Metsä Board – part of the Metsa Group – is proud to announce that it will establish a Paperboard and Packaging Excellence Centre in Äänekoski, Finland. The new centre will combine packaging design and R&D excellence under the same roof to be able to boost the development of new paperboard and packaging solutions of the future. “The new Excellence Centre will enable a wide variety of collaboration, especially in the area of holistic packaging design, throughout the value chain. We will be able to organise packaging design workshops and innovation days together with our customers and partners in order to demonstrate the full potential of our lightweight, fresh fibre paperboards,” said Sari Pajari, SVP Sales and Marketing, Metsä Board. Click Read More below for additional information.
WestRock , a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, received 20 awards at this year’s Outstanding Merchandising Achievement (OMA) Awards, a competition that celebrates merchandising and design excellence in the retail space.
The OMA Awards are included within the 2019 Shop! Awards Celebration , which recognizes the industry’s best new designs in retail environments and experiences. The competition is presented by Shop!, a global trade association dedicated to enhancing retail environments and experiences.
“In this highly dynamic environment, the bar is higher for brands and retailers to deliver differentiated merchandising experiences that attract and engage shoppers and convert them to purchase,” said Pete Durette , chief strategy officer and executive vice president for container at WestRock. “Congratulations to our highly talented Merchandising Displays team for bringing these innovative solutions to market for our customers!”
WestRock earned four gold awards, six silver awards, nine bronze awards and a distinguished Budget Award for maximizing resources in a creative and impactful way.
WestRock’s award highlights include:
• Olay Whips PDQ for Procter & Gamble: GOLD – Hair Care and Skin Care – Semi-Permanent Display
• Baby Bum® Target Endcap for Sun Bum®: GOLD – Hair Care and Skin Care – Temporary Display
• Shower Dude Endcap for Harry’s®: GOLD – Mass Merchandise – Semi-Permanent Display
• Nestlé Purina PetCare’s Friskies® Lil’ Soups™ Floor stand/Powerwing BUDGET Award
WestRock, a leading provider of merchandising displays in North America , offers differentiated in-store solutions that optimize the effectiveness and efficiency of top retailers and brand marketers promotional supply chains. With the addition of the 2019 OMA Awards, the business has won more than 50 industry awards during the past 12 months.