WORTHINGTON, Ohio, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liqui-Box®, a world leader in flexible packaging solutions is proud to announce they are the recipient of an award related to their capabilities to design, develop and produce innovative flexible packaging technology. The Silver Award for Technical Innovation was presented to Liqui-Box® for their development and production of the Ecoflex99™ Fountain Beverage Bag and Connector System.
EcoFlex 99™ is the most innovative solution to be introduced to the fountain beverage market in over 40 years. The outstanding durability of the film structure, exceptional performance of the connection system, and concentrate evacuation of EcoFlex 99™ provide value to distributors and end users. A drip-free connection from the triple seal technology and the 99.75% beverage evacuation provided by the Helical™ makes EcoFlex 99™ the most efficient solution on the market today.
The award was presented during the 2014 FPA Welcome Dinner & Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 held in conjunction with the 2014 FPA Annual Meeting (March 4-6, 2014) at The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Scottsdale AZ.
The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) judged eighty-one package entries featuring innovative submissions that integrate consumer trends and needs with technical advancements in materials, graphics, structure, and sustainability to produce outstanding flexible packaging solutions. Twenty-two packages were recognized with 26 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards within one or more categories including Packaging Excellence, Printing Achievement, Technical Innovation and Environmental & Sustainability Achievement.
For more information on products and services from Liqui-Box® please visit www.liquibox.com.
Liqui-Box is the leading innovator of sustainable packaging solutions for quick, fresh and cost efficient delivery of liquid and semi-liquid products. Liqui-Box manufactures bag-in-box flexible packaging and pouches to serve a wide variety of industries, including global dairy, beverage and bulk food markets. Applications include fountain beverage syrup, milkshake mix, coffee drinks, pumpable liquid foods such as concentrates and sauces, as well as non-food products like oils and paints. Liqui-Box offers the fastest filling equipment in the industry, along with consumable packaging, including film substrates, bags with fitments, and pouches. Liqui-Box is a portfolio company of The Sterling Group; a Houston-based middle market private equity firm with over 30 years experience improving and growing packaging and other industrial businesses.