ADF&PCD New York Innovation Awards Shortlist Announced

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

New York, August 10, 2017: ADF (Aerosol Dispensing Forum) and PCD (Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design) today reveals 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 revealed below.

The Innovation Awards, now in their 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 revealed 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 made 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 drinks party. More information and free registration can be found at

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

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

PCD Haircare
REDKEN Heatcure hair restoration
PUREOLOGY line in 100% PCR

PCD Fragrance
JIL SANDER Simply Art of Layering
NATALIE WOOD Eau de Parfum

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