Tap Packaging Recognized with 10 Print Excellence Awards, “People’s Choice” Award, and Best of Northern Region from PIANKO

by Amanda Nugent February 15, 2017

CLEVELAND — Cleveland-based packaging manufacturer Tap Packaging Solutions is proud to announce that it has received 10 awards in the 2017 PIANKO (Printing Industries of Ohio and Northern Kentucky) Print Excellence competition, one “People’s Choice” Award, and the Best of Northern Region for Packaging at the Northern Region’s annual Ben’s Bash Celebration last Friday, February 9, at the 100th Bomb Group in Cleveland.

Tap Packaging’s 2017 PIANKO Award Winning Entries

“We’re honored to be recognized for another year by a prestigious printing organization such as PIANKO,” says Tony Hyland, president and CEO of Tap Packaging. “We know that print technology is constantly evolving, and we’re especially proud to be winning national recognition for digitally printed folding cartons.”

PIANKO member companies submitted almost 400 printed pieces to the Print Excellence competition across 35 categories, and entries were ranked by two out-of-state printing expert judges. Best of Northern Region for Packaging was chosen by PIANKO among packaging entries, and the “People’s Choice” Award was voted on by Ben’s Bash attendees.

Tap Packaging was awarded the following:

Best of Northern Region: Heaven — Malley’s Chocolates

“People’s Choice”: Heaven — Malley’s Chocolates

Gold: Heaven — Malley’s Chocolates

Silver: Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Company’s Craft Bars

Silver: Sanders Fine Chocolates

Silver: Epic Hunt & Harvest Mix

Silver: Lore’s Chocolates

Bronze: Rosewater Market’s Campground Chocolate

Bronze: Aunt Belinda’s Fudge

Bronze: Chill Pop Shop’s Black Pepper Plum Chill Pop

Bronze: Matzo Project’s Surprisingly Delicious Matzo

Bronze: Da Vinci 4-Pack for Da Vinci Beverages

malley's tap packaging

Malley’s Chocolates “Heaven” Folding Carton: PIANKO Gold Print Excellence Award, People’s Choice, and Best of Northern Region

This was the second consecutive year that Tap won the “People’s Choice” — last year Tap received an award for the entry Tortuga Rum Turtles Folding Carton.

PIANKO serves over 300 commercial printing companies and suppliers to the industry in its service area and is an affiliate of the national Printing Industries of America, the largest graphic arts association in the world.

Amanda Nugent
Amanda Nugent