Looking for a Bright Idea?

Need inspiration for your next breakthrough packaging idea? Don’t miss The Showcase of Packaging Innovations, a special pavilion at PACK EXPO International 2006 highlighting the year’s most innovative package designs from around the world. Sponsored and produced by the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI, Arlington, Va.), PACK EXPO International 2006 will be held October 29 through November 2 at Chicago’s McCormick Place.

All of the packages featured in The Showcase of Packaging Innovations have been recognized for outstanding design by prominent international organizations.

The following organizations will participate in The Showcase of Packaging Innovations:

ABRE - Brazilian Packaging Association

ABRE Design and Packaging Award

AsociaciÛn Mexicana de Envase y Embalaje (AMEE)

Stellar Packaging Awards (Certamen Envase Estelar AMEE)

Association of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL)

Vacuum Metallized or Coated Product Competition Awards

DuPont Performance Materials

DuPont Packaging Awards: Diamond, Gold, Silver and "Special Citations”

Flexible Packaging Association

Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards

Foodservice & Packaging Institute

2006 QSR-FPI Foodservice Packaging Awards Competition

Glass Packaging Institute

Clear Choice Awards

Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council

Compliance Package of the Year

Instituto Argentino Del Envase

Estrella del Sur

Paperboard Packaging Council

National Paperboard Packaging Competition

While visiting The Showcase of Packaging Innovations, attendees will be invited to participate in a new awards program being unveiled at this year’s show: PACK EXPO Selects.

All packages featured in the PACK EXPO Selects display will be designs commercialized, developed and produced by one or more PACK EXPO exhibitors. Credit will be given to those companies who participated in the package’s development, design, converting or production.

During the show, PACK EXPO attendees will be able to vote for the package they deem most innovative via their My PACK Expo portal, which will be accessible at multiple kiosks around McCormick Place.

Source: Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute

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