The awards are presented by Graphic Design USA. For over 50 years Graphic Design USA has covered news, people, projects, trends, technology, products, and services for graphic design professionals in a business-to-business environment. This year over 2,000 entries were submitted and 15 percent were chosen to receive awards.
“Packaging design and related disciplines are increasingly the difference makers in advancing the brand," says GDUSA Editor and Publisher Gordon Kaye. “The outstanding work showcased in the competition is testimony to that."
Neenah Packaging is the sponsor of the American Package Design Awards. Two of the award winning labels, Unite Brewing Co.’s Wyld Simcoe Session Ale and Gordon Biersch Brewing Company’s Henry’s Hotspur’s Rose Cider, were printed on paper produced by Neenah Packaging.