Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Wins DFTA Award

HARLINGEN, NETHERLANDS | Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Harlingen is delighted to have won the 2015 award for Innovation at the prestigious DFTA awards, presented by the German Flexography Assn. in Stuttgart on March 5.CFP Harlingen won the award for its unique FleXtreme printing technology used to create the eye-catching bag for the Bofrost “Frühlingsrolle Chicken Curry” brand.

Sales and Marketing Director, Jack van der Heiden, from CFP Harlingen, comments, “We are delighted to have won this award in recognition of the excellent results we achieved for our client, Bofrost. FleXtreme represents a new generation in flexo printing that offers print quality comparable with gravure printing.

“Working in partnership with printing plate manfacturers, Team WKA (Warburger Kliché Anstalt), we produced and printed the packaging using only CMYK and an overall lacquer to achieve a high intensity of color and excellent quality finish. We achieved this using Sun Passion ink, minimum 54 dpcm screening, and 460 line anilox rollers.

“We would like to thank Bofrost for their courage in allowing us to demonstrate this revolutionary flexo technology, and they are equally delighted with the results.”

CFP Harlingen faced competition from another six finalists to win the award. The judges praised the team’s “Co-operation and craftsmanship to achieve outstanding results, where less is definitely more.”

The German Flexography Assn., the DFTA, has one of the largest memberships of any association within the flexographic printing sector. Its annual awards recognize outstanding print quality, performance, and innovation and are one of the most coveted international honors within the industry.

Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Harlingen (CFP Harlingen) is part of the Clondalkin Group of companies, which produces innovative packaging solutions for brands throughout the world.


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