21 packaging firms bag IFCA Star 2017 awards

The Indian Flexible Packaging and Folding Carton Manufacturers Association (IFCA), on 22 December, announced the winners of IFCA Star 2017 award in Mumbai.

12 Jan 2018 | By Rushikesh Aravkar

ITC bagged the maximum number of 19 awards, which was followed by Huhtamaki PPL with eight awards. Among the other winners Uflex bagged five awards, Umax won four awards, while Orient Press and TCPL won two awards each. According to IFCA, 21 companies were recognised with 59 awards.  

The other award winners include Amcor, Brilliant Polymers, Cosmo films, Cipla, Essel Propack, The Himalaya Drug Company (Dubai), Mandagini Seal, Multiflex Polybags, Paharpur 3P, Parksons Packaging, Safepack, Sweet Industries, Scholle IPN and SIES school of Packaging.

Quraish Baldiwala, director and head of supply chain at Abbott India was the chief guest for the evening.

The jury panel for the awards competition consisted of print consultant Sudhir Samant, Ajit Tawde, Trigon’s Anil Namagude, and Ganesh Angane.

Speaking to WhatPackaging?, Milind Wagle of IFCA said, “The IFCA Star Award provides a platform for encouraging the needed creativity and continuous improvement. This is a prestigious award for the Flexible Packaging and Carton Packaging industries. The manufacturers of these packaging materials and the end users participate widely and showcase their innovations in this competitive event organized by IFCA.”