Not too late to apply for German Packaging Awards

17 Jul 2012



Up until the end of July, pills companies from all over the world can still apply with their packaging ideas for the seal of uality ?Best Packaging 2012? or ?Best Packaging Machine 2012?.


Innovation is the main focus of the international German Packaging Award, case which is awarded in five categories under the patronage of the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology. ?With these innovations, we are investing in a common future. Our goal in particular is to encourage and reward this innovation?, states Burkhard Lingenberg, Board Member of the German Packaging Institute and Chairman of the German Packaging Award Advisory Board. ?Whether just a small detail or a great accomplishment, what counts is the innovation factor and quality of the packaging solution. I encourage companies to submit their solution in July using our online form and show us your packaging idea ? regardless of whether it?s a design, a machine, packaging material or packaging means, an application concept or an innovation from another relevant branch of the packaging industry?.


The German Packaging Award is a cross-material competition. An independent jury with experts from the professional body, from research institutes and the educational arena, the press and the industry assesses the submitted packaging solutions for two days, covering up to 12 different criteria. Among these are functionality, process optimization, sales promotion, aesthetic, economic ecological, logistic and security-related factors. The criteria are rated differently according to the type of packaging solution submitted but assessed as a whole at all times. There is no chance of a snap decision?, assures Burkhard Lingenberg, ?after all, the award is intended to be a seal of quality in excellent quality and innovation for customers and consumers, suppliers and employees alike?.

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