Lifetime Achievement Award for Helmut Schreiner
A panel of label industry experts announced the winner of the R. Stanton Avery Lifetime Achievement Award as Helmut Schreiner, executive manager and owner of the Schreiner Group. The judging panel convened during the recent FINAT Congress in Sicily and selected Schreiner from a number of high-caliber nominations. The award is sponsored by Avery Dennison.
The Schreiner Group is a global provider of functional labels with a turnover of Euro 110 million and more than 720 employees from his factories in Europe and the U.S. Under Helmut Schreiner’s charismatic leadership the group has become a world-leading innovator within the label industry, developing new technologies and applications in areas that include electro-luminescent labels, printronics, RFID, and anti-counterfeit technologies.
The judging panel felt that his inexhaustible passion for his company, his pioneering innovation, his input into industry associations and the training and development of his employees, made him an outstanding nomination and worthy winner in 2011.
During the same meeting, the judges also selected the winners of the three other awards, that will be announced at the award ceremony and gala dinner during the first evening (28 September) of Labelexpo Europe 2011.
The number of entries for the Label Industry Global Awards was the highest in its 7-year history, confirming their status as one of the highest accolades in the label industry.
The 2011 finalists are:
Label Industry Award for New Innovation (in alphabetical order):
- Roland DG
Label Industry Award for Continuous Innovation (in alphabetical order):
- Mark Andy
- Martin Automatic
- Tailored Solutions
European Converter of the Year Award: A shortlist will not be published for this award, but the winner will be announced at the same time as the other awards.