Scholle’s unique Jerribox® package recently received three awards in the 2011 Australian Packaging Design Awards contest. Nufarm Australia entered the QuikPour™ pack, a replacement of their existing HDPE containers, which dominated the awards night, receiving Silver for Industry Packaging, Gold for Innovation and Gold for Best of Show.
Lachie McKinnon, General Manager for Nufarm Australasia, said the award recognised over four years of research and development by Nufarm Australia with key technology partner Scholle Packaging. “QuikPour is a tangible example of how Nufarm is investing in one of our key strategic objectives to innovate the business. The awards recognise the hard work, dedication and innovative thinking that went into designing the QuikPour pack,” Mr McKinnon said.
Grant Gibson, Market Development Manager for Scholle Packaging said, “This has been a very thorough and challenging development program. The collaboration with Nufarm included product stability testing, package design, packaging certifications, component and equipment qualification. The diverse range of skills and expertise brought by Scholle’s development team were instrumental in this success. We are very excited to set the mark for packaging excellence and look forward to expanding into other regions and markets.”
Products currently available in the 15-litre QuikPour packs are Agritone 750, Roundup 360, Roundup Biactive, Roundup DST, Roundup Powermax,Glyphosate CT, Kamba M, Kamba 500, Amitrole T, Arsenal Express and Weedmaster Duo.