Packaging News


  • Cosmoprof North America Attracts a Winning Mix

    More than 25,000 attendees gathered in Las Vegas this summer to attend Cosmoprof North America. The three-day business-to-business beauty event, now in its sixth year, was held July 13-15 at the sprawling Mandalay Bay Convention Center. While spa pro…
    11.17.08

  • Cosmoprof Exclusives

    Discover Beauty, which helps emerging brands to find the proper markets, was expanded this year, and joined by Discover Beauty Spa, which took advantage of the Las Vegas setting to bring in directors of the leading spas at some of the area’s mo…
    11.17.08

  • Lucky Seven in 2009

    The seventh edition of Cosmoprof North America 2009 is planned for July 19-21, 2009 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. For more information on exhibiting or attending, www.cosmoprofnorthamerica.com…
    11.17.08

  • Brad-Pak Patents Dispensing Closure

    Brad-Pak Enterprises, Garwood, NJ, has patented a uni-que dispensing closure that gives controlled directional pour of a product. This proprietary design offers a dripless dispensing system to give brands a new look to differentiate them from the com…
    11.17.08

  • Diamond Wipes Adds New Packaging Options

    Diamond Wipes International (DWI) now offers a turnkey bottle and jar filling service with stock and custom cosmetic personal care solutions .Its newest container line offers a more sleek and upscale custom-look designed to better reflect the high-q…
    11.17.08

  • TricorBraun Supplies Bottles To End Illegal Wildlife Trade

    WildAid, an international organization committed to ending illegal wildlife trade, will get a boost from a new hair care line. David Babaii, an environmentally committed California hair stylist, will donate to WildAid a portion of the sales from his…
    11.17.08

  • Ande Cosmetics Wins Rexam Challenge

    Ande (All Natural, Diverse and Eco-Friendly) Cosmetics won the Rexam 4th Annual Formulation Challenge, for its Cool It! burn salve. The award was presented during HBA Global Expo. For the winning entry, the Maryland-based Ande Cosmetics has earned a…
    11.17.08

  • ICMAD Honors Young Packaging Designers

    Netta Rabin of Fashion Institute of Technology won the top prize in Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers & Distributors Association’s ninth annual Young Designers’ Competition. The competition, created by ICMAD in 1999, showcases the de…
    11.17.08

  • Packaging News

    Packaging News

    Cosmoprof North America Attracts a Winning Mix More than 25,000 attendees gathered in Las Vegas this summer to attend Cosmoprof North America. The three-day business-to-business beauty event, now in its sixth year, was held July 13-15 at the spr…
    11.07.08

  • MWV Named To The Dow Jones Sustainability Index

    In recognition of its economic, environmental and social performance, MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV) has been selected as a member of the 2008/2009 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World). The global packaging company is included on the ind…
    10.07.08

  • Diamond Packaging Wins Five Awards in 2008 National Paperboard Competition

    Diamond Packaging of Rochester, NY earned five awards in the 65th Annual National Paperboard Packaging Competition. Awards were announced at the 2008 Annual Meeting & Strategies Conference in New Orleans, LA. The competition, which is sponsore…
    10.07.08

  • Applying Anti-Aging Creams the New Age Way

    Fans of Garnier products should have a ball with the new applicator created for the brand’s anti-aging skin care line. Garnier has partnered with packaging maker Bramlage-Wiko to create a roll-on applicator for the Garnier Lifting Anti-Wrinkle…
    10.07.08

  • Access Business Group Honored with AmeriStar Package Award

    The Access Business Group has been recognized for package excellence with an award from AmeriStar’s 2007 Package Competition for the Artistry essentials skin care line. Packaging engineers Nick Kavanaugh and Justin Sellers accepted the award at…
    10.07.08

  • P&G Files Infringement Lawsuit Against RNA

    The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) has filed a lawsuit against RNA Corporation, Blue Island, IL, for the infringement of its Herbal Essences intellectual property, including trademark, trade dress and design patents. The suit, filed last mont…
    10.07.08

  • Environmentally-Preferable Pumps Meet RoHS Standards

    All components of GoatThroat Pumps have now been certified to meet stringent new worldwide regulations aimed at reducing or eliminating materials hazardous to the environment, according to the company. The GoatThroat Pump series of products now meets…
    10.07.08

  • Packaging News

    Packaging News

    MWV Named To The Dow Jones Sustainability Index In recognition of its economic, environmental and social performance, MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV) has been selected as a member of the 2008/2009 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World).…
    10.01.08

  • French Site Key for Rexam

    The technical ability of Rexam’s production team offers its customers product differentiation, added value, sophistication and enhanced production efficiency, according to the company. Extremely conscious of global market needs and able to resp…
    09.11.08

  • GPA Adds New Member in South Africa

    The Global Packaging Alliance (GPA) has added a new partner in South Africa by signing an agreement with Masterpack, based in Hariotdale, Johannesburg. Masterpack is one of South Africa’s premier packaging and print companies, according to th…
    09.11.08

  • New Capabilities at Kematen

    This summer, Kematen Cosmetics added new, state-of-the-art machinery to its Redding plant for filling tubes and jars. The site also now features a high-speed P.E. Labeler for labeling bottles, tottles, jars and cans. This machine is front, back, wrap…
    09.11.08

  • Top Coat Features Revamped Packaging

    Poshé’s Super-Fast-Drying TopCoat is now available in a new packaging for its 6oz. professional bottle, which includes a 0.5oz. “working bottle” with a Russian Sable brush. “At Poshé, we are always listening to…
    09.11.08