Mondi triumphs at WorldStar Global Packaging Awards 2024

Mondi is celebrating a significant achievement at this year’s WorldStar Global Packaging Awards, having received four accolades across four categories.

Renowned as the ultimate recognition in global packaging excellence, the WorldStar Awards highlight Mondi’s dedication to sustainable and circular-driven packaging solutions.

Mondi’s impressive array of 2024 WorldStar Award-winning products include Hug&Hold (non-alcoholic beverages), Protector Bag ExpandForm (packaging materials and components), Statorfold (transit) and Mix-Berry (fresh fruits and vegetables).

“We are thrilled to see our sustainable and innovative packaging solutions receive global acclaim. Our collaborative efforts with valued customers drive us to create solutions that not only solve their challenges but also set industry benchmarks. These prestigious awards are a testament to the creativity and hard work of our teams, and we’re excited to bring more ground-breaking ideas to life in the coming year,” says Markus Gärtner, CEO Mondi Corrugated Packaging.

“Receiving accolades from the WorldStar Awards highlights Mondi’s commitment to sustainable packaging design. Our award-winning products showcase our dedication to helping customers achieve their sustainability goals, ensuring packaging becomes part of a circular economy. We look forward to showcasing our packaging innovations on the global stage at the Awards Ceremony in Bangkok,” says Thomas Ott, CEO Mondi Flexible Packaging.

The Awards Ceremony and Gala Event for the 2024 WorldStar Packaging Awards will be held in Bangkok in June.

Mondi’s 2024 WorldStar Award winners are:

  • Hug&Hold, non-alcoholic beverages category – Hug&Hold is a paper packaging solution that is designed to wrap and transport PET beverage bottles, replacing plastic shrink wrap. It comprises of two elements that are 100% paper based; the first a sleeve made of kraft paper that wraps around the bottles to hold them securely, and the second a corrugated clip which holds the bottles around the neck and offers a comfortable handle for transportation.
  • Protector Bag ExpandForm, packaging materials and components category – the Protector Bag ExpandForm replaces the current plastic packaging for mattress rollpacking with a flexible and recyclable paper bag solution
  • Statorfold, Transit category – designed by Mondi Ansbach in conjunction with Swedish packaging company, aPak, the Statorfold corrugated solution protects sensitive electric car motor components during transport and storage. The new cardboard design replaces the client’s former plastic packaging and reduces material use, weight and volume by 25%.
  • Mix-Berry, fresh fruits and vegetables category – Mix-Berry is a sustainable packaging solution designed for the safe transport of groceries, particularly delicate berries. The packaging is easy to install and features a pick-up-&-go handle, while it can also be transported flat in order to support stacking tabs and maximise warehouse and shipping.

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