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Finalists announced for prestigious packaging awards

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Finalists have been announced for the 2018 Packaging & Processing Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA).

The PIDA Awards, which recognise companies and individuals who are making a significant difference in their field across Australia and New Zealand, are the feeder program for the prestigious WorldStar Packaging Awards.

This year’s finalists include:

2018 Design Innovation of the Year Award - Beverage Category

Materials/Packaging

8Kangaroos by ILNAM Estate, Polatote by Lactote, Crush Mate Bottles by LION Dairy & Drinks, Staytray reusable beverage tray by Hone pd, Somerset Brewing 2 bottle carry pack by OJI Fibre Solutions and Treasury Wine Estates by Sleever International.

Machinery Finalists

Container Deposit Systems Australia (CDSA) Vision & Sorting System by SAGE Automation and HMPS 7000 Milk Crate Packer by HMPS.

2018 Design Innovation of the Year Award – Food Category

Materials/Packaging

Birch & Waite Foods single-serve cup by Bonson-Savpac, Carman’s Super Seed & Grain Crackers re-closable inner tray by Birdstone Collective, Grape N’Go 100% recyclable PET based resealable Fresh Lid by Result Packaging, Lactote, Radix Nutrition foil packaging breakfast pouch by Cas-Pak productsand United Fisheries wicketed flat bottom bag by Omniverse Foster Packaging.

Machinery/Equipment Finalists

BEHN + BATES Roto-Packer Adams Care Line Edition hygienic machine by Haver & Boecker Australia, Fibre King YL Sealer for Fresh Produce by Fibre King, HMPS7000 Salmon Sleever by HMPS, Twin Star washing system by Rhima Australia and Scott LEAP Suite of Technologies fully-integrated lamb processing system developed by Scott Automation & Robotics, in conjunction with Silverfern Farms and Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA).

2018 Design Innovation of the Year Award – Health, Beauty & Wellness

Materials/Packaging

Anumi Skincare Certified organic skincare range, Health Brands Trust waterproof, compostable pouch for capsules, Jax Wax pre-printed recyclable packaging for beaded depilatory wax by Jax Wax Australia and Flip-cap closure with ring-peel induction seal liner by West Wadding.

2018 Design Innovation of the Year Award – Domestic & Household

Materials/Packaging

Animal Instinct’s Feed My Fur Baby by OJI Fibre Solutions easy-to-open, re-sealable corrugated solution with scoop, Precise Pour for continuous pour, anti-clog and tamper-evidence by Caps and Closures, Laundry Tote by Lactote and Seasol agricultural spray applicator by Caps and Closures.

2018 Sustainable Packaging Design Award

Materials/Packaging

BioCane Range for the foodservice industry by BioPak, ICEE Containers biofoam PLA insulated boxes, Crush Mate Bottles by LION Dairy & Drinks and Stay Tray reusable beverage tray by Hone pd.

Machinery/Equipment

CogniPRO Link for meat processing industry by Sealed AirAustraliaand Container Deposit Systems Australia (CDSA) Vision & Sorting System by SAGE Automation.

2018 Industry Packaging Professional of the Year Award

Finalists

Richard Fine MAIP, Founder, Product Development & Sustainability Director, BioPak, Joe Matto, Chief Executive Officer, PakPot and Craig Wellman FAIP, Chief Executive Officer, Wellman Packaging.

2018 APPMA Scholarship

Finalists

Liz Cagorski, Graphic Design Manager, Global Beverage Brands, Nathan Leong MAIP, Packaging/Product Technologist, Primo Smallgoods and Gui Fen Janell Siek, Packaging Technologist, Nestle Australia.

2018 Packaging Council of New Zealand Scholarship

Finalists

Jaco Scheepers, Packaging Technologist, Synlait Milk and Cyril Brajeul, Packaging Technologist, Synlait Milk.

2018 Young Packaging Professional of the Year Award

Finalists

Regan Foster AAIP, Director, Omniverse Foster Packaging and Robin Lowenstein, Design Integrations, Ernest Fleming Machinery and Equipment.

The 2018 PIDA Awards are coordinated by the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP), the Australian Packaging & Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) and the Packaging Council of New Zealand. 

The winners will be announced at a gala dinner on May 2. The gala awards evening will coincide with the 2018 WorldStar Packaging Awards being hosted in Australia and the two-day biennial 2018 AIP National Conference.

To register visit:  http://aipack.com.au/event-registration/?ee=132

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