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At the IMDPA Excellence in Quality Contest, spanish canmaker Eurobox won two major awards: Best of category in Specialty & Fancy cans and Grand Award thanks to the iconic Jean-Paul Gaultier pin-up can

Even though the 2020 IMDPA annual conference was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the prestigious Excellence in Quality Contest was still maintained. This is one of the most important annual metal decorating competitions and it rewards companies who have made exceptional quality and precise consistency their mission in the pursuit of decorating and packaging excellence.

Eurobox Premium Metal Packaging, a long-term partner and customer based near Alicante in Spain, competed in the Specialty & Fancy cans category with the Jean-Paul Gaultier pin-up can. The project was developed by the family-owned fashion and beauty company Puig and manufactured by Eurobox in collaboration with ArcelorMittal as tinplate supplier, Litalsa as tinplate printer, and Sun Chemical as ink manufacturer.

Resulting from this collaboration the double-award glamorous shiny pink steel can of excellent and high quality.

About the Excellence in Quality Awards

Entries come from all around the world and the decorated pieces are judged in 8 categories.

  • Aerosol & Bottles
  • Closures & Ends
  • Craft cans
  • Digital printing
  • Food & General Line
  • Miscellaneous
  • Specialty & Fancy cans
  • Two-piece beverage

Judges evaluate the quality of printing, the degree of difficulty, the appearance of coating finishes, registration, and the technical expertise required for each piece.

And the best entry of all is given the Grand Award that rewarded this year the amazing work done by Eurobox with this sleek perfume case.


About Eurobox

Eurobox was established to provide high-quality and customised packaging solutions which complement the marketing strategies of major brands. The company augments its steel containers with a range of materials including textiles, jewels, and printed effects. Formed in 1997, Eurobox is based near Alicante (Spain).

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The IMDPA (International Metal Decorating and Packaging Association) is a non-profit membership corporation composed of individuals promoting the interests of lithographers, metal decorators, canmakers, designers, and trade suppliers involved in the decoration of metal products worldwide. The IMDA provides opportunities throughout the year for our members to promote their products and services to a global community. IMDPA is based in Maryland, USA.


Courtesy of Eurobox Premium Packaging

Ximo Devesa Rodriguez, General Manager Eurobox Premium Metal Packaging

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