DEARBORN, MICH. (Aug. 14, 2:30 p.m. ET) — Plastics are prominent in multiple gold-winning entries in the 2012 International Design Excellence Awards. Medical equipment, smartphones, an infant warmer, a task light and headphones are among the winners. The Industrial Designers Society of America in Dulles, Va., organizes the annual contest.
North America represents about 30 percent of the global consumption of flexible packaging. Annual growth in this region is forecast at 4 percent during the next 5 years.
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