Starpack Industry Awards 2014 winners

Click on a category to see the winners in that category with pack photos, entrants' statements and judges' comments. Unlinked categories mean there were no winners in that category. Personal Awards will be announced at a later date.

FOOD & DRINK PRIMARY PACKAGING

Commodity - Food – all food packaging including fresh, frozen or other

Commodity - Alcoholic includes wine, beer, spirit etc

Luxury Alcoholic – high end, has the ability to wow the consumer

Luxury (excl. alcoholic) – includes seasonal packaging such as Christmas gifts, easter eggs, high end products like perfume or jewellery

Beverages - packaging for liquid or dry tea, coffee and soft drinks

 

NON FOOD & DRINK PRIMARY PACKAGING

Wellbeing & Beauty Care – includes cosmetics, toiletries, supplements, vitamins, perfumes, hair body and oral-care and personal care

Health & Pharmaceutical - all drugs, includes over the counter medicines, devices and dispensers

Home and Gifts – household, toys, stationary, gifts, clothing, electrical

DIY and Gardening – includes gardening equipment, decorating, electrical etc.

 

SECONDARY & TERTIARY PACKAGING

Transit – Business to Business - Industrial (heavy duty) & distribution packaging - inter-company packaging

Transit – Business to Consumer - Direct to front door, postal packaging, internet sales

Point of Sale end of aisle display units/counter display/parasite units.etc – must contain product for judging purposes

Retail Ready – a unit for single or multiple items, used for shelf ready display and collation, which may or may not also act as the transit pack to retailer or consumer.

 

CREATIVE & SUSTAINABLE

Technical Innovation – use of new substrates and technologies

The Greenstar Sustainable Award – development of a pack that delivers long-term, financially-viable and environmental benefits. A true sustainable pack that challenges the world we live in today!

Graphic Design & Decoration - graphic design, print techniques, or use of materials that sets the pack aprt from the competition

Structural Design – new forms that offer practical functional solutions that blend inspiration and creativity into sales performing product.

Effective use of Packaging for Marketing – competitor-beating solutions for specific marketing challenges

 

RETAIL

Best Own Brand Label – a single pack

Best Own Brand Label – a range of packs

Best Branded Pack - a single pack

Best Branded Pack – a range of packs

 

BEST USE OF MATERIALS

Glass and Ceramics

Flexibles

Wood & Natural Materials

Rigid Plastics

Paper, Corrugated and Board

Metal

 

PERSONAL AWARDS

Winners to be announced at a later date

Diploma in Packaging Technology – Best Student of the Year

The award is made to the student who had achieved the highest overall mark in the Diploma in Packaging Technology

Packaging Superstar Award

This award will be given to a young packaging professional who is making a real difference beyond the call of duty. The person may excel at supporting the supply base, their customers, has real flair and talent. Companies are invited to nominate people within their company or industry and explain in a 300 word submission how that person has made a difference. Nominations are made by contacting Rachel.brooks@iom3.org