Celebrate the recipients of the 2022 Technology Excellence Awards

The winners of 2022 Technology Excellence Awards at PACK EXPO International (Oct. 23-26; McCormick Place, Chicago), owned and produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies are:

After months of narrowing down 60 qualifying entries, PACK EXPO International attendees had three days of on-site voting to judge the most innovative materials and technologies at the show. Entrants are encouraged to visit the stands of these four winners in their respective categories to see these cutting-edge materials and technologies in action.

“Congratulations to this year’s winners for their outstanding materials and technologies. The abundance of high quality entries received this year made the selection process quite challenging,” said Laura Thompson, Vice President, Trade Shows, PMMI. “We are proud to celebrate and showcase the best in the industry and encouraged to see that the Technology Excellence Awards attract the very best in innovation.”

The winners of the Technology Excellence Award 2022 are:

Food and Beverage – [Proxima Tethered Closure]

  • Berry Global booth #N-4727
  • The tethered Proxima closure provides a solution to improve closure recyclability while still providing consumers with a convenient and convenient drinking experience for cold fill and aseptic applications, including still water and functional beverages. The design of the closure incorporates a special feature on the tamper evident band that ensures consumer convenience is not compromised in any way but allows for easy re-closing of the bottle.

General Packaging and Processing – [IMA Ilapak Vegatronic 6400]

  • IMA North America Inc. Booth #S-2514
  • Hygiene, accessibility and efficiency are the hallmarks of the IMA Ilapak Vegatronic 6400 continuous motion vertical packaging machine, designed to meet the specific needs of highly demanding industries in terms of hygienic design, accessibility, fast changeover and OEE. Completely open design, electrical components with protection class IP66 to IP69K are some of the features of this state-of-the-art solution.

Personal Care/Pharmaceuticals – [Eurotrol]

  • CueSee Mix / Dual Chambered Device for storing liquid/powdered/lyophilized components, Stand #W-13027
  • CueSee Mix® is a unique, patented form of packaging that is revolutionizing the in vitro diagnostics (IVD), pharmaceutical and cosmetic markets. The innovative two-chamber device keeps different fractions separate, preventing reactions between components of the desired matrix.

Sustainability – [ClipCombo™]

  • Graphic Packaging International, booth #S-1730
  • The ClipCombo machine solution is the latest machine innovation from Graphic Packaging. The ClipCombo solution offers the ability to process two different paper-based multipack styles on the same machine, uniquely enabling fast changeovers and delivering high speeds no matter what’s going on.

The highlights of this year’s PACK EXPO International are over 2,000 exhibitorsoffers world-class education, showcases solutions for more than 40 vertical industries to generate cross-fertilization of ideas and crossover solutions, and offers countless networking opportunities.

PACK EXPO International is open now and will run until Wednesday 26th October. Registration is possible on site or at packexpointernational.com.


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