Zeller+Gmelin North America, a manufacturer and innovator of printing inks and coatings, was named the 2021 Ink Supplier of the Year by Berry Global, one of the worldwide leaders of plastic packaging, in recognition of outstanding products and service.
Created in 2007, the BEST Program stands for Berry Exceptional Supplier Team. This initiative evaluates supplier performance according to the company goals and awards the top vendors each year.
‘Zeller + Gmelin’s effort last year proved to be beneficial, having earned the highest BEST evaluation score in 2021. We truly value our partnership,’ said Berry Global in the official award letter.
A longtime partner of Berry Global, Zeller+Gmelin North America supplies the 71 Series and 77 Series inks for the company’s dry offset applications and IDF inks for flexographic printing lines.
On a global scale, Zeller+Gmelin maintains 15 subsidiaries in 11 countries to deliver quality inks to numerous Berry Global locations worldwide. These inks are formulated to satisfy the high demands of today’s packaging market, maximize efficiency with higher press speeds, reduce set-up waste costs and provide brilliant products.
‘As industry leaders in our respective fields, the partnership between Zeller+Gmelin and Berry Global is special. These types of partnerships promote innovation and push industries forward – ours is no exception. We value Berry Global and look forward to the future developments this partnership will bring,’ commented Tim Smith, administrative sales manager at Zeller+Gmelin.