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As the premier event for the blow molding industry, the Annual Blow Molding Conference showcases the latest advancements and innovations in blow molding design and applications.  At ABC 2016, the Fourth Annual Blow Molded Parts Competition targeted new applications demonstrating innovations in design, manufacturing, material application, sustainability and commercial uses. Winners were selected from in several categories for packaging and industrial applications.

Here are the winning entries for ABC 2016…

PACKAGING DIVISION AWARDS

FIRST PLACE

ThermaSet PET Pasta Sauce Jars
Submitted by: Graham Packaging Company
Blow Molder: Graham Packaging Company

SECOND PLACE (TIED)

Clasper TM Bottle
Submitted by:  Plastic Technologies, Inc.
& Zenith Beverages LLC
Blow Molder: Plastic Technologies, Inc.

SECOND PLACE (TIED)

1000ml PleurX Drainage Bottle
Submitted by: FGH Systems Inc.
Blow Molder: FGH Systems Inc.

THIRD PLACE

WD-40 Trigger 24 oz.
Submitted by: Heise Industries, Inc.
Blow Molder: Heise Industries, Inc.

PACKAGING CATEGORY AWARDS

BEVERAGE - FIRST PLACE

Clasper TM Bottle
Submitted by: Plastic Technologies, Inc.
& Zenith Beverages LLC
Blow Molder: Plastic Technologies, Inc.

BEVERAGE - SECOND PLACE

Dura-Lite TM Dairy Gallon
Submitted by:
Consolidated Container Company
Blow Molder:
Consolidtated Container Company
& Milacron

BEVERAGE - THIRD PLACE

325ml/11oz Pop & Bottle Cold Brew Coffee
Submitted by: Amsler Equipment, Inc.
Blow Molder: Salbro Bottles

PHARMACEUTICAL - FIRST PLACE

1000ml PleurX Drainage Bottle
Submitted by: FGH Systems Inc.
Blow Molder: FGH Systems, Inc.

OTHER - SECOND PLACE

25oz Seventh Generation PET Dish Liquid
Submitted by: Studio PKG
Blow Molder:
Consolidtated Container Company

OTHER - THIRD PLACE

500 Gram White Star - Colonial Whiskey Distilling Yeast
Submitted by: Amsler Equipment, Inc.
Blow Molder: Salbro Bottles

FOOD - FIRST PLACE
and
PEOPLE'S CHOICE
BEST PACKAGING APPLICATION

ThermaSet PET Pasta Sauce Jars
Submitted by:
Graham Packaging Company
Blow Molder:
Graham Packaging Company

FOOD - SECOND PLACE

200ml IBM Bottle
Submitted by:
Creative Group of Industries
Blow Molder:
Alchemy Mold and Plastics Ltd.

INDUSTRIAL DIVISION AWARDS

FIRST PLACE - INDUSTRIAL DIVISION
FIRST PLACE - INDUSTRIAL/AUTO TRANSPORTATION CATEGORY

Under Floor Insulated HVAC Duct
Submitted by: John Deere
Blow Molder: Gemini Group, Regency Plastics

SECOND PLACE - INDUSTRIAL DIVISION
FIRST PLACE - OTHER INDUSTRIAL CATEGORY
and
PEOPLE'S CHOICE
BEST INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION

Windigo Sign Base and Frame
Submitted by: Agri-Industrial Plastics Company
Blow Molder: H&H Mold and Tooling