Dow’s PacXpert technology nabs silver Edison Award for food packaging


For the eighth time since its launch in 2013, PacXpert Packaging Technology from The Dow Chemical Company garnered an industry award for its innovative, sustainable design and cost-savings advantages. This time, it was the Silver 2015 Edison, presented at the 2015 Edison Awards' gala in New York City on April 23.

"We are honored to add The Edison Award to PacXpert Technology's growing list of industry accolades," said Diego Donoso, president, Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics. "Whether it's the functionality, aesthetics or improved sustainability benefits, the innovative design highlights Dow's promise to provide customers with exceptional packaging solutions that gain consumer acceptance."

An alternative to traditional rigid packaging, PacXpert Technology's flexible, lightweight design offers multiple sustainability benefits. The technology reduces content waste by allowing consumers to achieve a better product yield and requires less overall raw material during the manufacturing process when compared with rigid packaging alternatives.

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