Landpack is Awarded with the Neumacher Founding Award 2016 by WirtschaftsWoche

Ham­burg, 30th Novem­ber 2016 – The Munich-based pack­a­ging and engi­nee­ring com­pa­ny, Land­pack, has been named the most inno­va­ti­ve Start-Up of 2016 during the Neu­ma­cher Con­fe­rence by Wirt­schafts­Wo­che. The Neu­ma­cher Foun­ding Award is initia­ted by the tra­de jour­nal group and has been awar­ding Start-Ups for 10 years, if they are able to con­vin­ce them pro­mi­sing and pionee­ring concepts.

This year 200 Start-Ups have app­lied for this desi­red award, that comes with 10.000€ and non-cash bene­fits worth 300.000€. Among the­se are a per­so­nal men­to­ring by Metro Head Olaf Koch, which pro­vi­des con­sul­ting in regards to buil­ding a brand stra­te­gy and a coa­ching by High-Tech Foun­ding Funds.

“Landpack’s sto­ry is one of bra­very, per­sis­tence and a sen­se for inno­va­ti­on“, that’s what the Wirt­schafts­Wo­che has to say. Land­pack could also con­vin­ce with a com­ple­te­ly new pack­a­ging con­cept with the right engi­nee­ring behind it. The eco­lo­gi­cal ship­ping pack­a­ging replace plastic with reus­able pro­ducts such as straw or hemp. They are the first com­pa­ny in this world that offer a com­ple­te­ly com­post­a­ble solu­ti­on to cus­to­mers. Alex­an­der Zum­dieck, juror and mana­ging direc­tor of the Metro Tech­star Acce­le­ra­tor sta­tes “The foun­ders have found their own way, in which they can spin straw into gold“.

“Our pack­a­ging accom­plis­hes more than Sty­ro­foam, it loo­ks gre­at and is pure­ly natu­ral.“ The­se are words by Landpack’s chief exe­cu­ti­ve Dr. Tho­mas Mai­er-Eschenlohr. “We are so hap­py to recei­ve the Neu­ma­cher Foun­ding Award 2016. It’s a gre­at award and it encou­ra­ges us to keep going. Ger­ma­ny doesn’t need to con­ti­nue to be Europe’s cham­pion in plastic pack­a­ging. We alrea­dy have sus­tainab­le alter­na­ti­ves for ship­ping pack­a­ging and are working on more solu­ti­ons for other areas.“

Apart from the Neu­ma­cher Foun­ding Award, Land­pack has also won the Ger­man Pack­a­ging Award, the Next Eco­no­my Award, a renow­ned pri­ze in the sus­taina­bi­li­ty com­mu­ni­ty, and the Inno­va­ti­on Award of Regro­wing Resour­ces by the Bava­ri­an Depart­ment of Agriculture.

Press Con­ta­ct:
Land­pack GmbH | Patri­cia Eschenlohr | +49 (0)176 23555454 | Patricia.Eschenlohr[at]Landpack.de

About Land­pack GmbH 

Land­pack® is loca­ted in Puch­heim, near Munich, and deve­lo­ps and ope­ra­tes manu­fac­tu­ring faci­li­ties to pro­du­ce inno­va­ti­ve insu­la­ted pack­a­ging on the basis of regro­wing mate­ri­al. The Land­box® is the first eco­lo­gi­cal insu­la­ted pack­a­ging that can be dis­po­sed of as bio­lo­gi­cal was­te and the first eco-friend­ly alter­na­ti­ve to plastic ship­ping pack­a­ging sin­ce it is made of straw or hemp. The instal­la­ti­on engi­nee­ring regar­ding the pro­duc­tion of the Land­box has been deve­lo­ped by Land­pack and is also build and deve­lo­ped by the com­pa­ny. Land­pack con­trols every step of the pro­cess and ensu­res con­stant quality.

Pic­tu­re: Sebas­ti­an Muth for WirtschaftsWoche