Publication Date:

18 October 2016

Istanbul, October 2016 - Award ceremony of Crescent and Stars for Packaging Contest organized by Packaging Manufacturers Association (ASD) for 7th time this year was realized in Shangri- La Bosphorus Hotel at night of September 23rd. Mondi Tire Kutsan, one of important suppliers of corrugated cardboard packing sector in Turkey and one of 500 biggest industrial organizations has become the holder of 2 different awards in 2 different categories in Crescent and Stars of Packing Contest.

Mondi Tire Kutsan has become the owner of Silver Award in Sales Point Display, Presentation and Maintenance Products Category with “Queen Display”, and Competency Award in Packaing Materials and Components Category with “Flap Separator” in the most important competition of packing sector where the products launched by several packaging manufacturers, brand holder and designer from Turkey and abroad were evaluated.

Queen Display, is an innovative and environment friendly design addressing floriculture sector preventing damage of flowers during shipment while at the same time enabling display of flowers at sales point. By means of this packaging solution fulfilling two different functions with a single design, it is aimed to eliminate flower waste experienced during shipment by using 51% less material.

Flap Separator, an easy to install separator solution compared to equivalents, intended to transport fragile primary packages like bottles in a box without contacting to each other protects primary packaging and the product in it during transportation. Flap Separator, a fully environment-friendly packaging solution reduces release of carbon dioxide at a rate of 63% due to use of less paper.

Hakan Tiftik, CEO of Mondi Tire Kutsan, expressing that they were pleased to be awarded in 2016 year too just as every year by ASD, has declared as follows: 

While developing smart packaging solutions for each segment we always keep innovation philosophy at the forefront as a requirement of our company culture and method of doing business. Our  designers, who are performing unique designs, and sales teams  are developing innovative packages to contribute to the sales of their customers.

Tiftik, mentioning that environment friendly products are now being considered more at the forefront along with innovation in design competitions, he said; “As we are aware of how far sustainability is an important element in our work processes and for raw materials we use, we are spending utmost care to add such environmental friendly elements in our designs. We believe that this is our both human and corporate duty.”


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About Mondi Corrugated Packaging

Mondi Corrugated Packaging is a business unit of Mondi´s Europe& International division and a leading supplier of corrugated packaging in Europe, with strong focus on Central and South-East Europe. Through a network of 14 plants the company provides innovative design and state-of-the-art printing and gluing technology. The packaging types range from standard transit cases to upscale consumer displays. They are applied as shelf- or retail-ready solutions, or transport cases when shipping FMCG's, perishables, dangerous goods, and other products.

Mondi Tire Kutsan is part of this business segment, operating in Turkey with 4 plants throughout the country - Izmir/ Tire, Izmit, Adana and Karaman. Mondi Tire Kutsan has over 40 years of experience in the production of corrugated packaging and sheets and has very strong paper integration with extensive knowledge transfer. The sites develop creative value solutions and UN-box certifications for dangerous goods packaging are offered through the accredited laboratory at the Izmit plant.

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Andrea Richardson, Marketing Manager, Corrugated Packaging

Tel: +43 1 79013 4972, Fax: +43 (0)1 79013 976, Email: [email protected]


About Mondi Group


At Mondi, our products protect and preserve the things that matter.

Mondi is an international packaging and paper Group, employing around 25,000 people across more than 30 countries. Our key operations are located in central Europe, Russia, North America and South Africa. We offer over 100 packaging and paper products, customised into more than 100,000 different solutions for customers, end consumers and industrial end uses - touching the lives of millions of people every day. In 2015, Mondi had revenues of €6.8 billion and a return on capital employed of 20.5%.

The Mondi Group is fully integrated across the packaging and paper value chain - from managing forests and producing pulp, paper and compound plastics, to developing effective and innovative industrial and consumer packaging solutions. Our innovative technologies and products can be found in a variety of applications including hygiene components, stand-up pouches, super-strong cement bags, clever retail boxes and office paper. Our key customers are in industries such as automotive; building and construction; chemicals; food and beverage; home and personal care; medical and pharmaceutical; packaging and paper converting; pet care; and office and professional printing.

Mondi has a dual listed company structure, with a primary listing on the JSE Limited for Mondi Limited under the ticker code MND and a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange for Mondi plc, under the ticker code MNDI.

For us, acting sustainably makes good business sense and is part of the way we work every day. We have been included in the FTSE4Good Index Series since 2008 and the JSE's Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Index since 2007.



Niki Fraiss, Marketing Communications Manager

Tel: +43 1 79013 4059, Fax: +43 (0)1 79013 948, Email: [email protected]