dvi (Deutsches Verpackungsinstitut)

The German Packaging Institute (dvi), organiser of the German Packaging Award, had already revealed the 34 best innovations of the year in August. Read more

Elisabeth Skoda caught up with Kim Cheng, managing director at the German Packaging Institute (dvi) and talked about the ongoing packaging sustainability debate from a German perspective. Read more

The most important global competition promoting sustainable packaging innovation is open for submissions. A short introduction to the biggest Sustainability Awards to date. Read more

On the occasion of the 14th German packaging congress in Berlin, the German Packaging Institute (dvi) has surveyed consumers about their opinion about plastics, packaging and sustainability. Read more

According to statistics, one in nine people on the planet suffer from hunger, and 98 per cent of these people live in countries where over 40 per cent of food gets lost after harvest, not least because it is poorly packaged. Read more

As part of a major industry event at FachPack on 25 September 2018, the German Packaging Institute (dvi) presented 40 of the best packaging innovations with the German Packaging Award 2018. Read more

Ahead of FachPack one of Germany's leading packaging voices, Dr Thomas Reiner (chair of the dvi, CEO of Berndt+ Partner and 2018 Sustainability Awards judge), speaks to Elisabeth Skoda about the environmental challenges facing the industry Read more

Highlights this week include Coca-Cola's sustainable packaging strategy- one year on, winners of the dvi German packaging award are announced, and Sidel launches ultralight bottle for carbonated soft drinks. Read more

Forty winners of the 2018 edition of the highly respected international competition the German Packaging Award have been announced - featuring magnetically levitating primary packaging and origami eggs to major advances in advances in machinery. Read more

According to a recent survey, the majority of Germans feels unable to objectively judge packaging and feels that there is a lack of information. Read more

Alongside the 1,500 exhibition booths, Fachpack offers the more than 40,000 trade visitors a supporting programme with numerous presentations on the hot trends in the industry like digitisation, sustainability or design. Read more

Our panel of wonderful judges will spend the summer analysing and grading the 108 entries to this year’s Sustainability Awards. Here some of the judges share their perspectives on the initiative and on sustainability in general. Read more

The international packaging and paper group Mondi received two German Packaging Awards 2017 (Deutscher Verpackungspreis) in the “Cost Effectiveness” category. Read more

Around 200 submissions from 12 countries have made the German Packaging Award 2017 a real show of innovative talent. Read more

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