Food & Drink Process & Packaging Issue 14 2017 - Page 50

Register now for the relaun- ched Starpack Industry Inno- vation Awards For 59 years, the Starpack Awards sors, packet fillers, brand owners, to award categories. The judges will also have been celebrating excellence in end users, packaging designers and consider all entries for the ‘Inclusive packaging. The 2017 Awards have marketers. Design’, ‘Greenstar Sustainability’, been restructured with a refreshed ‘Shooting Star’ and the ‘Packaging De- focus on packaging innovation, design The categories for this year’s compe- velopment Team/Person of the Year’ and development. tition will also recognise the fantastic awards. All packs must also be on sale work being done in process develo- and new to the market from January The Institute of Materials, Minerals pment and engineering; be it in the 2016 onwards. and Mining and The Packaging Society approach to a design challenge, the believe that by making this adjust- way materials have been used, the The refined online entry form for the ment to the Starpack Industry Innova- processes developed to create the 2017 Starpack Awards will ask for tion Awards this year, the winners will pack, or the engineering required to insight into the project brief, clear indi- not just be the people producing the assemble, fill and handle the pack. cation of what is new in the way the best looking packs but those that are pack or process has come about and delivering the best innovation in the Registrations for the Starpack Indus- the recognition of the team that wor- packaging industry. try Innovation Award will be open until ked on the project. Judges will consi- 31 October 2017. Industry professio- der the attractiveness of the pack and Starpack is open to the whole of the nals and companies can register their also the challenges that have been packaging community, from manufac- packs under the ‘Business to Busi- overcome in its creation. turers, converters, suppliers, proces- ness’, ‘Consumer’ and ‘Manufacturing’ 50 FDPP -