As part of the 2nd Edition of the Design & Creativity Contest, Verallia Portugal received students of Art & Design
Students of the 2nd year of the School of Education of Coimbra, of the course Art & Design, visited on March 25, 2015, the industrial plant of Verallia Portugal based in Figueira da Foz, as part of the 2nd Edition of the Design Contest.
On the morning of March 25, 2015, the Verallia Portugal received students of Coimbra. The visit focused on the Design & Creativity Contest, which has been inserted in the Design Atelier in Art & Design course. All students wanted to learn more about the glass packaging before to create your own bottle inside the parameters specified in the contest rules.
The visit began with a presentation of the company and the production process with information about all products of different markets where Verallia Portugal is present as a leader of the national market, Selective Line brand – Premium brand of Verallia, ECOVA range for sustainable world, concepts and symbols of the bottles, some technical limitations as well as the entire manufacturing process.
Students had the opportunity to ask questions and "see with hands" bottles of various shapes and capacities, as well as bottles of ECOVA range and Selective Line brand with different decorations which proved an advantage, because they could see what already exists in the market and evaluate details that can enhance their creations.
The second stage of this meeting focused on the visit to the factory to the accompaniment of a technical team of manufacturing. Students analyzed all glass production process. During the visit they observed in real time the inside of one of the furnaces by camera, technical details were shared and doubts were removed.
The feedback was very positive, either for students how to for the Verallia Portugal, the interest from visitors was really nice.
Entries for the 2nd edition of the contest are open until April 30, 2015.
In this issue are expected projects that simplify the use of everyday, so easy and practical to use based on innovation and differentiation, and maintain focus in proximity of the glass with the consumer.
The Award Ceremony will take place on June 26, 2015 from 15:00 at the Center for Arts and Spectacles of Figueira da Foz, with the presentation of the famous comedian Nilton. This competition, based on innovation, has been strengthened by funding from the Compete, within in the national strategic reference framework.