ADF (Aerosol Dispensing Forum) and PCD (Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design) New York has revealed the shortlist for its Innovations Awards, after a the judging session by an independent jury of packaging experts .
“The shortlist consists of some of the most innovative products in the beauty and aerosol markets, including solutions from Hinterkopf, Verescence and Ball Corporation, on behalf of brands such as Bayer, L’Oréal, Kao, Estée Lauder and Coty,” said ADF&PCD organizers in a release.
The Innovation Awards, now in its second year, recognize outstanding achievements and encourage the industry to push the boundaries with technological and creative innovations in aerosol, dispensing, personal care and cosmetic packaging. The final winners will be announced at a special Innovation Awards Ceremony during the ADF&PCD New York show at The Altman Building & Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan, at 4pm on September 6, 2017.
“I really enjoyed participating in the ADF&PCD awards jury. It was very exciting to see the many innovations in materials, design, manufacturing methods, and decoration up for consideration for awards this year,” enthused Lorraine Keyes-Ahart, Clinique Global Package Development at Estée Lauder.
Ian Nicholson, Worldwide Director Strategic Innovation & Technology Alliances at Colgate Palmolive, was also impressed by the quality of the entries, stating: "The award submissions are great examples of creative companies seeking to better meet the needs of their users, which is essential in delivering superior business results."
Each of the winners will present a short session on what makes the winning entry so innovative.
The full shortlist features: