News - The first Day of Packaging in Germany, Austria and Switzerland


The German Packaging Institute (Deutsches Verpackungsinstitut — DVI) announced that the first Day of Packaging will be held on June 11, 2015 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

On that day, the companies, institutes and associations that form the entire product price chain in the industry will showcase a wide range of products, solutions and innovations in the packaging sector. The program will include interregional information events addressing the importance of packaging and highlighting achievements in the packaging industry. The slogan coined by the institute is: “Machen Sie mit!” (“Do It with Us!”).

This year, the German Packaging Institute is marking its 25th birthday, and the Day of Packaging is a good occasion for celebrating the anniversary. The German Packaging Institute is a large association supporting the packaging industry, encouraging technology exchange, building contacts, etc.

This year, the Institute has even set up a Dieter-Berndt award (Dieter-Berndt-Preis). Professor Dieter Berndt, the founder of the Institute, was the author of the concept “Social Image of Packaging”. The award will be handed out to outstanding professionals in packaging for their achievements in packaging solutions.