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Montabaur, Germany – June 14, 2016 – Klöckner Pentaplast has once again earned the Sindusfarma Quality Award for preferred/best blister packaging solution provider. This marks the ninth time the Brazil-based team has been presented with this award. Presented since 1997, the Sindusfarma Quality Awards are the Brazilian pharmaceutical industry’s highest honors. The Sindusfarma industrial association’s members represent 85 percent of the Brazilian pharmaceuticals market. The awards are presented to suppliers of packaging materials, raw materials, machines and equipment, appliances and instruments and also to service providers. The ceremony was attended by approximately 1,500 people in São Paulo, Brazil. Area officials and industry leaders attended this prestigious event, held in advance of the annual FCE Pharma trade show, where Klöckner Pentaplast hosted meetings with dozens of customers and prospects throughout a four-day exhibition. “We are extremely honored to once again earn this recognition. We expect that our continuing investment in this region, including the recently announced slitting line in our Cotia plant, will strengthen our position as the preferred pharmaceutical film supplier,” stated Kleber Silva, Managing Director, Klöckner Pentaplast do Brasil Ltda. -continued- About Klöckner Pentaplast Group The Klöckner Pentaplast Group is a global leader in providing packaging, printing and specialty solutions serving the pharmaceutical, medical device, food, beverage and card markets among others. With a broad portfolio of rigid plastic films and services powered by innovation, Klöckner Pentaplast plays an integral role in the customer value chain by marketing and protecting product integrity, safety, consumer health and ultimately, brand reputation. Klöckner Pentaplast continuously earns high EcoVadis ratings, indicating the company’s commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility throughout its global operations. kp’s practices rank in the top 8% of suppliers within the respective industry classification of plastics manufacturing and in the top 12% of over twenty thousand suppliers evaluated by EcoVadis. In benchmark comparison within the plastics manufacturing industry, kp is ahead of the industry average in all four areas assessed: Environment, Labor Practices, Fair Business Practices, and Responsible & Sustainable Procurement. Klöckner Pentaplast is among the top 5% of suppliers assessed in industry classification for Environmental Practices and in the top 9% of suppliers assessed in respective industry classification of Fair Business Practices. Visit Contact for Corporate, Europe and Asia: Christoph Thünemann Group Director Corporate Communications Klöckner Pentaplast Group +49.2602.915.336 Contact for the Americas: Susian Brooks Manager Corporate Communications, Americas Klöckner Pentaplast/Americas +1.540.832.1427