Winners of the ADI 2018 Awards

The ADI 2018 Awards, organized by the ADI-FAD Industrial Design Association, bring together the main awards in industrial and product design in Spain: the Delta Awards, for professionals and industrial design companies, awarded since 1961; the ADI Medals, for students of product design, delivered since 1976; and the ADI Culture Awards, for projects that promote and value the culture of design.

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Comexi expands its presence in the Russian market and CEI with the opening of its first office in Moscow

Comexi, global provider of solutions for the flexible packaging printing and conversion industry, opens its first office in Moscow, Russia, to consolidate the support provided to customers in this country and in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The official communication will take place during the international fair dedicated to the packaging industry, Rosupack 2018, which will be held from June 26 to 29 in the Russian capital.

During the fair will also be presented to the new Business Director of this region, Alexander Rabassa, who will assist Comexi customers in the Russian market and CEI.

The new office will cover the entire CEI, Lithuania and Latvia, providing full sales assistance, immediate logistical support - faster and closer - and spare parts service. Another main objective of this expansion is to give a boost to the internal training and technical seminars that Comexi carries out through the Manel Xifra Boada Technology Center, Comexi Ctec. In the near future the company will have a technological center with high technology machines where demonstrations of flexible packaging processes, such as printing, lamination or cutting will be offered.

Ecoembes and the Government of La Rioja promote a pilot project for recycling for the elderly

The Minister of Social Policies, Family, Equality and Justice of the Government of La Rioja, Conrado Escobar, and the Director of Corporate Social Responsibility of Ecoembes, Francisco Ariza, have presented the results of the program 'Third Age, first to recycle', a pilot project that has been carried out in the Active South Zone of Logroño. The project, which has been developed between the months of December 2017 and June of this year, has brought recycling closer to the region's elderly through activities, workshops and intergenerational initiatives and will now be exported to other autonomous communities, with the to raise awareness about recycling and environmental care to the greatest number of people in this group.

This pilot project has consisted in the design and development of a package of activities - workshops, excursions and intergenerational initiatives - aimed at connecting with the elderly, bringing them closer to their needs, interests and aspirations, in order to make them participate in the care enviroment.

Delivery of 40 years of history to the Design Museum of Barcelona

On May 17, 2018 the president of the ADP, Association of Professional Designers, had the honor of signing the transfer of the documentary fund to the Museum of Design of Barcelona, ​​with more than 40 years of history, a true reflection of design in Catalonia, a little gem that will allow us to have a broader vision of the impact that this profession has had and has on our society, culture and country.

The signing was made in a small event held in the building of the Disseny Hub in Barcelona, ​​in the facilities of the Design Museum, accompanied by Pilar Velez Director of the Disseny Museum and Albert Diaz Head of the documentation center, also attended the current meeting ADP board and several partners.

HP Indigo presents the 'Portraits of success' program to answer questions from the current business environment

How to win and be successful, benefiting from the opportunities of the current digital environment? How to innovate and reinvent yourself to survive in this challenging environment? These are just some of the questions that HP Indigo helps to solve, through a new program based on the opinion of the best experts of the moment from different sectors (education, business, science ...), under the title: "Portraits of Success " The objective of this innovative program is to make the participants reflect on the business world in a different way to inspire them in their day to day life.

This first edition will focus on showing companies how they can implement the so-called Social Selling as the way in which social networks are used to find, connect, understand and, in short, reach more potential customers. For this first edition under the name "How to get customers through social networks", HP will have Álex López López, an expert in this field in Spanish speaking, as well as a professor at some of the leading business schools in Spain, such as IESE Business School , ISDI or ESADE. It is expected that "Portraits of Success" travel every three months through the main cities of Spain.

The first edition of "Portraits of Success" will take place in Madrid on Tuesday, June 19 at 10 o'clock in the morning at the Mercado de San Ildefonso.

PEFC promotes more responsible consumption on World Environment Day

On World Environment Day, to be held on June 5, PEFC, the Spanish Association for Forest Sustainability, wants to join the goal of this year's theme "No Pollution by Plastics", with which you want to raise awareness about the need to consume less plastic. PEFC promotes the consumption of other natural, sustainable, recyclable and renewable materials such as forest products: paper, wood and cork, among others. These products help curb climate change, store CO2 for years and produce clean energy as an alternative to fossil fuels. In addition, they are present on a daily basis, from paper bags, books, magazines, packaging and packaging of wood or cardboard, furniture, even clothing can be made from fibers from the forests.

Therefore, it is important to consume forest products, with special attention to those that have a certification that supports the sustainable management of the forests they come from, guaranteeing that they do not come from illegal logging. According to the latest global consumer survey conducted by PEFC, consumers show greater confidence in products that carry labels that certify environmental, sustainable and / or ethical aspects.



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