20 January 2021

Schoeller Allibert is excited to announce that its Combo Excelsior Hybrid® has won the WorldStar Award in the ‘Other’ category of the global packaging awards.

Combo Excelsior Hybrid is the safest and most hygienic foldable Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC) available from Schoeller Allibert, and is designed for the liquid food, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals markets.

Nick James, Sales Director at Schoeller Allibert UK, said: “We are extremely proud to have received this award. The WorldStar Packaging Awards are amongst the most respected in the industry, so for Schoeller Allibert to be recognised at this highest level is a wonderful moment for the whole company.”

A unique product, the Excelsior Hybrid is used to transport liquids and saves up to 67% space in return logistics. It has an easy to clean design with no dirt or water traps. Moreover, the Combo Excelsior Hybrid is needle and contamination proof, with the option of tamper evidence and strapping to ensure safety.

Thanks to Schoeller Allibert’s Releasy® mechanism, valves can be removed faster, contributing to improved handling and saving time for users. 

The Combo Excelsior Hybrid is automation friendly, being fully compatible with conveyors and most automated handling systems. 

  • Standard size: 1200x1000mm
  • Capacity: 1000 l
  • Load capacity: 1500 kg
  • Static load: 8000 kg
  • Dynamic load: to 3200 kg

Discover more about the Combo Excelsior Hybrid in this video:  

Also known as the ‘Oscars of Packaging’, the WorldStar Packaging Awards are one of the major events of the World Packaging Organisation (WPO). The award illustrates the continual advancement of the state of packaging design and technology and creates a living standard of international packaging excellence from which others may learn.

Special thanks go out to all involved parties. Winners will be honoured at the prestigious WorldStar Awards Presentations to be held during May 2021.

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