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Sonoco Honored With Awards for Outstanding Merchandising Achievement

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Press release from the issuing company

HARTSVILLE, S.C. - Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has announced that its display and packaging division won four awards at the Point of Purchase Advertising International(POPAI) 56th annual Outstanding Merchandising Achievement (OMA) Awards competition.

Sonoco's four OMA awards included:

  • Gold award, temporary division, food category – Nestlé Coffee-mate® 2GO™ launch floorstand display
  • Silver award, temporary division, food category – Nestlé Skinny Cow™ Iced Coffee launch displays
  • Silver award, temporary division, home and garden category – Robert Bosch Dremel® Micro™8050 national launch displays
  • Bronze award, semi-permanent division, mass merchandise retailer category – Nestlé NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® inline demonstrator for Target

POPAI's annual OMA competition recognizes the most innovative and effective retail promotions. Approximately 508 entries from 93 companies were judged in 27 industry categories during this year's competition, held during GlobalShop 2015 in Las Vegas. Entries were judged on innovation, interactivity, design and the proven ability to lift sales.

"It is extremely rewarding to have our talented retail merchandising team recognized for their outstanding work with customers to provide innovative, shopper-engaging, retail marketing and promotional solutions," said Philippe Erhart, division vice president and general manager, Sonoco Global Display and Packaging.

"We congratulate our customers and our division's retail merchandising group on their outstanding achievements, and look forward to their continued success in providing superior in-store merchandising solutions," added Meg Bekker, division director of sales and marketing, Sonoco Global Display and Packaging.


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