RICHMOND, Virginia, March 5, 2015 / PRNewswire — Liqui-Box, a world leader in flexible liquid packaging solutions, is proud to announce they are the recipient of an award that showcases their capabilities to design, develop and produce innovative flexible packaging technology. The Silver Award for Technical Innovation was presented to Liqui-Box for their development and commercialization of the FlexAsept™ bulk food package.
Introduced in 2012, the distribution of FlexAsept™ continues to grow worldwide. The FlexAsept™ package delivers superior flexibility, improved thermal resistance and superior Oxygen Transmission Rate (OTR) performance. This package delivers customers significant savings by reducing dunnage, extra handling and product spoilage as a result of flex cracking. Some customers have been able to eliminate up to 100% of the dunnage that is used to protect against flex cracking!
The award was presented during the 2015 FPA Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Ceremony & Welcome Dinner on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 held in conjunction with the 2014 FPA Annual Meeting (March 3-5, 2015) at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, FL.
The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) judged sixty-six package entries featuring innovative submissions that integrate consumer trends and needs with technical advancements in materials, graphics, structure, and sustainability to produce outstanding flexible packaging solutions. Nineteen packages were recognized with twenty-three Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards within one or more categories including Packaging Excellence, Printing and Shelf Impact, Technical Innovation and Sustainability.
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Liqui-Box is the leading innovator of sustainable packaging solutions for quick, fresh and cost efficient delivery of liquid and semi-liquid products. Liqui-Box manufactures bag-in-box flexible packaging and pouches to serve a wide variety of industries, including global dairy, beverage and bulk food markets. Applications include fountain beverage syrup, milkshake mix, coffee drinks, pumpable liquid foods such as concentrates and sauces, as well as non-food products like oils and paints. Liqui-Box offers the fastest filling equipment in the industry, along with consumable packaging, including film substrates, bags with fitments, and pouches. Liqui-Box is a portfolio company of The Sterling Group; a Houston-based middle market private equity firm with over 30 years experience improving and growing packaging and other industrial businesses.
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