During the 2017’s Alufoil Trophy competition, organized by EAFA (European Aluminium Foil Association), Guala Closures has been awarded with 2 trophies.
Guala Closures has scooped an Alufoil Trophy in the Marketing & Design category for Siena for Stolichnaya making the judging panel remain incredibly impressed by the consistency of the product.
Stolichnaya, the world famous premium vodka brand has undergone a full pack re-design for the first time after 80 years, involving the entire range of products (sizes & flavours).The main feature which characterizes the closure is the side embossed logo and oriented hotfoil decoration, giving to the consumer a tactile experience. The upper part of the closure features a knurled profile to increase the grip during opening.
The second trophy has been awarded to Guala Closures Group for its State of the art decoration technology” 3D embossing” for salute amaretto & Limoncello, for the category technical innovation; for the first time, aluminium closures can be decorated with digital printing technology and then metallized with ‘sputtering’ technology. This technique has already been adopted by the spirits market and allows closures to be decorated by a thin pure metal coating in a specific colour. The different technologies are merged in one production line to achieve a completely new decoration process.