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Benson Group Makes Luxury Packaging Awards Shortlist

In Packaging on August 8, 2014 at 1:31 pm

Benson Group, one of the UK’s leading printed folding carton suppliers, is delighted to announce that the packaging created at the company’s Medica Packaging business for Baylis & Harding Great Body Firming Cream has been shortlisted in the Cosmetics and Personal Care Pack category for the 2014 Luxury Packaging Awards.

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Visitors to the Benson Group stand D7 at the Packaging Innovations show, from easyFairs, taking place on September 31 and October 1, will be able to see the Baylis & Harding pack as well as other personal care and gifting packs exhibiting a range of high-end finishes and designs. Benson Group will also be showing the latest stage of its food-to-go pack innovations. Developing on from the range showcased at Packaging Innovations at Birmingham in February, the company has now developed the range to showcase further unique pack concepts.

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“We are delighted to have made the shortlist for The Luxury Packaging Awards,” said Nikki Clark, Marketing Manager at Benson Group. “It highlights the excellent quality of work that our Medica Packaging business is able to produce for customers working in the fiercely competitive personal care market. It will be a pleasure to discuss the benefits of this and other similarly innovative packaging solutions with visitors to the Packaging Innovations event.

Cosmetics and Personal Care Pack Category

This category of The Luxury Packaging Awards was open to all packaging for high-end and luxury cosmetics and personal care products including, but not limited to, creams, mascara, lipstick, lip gloss, nail polish, eye liner, foundation, face powder, shampoo and other haircare products, and skincare and cleaning products. In considering the five key criteria laid out for the awards, judges were briefed to focus not only on the primary packaging of the product but also any presentation cases, boxes, or other secondary packaging in which the product is presented or sold.

About The Luxury Packaging Awards

Packaging News, creators of the UK Packaging Awards, are pleased to welcome the industry to the Luxury Packaging Awards in association with Luxury Packaging Show from easyFairs.

The Luxury Packaging Awards recognises and rewards the latest innovations in the luxury goods market and welcomes entries from across the globe.

With 12 categories, the shortlist has been decided by an exclusive panel of industry experts and their invaluable critique of each product will be distributed to all entrants after the awards – ideal for highlighting areas that require further research and development with a product.

The winners will be announced at an exclusive awards ceremony on Monday 29 September 2014 at The Underglobe, Shakespeare’s Globe, Bankside.

Keep in touch with the latest news on the awards.

About Benson Group

Benson Group is one of the UK’s leading printed folding carton suppliers, producing packaging product for both the food retail and healthcare industries for a wide range of UK and European customers.

The business manufactures packaging product at four production sites covering in excess of 400,000 sq ft. Benson Group continues to grow and expects to achieve annual sales for the current financial year in excess of £120 million. Food and beverage processors are the main customers at Bardon and for the company’s two North East facilities in Newcastle and Gateshead. The fourth site in Crewe serves healthcare and consumer care markets. In recent years, investment in new plant and equipment across the four sites totals in excess of £22 million. The group employs over 900 UK based employees across all four production sites.

Benson Group creates packaging for many well-known companies, brands and retailers. Key account clients across the Group include Two Sisters Food Group, Reckitt Benckiser, Greencore, and Samworth Brothers. The company is an approved supplier for all of the UK’s leading retail chains. Food and healthcare packaging is exported to customers in countries throughout Europe.

For further information on the Benson Group visit the company web site.

ENDS

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