Packaging News

  • Eros Flint Bottles from O.Berks Cosmetic Packaging Group

    August 6, 2008
    The Cosmetic Packaging Group division of O.Berk Company offers the Eros Line of flint glass perfume bottles. These oblong-shaped bottles for perfumes and colognes are available in 50- and 100ml, both with 15mm crimp neck finishes. The Eros line can…


  • WWP Expands Capabilities For Cosmetic Packaging

    July 14, 2008
    World Wide Packaging Inc. (WWP) is adding several new machines to expand capabilities within its plastic tube division. The expansion includes a new, state-of-the-art, five-layer coex extruder line for improved tube shape and greater consistency. Oth…


  • O.Berk Acquires AQL Decorating

    July 14, 2008
    O.Berk Company of Union, NJ has acquired AQL Decorating Company, Inc., of Fairview, NJ. In business for more than 40 years, AQL Decorating is a decorator of plastic, glass, and metal containers for the cosmetic/personal care, food/beverage, pharmaceu…


  • Epionce Takes Two Packaging Awards

    July 14, 2008
    Epionce of Boise, Idaho won two awards in the North American Packaging Association 2008 NAPA Packaging Competition. Episciences partnered with Utah Paperbox to create the award-winning line of boxes used for the Epionce product line. Designed by…


  • Inoac Packaging Group Introduces Gloss Spray Capability

    July 14, 2008
    In an ongoing effort to meet customer needs, Inoac Packaging Group has expanded its manufacturing and technology capabilities by introducing a new gloss spray coating process. The gloss spray comes in virtually any color and when applied gives the P…


  • Rexam Presents Annual Formulation Challenge

    June 23, 2008
    To mark the 25th anniversary of the Rexam Dry Spray, the fourth annual Rexam Formulation Challenge invites entries for breakthrough, eco-friendly product applications utilizing this iconic, earth-friendly dispenser used around the world. With unprece…


  • Ciba Debuts Pearlescent Effects

    June 23, 2008
    Ciba introduced a new range of pearlescent effects at Interpack 2008, which was held in Düsseldorf from April 24-30. With anti-yellowing properties, Ciba Xymara XPS pearlescent effects enhance the appearance and prolong the life of plastic objec…


  • Romaco Premieres At Interpack 2008

    June 23, 2008
    The first of the new P91 S intermittent motion cartoners by Romaco was presented to the public for the first time at Interpack 2008 in Düsseldorf, Germany and will soon be delivered to Farmigea, an Italian pharmaceutical company. According t…


  • KlaFold Now Available from MWV

    June 23, 2008
    MWV provides converters and consumer products companies around the world an alternative to lightweight coated paperboard. KlaFold, a coated unbleached kraft paperboard manufactured by Klabin, Brazil’s largest paperboard producer, is now availab…


  • MeadWestvaco Is Now MWV in Rebranding Move

    May 5, 2008
    Global packaging solutions leader MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV) recently unveiled its new corporate identity as “MWV: How brands take shape.” The company’s new brand is designed to articulate in a unified voice its global packa…


  • GPA Hosts Its Annual Session in South Africa

    May 5, 2008
    The Global Packaging Alliance (GPA) held its annual meeting in Cape Town, South Africa during the week of Feb. 4-8. With members convening from all over the world, the yearly event was a chance to discuss strategies and provided an opportunity for t…


  • Innovations at CCL Tube

    April 3, 2008
    CCL Tube Inc., now offers a wide range of innovative decorating capabilities that are designed to meet the sophisticated, world-class packaging needs of its customers, according to the company. Complementing its standard one-to-eight color offset and…


  • Qosina Expands Facility in Response to Growth

    April 3, 2008
    Qosina and Qosmedix has expanded its office and warehouse space. This added space of more than 42,000 sq. ft. allows for enhanced workflow. The new facility will be located in an adjacent building to Qosina’s corporate headquarters in Edgew…


  • Inoac Opens Plant in Mexico

    April 3, 2008
    Inoac Packaging Group has completed construction of a new manufacturing plant in Monterrey, Mexico. The 110,000-sq.-ft. facility features six automated spray lines, a clean-room environment and, in the near future, will add vacuum metalizing capabili…


  • Arminaks Latest Tube Printing Capabilities

    April 3, 2008
    Arminak & Associates Inc. unveiled its latest tube printing capabilities, including a new eight-color printing process. The new printing capabilities surpass the standard four- to six-color printing options commonly found in the packaging solutio…