Plastipak's spirit of excellence and innovation is evidenced by a rich award history.



  • Named One of America's Best Employers by Forbes 2020. Plastipak ranked #34 on Forbes’ “America’s Best Employers by State” list. Forbes partnered with Statista, a market research company, to pinpoint the organizations liked best by employees.
  • Harry L. McKinley Safety Leadership Award


  • Best Environmental or Energy Efficiency Initiative of the Year at the Plastics Industry Awards
  • Best Business Initiative of the Year at the Plastics Industry Awards
  • Recycling Facility of the Year at Materials Recycling World’s National Recycling Awards for Clean Tech’s Hemswell, UK Site


  • Keurig Dr Pepper Supplier Innovation Award


  • DuPont Silver Award for Packaging Innovation for Direct Object Printing
  • Save Food Award and Packaging of the Year Award for multilayer PET wine bottles for Plastipak Czech Republic
  • Bronze ABRE "OPEN" Award for Technology in Food and Beverage Packaging from Brazilian Packaging for Helios Water
  • Sustainability Merit of Honor from Jussara in Project ReCiclo
  • WorldStar International Packaging Excellence Award for Heinz 400g PET Mayonnaise Jar for Plastipak Brazil
  • Top Bottle Transformer Award by Prêmio Plásticos em Revista (PPR) for Plastipak Brazil
  • Operational Excellence Award from the Kaizen Institute for Plastipak Brazil

2015, 2016 and 2017

  • Plastipak Brazil recognized by Gestão RH magazine as one of the Most Admired HR Departments in Brazil


  • Coca Cola Canada Supplier of the Year for Primary Packaging
  • Bronze ABRE "OPEN" Award from Brazilian Packaging for Jussara Jump PET bottles
  • Silver ABRE "OPEN" Award from Brazilian Packaging for Heinz Mayonnaise in the Salty Foods Packaging Category for Plastipak Brazil
  • WorldStar Packaging Awards for E-LiquiPack™, Aerosol Technology (SprayPET Reveal™), Nordictan (Aerosol Technology - SprayPET™), ThermaLite™ jars, and ThermaLite™ Helios


  • Shell Supplier of the Year
  • Danone Water Supplier of the Year Award for Plastipak Poland
  • The Best of Show Award in the PAC Gold Sustainable Packaging category for Plastipak’s EPET Simply Orange bottle
  • E-LiquiPACK™:

    • Gold Starpack Award in the Home, DIY & Gifts Category
    • Innovation of the Year Award at the UK Packaging Awards
  • ThermaLite™ Jars:

    • Bronze Greenstar Sustainable Award from Starpack
    • Liderpack Award in the Food Packaging Category in Spain for Helios
  • Starpack’s Packaging Development Team of the Year for Plastipak’s Aerosol Technology (SprayPET™) team
  • Aerosol Technology (SprayPET™ Reveal):

    • Gold Starpack Award in the Materials Innovation Category
    • Bronze Starpack Award in the Personal Care Category for Nordictan
    • BAMA (British Aerosol Manufacturer’s Association) Aerosol of the Year Award
    • Best New Concept Award at the UK Packaging Awards
  • Packaging Oscar in Italy for Norda S.p.a.’s Sangemini brand utilizing Direct Object Printing
  • Brazilian Packaging ABRE "OPEN" Award for Aquafast
  • Brazilian Packaging ABRE "OPEN" Award for UHT Milk Packaging for Plastipak Brazil

2014 and 2015

  • Nestlé’s Ninho Fruti:

    • 2014 - ABRE "OPEN" Award from Brazilian Packaging for Nestlé’s Ninho Fruti - squeezable on-the-go packaging for consumption
    • 2014 - Gold ABRE "OPEN" Award from Brazilian Packaging in the Non-Alcoholic Beverages Category
    • 2015 - WorldStar Packaging Award in the Food Category


  • Honorable Mention as a Detroit Free Press Michigan Green Leader
  • Abbott Gold Standard Award
  • DuPont’s Gold Award for Technological Advancement and Responsible Packaging for Plastipak’s Direct Object Printing


  • One of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens and One of the 150 Best Companies in People Management Practices for Plastipak Brazil


  • AmeriStar’s Best of Show Award for Plastipak’s Similac SimplePac Package at the IOPP

2008, 2011, 2012, and 2013

  • Excellence Awards from P&G 

2003, 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2012

  • DuPont’s Packaging Innovation Awards and Recognition


  • DuPont’s Environmental Award for the first food container with 25% PCR content (rPET) for Kraft salad dressing


  • DuPont’s Environmental Award for the first PET container made of 100% PCR resin (rPET)