The SOP Star Awards was instituted in the year 2017 to recognise the Indian Packaging Sector for its efforts in the industry ranging from primary and ancillary packages to the machinery and equipment. It lauds new concepts and developments backed by creativity and innovation and both professional and academic excellence.
The awards are given to various Indian companies ranging from Pharma, FMCG to Converter Industries for Packaging Excellence in Development, Innovation, Creativity and Sustainability.
The dignitaries who have graced as Chief Guests for the earlier editions of the Award Ceremony have been:
- Prof. Paul Singh, Professor Emeritus, Michigan State University, USA;
- Padma Vibhushan Dr. R. Chidambaram, Indian Physicist;
- Shri. Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Hon. Governor of Maharashtra;
- Shri. Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India.