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WPO Announces the Winners of WorldStar 2022 in Milan
16 June 2022
After two years of online ceremonies, May 4 2022, around 300 packaging professionals, representing 37countries, were together to celebrate the winners of WorldStar Award 2022.
APF's 2022 Strategic Planning Meeting Performed Online
16 June 2022
The 7th APF Asian Packaging Federation's Strategic Planning Meeting was performed via Zoom Application on 18th April 2022. There were attendees in total from 11 countries in Asia continent, namely: Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Japan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Turkey.
ASD Packaging Academy Continues Training Online
01 April 2022
The 2020 training program organized by the ASD Turkish Packaging Manufacturers Association under the brand of ASD Packaging Academy was completed with six trainings. ASD Packaging Academy continues its 2021 training online. ASD Packaging Academy continues its 2021 training program on online platforms. “Covid-19 Precautions Training for the Packaging Industry”, was given by Occupational Physician and Pandemic Consultant Dr. İsmail Hakkı Serin on January 27th, 2021, in cooperation with Özden OSGB (Joint Health and Safety Unit).
APF President Attended Two Global Webinars
01 April 2022
ProPak Connect hosted a number of live free-to-attend sessions featuring international speakers in collaboration with the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP), Department of Science Service (Thailand), Kasetsart University, and Thailand Institute of Science and Technology Research, along leading packaging industry experts.
WPO Sustainability position paper written by the Vice President Sustainability & Save Food
06 January 2022
The first WPO Sustainability position paper written by the Vice President Sustainability & Save Food, Nerida Kelton. This important report has been developed from the country reports that were provided for the Sustainability & Save Food working group meeting held in November.
World Design Challenge on Sustainable Packaging Attracts
13 July 2021
The Sustainable Packaging Design Challenge, a collaboration between WPO and WDO launched in April of this year, culminated in a series of final presentations from 7 teams on Friday, 4 June. The project regrouped 11 facilitators, seven thought leaders, 76 participants and 28 student participants from 32 countries.
WPO Announces the Winners for WorldStar Special Categories Awards
13 July 2021
During the hybrid WorldStar Ceremony, held on 9 June 2021, WPO announced the 12 winners in the Special Categories of WorldStar 2021.
WPO announces the date for the Virtual Ceremony of WorldStar 2021 & the Finalist Candidates for WorldStar Special Awards
15 April 2021
To adjust to the actual circumstances, WPO will host a virtual ceremony for the winners of WorldStar 2021. The ceremony will take place on 9 June 2021. During the ceremony, all winners of the 2021 edition will be announced, including WorldStar Special Awards, Student Awards and WPO Life Time Achievement Award
Compostability Testing for ITENE
05 March 2021
ITENE, Spain, has obtained DIN CERTCO certification to be able to carry out home compostability testing in its laboratories.
APF General Assembly 2020 and AsiaStar Judging Meetings Performed Online
08 January 2021
APF 2020 General Assembly and AsiaStar 2020 Packaging Competition Judging Meetings took place online on December 16 - 17. Delegates from 13 countries attended the meetings.