The German Packaging Award 2019 – The Winners
The Deutsche Verpackungsinstitut (German Packaging Institute) announced the winners of this year's German Packaging Award. This year, the cosmetics industry went home with awards in the categories "Design and Processing", "Functionality and Convenience", "Economic Efficiency", "Sustainability" and "New Material."
Eberl Print Impressed in Design and Processing
Eberl Print was awarded a prize for one of its customer gifts in the "Design and Processing" category. The soap packaging consists of three parts and convinced with its feel, design and overall concept. Each packaging segment is held together by a cardboard hinge and a magnet. It contains two high-quality soap wedges and a small booklet.
The "Stylo Tube" Delivers Maximum Functionality
Bayer's "Stylo Tube" won a prize in the "Functionality and Convenience" category. The packaging for foot fungus cream stood out due to an innovative tube applicator made of thermoplastic elastomer. It was developed especially for contact-free application of viscous products.
Unilever's Economical Aluminium Can
In the category Economic Efficiency, the one and only award winner is the aluminium can by Unilever's Dove brand. The can was developed with maximum material savings in mind, both in terms of shape design as well as alloying and production. The packaging produced by TUBEX requires 19 per cent less material than the version currently on the market.
Schäfer-Etiketten and Heinz-Glas convince in the "Sustainability" category
In the "Sustainability" category, Schäfer-Etiketten won over the jury with a PE adhesive label which consists of 50 per cent industrial waste and 50 per cent post-consumer waste. The product is well-suited for use in the cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries.
Heinz-Glas also received an award in the "Sustainability" category. The jury was impressed with the new "Victor Lightweight" flacon for perfume, which saves 44 per cent in material and CO2.
Werner & Mertz and Der Grüne Punkt Win in New Materials
Werner & Mertz and Der Grüne Punkt's joint recycling project was awarded a prize in the "New Material" category. Together, the partners developed a new recycling process that makes it possible to use recycled HDPE in the cosmetics industry. The prize went to the new Forsch shower gel bottles produced with this material.
Source, photo: Deutsches Verpackungsinstitut