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Ardagh wins packaging award for Coca-Cola contour bottles

Irish glass and metal packaging company Ardagh Group has secured Worldstar Award from World Packaging Organisation in 2012 for its Jean Paul Gaultier Coca-Cola contour bottles.

Aluminium Packaging Europe sales director Marc Bettinger said the team at Ardagh Group should be applauded for their skilful and creative application of the quality graphics and high definition imagery to premium quality metal packaging.

"To win one award is an achievement, but four really does demonstrate a combination of outstanding flair and excellent functionality." Bettinger said.

Jean Paul Gaultier Coca-Cola contour bottlesh designed by the company has already received Starpack, Best of Metal (MPMA) and The Cans of the Year Award 2012 (The Canmaker) in 2012.

The bottles are made of light and recyclable aluminium and shaped to replicate the traditional Coca-Cola bottle contours.

High definition offset printing was used on the solid pure white basecoat which offers premium surface to create a better visual impact.