WPO selects winners of WorldStar Awards 2016 in Mumbai, India

Representatives from 19 packaging associations judged 293 packaging projects from 35 countries during WPO’s Board Meeting program, held in Mumbai, India in October 2015.  It was a very close contest this year, with the United Kingdom taking 15 awards, closely followed by the USA and China taking 14 each and on their heels Austria, Turkey and Japan taking 13 awards each, Spain – 11, Germany, Hungary & India – 10, Singapore – 9, Switzerland - 7, Australia, Brazil & South Korea - 6, South Africa – 5, France, Indonesia, Israel, Czech Republic & Thailand – 3, Russia, Italy, Denmark, Sweden & Slovakia – 2, Canada, Croatia, Finland, Latvia, Norway, Sri Lanka & Ukraine – 1.

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The candidates for the special categories - President’s Award, Sustainability Award and Marketing Award - will be announced in January 2016. All winners will be recognised in an awards ceremony and gala dinner on 26 May 2016 to coincide with an International Packaging Exhibition in Budapest, Hungary organised by The Hungarian Packaging Association.