Plastics are big winners at DuPont packaging awards


DuPont presented 16 awards at its 26th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation. The company calls the awards the industry's longest-running, global, independently judged competition highlighting innovative packaging and collaboration throughout the value chain.

"The Packaging Awards continue to celebrate innovation and champion collaboration," said William Harvey president of DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers. "We updated the award categories this year to reflect emerging trends and amplify the consumer's role in driving innovation. 
Consumer convenience earned high marks in this year's competition. Seventy-five percent of the winning packaging solutions bring a higher degree of convenience to consumers."

While the awards consider all materials for packaging, plastics were clearly a standout as there were a host of plastic packaging products recognized at the award ceremony. And as expected many of those plastic packaging solutions were pouches.
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