Alufoil Trophy 2007


Genuine innovation creates bright future for alufoil

The creativity and flexibility of aluminium foil was shown off to full advantage by the record number of entries to the Alufoil Trophy 2007 with the judges saying they were delighted with the number of genuine innovations entered.

Seven Alufoil Trophies were awarded from 34 entries with head judge David Smith, Kraft Foods’ Director Packaging Global Technology and Quality International, saying, “The breadth of applications represented by entrants demonstrated some very creative and interesting packaging solutions covering everything from lidding concepts, barrier properties and primary packaging, to some really innovative new material structures and applications offering true consumer convenience.”

EAFA's Executive Director Stefan Glimm said, "The record number of entries to the Alufoil Trophy 2007 underlines the aluminium foil industry's status as an innovative and forward thinking sector. We are proud to organise the only international foil competition for the industry and delighted that EAFA is able to recognise entering companies' notable achievements."

The winning packs covered a wide range of end user markets including pharmaceuticals, food, dairy, catering, coffee and industrial applications.

Formpack® with Desiccant (Alcan Packaging Singen)
Low Seal Lidding (Constantia Teich)
Visiopac®ALU (Ecopla Benelux)
Elle & Vire Crème Epaisse (Elvir)
NALCO (Firestar)
Cyclero® (Huhtamaki Ronsberg)
Easy Peel® lid (Impress Metal Packaging)