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2015 Packaging Gravure Award

The European Rotogravure Association, ERA, founded in 1956, is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting users of the gravure printing process. ERA's mission is to promote gravure wherever it is applied and to contribute to the healthy continuity of the gravure industry through the exchange of technical information between the members.

Every two years ERA organizes and conducts the “Packaging Gravure Award” providing the opportunity for all participants/ members in the production chain to show gravure quality in packaging printing.
The Award categories are:
·Flexible packaging – Paper (with no plastic or metal component)
·Flexible packaging – Plastic Film (including film- film laminates: no paper, no metal)
·Flexible packaging – Paper - Plastic film laminates (with no metal)
·Flexible packaging – Metalized film, metalized laminates and metal foil-plastic film composites (with or without a paper component)
·Flexible packaging - Unsupported aluminum foil, paper- foil composites (with no plastic)
·Shrink – Wrap sleeves
·Cartonboard (of all types: tobacco, cosmetics drinks,etc)
·Labels (paper or film)
·Specialty and Security etc., including “intelligent” packaging such as printed RFID tag aerials, over -temperature sensors, etc.

A. Hatzopoulos S.A. participated again this year and was awarded the first prize in Flexible packaging Plastic film & Laminates category for the “Satori Basmati - Reis” product. It worth mentioning that this award is added to the three previous awards A. Hatzopoulos S.A. won in 2009, 2011 and 2013! This special distinction is of great importance for our company and for us in A. Hatzopoulos S.A. since we have achieved once more excellence and distinction among recognized competitors. We are all proud of our contribution to this result, which constitutes an additional incentive for our commitment to high quality.