Plastics Industry Awards

23-Oct-2014

Arrangements for show casing the best examples of work from any business sector are a wonderful way to show the public generally the innovation and creativity dedicated professionals are capable of in their area of expertise. But industry sector awards also provide inspiration and pride to others who already work in that sector, and undoubtedly the motivation to push harder to try new things in the future.

In the plastics industry, there are numerous programmes set up around the world to recognize the best of the best of everything from packaging to medical inplants, as well as all sorts of manufacturing innovations.

New Zealand is no exception when it comes to this type of recognition and once again the 2014 Plastics Industry Design Awards took place in October this year. Here original New Zealand-specific excellence in the creation, design, production, manufacture, and marketing of plastic products or components was acknowledged and promoted.

Mark Hanlon once again acted as the industry’s Convenor of Judges for these Awards (this is the fifth occasion), and was joined by a well experienced group of other industry experts to undertake the critical judging role. This is no small task and extends over two full days of intense study and debate among the judges.

Once again we saw world class innovation and creativity among the many entrants for these awards, and this manufacturing sector both impressed and stimulated the work of people within and outside the industry.   


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