Packaging News


  • Seaquists Green Team Leads Environmental Initiatives

    Seaquist Closures is one of the first companies in the closure industry to form a “Sustainability Team” dedicated to increasing its focus on environmental sustainability issues, according to Anne Stecker, food market manager. The team…
    02.07.08

  • Alcan Packaging Unveils Cosmetic Laminate Tubes

    Alcan Packaging Beauty has introduced Cosmetic Laminate Tubes. The tubes are a solution to barrier and design packaging expectations. Made for high printing quality, colored or embossed webs, hot stamping and more, they also meet specific application…
    12.04.07

  • M+H Plastics Introduces Born Again Plastic Bottles

    Due to the increased demand from consumers for environmentally friendly products, M&H Plastics is launching Post Consumer Regrind (PCR) PET plastic which is 100% recycled. Recycling can provide an efficient, environmentally-friendly alternativ…
    12.04.07

  • Bond No. 9 Announces Recycling Initiative

    Luxury niche perfumer Laurice Rahme will open her Bond No. 9 New York boutique and Saks Fifth Avenue doors to anyone wishing to recycle their empty perfume bottles. Well known by fragrance connoisseurs for her exquisitely crafted collection of neighb…
    12.04.07

  • Rexams New Personal Care Division

    Prompted by the recent acquisition and integration of O-I Plastics the new Rexam Personal Care Division consists of dispensing systems, make up and home and personal care. All were on display at the recent Luxe Pack Monaco trade show. “As be…
    12.04.07

  • Donna Karan Gold Wins The IPDA Grand Award

    Donna Karan Gold earned the grand award at the HBA Global Expo 8th Annual International Package Design Awards (IPDA), sponsored by Happi and Beauty Packaging. IPDA recognized category leaders in design innovation in different channels of distribution…
    11.02.07

  • Innovation Wins Rexams Formulation Challenge

    Innovation Deli Ltd., was the winner of the Rexam 3rd Annual Formulation Challenge, a worldwide competition designed to unleash the creativity of product developers. This year, the challenge addressed the potential of Rexam’s newest platform…
    11.02.07

  • ICMADS Young Designers Competition

    The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers & Distributors Association (ICMAD) recently announced the winners of the ninth annual Young Designers’ Competition at an awards dinner held in New York City. The Young Designers’ Competition…
    11.02.07

  • USP Unveils New Package for Enjoy

    Enjoy sulfate free luxury shampoo and conditioner has been updated with all new packaging. USP, Inc., the parent company of Enjoy hair care offers the shampoo and conditioner in 10oz. and 33oz. sizes.…
    11.02.07

  • 4th Edition of Perfumes, Cosmetics, Design Congress

    The 4th edition of Perfumes, Cosmetics and Design Congress and Exhibition held in Paris at the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie brings together worldwide cosmetics and perfume packaging experts from research & development, purchas…
    11.02.07

  • Smart Packaging Gains

    Significant advances are anticipated in the intelligent packaging segment, where demand will expand more than 30% each year to $165 million in 2011. Growth will be fueled by the development of new generations of products with improved performance at…
    10.03.07

  • Qosina/Qosmedix on Inc. 5000

    The editors of Inc. Magazine have included Qosina Corporation, parent company of Qosmedix, on their 2007 Inc. 5000, a listing that celebrates 5,000 of the most dynamic private companies in the U.S. To be eligible, Inc. 5000 companies must be U.S.-…
    10.03.07

  • 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