Since 1996, The Canmaker magazine Cans of the Year Awards has been recognising, promoting and rewarding the innovative and ground-breaking work that takes place within the global metal packaging industry each year. It is an international celebration of canmaking achievement.
Take a look at The Cans of the Year ‘Hall of Fame’ to see the vast array of metal packaging designs that have won the prestigious Can of the Year Award and it provides a glimpse at some of the new developments that have taken place over the years.
The Cans of the Year Awards recognise the global contribution made by companies, individuals and teams of all sizes, with a wide range of categories embracing all types of cans and closures, there is a category for all involved in the making of metal packaging. The Awards are sponsored by The Canmaker magazine, so there is no charge to submit entries.
The Awards provide canmakers with a fantastic opportunity to showcase their finest products to potential customers throughout the world and have their work acknowledged by an international canmaking audience. Each year all shortlisted entries are displayed during The Canmaker Summit, an annual meeting for metal packaging and filling professionals, with the winners being announced at an exclusive gala dinner and awards ceremony held on the first evening of the Summit.
Plus there are global media reports, including special features in The Canmaker magazine, online and annual Innovations publication to highlight and illustrate the winners and short-listed entries. In addition to this, the winning entries are also displayed at Cannex & Fillex, an international exhibition for canmaking and filling equipment, technology, services and materials.