name

Winners 2013

Here you can see all the ScanStar 2013 winners from the competion organzed by Finland


ScanStar 2013 winners

In this years ScanStar, 16 packages from the four Nordic countries participated. Of those eight was awarded a ScanStar. Two of them went to Denmark and Finland, respectively, three to Norway and one to Sweden. The general level of the participants was high. Most of the solutions was in the category of transportation. Consumer packages were less represented, perhaps reflecting the hard pressed economic times. The solutions were based mostly on existing platforms to solve concrete problems, only a few took advantage of new technology to set new standards. If the economy allows, the jury hopes to see more new solutions based on new technology next year. The ScanStar winners will enter the WorldStar competition, where the WPO jury will meet in November.

Customised oxygen barrier packaging for sea food

Description:
Danish RPC Superfos a/s has developed a series of four cup types of injection molded PP with a new oxygen barrier combined with diaphragm seal. The package gives a shelf life to fish and seafood products for two years at room temperature.

Motivation:
The solution is a new innovation with the combination of high-efficiency barrier for durability. The oxygen-tight labels also provides a good product display. The packaging is reclosable and appropriate for the meal situation. The solution provides a cost saving vs. aluminum. Can as plastic packaging be recycled as material or energy

 

Sales and storage box confectionery

Description:
Fazer Confectionery Finland have in collaboration with the designer LFH Illuminating Brands and Latvian packaging manufacturer VG Kvadra Pak AS developed a new carton box of confectionery. The box consists of two parts separated when opened. The packaging is easy to open. The inner part serves as a serving dish. The design combines the various brands in a single series. The printing of the parts simultaneously and the entire packaging is suitable for mechanical filling. The shiny paint and pigments accentuates the chocolate softness, delicacy and high quality.

Motivation:
The packaging represents a new design and functionality throughout the supply chain. The packaging is effective on the packaging line. The product is sealed, re-closable, and provide a good user experience. Printing and design supports good Brand image on the store shelf.

Transport and shipment box for wine

Description:

DS Smith Packaging Denmark has developed a new transport and shipment packaging in corrugated board for various kinds of wine bottles. Three different bottles of wine can be added in the packaging and packed easily. It is also easy to open with a tear tape. The packaging strength has been tested and is suitable for customer-specific deliveries.

Motivation:
The package provides good protection for the product, it is easy to use for different types of bottles. It solves a problem, which the standard packages does not do. It is easy to open. The material is recyclable.

Ekornes H-clip system

Description:
Norwegian Peterson Packaging AS has developed a new lock system for corrugated packaging. The lock of plastic works as carrying handle too and thus replaces clips, tape or glue. When opening there is no need for use of a knife or other sharp objects that may damage the product, in this case a precious Ekornes chair.

 

Motivation:
The solution is a new innovation that solves a handling problem. Closure and opening does not damage the furniture. The handle is solid and has a good grip. Plastics and cardboard can be recycled separately.


Kitchen garden box

Description:
Stora Enso Packaging from Finland, has in consultation with the Finnish Fiskars Corporation developed a package for Fiskars vegetable garden, a device with light and substrates for herbs. The package consists of a box of cardboard with inserts and outer shell with beautiful print. The outer packaging also serves as the insert of the interior.

Motivation:
The box represents exceptionally good design with the integration of many functions, it has a good material use and it has a new easy opening tap and an elegant finish.

Bulk pack of "maximum arm lamps"

Description:

Glomma Papp, Norway has developed a new concept for material handling. The package of valuable professional lights takes place on the shop floor during production. The inserts allow packaging and locking of individual lamps. When all the lights are packed the lid is put on. In the same way, the box can be unpacked, for example in a hospital with taking out one lamp at a time, which means that they are not damaged.

Motivation:
The package represents a new design of labor and delivery flow, it protects the product, it has a minimum material usage and constitute a simple and effective solution for an expensive product.

Floor display with high strength capacity

Description:
Previous packaging of Coca-Cola has consisted of  trays. The bottles are  now packed in shrink wrap and needs a foundation to be stacked. A foundation for 24 bottles, where more can be placed on a display, serves as both transport and sales packaging. The package is manufactured by Glomma Papp, Norway.

Motivation:
The packaging is a good solution for small shops, simple to set up and manage, high-quality printing, it is moisture resistant. It also supports the Brand image.

Clas Ohlson carrying handles for moving boxes

Description:
The solution has been developed by Smurfit Kappa Sweden to facilitate stacking of the boxes, and facilitates repatriation of 4 + 4 drawers using a handle.

Motivation:
The Packaging solution is simple and functional for the transport and storage of boxes, it represents the minimum use of materials

 

The Scanstar 2013 Jury: