The companies and individuals nominated for this year’s Global Label Awards have been announced in the categories for Rising Star, Environmental Sustainability and Innovation.
The winners of each category will be announced at the Global Label Reunion Party on the evening of day one at Labelexpo Americas 2022 in Chicago, Illinois.
Nominees for the Rising Star Award are Stijn Billiet, Virginia (Ginnie) Gandy, and Tom Schouten.
The criteria for this award were that the individual has worked a maximum of five years in the label industry with a record that reflects ongoing, exceptional and growing contributions to the industry as well as increased levels of leadership and responsibility. The successful candidate’s track record should reflect a strong potential for appointment at the highest levels of the profession.
The nominees for the Environmental Sustainability category are Avery Dennison, Flint Group and S-OneLP.
The judges were looking for a company that has introduced a specific product or process or demonstrated sustainable and environmentally acceptable working practices in their purchasing and manufacturing operations and could demonstrate key materials, production and performance or consumer benefits.
The nominees for the Innovation Award for companies with under 300 employees are Packlock and S-OneLP. In the Innovation for companies with more than 300 employees category there were 16 entries, with Actega Signite and Actega Ecoleaf being shortlisted.
For this award, the judging panel looked at the degree of innovation, the practical impact on the innovator and their clients, the economic aspects (cost, time, process), environmental aspects and the overall concept.