FMN | November 25th, 2019

Vol. 21 No. 24 FLEX Serving The Flexographic Printing Industry In Print and Online at ® TLMI Awards Printing Excellence E-Commerce Drives CPG Innovations An N.V. Publication Market News

November 25, 2019

The explosion of e-commerce in the last decade has caused consum- er packaged goods (CPG) compa- nies to rethink day-to-day processes across their entire enterprise, ac- cording to the Omnichannel Retail - Operating Harmoniously in an Integrated Digitally Enabled Sup- ply Chain white paper from PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. In the United States, online sales are growing 15 percent a year, com- pared to just a 1.5 percent increase in overall retail sales, as reported by McKinsey.The U.S. Chamber of Com- merce reported Q1 2019 online sales as 10.2 percent of total retail sales, with the market share rising steadily quarter after quarter. With omnichannel, the challenges are even more complex. Omnichan- nel has come to mean a fully inte- grated approach to e-commerce and refers to a multiple channel model of selling products. First and fore- most, companies within the omni-

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N arrow web converters from around the globe submitted more than 200 entries for this year’s TLMI Annual Awards Competition.Winners were announced at the recent TLMI An- nual Meeting held in Carlsbad, California, by Judging Commit-

tee Chair, Paul Teachout,VP Sales and Marketing for Nil- peter.A panel of 15 judges, each representing a differ- ent TLMI supplier mem- ber, gathered near TLMI’s headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, over the summer to closely examine all con- verter submissions and to ultimately award seven Best in Class entries and one Best in Show. The Best in Show Award was presented to Multi-Color Corporation for their Prayers of Sinners prime label. The label was also awarded the Best in Class and First-Place honors in the Offset - Wine & Spir- its - Color Process - Prime category, making it eligible for Best in Show consider-

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Multi-Color Corporation North America was awarded Best of Show for its Prayers of Sinners Label.

ation. The label offers a glow-in-the-dark skeleton graphic. The dark skeleton was applied inline under the CMYK graphic. The TLMI Annual Awards Competition honors best-in-class

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