Reproflex3 Triumphs with Global Britain Award

August 10 2023 R3

In a resounding celebration of innovation, excellence, and global ambition, Reproflex3, a frontrunner in the flexible packaging industry, has clinched the prestigious Global Britain Award for Northumberland and Tyneside at the esteemed North East Business Awards. 

This triumph not only underscores Reproflex3’s commitment to pushing boundaries in the global prepress industry but also showcases the North East region’s prowess as a hub for cutting-edge businesses with a global outlook.

Now Reproflex3 will go head-to-head with the sub-regional winners from Durham, Sunderland, South Tyneside and Teesside at the North East Business Awards Grand Final in September, to compete for the top accolade. 

The Global Britain Award recognises North East-based businesses that are trading with the world in a successful, innovative way, showing how firms large or small can play their part in Global Britain.

This year’s event marks 21 years of the North East Business Awards. The awards celebrate innovation, entrepreneurship, technology and creativity, honour brilliant people going the extra mile for their customers and clients, and shine a light on the fantastic things businesses are doing to make a difference in the North East.

Andrew Hewitson, Group CEO, Reproflex3, said: “We are extremely proud to receive the Global Britain Award for Northumberland & Tyneside. 

“The North East Business Awards are renowned as a pinnacle of business recognition in the region, annually honouring organisations that have excelled in various aspects of enterprise. 

“From innovation and sustainability to growth and international trade, these awards serve as a benchmark for acknowledging the dynamism and resilience of businesses contributing to the region’s economic vitality.

“I’d like to congratulate all the finalists in this year’s awards. It’s great to be ranked alongside equally deserving companies competing on a global scale and flying the flag for the NorthEast business community.”

Reproflex3, a trailblazer in packaging prepress, flexographic plates, and creative reprographics, has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to innovation since its inception. Headquartered in the North East, the company has consistently pushed the boundaries of traditional printing methods, embracing technological advancements and novel approaches to deliver top-tier flexible packaging solutions to clients worldwide.

Trevor Lowes, Reproflex3 Co-founder and Group COO, adds: “It’s fantastic to receive this award and the recognition that it brings so soon after winning the Made in The UK Digital Innovation & Manufacturing Award. 

“Andrew and I launched the business 27 years ago with a stated purpose to do things better and to create sustainable value for our customers in the packaging industry. 

“We have maintained that vision and this award is testament to the commitment and dedication of our HQ team in Cramlington, who have been instrumental in enabling us to export our prepress services and deploy our flexographic print technologies to the Reproflex3 family and our customers around the world.”