• Interpack 2017

    WPO is happy to gather its Board members for different activities during Interpack 2017.

    Thursday 4 May  
    Working Groups – 9 am to 12.30 pm  
    Save Food Conference – 2.15 pm  
    WorldStar Ceremony - 4.00 pm

    Friday 5 May
    Board Meeting - 9.00 am to 4 pm

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  • WorldStar Packaging Awards

    On 26 May 2016 winners of the WorldStar 2016 awards gathered in Budapest, Hungary to receive their WorldStar Awards.  Over 100 winners from all continents attended to collect their award at this lavish awards ceremony and dinner.

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  • WPO launches Lifetime Achievement Award

    In launching this initiative, Thomas Schneider, WPO President said ‘The discipline of packaging is one that is truly global. The World Packaging Organisation is in a unique position to identify leading practitioners from around the world who have consistently pushed the boundaries in advancing the art, science, and application of packaging to serve the needs of an ever more demanding society.

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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
52 delegates attended the week long residential packaging technology training course in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The aim of the training was to equip participants with greater in-depth knowledge in order for them to tackle the challenges facing the packaging industry in their current environment and to prepare them for the competitive advantages emerging in the Association of Southeast Asian Nation's (ASEAN) Economic Community Market.
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.

WPO met in Vienna on 17 November and selected winners of the WorldStar Awards. 291 entries were judged to 21 WPO members from around the world. Results have been announced.

View all entries in the Judging Book.

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