Entries will close on February 23 for the 2018 Packaging & Processing Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA).
These prestigious awards recognise companies and individuals who are making a significant difference in their field in Australia and New Zealand.
The PIDA Award program is the exclusive entry point for Australia and New Zealand for the international WorldStar Packaging Awards.
PIDA recognises companies designing innovative packaging and processing materials, packaging and processing machinery/equipment within the Food, Beverage, Health, Beauty & Wellness and Domestic & Household markets.
Next year there will be two special awards:
1. Sustainable Packaging & Processing Design Award
2. Save Food Packaging Design Award
And four individual awards:
1. Young Packaging & Processing Professional of the Year
2. Industry Packaging & Processing Professional of the Year
3. The APPMA Scholarship
4. Packaging Council of New Zealand Scholarship
PIDA is organised by the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP), the Australian Packaging & Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) and the Packaging Council of New Zealand.
PIDA is held in conjunction with the international WorldStar Packaging Awards, alongside the biennial AIP National Conference at Surfers Paradise, Queensland on May 2.