UNIPAK, corrugated packaging manufacturer, and Masterpak, plastic films producer, support creativity and encourage packaging development in the 5th edition of Lebanon Student StarPack.
INDEVCO sister companies, UNIPAK and Masterpak will co-sponsor Lebanon Student StarPack contest 2014 launched by LibanPack, under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Hussein Hajj Hassan, Lebanese Minister of Industry. Lebanon Student StarPack will take place on 13 May 2014 at UNESCO palace in Beirut, Lebanon. The student packaging contest will extend to neighboring Arab countries including Jordan and Egypt.
INDEVCO Paper Containers Strategy and Continuous Improvement Manager, Dani El-Khoury, will join 2014’s judging panelists to recognize and endorse visual and structural innovations and designs that develop the packaging industry. Winners of the yearly contest will receive vouchers and cash prizes offered by the event’s sponsors.
2014 judging panel includes:
- LibanPack: Soha Atallah, Director
- Gemayel Fréres s.a.l: Nabil Gemayel, Chief Operating Officer
- INDEVCO Paper Containers: Dani El-Khoury, Strategy and Continuous Improvement Manager
- Memac Ogilvy: Naji Boulos, Managing Director
- Impact BBDO s.a.l.: Christiane Saab, Group Head Design Department
- Brand Central: Fadi Aziz, Senior Designer
LibanPack will hold an exhibition following the award ceremony to showcase designs submitted by students. As platinum sponsors, UNIPAK and Masterpak will meet with participants during the exhibition to promote packaging progress.
About Lebanon Student StarPack
In 2013, approximately 1,200 persons attended the award ceremony of Lebanon Student StarPack. Attendees include Ambassadors, Ministers, leading professionals from food and packaging industries, as well as representatives of private and public sector associations, non-governmental organizations, academia, students and LibanPack members. In addition to a live musical performance by the renowned Lebanese violinist Jihad Akl, Lebanon Student StarPack 2013 received notable media coverage from magazines, newspapers and talk shows on channels such as MTV and LBC.
Established in 1965, Union Packaging Corporation, UNIPAK, located in Halat, Lebanon, manufactures corrugated board and a wide range of corrugated containers. UNIPAK uses high-quality graphics for corrugated retail ready packaging, shelf ready packaging, point-of-purchase (POP) displays, and promotional cartons, as well as agriculture trays, telescopic and detergent corrugated boxes.
UNIPAK is a member of INDEVCO Paper Containers, a division of INDEVCO Group.
Masterpak produces high-quality co-extruded polyethylene (PE) films and bags. The Lebanese polyethylene manufacturer serves the agricultural, industrial, construction, catering, food, beverage, hygiene and tissue, soap and detergent, petrochemical and chemical, in addition to retail and household plastics sectors in Europe, the Arabian Gulf, the Middle East, Africa, America and Australia.
Established in Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon in 1974, Masterpak is a member of the multinational INDEVCO Group.