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DS Smith celebrates 16 titles at the EFIA Print awards

DS Smith’s packaging division triumphed at the European Flexographic Industry Association (EFIA) Awards, claiming 16 awards, fifteen for the UK and one for Germany.

The  packaging strategists were presented with 16 wins across six categories, including an impressive gold, silver and bronze in the Flexo Print on Paper category for its work with Nestle Kit Kat Chunky and T&B Containers 1kg Grape Tray.

The DS Smith team also led the way in the Corrugated Post Print-Uncoated Process category picking up gold and silver for its work with Diageo J Walker Chalice and Diageo J Walker Blue packs.  

Another double was presented in the Flexo Print on Paper category with the Greene King IPA Pavilion Pack and Greene King Great British Ales achieving gold and bronze awards. 

Simon Hamer, Print Director at DS Smith’s UK Packaging Division, said: ‘We’re very proud of DS Smith’s continued success at the EFIA awards. All these awards and nominations demonstrate the talent of our skilled teams in partnership with our customers.

This latest award success reflects DS Smith’s determination to deliver innovative solutions and invest in the latest print technology to provide our customers with the highest quality print, to ensure their products stand out at the moment of truth in store. ‘

Details of DS Smith UK wins at the European Flexographic Industry Association (EFIA) Awards:

Flexo Print on Paper – Medium Web                   

Gold Greene King IPA Pavilion Pack
Bronze Greene King Great British Ales
Highly commended Mr Kipling Iced Top

Flexo Print on Paper – Wide Web  

Sliver Amstel 12*300ml
Bronze Fruit & Nut Limited Edition

Flexo Print on Paper – Super Wide

Gold Nestle Kit Kat Chunky White Lid
Silver Nestle Kit Kat Chunky White
Bronze T&B containers 1kg Grape Tray

Corrugated Post-print – Coated Line & Screen 

Gold Kentish Ale
Bronze Glenmorangie

Corrugated Post-print – Coated Process 

Gold Remy Martin

Corrugated Post-print – Uncoated Line & Screen

Silver Diageo J&B 1920s Rare

Corrugated Post-print – Uncoated Process 

Gold Diageo J Walker Chalice Pack

Silver Diageo J Walker Blue Pack

Corrugated Flexo Folder Gluer – Uncoated 

Sliver Jaffa Triple Case

Details of DS Smith Germany awards:

Flexo print on Paper – International

Gold Wodka Gorbatshow Polar Star