• Vienna, Austria - November 14 – 17

    14 November 10:00 - 17:00 Executive Meeting
    16:00 – 17:00 Strategy Meeting
    15 November 9:00 – 12:30 Working Group Meetings
    14:00 – 18:00 Austrian Packaging Day
    18:30 Austrian “Smart Packaging Award Ceremony”
    16 November 9:00 – 15:00 WPO Board Meeting
    17 November 8:30 – 17:00 WorldStar Judging

  • 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

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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