Dow has launched its call for entries for the 2020 Packaging Innovation Awards, an annual competition to recognize original thinking that is transforming the packaging landscape through enhanced user experience and improved sustainability. Submissions for the international awards program will be accepted through April 10 on the Packaging Innovation Awards website.
Dow has assembled an international panel of independent judges from many disciplines to provide a global perspective across design, engineering, retail, e-commerce, and academia. The group will collaboratively review and judge each submission based on three criteria: technology, sustainability, and user experience.
“Every year, the Packaging Innovation Awards spotlight the designs, new points of view, and ideas that are pushing the envelope,” said lead judge David Luttenberger, global packaging director for Mintel Group. “Our industry is facing some unique sustainability and e-commerce challenges, but during trying times the most forward-thinking solutions can emerge to bring true progress; this program recognizes innovative packaging approaches that can simplify commerce and drive forward the circular economy for plastics.”
Entry in the competition is free, and applicants are not required to use Dow materials in their products. All entries must be commercial products that have been on the market for more than six months.
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