UK PACKAGING AWARDS 2019 SPONSORS
Sponsoring Outstanding Contribution to the industry
As a leading supplier of packaging solutions, we understand
every stage of the packaging process and have the materials, machinery and
expertise to create tailor-made solutions to our customers’ needs.
Sponsoring Contract Packer of the Year
Sponsoring Corrugated: Retail Ready and Point of Sale
We are one of the world’s leading suppliers of equipment and services to packaging and label manufacturers in the folding carton, corrugated board and flexible materials industries. The BOBST equipment range encompasses solutions from stand-alone machines to fully integrated, tailor-made lines, each offering the exacting quality and high performance that packaging manufacturers need.
Sponsoring Glass Pack of the Year Awards
Everyday - British Glass unashamedly wants to see more glass packaging in our shops. A single material solution that helps products last longer, protects flavour and is easily recycled into new packaging - glass has much to offer. And as this category proves, it delivers the balance of function, form and price that mass market, everyday products need. That’s why British Glass is proud to sponsor this category.
Premium - Glass packaging makes an important contribution to building brands and has long been the first choice for premium products. Innovative design and new techniques are ensuring glass retains that position. From raw materials to decoration – it takes a distinctive blend of experience and skills to deliver glass packaging that’s world class – and British Glass is proud to put its name to celebrating that.
Sponsoring Development Team of the Year
As a leading international manufacturing company, Coveris is dedicated to providing solutions that enhance the safety, quality and convenience of products we use every day. In partnership with the most respected brands in the world, Coveris develops vital products that contribute to the lives of millions every day.
DS Smith is a leading provider of corrugated packaging worldwide, supported by recycling and papermaking operations in 37 countries and employing around 31,000 people.
Using our unique set of creative tools, our people work closely with customers to deliver innovative, sustainable packaging solutions that reduce complexity and deliver results throughout the entire supply chain. These solutions energise sustainable growth – for our customers and consumers, our people, our business, shareholders, and our environment.
Sponsoring Resource Efficient Pack.
Sponsoring Best New Concept
We are Heidelberg, a reliable and competent partner for all your printing needs and a strong partner for packaging. Our portfolio offers extraordinary finishing possibilities and specially designed unique configurations for the packaging print. We support you with exceptional service and consulting and a wide range of machines, applications and subscription models to make sure you find the perfect digital or offset packaging printing solution.
Sponsoring Limited Edition of the Year.
Sponsoring Cartonboard Award. hubergroup UK remains at the forefront of the packaging industry and with our high performance products and service solutions are proud to have made a significant impact through improved press performance and consistent quality. We are proud sponsors of the UK Packaging Awards and as one of the largest worldwide printing ink manufacturers, we congratulate all entrants and offer our continued commitment to you and the industry as a whole.
Package your brand for success
Kantar is the world’s leading data, insights and consulting company. We understand more about how people think, feel, shop, share, vote and view than anyone else.
Packaging needs to do more than get your brand noticed: it also needs to provide people the experience they desire to build your brand and drive sales.
Kantar’s pack testing suite helps you create winning packaging that stands out, engages consumers and drives growth. It uses the latest virtual reality technology and System 1 thinking to replicate life-like shopping environments, in-store and online.
- Pack Create helps you create different pack design options that meet people’s individual needs, early on and throughout the validation process, saving you time and budget.
- Pack Express identifies winning pack designs that align with your brand positioning, in as little as seven days, with clear guidance on what really works.
- Pack eValuate uses behavioural techniques and virtual reality for a quick and accurate understanding of pack engagement and the impact it will have on sales.
Sponsoring Investment Project of the Year
Since its inception in 1979, Marpak, a family run business, has become a market leader in flexible polyethylene-based packaging. Marpak Extrusions specialises in the field of pallet protection, working closely with our customers across Europe to ensure they are provided with the highest quality, most environmentally-friendly blown film packaging solutions for their needs. With 40 years experience in the blown film extrusion and conversion market, our continued commitment to innovation has led to strong working relationships with our technical partners to ensure we stay at the forefront of the market. Marpak puts sustainability at the heart of its company ethos, exercising due diligence towards our environment and helping our customers reach their sustainability goals.
The Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association is the lead voice of the UK metal packaging industry it supports and represents members on industry matters related to operational, regulatory and environmental issues and promotes the benefits of metal packaging and the sustainable attributes of steel and aluminium through education programmes, industry awards and relevant communication channels.
Sponsoring Design Team of the Year
OPRL is delighted to be rewarding packaging professionals who go the extra mile - or more - in embedding recyclability and sustainability into packaging design, and helping their clients to engage their customers in the circular economy. Great packaging design addresses multiple functions – brand building, marketing, display, product protection, and sustainable transport and materials use – and the great talent that delivers all of that routinely deserves recognition.
Sponsoring Innovation of the Year & our Twitter Feed.
Sponsoring Branding Project of the Year
Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC group, is a leading producer of printing inks, coatings and supplies, pigments, polymers, liquid compounds, solid compounds, and application materials. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical has annual sales of more than $7.5 billion and over 20,000 employees supporting customers around the world.
Sun Chemical Corporation is a subsidiary of Sun Chemical Group Coöperatief U.A., the Netherlands, and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, U.S.A. For more information, please visit our Web site at www.sunchemical.com.
Sponsoring Supply Chain Solution of the Year
Woodland Group are one of the largest privately owned global logistics businesses in the UK. We offer multimodal transport services from sea, air & road freight to end to end 3PL supply chain solutions. Globally, Woodland employ over 600 people who all share the same determination to deliver quality and value to our customers. Founded in 1988 by Kevin Stevens, CEO and Chairman of Woodland Group, our team of experts have been providing innovative and bespoke logistics, e-commerce and supply chain management services since, having earned a reputation for being reliable, honest, hard-working, solutions-driven and fast to react.