BARCLAYS BANK GREEN LEADERS IN BUSINESS AWARD
Berkshire Labels were delighted to have reached the semi finals for Barclays Commercial Bank Green Leaders in Business Awards 2008.
The awards recognised those companies who used pioneering processes or new sustainable technology, products or services to help beat climate change and, crucially increase their profitability.
Barclays Commercial Bank marketing director, Richard French said at the time “we hope the success of Berkshire Labels will inspire other medium companies to find innovative ways of doing business that will build a new economy which is both realistic and sustainable.
Working in industries typically associated with waste and environmentally harmful practices, Berkshire Labels are responsible for revolutionising the way we think about saving our planet”.
BEST PRINT IN THE DIGITAL CATEGORY: FLEXOTECH PRINT AWARDS
Berkshire Labels were thrilled to win Best Print in the Digital Printing category at the Flexotech International Print & Innovations Awards 2014 for their innovative Premiere Platinum label range.
The judges commented on our winning label “an example of digital printing at its highest level, utilising the benefit of technology to produce a very complex label. Reverse printing and twin ply application makes this label stand out from the rest”.
BEST FLEXIBLE PACKAGING CATEGORY: FLEXOTECH PRINT AWARDS
Berkshire Labels were the winners of the Flexible packaging (narrow) category for their Purity Soft Drinks range at the Flexotech International Print Awards 2013
The winning labels, which encompass Blippar technology, were printed UV flexo in 6 colours including 2 spot varnishes and printed onto a 35 micron unsupported PP film.
The interactive label literally bursts to life when viewed through the Blippar App on a smart phone.
The judges said: ‘the vibrancy of the colours was exceptional considering the difficult substrate used. The definition was sharp and the clarity of the images superb. Clever use of design, with varnish that accentuated the colours, made the product look really tasty.’
ENVIRONMENTAL INNOVATION AWARD: FLEXOTECH PRINT AWARDS
BioTAK®, developed by Berkshire Labels won Environmental Innovation 2008 at the Flexotech International Print and Innovations Awards.
The judges commented, “Many of the entries in this category had a good argument for having environmental credentials. However, in the opinion of the judges this entry was a worthy winner”.
GREEN APPLE ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD
In 2011 Berkshire Labels were recipients of a Green Apple Award having been recognised as one of Britain’s greenest companies. Berkshire Labels competed nationally against 500 other nominations for this award and were thrilled to accept the award at the House of Commons.
A donation was made on Berkshire Labels behalf to the Green Earth Appeal whose plantings contribute to the Billion Tree Campaign, a worldwide tree planting initiative facilitated by the United Nations Environment Program.
OUSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN HP DIGITAL GROWTH
Berkshire Labels won a recognition award from Hewlett Packard for “outstanding performance in Digital growth”
This award was made at the HP Operators and Production Event in Leicester and was presented for Berkshire Labels outstanding achievements in 2011, a 300% growth in digital production.
SUSTAINABILITY WINNER:LABEL INDUSTRY GLOBAL AWARDS
BioTAK® triumphed in the award for sustainability at the 2014 Label Industry Global Awards, Chicago.
The award was presented for the combining of a biodegradable face material with a biodegradable adhesive to provide an EN certified solution for fruit labelling.
The unique technology is also approved for direct food contact (EU Directive 1935/2004/EC).