watttron wins the WPO Award 2022

Since December 2021 watttron has been able to call itself as a “finalist” of the World Packaging Awards 2022 and has been looking forward to the award ceremony on May 4th for a long time. The award ceremony took place on Wednesday evening as part of Ipack Ima on the exhibition grounds in Milan, Italy

The WPO Awards are presented once a year. This year there was a record turnout of 440 applications worldwide. Watttron was named the winner by the jury in the “Packaging Excellence“ with it’s innovative digital sealing tools. The company receives the award for its new development on the product sample “apple – squeezies” produced by the French company Materne, who belongs to the MOM Group.

“We are very happy that we were selected as the winner of this internationally known competition in the packaging industry,” says Marcus Stein, CEO of watttron GmbH. “The last days of the trade fair at Ipack Ima have shown us that with our digital sealing systems we can offer real added value and a major contribution to achieving the sustainability goals of the entire packaging industry for both machine manufacturers and end users.”

Sustainability and efficiency, especially when it comes to packaging, are precisely the issues that drive watttron. With the use of watttron technology, resources can be saved. The Saxon technology startup watttron develops and produces novel heating systems that are used in industrial processes for precise temperature control. The patented heating technology enables, among other things, the optimization of packaging in terms of material and energy use. The process allows precise temperature control even for large areas to be heated, thus facilitating the processing of bio-based and recycled materials.

The company develops and produces innovative heating systems, which are used in industrial processes where temperatures with pinpoint accuracy are needed. For more information, please visit,

Written by Dominy Jones