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22nd DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation

Videos of Winner Insights

DuPont Packaging Awards

Winners of the 22nd DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation share their objectives and how they overcame challenges in bringing their breakthrough innovations to market. Winners were asked the following:

  • What was your company trying to achieve with this development?

  • Describe the collaboration with your partners and what it contributed and how it was accomplished.

  • What was the biggest challenge you had to overcome in developing this new product?

Entropy Solutions - Click to Play
Time:  0:58

Innovative Packaging System Enables Safer Transport of Medical Supplies

Entropy Solutions, Inc. - USA
(Diamond Winner)

Spokesperson: Eric Lindquist
Entropy Solutions

Entropy GREENBOX medical packaging

Exal Corporation - Click to Play Time:  1:41

New Technology for Aluminum Bottles Makes Them a New Mainstream Packaging Option
Exal Corp and Alcoa Rigid Packaging - USA
(Diamond Winner)

Spokesperson: Ed Martin
Exal Corporation

Coil to can aluminum bottles

Steve Costa; Clorox for Fresh Step
Time:  0:42

New Design Cuts Packaging by Nearly 80 Percent and Achieve Cost/Waste Reduction Across the Supply Chain

Fresh Step Cat Litter from Clorox and Nordenia – USA
(Gold Winner)

Spokesperson: Steven Costa
Clorox Services Company

Fresh Step packaging

Coca-Cola Company - Click to Play
Time:  1:21

PET Plastic Beverage Bottles Made Partially From Plants; Monoethylene Glycol from Sugar Cane Replaces Petroleum-Based PET Feedstock

The Coca Cola Company – USA, Canada, Denmark, Japan, and Brazil; Imperial College, London; Michigan State University - USA
(Gold Winner)

Spokesperson: Dr. Shell Huang
The Coca Cola Company – USA

PET plastic beverage bottles

Frito-Lay - Click to Play
Time:  1:27

The World’s First Fully Compostable Snack Bag

Frito-Lay North America, a division of PepsiCo - USA
(Gold Winner)

Spokesperson: Brad Rodgers

First compostable snack packaging

P&G - Click to Play 
Time:  0:52

Packaging and Machinery Redesign Cuts Pack Material Warehousing by 80 Percent, Reduces Materials by 25 Percent and Maintains Brand Appeal

Always Feminine Products – Procter & Gamble (P&G) – USA/Germany
(Gold Winner)

Spokesperson: Ibrahim Ulas
Procter and Gamble

Always feminine products

Metal Industries - Click to Play
Time:  1:23

Anti-Counterfeiting Solution for Ethical Pharmaceuticals Users

Degill International Corp., Metal Industries R&D Center – Taiwan; Grand Medical Group - USA
(Gold Winner)

Spokesperson: Jack Y. C. Lin
Metal Industries Research & Development Center

Anticounterfeiting medical packaging

P&G - Click to Play 
Time:  1:18

Making a Great Brand Better - Revitalizing an Iconic Brand Through Innovative New Packaging

Scope “Outlast” Mouthwash from Procter & Gamble, Alpla, Tech Group, and Webb deVlam Industrial Designers - USA
(Silver Winner)

Spokesperson: Thinh Ha
Procter & Gamble

Scope Outlast mouthwash

Resilux America - Click to Play
Time:  1:17

New Single Serve Plastic Wine Glass/Bottle Opens Entirely New Markets

Copa di Vino, Quart Vin, Resilux America LLC - USA and France
(Silver Winner)

Spokesperson: Ed Kalendek
Resilux America

Copa di Vino-plastic wine/glass bottle

Cryovac - Click to Play
Time:  1:32

Easy to Open New Design for Fresh and Processed Meat as well as Cheeses Yields Improved Convenience, Safety and Less Wasted Food

Grip & Tear bag from Sealed Air’s Cryovac Food Packaging Unit/USA
(Silver Winner)

Spokesperson: Rick Watson

Cryovac grip and tear bag

ConAgra - Click to Play
Time:  1:15

Every Component Serves its Function in ConAgra Foods’ Healthy Choice Fresh Mixers Single-Serve Meal Packaging

Berry Plastics, ConAgra, Rexam and IDEO - USA
(Silver Winner)

Spokesperson:  Catherine Shapiro
ConAgra Foods Inc.

ConAgra convenienc packaging