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Two Runner-up Schools Will Each Receive a Cheque for £100

Tags: CPI, Design, packaging

Aimed at 11-14 year-olds(KS3),CPI's PaperWorks Design and Technology for Corrugated Cardboard Packaging competition is open to any school in the UK,with£250 going to the winning school to put towards its Design and Technology department,while the student or team of the winning entry will be awarded£50 of Waterstones vouchers.

Two runner-up schools will each receive a cheque for£100,for use towards equipment for their Design and Technology departments,with the student or team of the runner-up entries each receiving£20 of Waterstones vouchers.

Designs must be based on a choice of realistic packaging briefs for fictitious companies outlined in the Design and Technology module of CPI's online schools resource'PaperWorks'.

The CPI's director of packaging affairs,Andy Barnetson,said:"PaperWorks Design&Technology for Corrugated Cardboard Packaging module provides teachers with an excellent range of curriculum-linked,multi-media learning resources.The competition is a great incentive for schools to get involved and hopefully will inspire the next generation of corrugated packaging designers."

Corrugated packaging was first developed in the United States in 1871 for wrapping fragile items such as bottles.

It is now a billion-pound state-of-the-art industry that reportedly protects more than 75%of Europe's goods in transit and is one of the world's favourite form of packaging.

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