Packaging News


  • New Twist in Package Design Created by TricorBraun

    TricorBraun has introduced a new twist in tottles—a combination tube and bottle—that is easier to use than its predecessors. The slim-line container has a slender profile making it easy to squeeze, dispense and hold in wet environments, s…
    10.03.07

  • MeadWestvaco Acquires Keltec

    MeadWestvaco Corporation acquired Keltec Dispensing Systems last month. A purchase price was not disclosed. Keltec Dispensing Systems will become part of MeadWestvaco Calmar, Mead-Westvaco’s pump and spray packaging solutions business acquir…
    10.03.07

  • Alcan Launches Brushed Aluminum Plastic Tube

    The new tube has a look and feel that imitates the quality of brushed aluminum on a plastic tube. The tube maximizes tactile and visual impact, both on-shelf and in use. The brushed aluminum effect is achieved through 3-4 layers of silkscreen ink, pr…
    10.03.07

  • Alcan Packaging Beauty Opens Facility in France

    Alcan Packaging Beauty has opened an industrial facility in Parigné- L’Evêque (Sarthe, France), dedicated to the fragrance market, caps and shells. The site was designed for flow management, 7-days-a-week operations and houses team…
    09.11.07

  • DieterBakic Launches Enhanced Aqua Bottles

    DieterBakicEnterprises launches new products to enhance their Aqua bottles. Combined with the luxury Stella Cap and heavy acrylic jars, the Aqua design gets the ultimate premium appeal. The demand for DieterBakic-Enterprises’ product range,…
    09.11.07

  • Precision Valve Updates Corporate Logo, Moves in New Direction

    Precision Valve Corporation has introduced a major update to the look of its corporate logo. The enhanced design features a dynamic crescent arch that highlights the company name set in italic sans serif type. “The redesign of our logo refl…
    09.11.07

  • Lumson Sets Up U.S. Office; Rolls Out New Collection

    With a new collection on display and a rich Italian heritage, Lumson has opened a U.S. office in Paulsboro, NJ. The new location enables the Milan-based cosmetic packaging manufacturer to bring some of the most innovative concepts from Europe to its…
    08.06.07

  • A One-Stop Shop for Packaging Solutions

    Lumson offers a wide array of packaging solutions for the cosmetic industry including containers and dispensing systems and decorating services. All of them are manufactured At Cosmoprof USA, held last month in Las Vegas, Lumson unveiled Collezione…
    08.06.07

  • Multi-Product Packaging Concept Launched by Berry Plastics

    Berry Plastics, with a burst of sunflower adorned packages, is demonstrating its versatility and adaptability with a full line packaging approach for manufacturers of personal care/bath and beauty products. Berry Plastics’ marketing departme…
    08.06.07

  • Parlux Introduces Can Can, A New Paris Hilton Scent

    The 2007 addition to the Paris Hilton Fragrance Collection, Can Can is modern, flirtatious and intoxicating. Packaged by Parlux’s in-house design team, the carton features a shocking pink feather and is made of shorewood. The bottle is made by…
    08.06.07

  • Alcan Considers Rio Tinted Bid

    Canadian global aluminum provider and packaging leader Alcan has received a bid from Anglo-Australian miner company Rio Tinted in a move will likely lead to the seperation of its mining and other businesses, which also focus on cosmetic packaging. Th…
    08.06.07

  • TricorBraun Acquires Ryco Packaging Corp.

    Ryco Packaging Corporation, Omaha NE, is now part of TricorBraun and will now have access to 30 local branches to deliver customer service and full service design, engineering and mold production centers in Chicago, Buffalo, NY and Los Angeles. Globa…
    07.12.07

  • NJPEC Expands Scholarship Awards

    The New Jersey Packaging Executives Club has introduced several new award programs: The Smith Design Award based on graphic design submissions, a packaging design contest targeting local high school students to be initiated in 2008, the Robert Schef…
    07.12.07

  • Alcan Packaging Debuts New Packaging Options

    Alcan Packaging unleashed its latest innovations at Luxepack New York. With SpinArt, made of nylon (flock), (drum & axle) and POM (stem rod), this new generation of applicators rolls on the lips to provide a uniform, quick and comfortable applica…
    06.11.07

  • TricorBraun Enjoys Award Winning Success

    During the past 18 months, TricorBraun, one of the nation’s noted suppliers of packaging, has conceived many award-winning packages and applied for 11 patents while its design and engineering subsidiary created more than 400 new containers for…
    06.11.07

  • McKernan Introduces Evone Bottles

    McKernan Packaging Clearing House has added the Evone bottle to its King wholesale permanent line. These clear PET bottles come in three convenient sizes of 8-, 4- and 2oz. The bottle sizes have a 24/410 and 20/410 finish and the continuous supply ma…
    06.11.07

  • John Paul Mitchell Systems Introduces New Look for Paul Mitchell Line

    Officially launching in July, John Paul Mitchell Systems introduces a new packaging look for the brand. The update was instituted to create a new design that facilitates the retail and shopping process for consumers, stylists and owners. The new look…
    06.11.07

  • HCT Launches Reverse Click Applicators

    HCT’s Reverse Click range is suitable not only for color cosmetics, but also the growing cosmeceutical and skin care sectors, where product specific functionality and pack ingenuity are key to encouraging customer sales. Reverse Click is dispen…
    06.11.07

  • James Alexander Dedicates New Facility in New Jersey

    James Alexander Corporation, a manufacturer and contract packager of unit dose dispensing systems, recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the completion of a substantial expansion to its facility. The expansion has increased the size…
    05.02.07

  • Packaging Concepts Helps Meet Child Safety Regulations

    Packaging Concepts Association., LLC, (PCA), a designer and manufacturer of patented, unique, child-resistant spray dispensers, announced that its line of patented M-PAK line of twist lock child resistant spray dispensers have been certified child-re…
    05.02.07