CoverisCompany has been announced as a finalist in three categories of packaging in the UK Packaging Awards 2020. The biggest celebration of packaging each year in the UK is innovation, performance, and excellence.
Exhibiting innovation across the company, Coveris has been nominated for Cartonboard Pack of the Year, Flexible Plastic Pack of the Year, and Label of the Year.
Coveris’ luxury labels business, Amberley Labels, is also a finalist in Label of the Year, adding four shortlisted entries for the Coveris Group.
The awards ceremony’s delay occurs on Wednesday, 21st October, in line with government laws, and now waiting approval on how the award winners will declare.
Details of Coveris’ shortlisted are:
RecyclaLite: Cartonboard Pack of the Year
It is a super lightweight with a 12μm film liner; Coveris’ RecyclaLite sandwich skillet is created for resource performance and optimal board fiber renewal. RecyclaLite gives a 40% plastic decrease than a standard OPP lined skillet and is compliant with 2020 and 2023 OPRL recycling regulations with no lost value.
Duralite R: Flexible Plastic Pack of the Year
Coveris’ created Duralite R range is 100% recyclable and includes up to 50% post-consumer recyclate (PCR). It is also up to 50% pre-consumer recycled material, which delivers a circular economy solution for shrink-wrapped products. It is a 50/50 blend of recycled material that achieves a significant 38% carbon footprint reduction.
IRN BRU 1901: Label of the Year
Beverage brand IRN-BRU gave the nod to its heritage, recreating the IRN-BRU recipe used in 1901 with a limited edition launch of IRN-BRU 1901. Not only capturing the brand’s history through the 1901 formula, but it has also carefully recreated aspects of IRN BRU’s original packaging. Combining the authentic label design with luxury print and embellishment, the label delivers premium appeal and a celebration of the brand’s history.