At this year’s Pro Carton and European Carton Makers Association (ECMA) Awards ceremony hosted in Seville, Spain, some of Britain’s top packaging designers and innovative students were commended for their creative designs and contributions to the packaging industry.
McDonald’s Delivery Cuff from Huhtamaki (pictured below) was announced as the Food & Drink Recycled Fibre Winner, during the European Carton Excellence Award (ECEA). Ravensbourne University student, Nang Htwe Htwe Lwin was crowned as the Creative Cartonboard: Food and Drink Winner for Urban Bite during the Pro Carton Young Designers Award (PCYDA). Joe Lynch, a student from the University of Surrey, was commended as a finalist for his creative video “The Pro Carton Hero” that was entered in the Pro Carton Student Video Award (PCSVA).
Winfried Mühling, Marketing & Communications Director, Pro Carton, commented, “We are proud to extend our deepest congratulations to all the finalists and winners involved in this years European Carton Makers Association and Pro Carton Awards. The resourceful and imaginative entries put forward for this year’s awards have left us thoroughly impressed and captivated by the versatility of cartonboard. It was a pleasure to admire the creative and sophisticated designs from Huhtamaki and the students from both Ravensbourne and Surrey University, as their designs demonstrated the benefits of cartonboard in an inventive and truly astounding way, proving that the packaging industry is in safe and sustainable hands. We look forward to watching all the success that these companies and individuals achieve on their packaging journeys.”