FMCG Packaging Printer of the Year: The Sherwood Press Group

By PrintWeek Team, Tuesday 21 October 2014

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Typical FMCG fare may be short on shelf life and lower in value, but Sherwood Press ensured longevity of impact and lustrous looks in print to jump from being a finalist in 2013 to take the top spot this year.

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FMCG Packaging Printer of the Year: The Sherwood Press Group

The Apple box for Norman Collett is one of several jobs that stood out. Construction and graphic design were created in-house. The carrier box, engineered to meet store merchandising requirements, not only won over judges - “a very considered entry, demonstrating excellent quality and consistent construction” - but the client was “thrilled to see the concept on shelf; this was made easier by working with Sherwood Press’ forward-thinking team”. Another of many satisfied customers was Bakkavor Group for the Tesco Finest Croquembouche Dessert Kit.

The Sherwood Press Group
www.sherwood-press.co.uk 0115 928 7766

Highly commended
FFP Packaging Solutions
www.ffppkg.co.uk 01604 798600

FFP almost swung this category with a range of entries such as Ubley yoghurt tubes, based on the Disney film Frozen. A natural looking, clean background for the squeezable yoghurt packs was achieved using a print process that took two years of research into every aspect of the flexo process to perfect. This attention to detail was picked up by judges who commented: “The standard was outstanding, superb definition and crisp registration.”

Finalists

  • Benson Group
  • FFP Packaging Solutions
  • The Sherwood Press Group
  • Ultimate Packaging

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