Winners 2012

Here you can see the ScanStar 2012 winners from the competition organized by Sweden

Scanstar apprciates the value of packaging

ScanStar is a joint Nordic packaging competition held annually since 1969 by SPA, the Scandinavian Packaging Association. Since 1991 more than 800 packages have been evaluated by a professional Jury, and approximately 190 entries have been awarded a ScanStar.

Winning a ScanStar entail, besides being honoured by a Nordic jury, being entitled to enter the global packaging competition WorldStar, a competition organised by WPO – World Packaging Organisation, which is an association of the world’s national packaging organisations.

This year’s ScanStar winners will be presented on the large scene at Scanpack on the 24 October. 

This year’s competition was organised by Intressenföreningen Packforsk in cooperation with Innventia.

By Anders Sörås, Chairman of the Scanpack Juryen and VD of Inressenföreningen Packforsk

This year’s winners are:

Personal alarm

Producer: DS Smith Packaging Finland OY


Simple and efficient solution giving maximum visibility and cost efficient retail handling. The choice of the renewable packaging material gives a natural and fresh consumer perception.

Distribution Package for Fresh Salmon Loin

Producer: Glomma Pack A/S


The cooling system of the solution is considered innovative. The jury liked especially the sustainable approach in replacing mineral oil based EPS with the renewable material. Last, but not least, the new packages offers new communicative features.

Stackable Plastic Pallet

Producer: IPG Intelligent Packaging Group AB


The stackable plastic pallet solution provides environmental and economical advantages through weight/volume reduction as well as storage space.

Display Package for Solvinge Chicken

Producer: Peterson Packaging A/S


Efficient and simple locking mechanism with simple opening function without using tools. The solution has proved functionality; the jury tested the solution by dropping it from 1 meter height and it stayed closed - we were convinced.

Combi Round – a new environmentally friendly concept

Producer: Promens Stilling A/S


Combi Round combines the properties of carton and plastic, which can easily be separated. This solution combines also in a new way the thermoforming of plastic and carton cup converting by providing a new opportunity to reduce use of fossil based materials up to 50 %.

Conical Box for Compressor

Producer: Smurfit Kappa Sverige AB


The solution eliminates damages on the compressor by protecting the very sensitive top parts of it. The conical box eliminates wrong handling by preventing from placing it upside down along the logistic chain. The package is made of completely renewable materials.

Kitchen-Sink Box

Producer: Stora Enso Packaging OY


This is easy to use, simple but effective to erect and the multilayers of corrugated material provides good protection. This responds to the needs of efficient transport, storing and handling along the supply chain.

Tempix Temperature Indicator

Producer: Tempix AB



The indicator has an advanced technological design that only allows the products from an unbroken cooling chain with quaranteed food safety and quality. If the product is exposed in a too high temperature for too long time, the bar code turns unreadable and can not be registered at the cashier.

Tetra Prisma Aseptic 330 ml Square DreamCapTM 26

Producer: Tetra Pak Sverige AB


New innovative cap is developed to correspond to the consumer demands. The functionality and the convenience was tested by Reumatikerförbundet as well as by the jury. Both of them found it meeting the utmost consumer demands.

Expedition Meal

Producer: Flextrus AB in co-operation with Campbell Soup Sweden AB


The new package for expedition meals makes it possibile to keep the food hot during the preparation and the wide opening of the shallow package makes it easy to prepare and eat the food.