• Vienna, Austria - November 14 – 17

    WPO Meetings take place

    15 November – Austrian Packaging Awards
    17 November – 2017Judging

  • 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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  • 94th WPO Board Meeting

    The 94th WPO Board Meeting took place on May 22nd at the Fieramilano in Milan, Italy. The WorldStar Awards 2015 presentations also took place. Board members were from Argentina, Austria, Australia, China, Brazil, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, Ghana, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Kenya, Latvia, Lebanon, Nigeria, Norway, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom and the US.

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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

Our friend and colleague Annabelle Tan, of Singapore, passed away on Saturday evening, June 25, 2016, at 10:55 PM, Singapore time. Cause of death has not been made known to us but it was medical in nature. Annabelle was a good friend to all of us and to WPO.

WPO (World Packaging Organisation) will be holding its first meeting of 2016 between 22-26 May in Budapest (Hungary). WPO’s Hungarian member, the Hungarian Association of Packaging and Materials Handling (”CSAOSZ”), will host the event. All WPO meetings - Board and work committees will take place during the first four days of the five days program. The fifth day of the event will be open for the professional community. CSAOSZ is organizing a one day packaging conference, with international participation, as well as the Gala dinner for the WorldStar Award ceremony. The conference will be held under the title “Packaging innovations for sustainability and safety”.
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