SOURCE: Coating Excellence International

Coating Excellence International

July 02, 2012 15:00 ET

cei (Coating Excellence International) Honored for Innovation

WRIGHTSTOWN, WI--(Marketwire - Jul 2, 2012) - cei (Coating Excellence International),, the market leading flexible packaging and technical products company, today announced the honor of receiving two recent awards recognizing them for their innovation.

Worldstar Award Winner
The Worldstar Competition is one of the major events of the World Packaging Organisation (WPO) and this year received 243 entries from 32 countries from around the world. This preeminent international award competition recognizes packaging excellence in both design and technology. In order to be eligible to enter a product in the Worldstar Competition a product must have been previously recognized at regional or national competition. The awards are awarded to products judged superior in their respective category and best in class for innovation as compared to others.

Next generation pinch bottom woven poly bags secured this award for cei in the food packaging category. This cei exclusive heat-seal closure method makes it possible to pinch-seal woven poly bags offering lower overall costs, more options for the manufacturer, more protection for the product and enhanced branding. This new closure option can be combined with sewing, roll/fold/tape, or a slide zipper at the closed end. WPP bags reduce packaging breakage during filling, shipping, distribution, retail sales and consumer use.

Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) Packaging Stewardship Video Challenge Winner
The Sustainable Packaging Coalition® (SPC) is an industry working group dedicated to a more robust environmental vision for packaging. The 187 SPC member coalition held this first ever Packaging Stewardship video challenge and announced the winners at their annual spring meeting. All SPC member companies were invited to submit short videos highlighting their company's progress, innovation and commitment to sustainable packaging.

cei was honored to have won two of the four categories of competition including; best video, and staff favorite.

About cei
cei is an industry leading flexible packaging and technical products company specializing in wide web extrusion coating and laminating of film, foil, paper, board and nonwovens. cei features EB coating and laminating, wide web flexographic presses with award winning 10 color process printing with registered backside print capabilities, offset printing up to four colors and onsite graphics including design, layout and digital plate production. cei is also an industry leading sustainable manufacturer and printer. It is also AIB, ISO, Chain-of-Custody certified (FSC, SFI, and PEFC) as well as one of a limited number of certified Sustainable Green Printers (SGP).

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