WPO announces Lifetime Achievement Winners

The judges, from all over the world, elected:

  • Miklos Galli from Hungary
  • Professor Harry Lovell, from Australia
  • Professor Lars G Wallentin, Switzerland
  • Helmut Meininger from Austria

“The Lifetime Achievement in Packaging Award was established with the aim of acknowledging and rewarding excellence in all aspects of packaging science, technology, design and application across every country around the world”, explains Pierre Pienaar, WPO President.  And adds: “The discipline of packaging is one that is truly global. The World Packaging Organisation is in a unique position to identify leading practitioners from around the world who have consistently pushed the boundaries in advancing the art, science and application of packaging to serve the needs of an ever more demanding society. These prestigious awards will celebrate and preserve in perpetuity the collective achievements of these innovators.”

Annually, each WPO member (representing a voting member) will be able to make up to one nomination through an online registration form. The second group of honorees will be recognized during the WorldStar Award Ceremony & Gala Dinner, the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia on 2 May, 2018.

The full list of WorldStar Award winners, by countries and categories, can be seen at http://www.worldstar.org/worldstar-winners-2018


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