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Neu-Isenburg, Germany, 07 May 2010

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

Jury Panel Impressed by Complex Designs and Outstanding Flexographic Printing Quality

  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: Oleg Kovalchuk, ConsulPrint; Krzysztof Januszewski, Polish Flexographic Technical Association; Plamen Dobrikov, CocaCola HBC Bulgaria AD; Jan Priskin; Penam.

Grand Prix Cyrel® Jury

Drawn from more than 450 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 Cyrel® products in Central Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe, Ukraine & Belarus. The awards ceremony will take place June 10-11, 2010, in Prague. 

An ECE Jury, comprised of industry leaders, consultant and media, was convened to review the submissions and select the candidates that will be awarded during the Grand Prix Cyrel® awards ceremony. Members of the jury included Krzysztof Januszewski, director -- Polish Flexographic Technical Association, Oleg Kovalchuk, project director -- ConsulPrint, Krasnodar, Russia, Plamen Dobrikov, country procurement manager -- CocaCola HBC Bulgaria AD, Bulgaria, Jan Priskin purchasing director -- Penam, Modlitici, Czech Republic.

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: Carrier Bags, Tag & Label, Flexible Packaging narrow and wide web, Corrugated Post-Print B flute and Coarser, Corrugated Post-Print E flute and Finer as well as Best Conversion.

“The jury commends all participants for their outstanding commitment to quality and innovation,” said Januszewski.  “In this year’s competition, all printed packaging designs submitted were much more sophisticated and complex than in the past events, and 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