Updated: Sep 14, 2021
Lawrenceville, GA (September 13, 2021) – Peachtree Packaging & Display’s design prowess was front and center at the 2021 Box Manufacturing Olympics (BMO), organized by the Independent Packaging Association (AICC) and held in Orlando, FL, August 8-12. Peachtree took home two Gold 1st place awards for its box designs and one Bronze 3rd place award.
Peachtree won awards in the following categories. It won a Gold 1st place award for “Innovative Structural Design” for its Mobis Parts America Bumper Box. It won a Gold 1st place award in “Direct Printing on Combined Brow Board - Line/Screen Combination” for its GEVEKO Markings Box, and it won a Bronze 3rd place award in “Structure - Floor Displays - Product” for its Bota Wine Camper Display.
Leading the judging efforts, BMO Chair Cordes Porcher noted that this was one of the
most exciting and inspirational competitions he and his panel of judges have presided over. “An amazing array of talent was on display,” he said. “It was no easy task to select the ultimate winners, but after careful – and time-intensive – deliberation, the winners can proudly display each honor knowing their work truly stands out on a global stage.”
The 2021 Box Manufacturing Olympics is open to all folding carton, rigid box and corrugated manufacturers worldwide and includes the categories of structure, printing, combined techniques, digital, e-commerce and student. Thirty-three companies submitted 170 entries that were evaluated by 16 judges based on design, quality, graphic excellence, technical difficulty and innovative application, among other characteristics.
"The Box Manufacturing Olympics are an outstanding showcase of designs and products from companies nationwide. We love the competition and are thrilled to see our products recognized in this prestigious arena,” said Chad Wagner, president and CEO of Peachtree Packaging. “We thank the AICC for organizing this event and recognize the immense talent and dedication of Peachtree’s engineers and designers for their award-winning work.”
Peachtree Packaging & Display is a cutting-edge, customer-driven packaging manufacturer that employs more than 150 workers and occupies 250,000 square feet of manufacturing space at two facilities in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Peachtree produces around one million square feet of product daily, a volume that equates to 31 NFL football fields of corrugated product. The company is known for innovations in Experiential packaging™ graphic package solutions, point-of-purchase displays, and subscription box designs.
Peachtree Packaging is also a champion of green business efforts. Its products are made from 60 to 100 percent recycled materials, and it recycles 100,000 square feet of scrap and trimmings daily.
About the AICC Founded in 1974, The Independent Packaging Association represents and protects the business interests of its members in the independent sector of the corrugated, folding carton, and rigid box industries. AICC is the largest organization of corporate members in corrugated and paperboard and works for industry growth via numerous coalitions. For more information visit www.aiccbox.org.