Alufoil Trophy 2016 open for entries
Search for the best innovations in aluminium foil and closures begins
The Alufoil Trophy 2016 competition is now open and entries will be accepted until 20 November 2015. The Alufoil Trophy is recognised as the most highly valued award in the sector, with categories covering every aspect of aluminium foil and closures use. Applications include packaging, construction and automotive, as well as industrial and decorative applications.
The competition categories are:
Marketing + Design: Entrants should deliver real improvements to graphic and structural packaging design, ergonomics and ideas that lead to greater shelf appeal at point-of-sale, as well as industrial design applications.
Consumer Convenience: Answering calls for improved technical performance that provide real benefits to the consumer.
Resource Efficiency: Sustainable environmental performance is among the foremost challenges faced by industry. Developments should provide real benefits and demonstrate environmental and commercial advantages whether in consumer or industrial applications.
Product preservation: Consumers are increasingly demanding fewer preservatives in food and this is where packaging can really come into its own by delivering products safely and hygienically.
Technical Innovation: The development of innovative ideas should provide benefits for the brand owner, retailer, consumer and industrial user through the performance of a material, a manufacturing method or conversion process.
Many different practitioners in aluminium foil and aluminium closures may enter, including packaging designers, brand owners, foil rollers, foil converters, foil container manufacturers, closure manufacturers, household foil manufacturers, retailers, and industrial solution providers; including combined entries from any of these parties. Interested consumers and consumer groups or associations may also enter.