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Award-winning Flexo

Award-winning Flexo
We are excited that the previous year-end has brought us another precious industry award to add to our collection! A Gold achievement for Hatzopoulos at the 31st edition of the Flexostar Awards, organized by the French Flexographic Association - ATF in Saint-Marlo, France. Our Delifrance Findus Croissanter entry has made it to the top of its category at this well- established competition rewarding our consistent focus on printing quality and our flexo expertise!

Supporting business ethics

Supporting business ethics
A. Hatzopoulos S.A. has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Business Integrity Forum (BIF). BIF is a network of corporate supporters who strive to operate in an ethical, transparent and accountable manner. Established this year and coordinated by the “Transparency International - Greece” organization, the Business Intergity Forum brings under one roof companies that are openly committed to integrity; setting thus the example for ethical business operations!

Ethos is one of the core values of our company and with our BIF membership we actively support this initiative for the international fight against corruption.

Worldstar Winners!

Worldstar Winners!
Hatzopoulos has won the ultimate packaging award at this year's competition organized by the World Packaging Organisation -WPO! Our "Power Gel Stick-pack" is a Worldstar Winner 2018 in the Packaging Materials category!

2017 ERA Packaging Gravure Awards !

2017 ERA Packaging Gravure Awards !
Hatzopoulos shined at the 2017 ERA Packaging Gravure Awards, winning a prestigious prize that rewards rotogravure printing excellence. On November 7th the "Trekpleister Espressobonen Fortissimo" design for coffee beans printed by Hatzopoulos S.A. received the ERA Award of the year in the category “Flexible packaging – metallized film, metallized laminates and metal foil-plastic film composites”.

10 Packaging Design Trends

10 Packaging Design Trends
Recent studies and experimental research both confirm that packaging has become more important than ever to consumers for their buying decisions and their overall product satisfaction. As today’s retail store shelves are more dense and filled with numerous choices, packaging designers focus on creating products that would differentiate effectively and boost engagement with the busy consumers. Here are the top 10 emerging packaging design trends that optimize brand shelf presence and that are expected to grow in 2018.

Packaging Innovation Awards!

Packaging Innovation Awards!
In October our company has won 3 prizes at the "Packaging Innovation Awards 2017"! Professionals from the packaging, FMCG and creative design sectors had the chance to participate to the internationally recognized Greek competition that supports and honors innovation in packaging design and development. With our "Bio packaging solution" & "Power Gel stick pack" entries our company's technical innovation and expertise was emphatically recognized in all 3 categories entered: "Glass / Paper / Flexible Plastic Pack" (Gold), "New Packaging Method / Usage of New Raw Materials" (Gold) and "Food" (Silver)!

6th Int'l Thessaloniki Night Half-marathon

6th Int'l Thessaloniki Night Half-marathon
The spectacular Thessaloniki night half-marathon turned on the city lights on the evening of 14 October 2017. More than 21.000 runners of all ages, from all over the world gathered to participate to the largest night street party in the country for a good cause!

We are expanding to the US!

We are expanding to the US!
Hatzopoulos has crossed the Atlantic! We are delighted to announce the expansion of our company’s operations beyond the EU borders with the opening of our new office in North-East USA.

Functioning in close geographical proximity to our clients, we combine printing expertise, film-conversion technology and market knowledge with the convenience of local service. Our new office, strategically located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is headed by Stephen Lopiano who brings more than 20 years of dedicated experience in the packaging industry.

Congratulations to the life savers!

Congratulations to the life savers!
The well-established Voluntary Blood Donation Day organized by our company in collaboration with the "Ippokrateio" Hospital of Thessaloniki took place in our factory on 14 September 2017. Thanks to the record participation of our employees we have donated 46 pints of blood, thus contributing to saving 138 lives!

Sponsoring EVOBOTS at the FIRST LEGO® League UK

Sponsoring EVOBOTS at the FIRST LEGO® League UK
The EVOBOTS team of the 3rd experimental primary school of Evosmos has made us proud again!

Following their success at the national FIRST® LEGO® League last year, the team has earned the right to represent Greece on an international stage and traveled to Bath, UK for the FIRST® LEGO® League International Open Championship (IOC) 2017.
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