Rigid Containers has won the Investment of the Year category at the UK Packaging Awards 2018 for the second year running. Hosted by Packaging News magazine at a gala dinner event in London, the award was in recognition for the company’s continuing investment at its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Wellington, Somerset.
Rigid joined some of the UK’s leading packaging producers in a hotly contested category, but came out on top after a lengthy judging process that took place during the summer. The award was in recognition for the company’s Bobst DRO 1628 NT RS. Following its installation last year, customers in the south-west of England continue to be impressed with the high quality print being achieved.
“Winning such a hotly contested category – not once, but twice – is testament to the hard work of our entire team and the ongoing support of our parent company, VPK Group,” said Richard Coward, Group Managing Director. “We continue to invest in our processes, our people and our equipment to ensure our customers get ‘best in class’ corrugated packaging solutions, every day of the week.”
The judges from the UK Packaging Awards commented: “Rigid’s brave new plant investment continues with the latest generation high quality post print machine, which has been greatly welcomed by their customers in the South West.”