Tri-Plex Packaging Wins Best Album Package Design at Indie Music Awards

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Tri-Plex Packaging Corporation & Smithsonian Folkways has earned top honors in the Album Packaging category for Pete Seeger- American Favorite Ballads: Vol. 1-5 in the 9th annual Independent Music Awards.

Pete Seeger-American Favorite Ballads Vol. 1-5

Tri-Plex worked very closely with our marketing and design teams to create the unique packaging for Pete Seeger's American Favorite Ballads that enabled us to win the Independent Music Award for Best Album Packaging. Thank you, Tri-Plex.

Tri-Plex Packaging's design won Best Album Packaging at the celebrated Independent Music Awards held in January 2010. The winners were selected from 50 album, song, music video, and design categories and culled from thousands of submissions from around the globe. The judging panel comprised 80 influential artists and industry pros, including Tom Waits, The Black Keys, Ricky Skaggs, Pete Wentz, Mark Hoppus, Aimee Mann, The Apples in Stereo, David Garrett, Suzanne Vega, Bettye LaVette, Judy Collins, Zooey Deschanel, and M. Ward.

Richard Burgess, Director of Marketing and Sales for Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, commented, "Tri-Plex worked very closely with our marketing and design teams to create the unique packaging for Pete Seeger's American Favorite Ballads that enabled us to win the Independent Music Award for Best Album Packaging. Thank you, Tri-Plex."

On behalf of Tri-Plex Packaging, Jason Roth added, "The IMAs recognize artists and record labels working outside the mainstream to create unique experiences through music. When we approached the packaging for American Favorite Ballads Vol. 1-5, we wanted to capture the same principles of individuality and exclusivity. We believe that there is no better or more immediate visual representation of any product than its packaging. Working closely with the wonderful team at Smithsonian Folkways on this project was a truly rewarding experience for us, and to win Best Album Package by such an illustrious group is an incredible honor. We are very proud of our association with Smithsonian Folkways and the recognition of the Independent Music Awards."

The IMAs is an international program that honors top-ranked independent artists and releases, giving them the recognition they deserve. Congratulations to all the winners.

More information on the American Favorite Ballads: Vol. 1-5 packaging can be seen here.

About Tri-Plex Packaging Corporation:
Since 1990, Tri-Plex has been creating unique packaging that helps build brands and add value to products for some of the most recognized franchises in the world. To learn more, contact their NY sales office @ 212-481-6070 or visit their website @ http://www.tri-plexpkg.com.

About Smithsonian Folkways Recordings:
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings is the nonprofit record label of the Smithsonian Institution, the national museum of the United States. It is dedicated to supporting cultural diversity and increased understanding among peoples through the documentation, preservation, and dissemination of sound. For more information, visit their website @ http://www.folkways.si.edu

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