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2019 Student Design Challenge Finalists to be Announced at PACK EXPO Las Vegas

WASHINGTON – The Paperboard Packaging Alliance (PPA) will announce the top three finalist teams of its 2019 Student Design Challenge at PACK EXPO Las Vegas. PPA is partnering this year with PACK EXPO, owned and produced by PMMI, The Association for Packing and Processing Technologies.

The 2019 Student Design Challenge is to “design packaging for a gaming system that enhances the unboxing experience and can be used while playing the video game.”

All students participating in the 2019 Student Design Challenge, professors, advisors, families and friends are invited to a reception held at PACK EXPO Las Vegas on September 23, 2019. The three teams progressing to the final round will be revealed at the reception.

Finalists will be invited to attend the Paperboard Packaging Council’s Fall Meeting on October 23-25, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and present their designs to industry leaders. First, second and third place winners will be announced and respective prizes will be distributed at the meeting.

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