Japan-based Rengo receives WorldStar awards for two packaging products

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Japan-based Rengo receives WorldStar awards for two packaging products

December 27, 2018 - 06:10

OSAKA, Japan, Dec. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -Rengo Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Kita-ku, Osaka; Chairman, President & CEO: Kiyoshi Otsubo) announces that it has won WorldStar awards for two products at the 2019 WorldStar Contest, hosted by the World Packaging Organisation (WPO).

The two products, which are detailed below, were also prizewinners at the Japan Packaging Contest 2018. Winning the WorldStar Awards demonstrates that their usefulness has been recognized globally.

Asahi Super Dry Special Gift Set, an award-winning item 

This packaging with multi-layered boxes contains a set of beer glasses, coasters and 12 cans of beer and has a feeling of quality suitable for a gift.

The double lid, comprised of a top lid and inner lids which open from the center outwards, stably holds three layered boxes and protects them as if they were wrapped. Also, opening the inner lids outwards to the left and right is an easy action, and enhances a receiver’s sense of expectation. Each box of the layers fits into both parts of the inner lid, enabling the product to be displayed attractively for sale.

Emergency Food Set with Table Function, an award-winning item

This emergency food set is comprised of a corrugated box containing canned food and heating equipment as household emergency supplies, with the package having a secondary function as a table.

It can be expected to provide improved hygiene and convenience in harsh environments such as disaster areas. The layout of the contents has been devised to ensure plentiful table area while making sure that the corrugated box does not become unnecessarily big.

The WorldStar Contest

The WorldStar Contest is an international packaging contest hosted by the World Packaging Organisation (WPO). The object of this contest is to judge packaging in terms of factors including ease of use, design, and environmental friendliness, and to raise awareness of and promote packaging technology of excellent quality.

*Winner of a Package Design Award at the Japan Packaging Contest 2018

(Developed in collaboration with Asahi Breweries, Ltd.)

* Winner of a Daily Necessities and General Merchandise Packaging Award at the Japan Packaging Contest 2018

(Developed in collaboration with Kokubu Group Corporation)