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Galleries // 2022 Spark:Package // HP Sustainable Fiber Based Packaging

HP Sustainable Fiber Based Packaging

Winner - Bronze

Competition: Spark:Package
Designer: Guillem Parés - Sustainable Packaging Product Manager at HP
Design Type:
Company / Organization / School: HP Inc
Team Members: Guillem Parés

HP´s sustainable fiber-based packaging solution provides a plastic-free alternative to single-use plastic bottles and can hold a wide variety of liquid products. With HP´s 3D printing-enabled Molded Fiber Advanced Tooling Solution, our products are designed to bring customizable, fiber-based products without intending to emulate a plastic finishing. Based on a patented technology, this design has an outer casting, made from recycled newspapers and plastic-free, an inner liner with an inner barrier made from plastic-free materials as well, and a label made from paper. Also, this design enables debossing features, by enhancing a texture of the paper and imprint the design onto the surface. This plastic-free design and its unique and patented plastic-free barrier are conceptually conceived and built to be robust and safe, with a waterproof barrier designed for exposure to moisture, light, oxygen. The design needed to be functional to address the challenge of offering both an inner barrier 100% plastic- free, and a molded fiber tooling able to produce a scalable complete bottle made of fibers, that delivers a natural look and feel and reveals by itself that is made of sustainable sources of material, without any post processing and no intending to emulate plastic finishing.


"Fantastic, responsible and game-changing technology."