Entries are now open for the Dow 2022 Packaging Innovation Awards. These industry-leading awards highlight groundbreaking technical expertise, top-notch user experiences and advances in sustainable packaging.
It has been 30 years since these awards were first launched, making these awards the industry’s longest-running independently judged awards program. Just last year, the awards drew in 189 submissions from companies all over the world.
First launched over 30 years ago, the Packaging Innovation Awards honor the best, most innovative designs in the packaging industry. Past winners have redefined categories and contested the status quo, a tradition that will continue this year when the winners are announced in November of 2022. , and advances in sustainable packaging.
The 2021 Awards drew 189 submissions from companies all over the world. The best-in-class Diamond Award winner, OF Packaging’s high barrier stand up for Brookfarm, provided a sturdy, protective package for granola and muesli that could be rolled into a cylinder when empty.
“We are emerging from two years that there is a fundamental shift in how people interact with packaging, and in what they expect from brands and retailers,” said lead judge David Luttenberger, global packaging director for Mintel Group Ltd. who will be marking his 10th year serving in a judging role. “We see that packaging professionals rise to this challenge with a level of creativity and foresight that continues to surprise me, even after so many years.”
Dow, serving as title sponsor, assembles the international panel of independent judges to provide a truly global perspective on design, engineering, retail, e-commerce, converting and academia.
Entry into the competition is free, and applicants are not required to use Dow materials in their products. All entries must have been on the market for more than six months.
The entry period for the 2022 Packaging Innovation Awards is now open here.
Deadline for submission is August 30.