On June 14th Germany time, Prof. Tan Junqiao, founder and honorary chairman of the Printing and Equipment Industry Association (PEIAC) Label Printing Branch, was selected as the winner of the R. Stanton Avery Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be presented at the Label Industry Global Grand Prix during the Labelexpo Europe 2017.
This award is sponsored by Avery Dennison.Who has won the R. Stanton Avery Lifetime Achievement Award must make a significant contribution to the promotion and development for the label industry and serve for the industry at least 25 years. As the first Chinese to win this award, Professor Tan is known as the founder and promoter of the Chinese label and packaging and printing industry. Over the past 36 years, he has promoted the progress of China’s printing industry, promoted China’s printing technology innovation, developed product standards, organized and participated in various activities, improved policies and promoted enterprise development.
“Professor Tan is the best candidate for this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award,he was recommended from all over the world” said Mike Fairley, chairman of the review panel at the Finat European Labeling Forum in Berlin, Germany. “Over the years, the development of the label printing industry has made him a true pioneer and founder of the Chinese label industry. We look forward to paying tribute to Professor Tan and other winners at the awards ceremony in September.”
Tan Junqiao is currently a consultant of China Printing and Equipment Industry Association, and honorary chairman of label printing branch.
At the beginning of China’s reform and opening up – In 1984, in view of China’s packaging and printing industry development lag, the government decided to set up China Printing and Packaging Corporation under the leadership of the Ministry of Light Industry, the Ministry of Import and Export Bureau Tan Junqiao deputy director of the company’s chairman and general manager. At that time, the label printing industry is led by the packaging company.
In 2008, due to the needs of the development of the label industry, Mr. Tan proposed the establishment of label printing branch and approved by the state, is one of the founders of China Label Printing Association. Over the years, he assisted Lin Guanxiong, chairman of the presidency of daily work. The main work is there: 1.Organize the industry to formulate label printing and quality inspection standards. 2. Develop 《 Label Industry Development Roadmap》. 3.Apply to the relevant government departments for flexo printing machine, digital printing machine, electronic sculpture, etc., in order to promote the development of green printing. 4. Held China International Label Technology Exhibition in order to improve the labeling technology and management level. 5. Learn from foreign experience and organize technical research. 6. Actively participate in the L9 Association organization, and participate in a variety of conducive to the development of China’s label business. He has made a great contribution for the development of China’s label industry.
He awarded the outstanding winner in printing industry-Bi Sheng Award in 2001.
He won the Lifetime Achievement Award of China Science and Technology Promotion Association in 2015.
He won the China Label Industry Special Contribution Award issued by the China Printing Industry Association in 2016.