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AWA Sleeve Label Awards

Awarding Sleeve Label Excellence

2024 Entry Now Open!

Entry for the AWA International Sleeve Label Awards 2024 is now open! Entry is free and you may submit as many samples as you wish, check the How to Enter section for more information.

2024 Entries are open.

The deadline for submission is 31st of August.

2022 Winners

Congratulations to:
Reynders Label Printing, Heat Shrink TD Sleeves Category Winner for Coppa Cocktails!
CCL Label, Enviromental Contribution Category Winner for Vernel Fabric Softener! 
Sleever International,TD Shrink Sleeve – Honorable Mention for Canne Bleue

“There seem to be no end to the creativity, technological advancement, and ‘on shelf’ ability to capture the attention of consumers that sleeve labeling is bringing to the packaging industry – and the winning entries of 2022 AWA Sleeve Label Awards certainly prove that”  – Corey Reardon, Alexander Watson Associates’ President & CEO.

2021 Winners

Congratulations to:

Eximpro, Enviromental Contribution Category Winner! 

McDowell Label, Heat Shrink TD Sleeves Category Winner!

“These annual AWA-sponsored awards, now in their seventh year, continue to deliver exceptional examples of what shrink sleeve technology has achieved today”  – Corey Reardon, Alexander Watson Associates’ President & CEO.

Environmental Contribution Award

 Earning the sleeve label award for Environmental Contribution Exportaciones Im Promocion (EXIMPRO) from Mexico, for the product Zen Water, printed with Rotogravure on an rPET substrate with washable inks. The entry is using a PET bottle made 100% from ocean-bound plastic and rPET sleeve material – as well as washable inks that enable the recycling of the sleeve and container together, using current and accepted processes.

Heat TD Shrink Sleeve Category

McDowell; a Resource Label Group Co. were winners in the Heat-shrink TD Sleeve category, for their label for Ghost/Sour Patch Kids: Blue Raspberry. Demonstrating the power of a shrink sleeve – even without the element of shape – this CAN application might reasonably be described as a “sensory masterpiece”. The eye-catching design combined with the touch and feel in the consumers hand is near perfect.

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