The 2017 edition of Luxe Pack Shanghai closed its doors on the 13 of April 2017 after two successful busy days of exhibition. This year’s event brought together 200 exhibitors from all packaging sectors and 4,281 visitors (up 10% compared to 2016).
At the awards ceremony held on April 12th, 2017, a jury panel of industry leaders awarded two eco-friendly initiatives in the luxury packaging industry:
Carton board manufacturer Mestä Board won the Luxe Pack in green Award in the Packaging Solution category, with its Mestä Skincare Gift Box. This prize recognizes new eco-friendly designed product with a specific positive environmental and sustainable impact. The Mestä Skincare Gift Box was designed to promote sustainability while providing a unique user experience. It’s Light-weighting, convenient for recycling with a unique one-step opening and closing mechanism. Cyril Drouet, Design & Innovation Director and Petri Jantunen, Vice-President, Sales APAC at Metsä Board received the trophy designed by Nianxiang Design Agency.
Coloured and specialist paper supplier James Cropper won the Luxe Pack in green Award in the responsible initiatives category with its Burneside Community Energy initiative. This prize recognizes internal responsible sustainable initiatives conducted by luxury packaging companies. The initiative consisted in the installation of a 250KW Solar PV Array with Burneside Community Energy to help generate clean, green electricity in a way that doesn’t compromise the special ecology or superb landscape of Burneside or that of Cumbria.