Plastipak Earns DuPont Award for Packaging Innovation

March 9, 2017

Plastipak Packaging, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging, earned DuPont’s 2017 Silver Award for Packaging Innovation for Direct Object Printing technology.

Direct Object Printing was recognized for its technological advancements, including rapid label changes without stopping the printing process, customized consumer engagement opportunities, and speed to market.

Direct Object Printing offers unique printing capabilities in key areas on the bottle including front the panel, back panel and on the shoulder.

The use of environmentally-friendly ink and the elimination of label substrates make Direct Object Printing a sustainable printing option.

Plastipak Packaging, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Plastipak Holdings, Inc., is a global leader in plastic packaging and recycling solutions. With innovation as a key driver, Plastipak operates at over 40 production sites in the United States, South America, Europe, Africa and Asia, with more than 6,000 employees. Its customers include some of the world’s most respected and recognized consumer brands. Plastipak is a leading innovator in the packaging industry, holding more than 500 U.S. patents for its state-of- the-art package designs and manufacturing processes. Plastipak’s development of award-winning technologies and steadfast commitment to sustainability reflect its dedication to putting Consumers First, Always! Plastipak was founded in 1967, and is headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan. Additional information about Plastipak can be found at its website