18 student projects that won the 15th National Packaging Design Student Competition annually organized by Turkish Packaging Manufacturers Association (ASD) competed in WorldStar Student, an annual competition held by World Packaging Organization (WPO). A student project from Turkey won a bronze award.
In the WorldStar Student 2019 Competition organization annual by the World Packaging Organization (WPO), 18 young designer students who ranked in the 15th National Packaging Design Student Competition held annual Turkish Packaging Manufacturers Association (ASD) with the contribution of the Eurasia Packaging Istanbul Fair competed with their projects. Mücahit Hilmi Yaman, Fethullah Er and Abudukeyoumu Yasen, who are students of Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakif University, Department of Graphic Design applying from Turkey, came in 3rd in the WorldStar Student 2019 - International Packaging Design Student Competition and won the bronze award with their "Heinz Ketchup & Mayonnaise Packaging” student project. The other 17 projects from Turkey were awarded a certificate.
Since 2006, WorldStar Student has been organized by the WPO for students' participation only. National Packaging Design Student Competition, wish is the only competition that enables student from our country to participate in the WorldStar Student Competition is organized by ASD with the contribution of Eurasia Packaging Istanbul Fair.
Turkey receives 4 awards from WorldStar 2020WorldStar 2020, the most prestigious competition in the industry organized by WPO, announced the results. Turkey received 4 awards in WorldStar 2020, where 36 countries competed in 12 categories and a total of 321 applications had been submitted. The winners of WorldStar 2020 and WorldStar Student Competition will receive their awards in a ceremony to be held in the evening of May 8, 2020 at Interpack 2020, the world's largest packaging exhibition, which will take place in Düsseldorf, Germany on May 7-13, 2020.
Mr. Zeki Saribekir, President of Turkish Packaging Manufacturers Association (ASD) mentioned that we will increase the number of products that will provide competitive power in the international arena thanks to our youth, and the Bronze Award won in the WPO's WorldStar Student Competition is an important success. Mr. Zeki Saribekir reminded that Turkey ranked the 2nd in the number of awards received, scoring 22 awards in WorldStar 2019 and said that Turkey successfully returns from the competition every year with an award. Participating in the competition and award-winnig congratulated students and the companies, packaging industry of Turkey noted that continuation of the rise in the global arena.
Mentioning that Turkey, the hub for packaging supply in Europe and Eurasia focuses on value added production and maintains its stable growth, Zeki Saribekir underscored that awards from competitions such as this one consolidate the perception of Turkish packaging industry on a global scale.
Applications for the Crescents and Stars of Packaging Competition Started in February
Mentioning the Crescents and Stars of Packaging Competition taking place for the 9th time in 2020, Zeki Saribekir announced that applications started rolling in by February, a process that will continue until June 2020. He pointed out that Crescents and Stars of Packaging is the only Packaging Competition in Turkey with international competence and recognition. Stating that they started this competition to give competitive strength in the international markets to brand owners, designers and packaging manufacturers, he said that the winners are able to take part in WorldStar and AsiaStar competitions held by World Packaging Organization (WPO) and Asia Packaging Federation (APF).
Companies and packages that received awards in WorldStar 2020:
1. Beta Gida Sanayi - Beta Tea Tera Fusion Collection
2. Kütahya Porselen- 6-Piece Cake Plate Set
3. Kütahya Porselen- Ottoman Coffee set
4. Tulipack Ambalaj- Drop Shaped Food Packaging