Cosmetics are big winners in packaging competition (sidebar)
Additional NACD award winners: Novelties category
Gold For Black Onyx tanning lotions from Power Tan Corp. of Scottsdale AZ Tricor Packaging designed a package that looks like a tanning bed. Two black 8-oz HDPE bottles mate together to form the tanning bed. The bottles have black snap-open dispensing caps. Silver Winning silver for Packaging West was a PET toy called the Little Catcher marketed by Bear Creek Toys of Woodinville WA. Designed for children interested in keeping insects alive the container has an 89-mm opening and a lid with air holes in it. A paper label inside provides graphics. Bronze Continental Glass & Plastic (Chicago IL) was able to supply an extrusion blow-molded container in the shape of a locomotive for Proto Smoke Fluid marketed by MTH Electric Trains of Columbia MD. The HDPE package is screenprinted and the smokestack functions as a dispensing plug and closure.