Ms. Kwunrudee Wuttichokmonkolkul and Ms. Paweena Songmuang, students of Department of Material and Packaging Technology at the Faculty of Agro-Industry of PSU, won AsiaStar Packaing Award 2018 (Asia) which was organized by Asian Packaging Federation (APF), Tokyo, Japan. The event took place from September 29th to October 4th of 2018.
Before entering in the AsiaStar Packaging competition, the two prototypes had previously won ThaiStar Packaging Award 2018, which was also organized by Asian Packaging Federation (APF) of Tokyo, Japan. The two entries were among 191 finalists from 9 member countries.
As winner of ThaiStar and AsiaStar awards, Ms. Kwunrudee Wuttichokmonkolkul and Ms. Paweena Songmuang will be participating in the WorldStar Packaging Award 2018, the highest level of competition.
Concept Design of Veena Garden box Set
“Grow Your Own” is the current trend for people who taking care of their personal health. Selection of gardening tools includes many must-haves in one box, therefore, is the perfect gift for gardeners. This packaging format offers retail packaging and transportation packaging functions which serves the e-commerce marketing. A carton box, made of C-flute corrugated board, consists of 2 pieces with the glueless construction. They are easily formed by interlocking tabs. The inner piece containing 5 gardening tools is foldable and designed with the slotted inserts to be part of the main structure. This foldable characteristics help to save the space for folding and unfolding if a tool is in use or not. All gardening tools are then securely held on the inner piece which also functions as the partition to enhance the strength of the carton box. The outer piece is a carton box which is designed with the open windows on 2 side walls so that the gardening tools inside could display in front of consumers and create dimensions look. The string carry handles on the top panel of carton box offer consumers easy lifting. The wooden patterns are applied as the graphics theme on inner and outer pieces in order to mimic agricultural shed used for growing vegetables or gardening. All details of important information of product are printed on the carton box.
Golf ball packaging carton (Sptlita Brand from Thailand)
Traditionally, a golf ball packaging carton in its general structure still just serves basic purpose in present use. Meanwhile it is gaining lots of additional new functions and possibilities from the consumers. The concept behind “Spilita” golf ball packaging carton is to put golfer senses in the packaging carton from the packaging design. This folding carton is made of preprinted E-flute corrugated board in a single sheet only; it is strong and lightweight for containing 6 golf balls in one row. The shape of the carton is easily formed without glue by interlocking tabs. It can be displayed on the retail shelves either vertically or horizontally. The cut-outs of the board for each golf ball at a back panel offer windows for consumers excellent visibility of the product inside. The innovative design at a front panel of carton mimics golf fairway providing a special dispensing function. This dispensing mechanism for individual distribution makes it a unique dimension look when it on display. Once the front panel is fully opened which turns a front panel to a dispensing rail. Upon a golf ball is pushed from a window of back panel, it continuously rolls on a dispensing rail and stop at the end for ready to use. In the meantime, the next ball then released from rest start rolling down with just the force of gravity pulling it to the bottom. All convenience features such as easy opening, reclosability, contents visibility, portability and dispensing give a special attention to some interesting packaging solutions. The 3 colors: Black, Blue and Green are chosen to provide simplicity and sustainability. All details of important information of product including the braille characters are printed on a carton. Dot and circular lines are applied in graphic art to reflect golf ball surface.