• Budapest, Hungary – May 2016

    The 1st WPO meeting of 2016 will take place between 22nd and 26th May in the beautiful city of Budapest in one of Central Europe’s oldest countries Hungary. Miklos Nagy and his colleagues from the Hungarian Association of Packaging and Materials Handling have put together an exciting and busy programme of technical meetings and discussions, culminating in the presentation of the 2016 WorldStar Awards. To register for this event please visit: http://reg.wpobudapest2016.org/

  • WorldStar Packaging Awards

    On 19 May 2015 winners of the WorldStar 2015 awards gathered at IPACK-IMA to receive their WorldStar Awards. Over 90 winners from all over the globe attended to collect their award at this prestigious awards ceremony. 

    Locked4Kids BV, Netherlands celebrated winning Gold in the President's Award, one of the prestigious special awards. 

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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
WPO (World Packaging Organization) has just announced the list of candidates for three special awards within the WorldStar Awards 2016 programme.
The judging session took place over 2 days in October, 2015 as part of the 95th WPO Board Meeting activities. 17 late entries were judged on line by the same panel of judges during November. Representatives from 19 packaging associations, members of WPO (World Packaging Organisation), judged 293 packaging projects, from 35 countries that entered the WorldStar Awards 2016. The judging sessions took place on 8th and 10th October during WPO’s Board Meeting program, held in Mumbai, India.
The 1st WPO meeting of 2016 will take place between 22nd and 26th May in the beautiful city of Budapest in one of Central Europe’s oldest countries Hungary. Miklos Nagy and his colleagues from the Hungarian Association of Packaging and Materials Handling have put together an exciting and busy programme of technical meetings and discussions, culminating in the presentation of the 2016 WorldStar Awards. Delegates will also be able to explore this historic city whether it be walking across the Chain Bridge which spans the legendary Danube river, or taking coffee at the world famous Gerbeaud cafe followed by a visit to Margaret Island, this will be one WPO meeting that will stick long in your memory.
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