The Canmaker Magazine
Cans of the Year Awards

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Can of the Year 2009

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Exal Corporation (USA). Aluminium bottle for Eska –
still and sparkling water for Eaux Vives Water


Aerosol Cans

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Gold - Toyo Seikan Kaisha (Japan). Liese Hair Refresher for Kao Corporation

Silver - Impress Metal Packaging (Germany).
Schwarzkopf ‘3 Wetter Taft' Power Haarlack for Schwarzkopf & Henkel

Bronze - Aerocan (France). Bosque Verde shoe polish for Francisco Aragon


Beverage Three-Piece

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Gold - Safet, part of the Massilly Group (France).
Fruiss Syrup shaped can for Routin

Silver - Impress Metal Packaging (The Netherlands).
Karvan Cévitam Specials Syrup for H J Heinz

Bronze - Daiwa Can Company (Japan).
Starbucks Double Shot premium coffee for Suntory [the filler for Starbucks]


Beverage Two-Piece

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Gold - Pacific Can (China).
Wong Lo Kat Herbal Tea for JDB Group

Silver - Rexam Beverage Can North America (USA).
Nitrous Monster Energy Drink aluminium can for Hansen Beverage Company

Bronze - Ball Packaging Europe (Germany).
Grotwerg Schwarzbier aluminium can for Germany International Beverages Ltd


Bottles

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Gold - Exal Corporation (USA). Aluminium bottle for Eska –
still and sparkling water for Eaux Vives Water

Silver
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Boxal (France). Floressance Range of Food Supplements shaped aluminium
bottle for JLB Développement

Bronze
- Exal Corporation (USA). Amber Sun Ale aluminium bottle for 16 Mile Brewing
Company


Decoration & Print Quality

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Gold - Crown Speciality Packaging Europe (France).
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whiskey tin for Bruichladdich Distillery

Silver - CPMC Company (China). Long Jing Tea tin for COFCO

Bronze - Crown Speciality Packaging Europe (France). Bushmills 1608,
400th Anniversary tin for The Old Bushmills Distillery Company


Ends, Caps & Closures


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Gold - Impress Metal Packaging (France). Easip peelable end for Bonduelle

Silver – Franpac: Massilly Group (France). Easy Open Ends on pâté cans for Henaff

Bronze - Universal Can Corporation (Japan).
UniSOREX ROPP closure on French Café aluminium bottle for Namyang Dairy Products

Judges commendation - Bericap. Two-piece plastics closure for DS Containers


Fancy Cans

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Gold - Crown Speciality Packaging Europe (France).
‘Solid Perfume Jewel' tin, Parfums for Jean-Paul Gaultier

Silver - Huber Decorative Packaging (Germany).
Churchill's Porcelain Jar and Biscuit Tin for Churchill's Confectionary

Bronze - Crown Speciality Packaging Europe (France).
Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey container for Brown Forman

Judges commendation – Huber. ‘Acute Corner' tin for Martell Cognac.


Food Three-Piece

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Gold - Impress Metal Packaging (France).
Food can with Easip peelable end for Bonduelle

Silver - Pirlo Metal Packaging (Austria). Lever Lid Can for Beck's Cocoa

Bronze - No award


Food Two-Piece

Gold - GDC Embalagens (Brazil). Gomes da Costa Pâté for GDC Alimentos

Silver - Glud & Marstrand (Denmark).
Drawn Cup Can, Fiskeduserne fish pâté for Amanda Seafood

Bronze - Galeb Group (Serbia). Neo Chicken Pâté for Neoplanta


General Line Cans

Gold - Brasilata (Brazil). 18-litre UN can for dangerous goods for Sherwin Williams

Silver - Blechwarenfabrik Limburg (Germany). Ecosta 10 pail for various customers

Bronze - Companhia Metalúrgica Prada (Brazil).
Wanda Safety Can for Akzo Nobel Coatings SA


Prototype

Gold - Impress Metal Packaging (France). PowerClick Can with Easy Peel

Silver - Xolution (Germany). XO-422 re-closeable beverage can end

Bronze - Pirlo Metal Packaging (Austria). DryCan for tea and coffee


The Canmaker Summit Delegates Choice

Crown Speciality Packaging Europe (France).
Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey container for Brown Forman


A full report on the winning entries is published in the November issue of The Canmaker magazine.