UFlex wins across 10 categories at SIES SOP Star Awards 2023

UFlex showcased its market-leading innovation by winning 10 trophies at the SIES SOP Star Awards 2023. UFlex’s packaging films business and holography business secured three awards each, followed closely by the chemicals business which won two awards. The flexible packaging business and printing cylinders business secured one award each.

10 Apr 2024 | By Rahul Kumar

The winners

The SIES SOP Star Awards recognises outstanding contributions by companies in the Indian packaging industry. The year 2023 witnessed a remarkable display of creativity and innovation from 36 companies and brand owners across India. UFlex secured the second-highest number of awards, further strengthening its position as a forerunner in sustainable, groundbreaking, and innovative solutions in the packaging industry and underscoring the company’s relentless pursuit of excellence and innovation. 

The 7th Edition of the SIES SOP Star Awards witnessed over 200 award entries, with 47% of the total applications stemming from the packaging material manufacturer and converter segments. Other noteworthy companies that participated across categories and were named the winners include ITC and HUL.

Anantshree Chaturvedi, vice-chairman and CEO, Flex Films International, said, “We are honoured to be named a winner across ten product categories. These awards are a testimony of our teams’ hard work and focus on customer delight, innovation, and research. This recognition reaffirms our leadership in innovative packaging solutions and underscores our commitment to delivering high-quality products. Our focus on research and development remains unwavering as we push the boundaries of what is possible in packaging technology.”

The winning entries   

  • F-POX excellent oxygen and moisture barrier transparent BOPET film for frozen and dry food packaging applications
  • F-PSX high-barrier AlOx polyester film for dried meat snacks, confectionaries, and microwavable packaging applications
  • F-AFR-M alu-alu replacement metallised polyester film for food packaging applications
  • Epoxy acrylate oligomer (Flexcryl 4444) developed for UV and EB curable coatings and printing inks used in flexible packaging applications
  • Flex beam matt opaque white for shrink sleeve application
  • 3D flipogram label for the perfume industry
  • Registered holography pack for coffee packaging
  • Fully recyclable spout pouch using BOPP/PE films for Kissan Chotu pack
  • GRS-certified recycled sequin film for the textile industry
  • Carving effect on hard PVC through laser embossing
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