WPO renews sponsorship for WorldStar Awards ceremony with PMMI

Chicago (US), January 2017 For the third consecutive edition, PMMI (The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies) confirmed the sponsorship for the WorldStar Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner, to be held on May 4th, in Düsseldorf (Germany). The Award, considered the most prestigious one globally, is organized by WPO (World Packaging Organization). On the occasion, PMMI will promote its major packaging show in 2017, PACKEXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging Expo, to be held on September 25-27.

According to Thomas Schneider, President of WPO, the partnership with PMMI, in WorldStar ceremony has been very successful during the last several years. “WPO´s event is the perfect occasion for PMMI to promote its great shows among global packaging leaders and professionals.”On the other hand, WPO will also have an institutional booth at PACKEXPO Las Vegas considered a perfect platform to promote itsprojects, especially the educational ones. “We have been very successful in showing packaging professionals and companies the number of programs WPO has been carrying on in different parts of the world”, states Schneider.

“As North America´s leading association for packaging and processing solutions providers, PMMI is proud to continue as a sponsor of this annual appreciation of the finest in global packaging excellence”, says Chuck Yuska, president and CEO of PMMI

A record number of 195 winners will be awarded in the WorldStarAwards ceremony this year. Some remarkable participation were Germany and Japan for taking 20 awards each; closely followed by China, taking 16; USA, 15; UK and Spain, 12 each; and Turkey and Austria, 11 each. 

View a full list of winners, by countries and categories, at http://www.worldstar.org/2017-worldstar-awards.

The candidates for the Special Categories - President’s Award, Sustainability Award, Marketing Award and Packaging that Saves Food – were already announced and will also be awarded in the ceremony.

For more information on the WorldStar Ceremony and Gala Dinner visit www.worldstar.org.

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