ADF&PCD New York Innovation Awards shortlist announced, speaker interviews available

Written on: August 10, 2017 by SprayTM

Cutting-edge innovations for the aerosol, dispensing, perfume and cosmetic packaging market to be revealed at ADF&PCD show, September 6

ADF (Aerosol Dispensing Forum) and PCD (Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design) revealed its shortlist for its Innovations Awards, after a tough judging session by its independent jury of packaging experts.

The shortlist consists of some of the most innovative products in the beauty and aerosol markets, including solutions from Hinterkopf, Verescence and Ball Corporation, on behalf of brands such as Bayer, L’Oréal, Kao, Estée Lauder and Coty.

The full shortlist is as follow:

ADF Personal care

  • COPPERTONE Whipped Lotion Sunscreen
  • KANEBO Evita Beauty Whip Soap
  • ROGER & GALLET Aura Mirabilis

ADF Industrial & technical suppliers’ application

  • BALL CORPORATION L’Oréal Men Expert can
  • HINTERKOPF D240&D120 New design capabilities
  • BALL CORPORATION tactile Ball sample can

 PCD Skincare

  • AVEDA Tulasara Wedding Masque
  • DIOR Hydra Life
  • JIL SANDER Softly

 PCD Make up

  • BOBBI BROWN Liquid Lip Art Stick
  • MAC x Mariah Carey
  • PRETTY VULGAR “The feathers” mascara

 PCD Haircare

  • GARNIER FRUCTIS renovation
  • REDKEN Heatcure hair restoration
  • PUREOLOGY line in 100% PCR

 PCD Fragrance

  • JIL SANDER Simply Art of Layering
  • NATALIE WOOD Eau de Parfum

 The Innovation Awards, now in its second year, recognize outstanding achievements and encourage the industry to push the boundaries with technological and creative innovations in aerosol, dispensing, personal care and cosmetic packaging. The final winners will be announced at the ADF&PCD New York show at The Altman Building & Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan, at 4pm on September 6.

 An independent jury of packaging experts from leading brands, universities, organizations as well the media gathered in early July to judge the entries, and whittled them down to a final 18. The panel consisted of:

  • Paul Austin, Austin Advisory Group
  • Cynthia Hundley, Spray Magazine
  • Lorraine Keyes-Ahart, Estée Lauder  
  • Detlev Melcher, Aerosol Europe Magazine
  • Deanna Utroske,
  • Ian Nicholson, Colgate-Palmolive Co
  • Eric O’Toole, PRATT Institute
  • Bernard Quennessen, COTY
  • Marianne Rosner Kilmchuck, Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)
  • Valery Vanstaan, PHD, ITW

“I really enjoyed participating in the ADF&PCD awards jury. It was very exciting to see the many innovations in materials, design, manufacturing methods, and decoration up for consideration for awards this year,” enthused Lorraine Keyes-Ahart, Clinique Global Package Development at Estée Lauder.

 Ian Nicholson, Worldwide Director Strategic Innovation & Technology Alliances at Colgate Palmolive, was also impressed by the quality of the entries, stating: “The award submissions are great examples of creative companies seeking to better meet the needs of their users, which is essential in delivering superior business results.”

 The winners will be announced at a special Innovation Awards Ceremony during the show, led by master of ceremony Paul Austin. Each of the winners will present a short session on what makes the winning entry so innovative.

 The ADF&PCD event also features an impressive line-up of over 130 suppliers, a two-day conference progam, networking lunch and champagne reception.

 More information and free registration can be found at


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