EVANSVILLE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 8, 2016-- Berry Plastics (NYSE: BERY) is proud to announce it has recently received four distinguished awards from the Flexographic Technological Association (FTA). These awards are directly related the Company’s printing capabilities and technologies.

“At Berry Plastics, we understand that decoration goes beyond printing; it’s telling our customers’ story in an impactful way to the end consumer,” said Jennye Scott, Berry Plastics’ Vice President of Creative Services. “We apply this knowledge to our creative process by investing in the latest printing technologies and challenging what’s possible to consistently deliver solutions to our customers.”

For 56 years, the Flexographic Technological Association has saluted flexography’s finest work with the most prestigious and long-running annual print competition of its kind. The entries were judged by degree of difficulty and level of execution. Berry Plastics received the following individual awards:

  • Special Achievement Non-traditional Flexo in the process category - Hardee’s® Middle East Batman versus Superman drink cup, which features ICONIC™, Berry Plastics’ breakthrough innovation of utilizing Indirect Flexographic printing to create true CMYK separations for round and non-round products.
  • Gold: narrow web, screen, film category - Too Tarts® Goo4You Gween Apple squeeze candy tube, which utilizes a unique screen printing process to create continuous high-quality spot and tonal range that gives the tube a fun, appealing look.
  • Bronze: narrow web, line, film category - Pure Sun Defense™ featuring Marvel’s® Avengers sunscreen tube, in which our printing experts used predominantly solid and line colors to create a fairly complex and realistic Avengers scene.
  • Bronze: narrow web, line, film category - John Frieda® Brilliant Brunette® Visibly Brighter™ shampoo tube, whereas the customer’s needs were executed with a very high degree of difficulty by employing differentiating color and texture to the tube for a more premium look and feel.

About the Flexographic Technological Association

Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), chartered in 1958, is a professional society dedicated to bringing all members of the flexographic printing community—printers, suppliers, consumer product companies, institutions, prepress houses and others—together by providing opportunities for the free exchange of technical ideas and discussion of mutual concerns. It is a proponent of maintaining and advancing quality standards and includes 1,650 member sites that represent more than 1,400 companies and 60,000 individuals. Foundation of FTA, founded in 1974, is the educational arm of FTA and is dedicated to supporting and advancing the flexographic printing industry.

About Berry Plastics

Berry Plastics Group, Inc. is a leading provider of value-added plastic consumer packaging and engineered materials delivering high-quality customized solutions to our customers, with pro forma net sales of $6.7 billion in fiscal 2015. The Company’s common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BERY and its world headquarters is located in Evansville, Indiana. For additional information, visit the Company’s website at berryplastics.com.

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