DuPont Packaging Graphics Wins Top 10 Innovative Enterprises Award in China

Honoring 40 Years of Innovation in DuPont™ Cyrel® Flexographic Printing Systems

SHANGHAI, 5 January 2015  - DuPont Packaging Graphics (DuPont) was recently awarded with the Top 10 Innovative Enterprises prize in recognition of the DuPont™ Cyrel® flexographic systems product line.  The award is organized by Printing Manager Magazine and voted on by China’s Top 100 converters.  2014 was the first year that industry suppliers such as DuPont have been eligible for the award, it also marked the 40th anniversary of the Cyrel® flexographic systems brand.

“Flexographic printers have adopted Cyrel® systems over the last 40 years because of the innovation DuPont continues to offer,” said John Chrosniak, global business director, DuPont Packaging Graphics.  “We are honored to receive this award from Printing Manager Magazine and we will strive to provide our customers with the best balance of quality, productivity and sustainability through innovative flexographic technology advances for the next 40 years.”

The Top 10 Innovative Enterprises Award has been organized by Printing Manager Magazine since 2002. From 2002 to 2013, it selected the Top 10 Innovative Enterprises for converters. In 2014, it added suppliers to this selection and DuPont was pleased to be among those honored.

In 1974, DuPont introduced the first elastomeric photopolymer printing plates under the Cyrel® brand to the printed packaging industry.  Forty years later, DuPont has played a leading role in shaping the industry, consistently advancing flexography through its Cyrel® systems and working to provide printers with the best balance of quality, productivity and sustainability to help them succeed.

DuPont received this award as it marked the 40th anniversary of DuPont™ Cyrel® flexographic printing systems by commemorating its past, celebrating its present and looking ahead to a future of continued innovation.  For more information on Cyrel® flexographic systems, please visit the website

DuPont Packaging Graphics is one of the world’s leading suppliers of flexographic plate-making systems in digital and conventional formats, including DuPont™ Cyrel® photopolymer plates, Cyrel® FAST processing equipment, Cyrel® round sleeves, mounting and finishing products.  For more information about DuPont Packaging Graphics, please visit


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