Great Northern Brings Home Two PPC Excellence Awards

2019 Annual Packaging Award logo

The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) hosted and administered the 76th annual competition for carton manufacturers involved in the concept, design, print, performance, and shelf appeal of paperboard packaging.

Great Northern’s Award-winning Cartons

Conagra’s DUKE’s 24-Count Tall Boy Retail-Ready Carton received an Excellence Award in the General Category.
The Great Northern structural design team developed an ideal paperboard solution that provides both package strength and superior graphics. Using our laminating process and board combination, the solution uses less caliper, yet still meets strength requirements, thereby reducing costs for the customer. Also notable is a retail-ready, perforated feature that was added for easy access and display of the product at retail.

VesterGaard’s LifeStraw 2-Pack Water Bottle Carton received an Excellence Award in the Digital Application Category.
This award-winning package has a premium, finished look and conveys a high-perceived value to the shopper due to the quality and weight of the packaging. The die-cut window allows for maximum visibility of the product and allows the shopper to touch and feel the contents.

Since LifeStraw’s 2-Pack was a new promotional item, Great Northern’s digital print capability allowed for flexibility to use similar packaging for future promotions with minimal pre-press costs.

CONGRATULATIONS to the Great Northern Structural Design, Print, and Manufacturing Teams for their contributions in these package innovations!

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