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Labelexpo – Label Industry Global Awards 2016

Bruce Bell (middle) received the R. Stanton Avery Lifetime Achievement Award to honour his commitment to the label industry

USA • Jindal Films Americas, Eshuis and Dow Chemical Company were named as this year’s Label Industry Global Awards winners, with Bruce Bell presented with his R. Stanton Avery Lifetime Achievement Award, during a gala ceremony at the end of the first day of Labelexpo Americas 2016.

Jindal Films Americas won in the Award for Innovation (for companies with over 300 employees) for its development of Platinum Thermal, a white surface printable polyolefin film. Eshuis collected the Award for Innovation (for companies with less than 300 employees) for its work with Coca-Cola to develop a bow label. In association with Constantia Flexibles, more than 130 million labels were produced, divided over 21 different sizes of bow label. Dow Chemical Company received the Award for Sustainability for its Chemical Sustainability Tool initiative.

Closing the ceremony, Belmark’s Bruce Bell was presented with his R. Stanton Avery Lifetime Achievement Award at the ceremony to honour his commitment to supporting the industry throughout his long career. A highly-regarded ambassador for label printing, Bell was singled out for not only his success in establishing Belmark in 1977, but for actively encouraging and inspiring upcoming talent through his involvement with the TLMI.

Armin Karl Geiger

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