DuPont Packaging has invited entries for its 28th Awards for Packaging Innovation, with entries accepted through to 19 February 2016. Only commercial products, technologies and processes are eligible. Entries must be commercially available in the market. Entry is free and the usage of DuPont materials is not mandatory in the packaging structure.
Yasmin Siddiqi, DuPont Packaging Awards leader, said, “As the industry’s longest-running, global, independently judged competition, winning a DuPont Award for Packaging Innovation can provide a breakthrough for new concepts and stimulate demand for new packaging ideas. This also is an opportunity to present innovative packaging solutions to some of the industry leaders in packaging during the independent judging process. The sharing, feedback and networking that come with the awards experience can beinvaluable.”
DuPont has recently consolidated a number of its business units in an effort to create enhanced capabilities. The DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers and DuPont Performance Polymers businesses have been consolidated, as have DuPont Protection Technologies and DuPont Building Innovations. Both consolidations will be effective from 1 January 2016.
The judging panel will consider excellence in the areas of technological advancement, responsible packaging and enhanced user experience when assessing the entries. Further details and forms are available at packagingawards.dupont.com. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on 19 May 2016.
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