VIENNA, Austria, Sept. 18, 2020 (Press Release) -Mondi, a global leader in sustainable packaging and paper, and home of innovation for a variety of industry partners, recently received two ScanStar awards and two Obal Roku awards recognising its expertise in automotive, e-commerce and FMCG packaging solutions.
Mondi Ansbach (Germany) developed the double ScanStar award-winning transportation packaging solutions for Volvo. The team works closely with its automotive industry customers to create value-added corrugated solutions that protect heavy-duty goods such as brake boosters and headlamps, while improving processes and logistics. The ScanStar jury especially highlighted these factors:
- improvement in work ergonomics
Our stakeholders at the plant are very pleased with this packaging concept when it comes to usability and quality.
Paulo Soeiro, Packaging Engineer at Volvo Cars about Mondi’s brake booster solution.
At this year’s Obal Roka awards, Mondi Bupak (Czech Republic) won in the Technology & Process category with its special edition sparkling wine box for Bohemia Sekt, which stood out thanks to the imaginative design and high printability capabilities of the Bupak plant. Mondi’s EnvelopeMailer won the E-commerce category, giving customers a fully recyclable alternative to polyethylene bags and polyethylene-coated products when shipping e-commerce goods.
We believe in packaging that is sustainable by design. Our designers have an innovation mind-set that sets standards in the packaging market. I am proud of the recognition our innovative products and commitment to service and quality is receiving.
Armand Schoonbrood, COO Corrugated Solutions at Mondi
All four awards qualify for the international WorldStar awards run by the World Packaging Organisation (WPO). Closing date for entries is in October, the results will be announced December 15.
* ScanStar is a joint Nordic packaging competition held annually since 1969 by SPA, the Scandinavian Packaging Association. ScanStar 2020 is organised by The Finnish Packaging Association. The jury bases its decision on cost-effectiveness, sustainability, stability, and improvement in work ergonomics.
** OBAL ROKU is a unique certified packaging competition designed for Czech and foreign companies involved in an interesting packaging solution.
About Mondi Corrugated Solutions
Mondi Corrugated Solutions, a segment of the business unit Mondi Corrugated Packaging, is a leading supplier of corrugated packaging in Europe, with strong focus on Central and South-East Europe. In 2020 the business won three WorldStar awards, in 2019 the business won seven WorldStar Awards for innovation, to add to five won in 2018, more than any other company worldwide. Through a network of 16 plants Mondi Corrugated Solutions provides innovative design and state-of-the-art printing and gluing technology. The packaging types range from standard transit cases and heavy duty containers to upscale consumer displays. They are applied as shelf- or retail-ready solutions, transport cases or large containers when shipping FMCG's, perishables, industrial and dangerous goods as well as other products.
Mondi is a global leader in packaging and paper, contributing to a better world by making innovative packaging and paper solutions that are sustainable by design. Our business is fully integrated across the value chain – from managing forests and producing pulp, paper and plastic films to developing and manufacturing effective industrial and consumer packaging solutions. Sustainability is at the centre of our strategy and intrinsic in the way we do business. We lead the industry with our customer- centric approach, EcoSolutions, where we ask the right questions to find the most sustainable solution. In 2019, Mondi had revenues of €7.27 billion and underlying EBITDA of €1.66 billion.
Mondi has a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange (MNDI), and a secondary listing on the JSE Limited (MNP). Mondi is a FTSE 100 constituent, and has been included in the FTSE4Good Index Series since 2008 and the FTSE/JSE Responsible Investment Index Series since 2007.