• Interpack 2014

    Interpack 2014 is taking place during May and the first meetings of WPO will take place at this time. Details regarding the meetings are:

    • Tuesday 13 May 2014 – Working Group Meetings
    • Tuesday 13 May 2014 – WorldStar Awards – Late afternoon
    • Wednesday  14 May 2014 – Board Meeting

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  • WorldStar Packaging Awards

    The 2013 WorldStar Award Ceremony took place in Sydney on May 9th gathering more than 200 participants from over 20 countries. As a co-organization from WPO and AIP, the ceremony enchanted all participants and highlited the excellence of packaging around the world. The 2013 edition of the WorldStar receive 316 entries from 32 countries from around the world.

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  • 90th WPO Board Meeting

    The 90th WPO Board Meeting took place on May 8th in Sydney Australia alongside the Auspack Plus 2013 trade show, gathering board members from Austria, Australia, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Korea, Nigeria, Norway, Singapore, Spain, South Africa, Turkey, UK, USA.

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  • World Packaging Organisation

    Founded September 6, 1968 in Tokyo by visionary leaders from the global packaging community, the purposes of the organisation include to:

    • Encourage the development of packaging technology, science, access and engineering;
    • Contribute to the development of international trade; and
    • Stimulate education and training in packaging.


Serving the Global Packaging Community through Packaging Associations

The World Packaging Organisation is a non-profit, non-governmental, international federation of national packaging institutes and associations, regional packaging federations and other interested parties including corporations and trade associations.

World Packaging Organisation News

The 2014 edition will be hosted by ABRE – The Brazilian Packaging Association. Subscription shall be made online from 1st April to 25th July 2014.

The award ceremony will take place in São Paulo, Brazil, on 8th October, during the Brazilian Packaging Congress, an international event that focuses on the trends in the packaging industry.

The 2014 WorldStar Awards were judged in Barcelona earlier this month by 25 judges from all over the world. Out of the 249 entries received from 35 countries, there were 139 winners. Congratulations to all! Winners list by country.