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WPO announces the date for the Virtual Ceremony of WorldStar 2021 & the Finalist Candidates for WorldStar Special Awards
15 April 2021
To adjust to the actual circumstances, WPO will host a virtual ceremony for the winners of WorldStar 2021. The ceremony will take place on 9 June 2021. During the ceremony, all winners of the 2021 edition will be announced, including WorldStar Special Awards, Student Awards and WPO Life Time Achievement Award
Compostability Testing for ITENE
05 March 2021
ITENE, Spain, has obtained DIN CERTCO certification to be able to carry out home compostability testing in its laboratories.
APF General Assembly 2020 and AsiaStar Judging Meetings Performed Online
08 January 2021
APF 2020 General Assembly and AsiaStar 2020 Packaging Competition Judging Meetings took place online on December 16 - 17. Delegates from 13 countries attended the meetings.
Pierre Pienaar is Re-elected WPO President for a Second Term
07 January 2021
Pierre Pienaar was elected WPO (World Packaging Organisation) President for a second term, commencing January 2021.
WDO and WPO to Explore Opportunities for  Sustainable Design in The Packaging Industry
27 November 2020
Having collaborated on several occasions in the past year, World Design Organization (WDO)® and World Packaging Organisation (WPO) have recently formalized a partnership and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to leverage their shared commitment for sustainability and education as a means to organize and implement a variety of collaborative projects.
WPO Schedules Its First Online Packaging Education Program
09 September 2020
WPO - World Packaging Organisation first online Packaging Training Program is scheduled for September 21 to 24, through Zoom platform.
APF's First Meeting in 2020 Performed Online
09 September 2020
The 5th APF Asian Packaging Federation's Strategic Planning Meeting was performed via Zoom Application on 4th June, 2020.
Packaging Design & Time Management Trainings from ASD Packaging Academy
09 September 2020
Turkish Packaging Manufacturers Association (ASD) Packaging Academy will continue to provide technical training to meet the needs of many companies operating in the packaging sector.
Create New Business Opportunities at Eurasia Packaging Istanbul
09 September 2020
Eurasia's largest and most comprehensive packaging industry event, Eurasia Packaging Istanbul will be at TÜYAP Istanbul between October 21 and 24 in 2020! 
2021 WorldStar Packaging Awards open for entry
17 August 2020
WorldStar Packaging Awards are now open and the closing date is 19 October, 2020. WorldStar is one of the major events of WPO and last year attracted over 300 entries from 36 countries around the globe.