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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. 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 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. more

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

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

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