Fifth FTA Gold Award for iTek Packz

Bengaluru, India-based iTek Packz have been presented with their fifth Gold Award by the Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) at their annual Excellence in Flexography Awards. The Gold Award was presented for their Flexography, Narrow Web, ‘Teesta Premium Tea Pack’. They also received a Silver Award for their ‘High Range Teesta Tea Pack’.

iTek Packz was founded in 2013 and is one of the leading print suppliers of self-adhesive labels and folding cartons. They are a long-standing customer of Edale and have invested in an FL3 Label Press, an FL5 Carton Production Line, and an Inline Flat-bed die-cutter.

Their Gold Award winning entry received high praise from the judges who stated, “Registration worth talking about! Really tight and really well done.”

iTek Packz commented, “Our team is immensely proud of what we have achieved. Our aim has always been to provide our customers with the best quality carton products possible. We have now received five Gold Awards and voted ‘Best in Show’, threeSilver Awards, a Bronze Award, and an FTA Europe, Diamond Award.”

Darren Pickford, Sales Director, Edale, comments, “We are delighted that iTek Packz continues to receive the well-deserved recognition for their achievements in flexographic printing. These awards give industry recognition that flexographic printing directly competes with offset printing traditionally used in carton production.

Pickford continues, “iTek Packz is a great example of a business that continually evolves and challenges tradition and we are proud to be a partner on that journey. They produce highly embellished sustainable paper-based cartons using their inline carton production capability. They can print, reverse print, foil, laminate, add holographic effects with cast and cure, coat, emboss, die-cut, waste strip, and collate on one machine in a single pass.”


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