Carton Competition 15-Year Retrospective: Part 1

4/21/2015

We recently opened submissions for the 72nd annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition, and to celebrate, will highlight the top winners from the past 15 years over the next three weeks! So without further adieu, check out this first installment of exceptional cartons that won Paperboard Package of the Year.  


2000
CorningWare
F.M. Howell & Co.

Printed on a 6-color press and finished with aqueous coating, these cookware cartons allow consumers to see and touch the product. Furthermore, the excellent graphics help consumers to envision possible uses for the cookware.

 


2001
Infusion Basketball
Inland Consumer Packaging

This basketball carton attracts consumers with striking holograms and drives sales by letting them see and feel the ball. A slam dunk design!

 


2002
FridgeMaster
Mead Packaging

The FridgeMaster allows for efficient distribution throughout the supply chain and easy access to soda cans once at home. This iteration features a water-based pattern gloss and a non-skid varnish coating.

 


2003
Duralift
MeadWestvaco Packaging Systems

Featuring a sturdy and effective handle, this beer carton promotes flexibility and functionality without loss of efficiency in producer operations, as it does not require any changes be made to the packaging line. 

 


2004
Family Time Perfect Popper
Smurfit-Stone Container Corp.

A marketing breakthrough and an integral part of the product itself, this paperboard package actually becomes the serving container for the popcorn after cooking. 

 

 

Stay tuned for the next round, and remember to submit your entries for the 2015 competition by June 1!

 

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