Canovation wins prestigious Red Dot Design Awards


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Canovation won the Red Dot Award for packaging design, as well as the “Best of the best”Innovation for Red Dot 2021 International Design Competition. 50 international jurors awarded CanReseal from Canovation the two highest design quality awards as a nod to its innovation within the construction industry. consumer packaging.

Winning the “Best of the Best” for innovative products is a great honor because the Red Dot innovative product category is interdisciplinary with products in more than 50 categories competing for their breakthrough innovation to be recognized. CanReseal is considered the “Best of the Best” innovation in 2021, according to Red Dot.

CanReseal from Canovation is an airtight and liquid tight, all metal, reclosable and fully recyclable can. It is an innovative and environmentally sustainable solution, compatible with all existing box infrastructure and supply chains. CanReseal offers resealability without plastic content and does not create additional manufacturing complexity or higher cost.

CanReseal was created to address the overwhelming amount of plastic waste from single-use bottles that pollutes the environment. More than 12.6 million tonnes of plastic waste is expected to be dumped in the ocean this year, according to The World Counts. Additionally, Science Advances noted in its 2017 study, that up to 91% of all plastic ever generated has not been recycled and ends up being incinerated, dumped in landfills or in the natural environment, such as landfills. oceans and waterways. Canovation took this challenge seriously and designed CanReseal to reduce single-use plastic waste. CanReseal easily integrates into mature manufacturing and recycling operations. This is an economical, resealable aluminum can that greatly contributes to the reduction of single-use plastic containers by providing a more sustainable alternative. CanReseal enables global can manufacturers to scale up production quickly and economically, and opens up opportunities for future innovation in other verticals such as food and beverage, cannabis / pharma, and paint / household chemicals. , among others.

Canovation’s revolutionary CanReseal design also eliminates the idea that metal cans are not resealable. Now the possibilities of what can be stored, transported and securely closed in metal boxes are virtually endless. CanReseal’s patented technology advances the movement for global sustainability by dramatically reducing daily dependence on single-use plastics, ultimately preventing billions of tons of plastic waste from polluting the planet.

Gary Brown, CEO of Canovation, said: “I am grateful that CanReseal has been recognized by this prestigious international panel of jurors as the best solution that will help reduce plastic pollution. Hats off to our design team as well, who have spent many years perfecting CanReseal’s technology that we are known for for their excellence in packaging design.

“The winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2021 have been particularly impressive this year. The design of their products is excellent, both in terms of aesthetics and functionality. It is not easy to win in such a strong field of competitors and to win over our jury. Therefore, I would like to sincerely congratulate the winners on their success, ”said Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, Founder and CEO of Red Dot.

Since 1955, the Red Dot Awards have become the world’s premier review platform for product design and recognize the best products in a given year. The 50 jurors were once again faithful to the motto “In search of good design and innovation” during the 2021 competition. The international panel of experts was made up of specialists from a wide variety of sectors. They sifted through the products entered in the competition over a multi-day process and were guided by evaluation criteria such as formal quality, ergonomics and product longevity.

The award-winning CanReseal can be seen in the online exhibit on the Red Dot website from June 21, 2021. This date also marks the start of Red Dot Design Week, during which this year’s winners will be celebrated. online.

From June 22, 2021, CanReseal will also be included in the “Design on Stage” exhibit at the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen, Germany, where all award-winning products are on display. Visitors to the museum can experience the quality of the designs in a space that showcases contemporary design solutions and historic industrial architecture. The Red Dot Design Yearbook 2021/2022 comes out in August 2021. The publication provides a comprehensive overview of the state of the art and trends in product design.

About Canov:

Canovation is an engineering and container design company created in response to global consumer demand for reduced plastic use, which impacts our ecosystems and our health. Its award-winning CanReseal® technology can be used in many industry verticals with endless applications ranging from Beverages, Food & Snacks, Pet Food, Paint & Chemicals, Cannabis / Pharma, Personal Care , household and consumer goods recyclable and fully reclosable metal packaging solution. Canovation is changing the packaging industry by creating fully resealable boxes that do not disrupt existing infrastructure or supply chain operations. Its solution offers many brands of products a functional and economical alternative to single-use plastic. For more information visit

About the Red Dot Design Award:

In order to appreciate diversity in the field of design in a professional way, the Red Dot Design Award is broken down into three Red Dot Award disciplines: Product Design, Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design and Red Dot Award: Design Concept. With more than 18,000 entries, the Red Dot Award is one of the largest design competitions in the world. In 1955, a jury met for the first time to assess the best designs of the time. In the 1990s, Dr Peter Zec, CEO of Red Dot, developed the name and brand for the award. Since then, the sought-after “Red Dot” distinction has been the revered international seal of exceptional design quality. The winners are presented in directories, museums and online. More information is available at


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