Nominations open for the Dow 2022 Packaging Innovation Awards


Entries are now open for the Dow 2022 Packaging Innovation Awards. These industry-leading awards highlight groundbreaking technical expertise, best-in-class user experiences and advancements in sustainable packaging.

It’s been 30 years since these awards were first launched, making them the longest-running independent awards program in the industry. Last year alone, the awards attracted 189 applications from companies around the world.

First launched over 30 years ago, the Packaging Innovation Awards recognize the best and most innovative designs in the packaging industry. Past winners have redefined categories and challenged the status quo, a tradition that will continue this year when winners are announced in November 2022. Building on this decades-long legacy, this year’s awards will highlight technical expertise revolutionary and top-notch user experiences. , and advances in sustainable packaging.

The 2021 awards attracted 189 applications from companies around the world. Best-in-class Diamond Award winner, OF Packaging’s high barrier stand-up pouch for Brookfarm, provided a sturdy protective packaging for granola and muesli that could be rolled into a cylinder when empty so that ready for curbside recycling.

“We are coming off of two years that have seen a fundamental shift in how people interact with packaging and in what they expect from brands and retailers,” said senior judge David Luttenberger, global director of the packaging for Mintel Group Ltd. which will mark his 10th year serving in a judging role. “Time and again we see packaging professionals rise to this challenge with a level of creativity and foresight that continues to amaze me, even after so many years.”

Dow, as title sponsor, brings together an international panel of independent judges to provide a truly global perspective on design, engineering, retail, e-commerce, conversion and academia.

Entry into the competition is free and entrants 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.

The application period for the Packaging Innovation Awards 2022 is now open here.

The deadline for submission is August 30.


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