The packaging industry Oscar
The WorldStar Competition is one of the major events of the World Packaging Organisation (WPO) and is the pre-eminent international award in packaging. WorldStar illustrates the continual advancement of the state of packaging design and technology and creates a living standard of international packaging excellence from which others may learn. The WorldStar Competition is the main revenue source for WPO and its success is an important component in financing our global packaging training programmes.
Three winners out of the four awarded were present on the evening to receive the Lifetime Achievement in Packaging Award. This award was established last year with the aim of acknowledging and rewarding excellence in all aspects of packaging science, technology, design and application across every country around the world”. The judges, from all over the world and a minimum of one from each continent, elected: Miklos Galli (Hungary), Helmut Meininger (Austria), Harry Lovell (Australia) and Lars Wallentin (Switzerland), “The Award is a great honour and appreciation for me and my colleagues, who were working with me on sustainable packaging solutions”, reported Miklos Galli.