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Neu-Isenburg, Germany, 07 April 2010

DuPont Packaging Graphics Announces Winning Submissions for the 8th Grand Prix Cyrel® Awards in Dresden

Competition Focuses on Printing Quality and Innovative Package Printing Technologies

  Contact :
Jean Pierre Richard
DuPont de Nemours (Deutschland) GmbH
DuPont Marketing & Communications
+49 (0)6102.18.3919
Jean-Pierre.Richard@deu.dupont.com 

Marco Andrea Mussini
Domino Communication srl
+39 (0)331.670.635
marco.mussini@dominocommunication.it 

Grand Prix Cyrel® Jury
From left to right Karl Heinz Meyer; Klemens Ehrlitzer; Josef Burri; Hans Hampp; Elmar Puke.

Grand Prix Cyrel® Jury
Very hard work for Grand Prix Cyrel® jury 

Drawn from more than 400 submissions from the flexographic printed packaging industry, DuPont Packaging Graphics announced the selection of winning candidates for the 8th Grand Prix Cyrel® awards for packaging printed with DuPont™ Cyrel® products in Central and Northern Europe.  The awards ceremony will take place April 23 in Dresden. 

A Central Jury, comprised of industry leaders, academics and media, was convened to review the submissions and select the winning candidates. Members of the jury included Hans Hampp, design manager, Molkerei Alois Müller GmbH & Co.KG, Klemens Ehrlitzer, journalist of Flexible Kommunikation von A bis Z, Karl-Heinz Meyer, professor and specialist for flexographic sector, Josef Burri, sales manager, Alpine Region of Business Unit Flexible Packaging of Siegwerk and Elmar Puke, lead buyer packaging design of COMPO GmbH & Co.KG.

The flexo printing packages submitted to the jury were evaluated on criteria such as package design, substrate selection, quality and difficulty of reproduction and printing, and final printed package appearance and functionality.  Submissions were placed in the following categories: Flexible Packaging, Carrier Bags, Bags on Paper,  Tag & Label, Corrugated Post-Print B flute and Coarser, Corrugated Post-Print E flute and Finer, Corrugated  Pre-Print, Sacks / Folding Cartons, Best Conversion and Innovation.

“The jury commends all participants for their outstanding commitment to quality and innovation,” said Hans Hampp.  “In this year’s competition, we were particularly pleased with the attention paid to developing flexo printing solutions that result in more environmentally sustainable packaging.”

 

About DuPont
DuPont (http://www.dupont.com) is a science company. Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for people everywhere.  Operating in more than 70 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture, nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation and apparel.

About Packaging Graphics
DuPont Packaging Graphics (http://www.packaging-graphics.dupont.com) is one of 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 additional information on DuPont and DuPont Packaging Graphics products and services, please call +49 (0)6102 18 4400, email Jean-Pierre.Richard@dupont.com or visit the web sites at http://www.cyrel.eu