The eighth Luxe Pack Shanghai trade fair, held at the Shanghai Exhibition Center on 15-16 April 2015 welcomed about 3,800 visitors, according to the organisers.
150 exhibitors, representing an increase of 15% compared to 2014, came to the event to present their latest techniques and exclusive packaging solutions. “Some new exhibitors which showcased new expertise or worked with new materials made a big impression and were very popular, such as The Great Wall, china supplier, Guangzhou Lihua Hardwares and Plastics Products, and Hongda Printing,” said the organisers.
Favini won the Luxe Pack in green award for its CartaCrusca
A jury of personalities awarded the Italian company, Favini the 2015 Luxe Pack in green award for its CartaCrusca.
In collaboration with the Barilla Academy, the Italian high quality pasta manufacturer, Favini the Cartacrusca gift box entirely made out of the 20% of bran that is unfit for human consumption.
"We are proud of this latest recognition. On the back of our experience with Shiro Alga Carta and Crush, we were able to develop a new paper specifically for Barilla and directly from nature. This paper is in fact made with bran that is no longer suitable for human consumption," said Andrea Nappa, Managing Director at Favini. “For years, Favini’s ecological papers have achieved unparalleled levels of success around the world, and it is this know-how that made us the ideal partner for Barilla in this project."
The following companies were also nominated for the award: Aptar’s Eden, a 100% plastic line of airless bottles, Favini for its Natural Recall calendar made out of Crush paper containing 15% organic residue, Mingfeng Packaging Manufacturer for its a genuine Romantic Wine House with its 4 in 1 design built out of a plastic-bamboo composite, Ningbo Rainbow International for its bamboo perfume bottle, and finally, Zhongshan Zhongrong Products of Paper for its e-luxury packaging specially designed for e-commerce made entirely out of recyclable materials and decorations with reduced production and labour costs.
The next Luxe Pack Shanghai event will be held on 13 and 14 April 2016 at the Shanghai Exhibition Center.