DuPont Packaging ( invites packaging innovators to enter to win a coveted DuPont Award for Packaging Innovation. Entries will be accepted through Feb. 19, 2016 and forms are available at

"As the industry’s longest-running, global, independently judged competition, winning a DuPont Award for Packaging Innovation can provide a breakthrough for new concepts and stimulate demand for new packaging ideas,” says Yasmin Siddiqi, DuPont Packaging Awards leader, referring to an online site where past winners are sharing success stories. “This also is an opportunity to present innovative packaging solutions to some of the industry’s leaders in packaging during the independent judging process. The sharing, feedback and networking that come with the awards experience can be invaluable.”

Entry is free and DuPont materials are not required to be used in the packaging structure. Judges consider excellence in these areas: technological advancement, responsible packaging and enhanced user experience. Winners will join an elite group of industry leaders to be honored at a ceremony on May 19, 2016. Information on the program and past winners is posted on the DuPont Packaging Awards website.

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers (P&IP) manufactures an extensive portfolio of adhesive, peelable lidding and sealant resins for the packaging industry. P&IP provides a globally networked development team to work with customers on packaging programs that improve performance, shelf appeal and convenience, while optimizing costs for the food, cosmetics, industrial and health and personal care industries.

DuPont has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment.