Unique collaboration for Billerud, Scanpack and Santa Maria - Design
Scanpack, Scandinavia´s biggest packaging fair, is joining forces with
competition aims to attract young people into the packaging industry
Billerud and Santa Maria to launch `PackDesign Engineer 2012´ - a
pan-Nordic packaging design competition. The aim of the competition is
to attract more young people into the packaging industry and create a
natural forum for an exchange of experience across generational
PackDesign Engineer will be targeted at engineers and students on
packaging and design courses across the Nordic region. The competition
will have three rounds before the final, which will be live at Scanpack
in October 2012.
The first round will take place in autumn 2011, with 20 entries then
going forward to the semi-finals in spring 2012. The entries will be
judged by a jury made up of eight representatives from the industry.
"We want to share our knowledge and our passion for creating smarter
packaging, as part of a long-term drive to get more young people fired
up about packaging design," explains Jimmy Nyström, Business
Development Director at Billerud Packaging Boards.
The competition will involve coming up with smart and practical
packaging solutions to suit Santa Maria´s range of products.