Stars out in force at pack awards

A record number of gold stars has been given in the 1995 Starpack Awards, the UK packaging design competition organised by the Institute of Packaging. Five golds, 20 silver, six technical innovation and 39 bronze stars were awarded, from the total entry of 193 packages.

In the consumer section, Constar International won a gold and a technical innovation award for its one-litre PET bottle, which allows Britvic long life orange juice to be poured in while hot. Second gold star in the section went to Betts Plastics for its “stylish and exceptionally well engineered piece of plastics packaging” for Glaxo’s auto-injector device for the anti-migraine treatment Imigran.

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