"The DuPont Packaging Awards honor packaging innovations that use science, inspiration, and creativity to shift the paradigms and change the way we live. As we enter the next quarter century of celebrating packaging, we believe we need to evolve with the industry," said Yasmin Siddiqi, Marketing Director - DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers, DuPont Packaging Awards program leader. "Our past awards categories of innovation, sustainability, and cost/waste reduction have been upgraded to reflect future global challenges and the increasing important role and diversity of the consumer in driving packaging innovation."
In evaluating entries, jurors will consider excellence based on the following criteria:
• Technological Advancement
• Responsible Packaging
• Enhanced User Experience
DuPont sponsors this program to recognize achievements that provide learnings to the industry and to highlight the importance of collaboration. Winners will be announced on May 15, 2014, where they will also be honored at a celebration event with senior DuPont executives.
Information Guidelines and Registration form are available on-line at packaging.dupont.com. Deadlines for inquiries is March 1.