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Tubex wins twice at ADF Paris

- Feb 12, 2019 -

Tubex received two recognitions for print and shape at this year’s ADF Award in Paris.

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Its can for Unilever’s Dove Shower Mousse captivated the ADF Jury by the photorealistic roses. To produce the effect, Tubex invested in a new high-resolution computer to plate device to produce state of the art printing plates. Special screen build-up and state of the art artwork separation has been used to create the high-definition decoration by offset print.

The second prize was for the Elkos can which shows an extreme shape of the can in combination with print. A complex process was necessary to align the artwork with the shape. The fine and detailed ornamental print on the shoulder area is distorted when applied to the cylindrical can – but after shaping the print appears perfect.

The aerosol can manufacturer also showed its new alloy, Neucan 3.1 at the ADF, which allows weight reduction of up to 20% depending on specifications.

“This alloy complies with Tubex’ ambitious ecological demands and continues the tradition of developing trendsetting materials and manufacturing processes such as internal powder coating and water-based lacquer.” said Leopold Werdich, Tubex managing director.

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