Starpack Student sponsors 2009

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Student Starpack Awards


BPI (British Polythene

has developed over the last decade to strategically become the largest
producer of polythene film products within the UK and Europe. Today
there are seven highly-focused operating businesses within the group,
manufacturing a wide variety of products and services. BPI has evolved
into one of the most responsive and dynamic polythene film businesses
in the world and is a major player in what is rapidly becoming a truly
global industry.

Britvic Soft Drinks Ltd
is a major manufacturer of soft drinks brands including Pepsi, 7UP,
Tango, and Robinsons and is famous for its novel advertising and
marketing campaigns (3 out of the best top 10 adverts of all time).
Innovation in product development and packaging design keeps Britvic at
the leading edge of its sector.


DS Smith Packaging
is a division of DS Smith Plc, a £1.6 billion
turnover company, employing over 11,000 people in 16 countries.
Their network of manufacturing sites includes conventional corrugated,
speciality and decorative, heavy-duty, sheet feeding and sheet plants.
Product options include tailor-made point-of-purchase displays,
high volume cost-effective fmcg packaging, heavy-duty corrugated
packaging - in fact every conceivable form of corrugated packaging.


Hasbro was
founded in 1923 and first sold textile remnants, but soon
moved into manufacturing pencil boxes and school supplies. Hasbro
is a worldwide leader in children’s and family leisure time
products and services.


Iceland is an established destination shop for frozen
foods. With over
660 stores nationwide, it is known for its great value and excellent
quality at great prices, making it easy for customers to provide great
meal solutions for every occasion, and every budget.


has one of the world’s most advanced installations for the production
of cartonboard with the help of modern technology. Korsnäs manufactures
a range of paperboard products from two facilities in Sweden with a
total production capacity of 1.2 million tonnes a year.


Kraft is one
of the largest food and beverage companies in the world
and is well known for its range of major brands seen every day on our
supermarket shelves.


Logoplaste UK Ltd
is not a company of products but solutions. They are leaders in the
plastic packaging market, providing an overall service for packaging
research and development, in-house production and quality systems,
backed by technical support and advice. They work with leading brands
in body care, food and beverages, home care, luboils and preforms PET.


Marks & Spencer are
in the retail experience and their established reputation
has been built on their dedication to providing the consumer with
consistently high standard products. Marks & Spencer make
aspirational quality accessible to all, underpinned by brand values,
trust, innovation, quality, service and value.


was founded in 1866 by Henri Nestlé & is today the world’s biggest
food and beverage company. The company’s priority is to bring the best
and most relevant products to people, wherever they are, whatever their
needs, throughout their lives.


PI3 is an independent holistic branding and design
specialising in FMCG and Healthcare brands. Iconistic branding is a
process designed to deliver optimisation of investment in brand
PI3 also understand that packaging solutions must work effectively
throughout their client’s supply chains, from raw material
specification, to production and distribution efficiencies and
ultimately through to superior in store merchandising capability.

The Packaging Society,
a division of IOM3 (The Institute of Materials, Minerals
and Mining) is now in its 47th year of running the prestigious Starpack
Awards and this year sees sponsorship of a new category, Packaging
Personality of the Year.


Pro Carton
is the pan-European association for cartonboard manufacturers and
carton makers, with offices in 15 countries. Pro Carton promotes the
many benefits of choosing cartonboard.


Smurfit Kappa specialise
in the design, manufacture and supply of
corrugated packaging. They continuously focus on innovative design
and service solutions for some of the UK’s best known brands.


TESCO is one
of the world’s leading international retailers – the third
largest globally, and number one in the UK. Their core purpose is
to create value for customers to earn their lifetime loyalty. Their
success depends on people - the people who shop with them and the
people who work with them. Tesco live and breathe their core values:
no-one tries harder for customers and treats people as they like to be
treated. These values work towards Tesco’s 4 part strategy - growth
in the core UK business, to expand by growing internationally, to be
as strong in non-food as in food, and to follow customers into new
retailing services.