FTA EUROPE DIAMOND AWARDS 2018 –  Wednesday 30th May 2018 in Milan.

After the success of the 1st edition held in Dusseldorf in 2016, the 2nd edition of the FTA Europe Diamond Awards took place in Milan at the Hotel Barceló on the evening of Wednesday 30th May during the period of the Print4All Fair. Over 240 participants from across the European flexographic community attended the ceremony to celebrate the best of the European flexo printing industry.

For the 2018’s edition, 14categories were awarded, plus the Best in Flexo (the best sample among all the categories). These are the winning companies and their rankings listed per category:

FLEXO PRINT ON PAPER AND LABELS, UV INK – NARROW WEB

Diamond 1st      Cartotecnica Postumia (Italy)

Diamond 2nd    Reflex Newcastle (UK)

Diamond 3rd     MCC Scotland (UK)

FLEXO PRINT ON PAPER – MEDIUM WEB   

Diamond 1st      DS Smith Belper (UK)

Diamond 2nd    Roberts Mart & Co Ltd (UK)

Diamond 3rd     Industrial Bolsera, S.L. (Spain)

FLEXO PRINT ON PAPER – WIDE WEB  

Diamond 1st      Smurfit Kappa CRP Pre Print (UK)

Diamond 2nd    IPI (Italy)

Diamond 3rd     Lysipack (France)

FLEXO PRINT ON PAPER – SUPER WIDE WEB, PRE-PRINT  

Diamond 1st      DS Smith Packaging Deutschland (UK)

Diamond 2nd    Packaging Technologies Inc. (UK)

Diamond 3rd     DS Smith Packaging Velin (France)

FLEXO PRINT ON FILM AND LABELS, UV INK – NARROW WEB 

Diamond 1st      Saicaflex (Bolfor) (Spain)

Diamond 2nd    Gráficas Varias (Spain)

Diamond 3rd     Grupo Consist (Spain)

FLEXO PRINT ON FILM – MEDIUM WEB

Diamond 1st      CJSC Uniflex (UK)

Diamond 2nd    Tech It Packaging (Italy)

Diamond 3rd     Bastin-Pack N.V. (Benelux)

FLEXO PRINT ON FILM – LAMINATED 

Diamond 1st      CJSC Uniflex (UK)

Diamond 2nd    Amcor Cumbria (UK)

Diamond 3rd     A. Hatzopoulos (France)

FLEXO PRINT ON FILM – WIDE WEB

Diamond 1st      Wipak Ibérica (Spain)

Diamond 2nd    Grupo Consist (Spain)

Diamond 3rd     Gamma Pack (Italy)

CORRUGATED POST PRINT – COATED  

Diamond 1st      Smurfit Kappa Burgos (Spain)

Diamond 2nd    DS Smith Burscough (UK)

Diamond 3rd     Chespa (UK)

CORRUGATED POST PRINT – UNCOATED  

Diamond 1st      Viallon Emballage (France)

Diamond 2nd    DS Smith Livingston (UK)

Diamond 3rd     Scatolificio TS (Italy)

CREATIVE USE OF FLEXO 

Diamond 1st      LC Packaging (Benelux)

Diamond 2nd    IDEA (Italy)

Diamond 3rd     Multi-Color Italia (Italy)

INNOVATION – PRINTER 

Diamond 1st      Sleever International (France)

Diamond 2nd    Nextlabel (France)

Diamond 3rd     Sac Emballages France

FLEXO PRINT ON ALUMINIUM 

Diamond 1st      Lysipack (France)

Diamond 2nd    Flexográfica Del Mediterráneo (Spain)

Diamond 3rd     Lysipack (France)

INTERNATIONAL   

Diamond 1st      Transcontinental Robbie (US)

Diamond 2nd    Prakolar (Brazil)

Diamond 3rd     Plasc (Brazil)

Diamond 3rd     Visual Communication Technologies, Inc. (US)

BEST IN SHOW 

Wipak Ibérica (Spain)

FTA Europe would like to thank all our sponsors for their support to every single individual who participated in the 2018 FTA Europe Diamond Awards. We hope to see you all again at the next Diamond Awards taking place in 2020! For more information please contact info@fta-europe.eu .

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Video of 2018 awards