Winners of the European Thermoforming Parts Competition Announced
For the 6th time, in 2016 the European Thermoforming Parts Award once again highlighted applications selected by the jury at the recent European Thermoforming Conference in Sitges (Barcelona), Spain, from 9–11 March 2016. In 2006 the European Thermoforming Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers sought the first time to initiate an independent, sector-oriented award, the European Thermoforming Parts Award.
This Award stands for first-class innovative achievements in originality, creativity, mold complexity and technical ability in order to promote advanced design and developments of thermoformed applications. This year's winners are:
- 1st Prize Winner Heavy Gauge - Vehicle/Automotive Applications: ”Engine Hood” + 50 components integrated in a Plug and Play function, produced by Technoplast Industries, France. Material type: ABS PMMA + PA6 15% GF.
- 1st Prize Winner Heavy Gauge - Building Applications: ”Velux Roof Dome”1000x1500, produced by Formplast, Sweden. Material type: PC UV.
- 1st Prize Winner Thin gauge - Food Packaging Applications: ”Veggiefresh” IML-T Tubs and Lids with premium decoration qualities, produced by RPC Bebo Plastik, Germany. Material type: PP.
- 1st Prize Winner Thin gauge - Vehicle/Automotive Applications: ”Back lighted Day-Night effect baguette” produced by WalterPack, Spain. Material type: PC with multi-layer of inks.
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