Despite their crucial role in packaging, labels are only part of the package.  Most consumers don’t give much thought to the effort put forth in the design of everyday packaging, but in fact, packaging plays an important role in the safety, marketing, waste reduction and sustainability of products.
Recently, the 24th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation recognized companies with outstanding packaging.  Several well-known brands were amongst those with top honors   Heinz, Kraft, Cadbury, Pepperidge Farm and Unilever took home silver, gold and diamond awards.  The DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation is the industry’s longest running, global, independently judged celebration of innovation and collaboration throughout the value chain.  An expert panel evaluated 200 entries in 3 categories:  Innovation, Sustainability and Cost/Waste Reduction.
EPI Labelers designs labeling machines to integrate to a wide variety of packaging, many of which were included in the awards.  To read the full article about the 24th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation, and for a complete list of winners, visit the Packaging Digest website at