing systems in digital and conventional formats; including Cyrel® brand photopolymer plates, Cyrel® FAST processing equipment, Cyrel® round sleeves, mounting and finishing products. For more information about DuPont Packaging Graphics, please visit

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