Unit-dose, convenience packaging celebrated for printing excellence

Daphne Allen

June 22, 2016

2 Min Read
Unit-dose, convenience packaging celebrated for printing excellence
Glenroy won an Award of Excellence in the 2016 Graphics Excellence Awards for Gaviscon Max Relief

Flexible packaging converter and printer Glenroy Inc. has received a number of awards in the Great Lakes Graphics Association’s 2016 Graphics Excellence Awards. The program celebrates excellence in the design, creation, and production of printed materials. GLGA is an affiliate of Printing Industries of America, and GLGA describes its awards program as the largest regional affiliate print competition in the United States.

Healthcare products were among the products for which Glenroy was recognized.

Glenroy received "Best of Category" awards for Petsmile Pet Toothpaste in the category of Flexo -- Wide Web, Process and for Persil Pro CleanT in the category of Flexo -- Wide Web, Screen. It also earned a "Certificate of Excellence" for La Vie! Vibrant Energy dietary supplement and two "Awards of Excellence" for Ester-C dietary supplement and Gaviscon Max Relief.

“I believe these packages exemplify the trend towards unit-dose, on-the-go convenience packaging, and also the ever-growing demand for higher print quality,” Amanda Dahlby, Marketing Manager, Glenroy Inc., told PMP News.

Competition judging criteria included registration, crossovers, clarity and neatness, sharpness of halftones and line drawings, richness and tonal qualities of color, difficulty of printing, effective contrast or softness, and overall visual impact, Glenroy explained in a news release.

"It is an honor each time we are recognized for our high-quality printing," stated Rich Buss, President and CEO at Glenroy, in the release. "We invest in advanced printing equipment and employ some of the most experienced graphics and printing professionals in the industry."

Featured above, Gaviscon Max Relief utilizes a reverse printed five-layer lamination from Glenroy, reports Jonny GriggMarketing Coordinator for Glenroy. The package received an Award of Excellence.

Read on for Glenroy’s other Award of Excellence for Ester-C.


Glenroy received an Award of Excellence for Ester-C.

The flexible package employs a reverse printed four-layer lamination from Glenroy, reports Jonny Grigg of Glenroy.

Read on for the winner of the "Best of Category" award in the category of Flexo -- Wide Web, Process, Petsmile Pet Toothpaste.


Glenroy won the "Best of Category" award in the category of Flexo -- Wide Web, Process for Petsmile Pet Toothpaste.

Petsmile pet toothpaste utilizes a high-barrier lamination designed to preserve flavor, explained Dahlby of Glenroy.

For more details, visit www.glenroy.com


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About the Author(s)

Daphne Allen

Daphne Allen is editor-in-chief of Design News. She previously served as editor-in-chief of MD+DI and of Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News and also served as an editor for Packaging Digest. Daphne has covered design, manufacturing, materials, packaging, labeling, and regulatory issues for more than 20 years. She has also presented on these topics in several webinars and conferences, most recently discussing design and engineering trends at IME West 2024 and leading an Industry ShopTalk discussion during the show on artificial intelligence.

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