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2013 AmeriStar Package Awards Competition winners

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General AmeriStar Package Awards Comeptition IOPP packaging awards

IoPP announces AmeriStar 2013 award winners.

The Institute of Packaging Professional’s (IoPP) AmeriStar Package Awards Competition—one of North America’s prestigious packaging awards competition—has named its winners!

The IoPP is an organization serving the educational needs of the packaging community, but it also puts on a heck of a good awards show.

Judges evaluated and analyzed packages from 15 categories at IoPP headquarters in Naperville, Illinois, on April 23, 2013, with criteria based on package innovation, sustainability, protection, economics, performance and marketing.

Best of Show Award
CATEGORY: Household Products
Package: Clorox SmartTube Technology
Company: The Clorox Company

Sustainability Award
CATEGORY: Food, Shelf Stable
Package: LittleFoot 100% Compostable Packaging Barrier Product
Company: NewPage Specialty

Design Excellence Award
CATEGORY: Electronics
Package: Microsoft PC Accessory Landscape
Company: Microsoft

AmeriStar winners by Category:
CATEGORY: Beverages, Alcoholic
Package: KeyKeg 20 Slimline with Double Wall Technology
Company: Lightweight Containers

CATEGORY: Beverages, Non-Alcoholic
Package: Pure Leaf Square HF PET Container
Company: PepsiCo

Package: Flexis One Way De-gassing Valve for Coffee Packaging
Company: Avery Dennison

CATEGORY: Drug & Pharmaceutical
Package: Ecoslide-RX
Company: Keystone Folding Box Co.

Package: Syringe Carton for Flu Vaccine
Company: Sanofi Pasteur

CATEGORY: Electronics
Package: Microsoft PC Accessory Landscape
Company: Microsoft

(See Photo Above at Design Excellence Award)

CATEGORY: Food, Refrigerated
Package: Hormel “Project REV Wraps”

CATEGORY: Food, Shelf Stable
Package: Kashi Post Consumer HDPE Bag
Company: Kellogg Company

Package: Flat Bottom Pillow Bag
Company: Frito-Lay

Package: Mixed Media Retail Ready Display Case
Company: The Hershey Company

CATEGORY: Health & Beauty Aids
Package: Aquiesse Candle tin
Company: Planet Canit, LLC

Package: Big sexy hair
Company: Viva Healthcare Packaging

Package: AVEDA 100% Post Consumer Recycled HDPE Bottles
Company: Aveda

Package: Gillette Venus & Olaya Groundbreaking Package Design with a Protective, “Cocooning” Effect
Company: Placon Corporation

CATEGORY: Household Products
Package: Source Reduced UN/CRC Rectangular Line with Hinged Lid
Company: Ropak Packaging

Package: 3M LED Advanced Lighbulb
Company: 3M

Package: Clorox SmartTube Technology
Company: The Clorox Company

See Photo above under Best Of Show Award

Package: Sherwin-Williams’ Dupli-Color Automotive Scratch Fix “All in 1” Package
Company: Sherwin-Williams

CATEGORY: Industrial / Commercial
Package: Modular Intermodal Container Series
Company: NSWC Indian Head Division Detachment Picatinny

Package: Cooper Lighting Lightboard Assembly Handling Tray
Company: Transparent Container Co., Inc.

CATEGORY: Industrial / Commercial
Package: Keystone Trial Kit
Company: Ampac

CATEGORY: Medical Device
Package: Beacon /CardioFocus Balloon Catheter Die Cut Tray
Company: Beacon Converters, Inc.

Package: Wright Medical Extremities Clamshell: A Universal Packaging System Design
Company: Placon Corporation

Package: 47″ Catheter Delivery System Tray
Company: Plastic Ingenuity

Package: TKA Femoral Packaging System
Company: Perfecseal

Package: Mr Lid Containers
Company: Sussex IM

Package: Club Glove Packaging

Package: Staples’ Smart-size Packaging
Company: Staples

CATEGORY: Promotional / Display
Package: Gatorade G Series Perform Sideline Carrier Promotional Pack
Company: PepsiCo

Student AmeriStar Winners
Student AmeriStar Winner- 1st Place
CATEGORY: Drug & Pharmaceutical
Package: Easy Roll Band-Aids
School: Cal Poly State University

Student AmeriStar Winner – 2nd Place
CATEGORY: Cosmetics
Package: Innovative Powdered Makeup Container
Cal Poly State University

Student AmeriStar Winner – 3rd Place
CATEGORY: Health & Beauty Aids
Package: CHAPBOSS – Lip Balm
School: University of Wisconsin – Stout

Student AmeriStar Winner Honorable Mentions
CATEGORY: Drug & Pharmaceutical
Package: Diabetic Test Strip Solutions
School: University of Wisconsin – Stout

CATEGORY: Household Products
Package: Divide, Open, Pour and Store: Iams Dog Food Packaging
School: University of Cincinnati

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