CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) announced the winners of its 63rd Annual Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards and the Molson Coors 12-Pack Cooler received the Highest Achievement Award. Integrated with the EASY-LOCK by APLIX® closure system, the Grab & Chill pouch was designed by Bemis Co. Inc. as a reusable cooler bag for Molson Coors. This innovative pouch also received Gold in the category of Expanding the Use of Flexible Packaging, Gold in Printing & Shelf Impact, and Silver in Packaging Excellence.


The Molson Coors 12-Pack Cooler Bag by Bemis Company features the EASY-LOCK by APLIX® closure system for flexible packaging. (Photo: Business Wire)

Unlike traditional paperboard cartons, the Molson Coors Cooler bag is reusable, easy to use and can go straight from the shelf into coolers. The Grab & Chill bag offers many packaging conveniences, including the sensory and audible EASY-LOCK by APLIX® closure system that allows consumers to fill the bag with ice and instantly reseal to keep beverages cold.

EASY-LOCK by APLIX® is an innovative reclosable system designed for flexible packaging. Designed with simplicity and functionality in mind, the hook-to-hook technology makes it easy to open, with minimal pressure needed to reclose packages. Additionally, its sensory features assures consumers their package is sealed. The EASY-LOCK by APLIX® is a 100% polyethylene recyclable closure (accredited by Trex), which addresses the consumer, retailer, and consumer product companies’ demands for more environmentally friendly packaging.

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