2020 Ameristar Award Winners Announced

The Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) announced the winners of the 2020 AmeriStar Package Award competition. There were 27 winners, including six student award winners.

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The 2020 AmeriStar Package Award winners are:
Best of Show Award

• Structural Design for Gorilla Super Glue Micro Precise
by Product Ventures (Best of Show Award Winner & Household Products)

Design Excellence Award
• Mtn Dew AMP Game Fuel Re-Sealable Can
by PepsiCo (Design Excellence Award Winner & Beverages/Non-Alcoholic)

Sustainable Packaging Award
• KeelClip; Multi-Can Packaging System
by Graphic Packaging International (Sustainable Packaging Award Winner & Beverages/Alcoholic)


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2020 AmeriStar Award Winners by Category:
Beverages (Alcoholic, Non-alcoholic)

• KeelClip; Multi-Can Packaging System
by Graphic Packaging International (Sustainable Packaging Award Winner & Beverages/Alcoholic)

• Mother Parkers’ Improved Polypropylene (PP) EcoCup Pods by Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee (Beverages/Non-alcoholic)

• Mtn Dew AMP Game Fuel Re-Sealable Can by PepsiCo (Design Excellence Award Winner & Beverages/Non-Alcoholic)

Cosmetics
• Sei Bella Lipstick
by TricorBraun (Cosmetics)

• Maybelline’s FitMe Matte + Poreless Foundation by ProAmpac (Cosmetics)

• Refillable Top Secret Compact by FusionPKG (Cosmetics)

Drug & Pharmaceutical
• Nip Solution Bags for Pharmaceuticals/Non-leaching Low-elution Soft Bag for Injectable Drugs
by Zacros (Fujimori Kogyo Co., Ltd.) (Drug and Pharmaceutical)

Food, Refrigerated
• PaperSeal Tray Packaging System
by Graphic Packaging International (Food/Refrigerated)

Food, Shelf Stable
• FUNacho: Building a Better Food Delivery System
by TricorBraun (Food/Shelf Stable)

Health and Beauty Aids
• Pantene PRO-V Nutrient Blends Conditioner
by Viva (Health and Beauty Aids)

Household Products
• Structural Design for ArmorAll
by Product Ventures (Household Products)

• Green Gobbler Drain Cleaner: Proudly Made in the USA by TricorBraun (Household Products)

• Gorilla Super Glue Micro Precise Structural Design by Product Ventures (Best of Show Award Winner & Household Products)

• Truman’s: A Refillable Bottle for a Line of Household Cleaning Products by TricorBraun (Household Products)

• Branch Basics by Berlin Packaging (Household Products)

Industrial/Commercial
• 15-Gal Closed System Mixing Container
by Taylor-Cain Corp. (Industrial/Commercial)

• Lock-and-Drop Delivery System by Ecolab (Industrial/Commercial)

Medical Device
• Arthrex Custom Medical Package
by Placon (Medical Device)

• Collections Clamshell Tray by Prent Corporation (Medical Device)

Saves Food-Foodservice
• EZ Flo Packaging/Dispensing System
by EZ Flo, LLC (Saves Food/Foodservice)

Other
• Crisp Food Technologies Containers
by Anchor Packaging (Other)

2020 Student AmeriStar Package Award winners are:
First Place: Centauri by California Polytechnic State University

Second Place: Coconut Cubes by University of Wisconsin–Stout

Third Place: Beakies by California Polytechnic State University

Student honorable mentions:
• Logistic and Ergonomic Workstation (L.E.W.)
by Michigan State University

• K&K Cookie Packaging by San Jose State University

• Self-Sanitizing Gravity Propelled Dispenser by Indian Institute of Packaging

Full information about each of the 2020 AmeriStar Package Award Winners is available online.


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