Packaging News


  • Packaging Summit Europe 2007 To Take Place in Amsterdam Next Month

    Packaging Summit Europe 2007 will be held June 26 and 27 in Amsterdam. The two-day conference and exhibition will include speakers from global consumer brands as well as senior representatives from leading pan-European packaging and retail associatio…
    05.02.07

  • Tricorbraun Executive Speaks at Poly Pack

    George W. Dempsey Jr., TricorBraun executive vice president, provided insight on international outsourcing at the California Polytechnic State University annual packaging symposium earlier this month. Mr. Dempsey coordinates TricorBraun international…
    05.02.07

  • Creativity & Profitability

    During last month’s Cosmopack 2007 in Bologna, Italy held March 29-April 2, designers such as Thierry de Baschmakoff shed some light on finding a happy medium between creativity and profitability in the beauty packaging industry. The emphasis w…
    04.11.07

  • World Wide Creates Functional Packaging With Dimension

    Improving design and product development capabilities, the Dimension SST1200 3D printer helps World Wide Packaging better serve its clients. The printer is network compatible and builds functional, high quality plastic 3D models from the bottom up,…
    04.11.07

  • Alcan Packaging Introduces Round Tray

    Alcan Pacakaging introduced some of its new packaging applications at Cosmoprof Bologna held in March. The beauty packaging creation, designed by Michel Limongi, is a SAN/ABS mini-palette for lipgloss or eyeshadow. When consumers twist it, the packag…
    04.11.07

  • Tricorbraun Acquires I-PAK, Expands Capabilities

    TricorBraun, an award-winning leader in the rigid packaging industry, acquired Boston, MA—based Independent Packaging Incorporated (I-PAK). St. Louis-based TricorBraun developes and supplies rigid packaging for a wide range of industries. The…
    04.11.07

  • M&H Offers Regrind PET

    With increased demand from the consumer for environmentally- friendly products, M&H Plastics announced that it now offers post consumer regrind in the production of plastic bottles and jars. Post consumer regrind entails using plastic products th…
    03.06.07

  • Carolina Plastics Teams Up With Fischer Tech

    Carolina Precision Plastics, Asheboro, NC signed an agreement with Fischer Tech of Singapore to open an injection molding facility in Suzhou, China that will also provide painting, assembly and decorating. The joint venture will begin operations in…
    03.06.07

  • Qosmedix Introduces Double Makeup Bag

    For an organized way to carry makeup, applicators and access- ories while on the go, look no further than the Qosmedix designed double makeup bag. The two-piece, multi-compartment tote is designed for securing beauty essentials. The double handled ba…
    03.06.07

  • Facsimile Launches Promo Packaging

    Facsimile Pack is an elegant, low cost alternative to expensive sampling promotions, starter packages and amenity packaging. They can be duplicated in an affordable miniature facsimile format to duplicate a bottle, tube or jar with appealing graphic…
    03.06.07

  • Kaufman Relocates

    Kaufman Container Company has relocated to the greater Cleveland area. The new, 180,000 square foot facility allows Kaufman Container to consolidate its three Cleveland operations into one building. The location provides the necessary solution to me…
    02.16.07

  • DMI Sample Kit Wins Award

    The Sudden Sun Therapy Kit contains a three-step self-tanning system for face and body created from exclusive formulations from DMI’s Aqueous Product Development Laboratory. The kit was selected as a winner in the 2006 package printing excelle…
    02.16.07

  • IPL Wins Supplier of the Year

    Orange Glo International presented IPL Packaging with the supplier of the year award based on criteria such as annual cost saving opportunities, brand enhancement and service. IPL packaging was noted for minimizing cost increases in the polypropylene…
    02.16.07

  • James Alexander Corp. Wins Entrepreneurial Success Award

    Recognized for its continuing growth and success by the Warren County Regional Chamber of Commerce, James Alexander Corp. won the 2006 Entrepreneurial Success Award. The award is given to businesses that create new and innovative products or serv…
    02.16.07

  • Alcan Launches Prisme Libre, Closes NJ Plant

    Revealing the true colors of four Givenchy powders, the base of Alcan Packaging Prisme Libre powder case is in untreated crystal PMMA. The base is divided into four cavities, giving each powder its own space. The ABS bottom of the case is ultras…
    01.10.07

  • Crown Wins Can of the Year

    Crown Holdings, Inc.’s subsidiary, Crown Aerosols Europe, won the Bronze Can of the Year 2006 award in the promotional category. Crown created limited edition aerosol packaging for Gillette to coincide with the 2006 FIFA World Cup tournament. D…
    01.10.07

  • New Ownership To Expand Risdon into Global Group

    Risdon has been purchased by private investors for development into an expanded global packaging group with broader product offerings and added markets in Asia and Europe. The new ownership, with extensive experience in the packaging industry, formed…
    01.10.07

  • Clinique To be Honored By Pratt Institute

    Clinique will be presented with the Pratt Institute-Luxe Pack Art of Packaging Award at the annual black-tie gala to be held May 22, 2007, at New York’s University Club. Lynne Greene, president, Clinique Worldwide, will accept the award. Philip…
    01.10.07

  • Sun Chemical Licensed To Sell DataLase Packaging Inks

    Sun Chemical has signed a license agreement with DataLase, formerly known as Sherwood Technology, to sell DataLase inks. The DataLase process allows brand manufacturers to write data directly on packaging materials. DataLase ink is applied to packagi…
    01.10.07

  • McKernan Packaging Opens New Location

    McKernan Packaging Clearing House opened a new location in Barrington, Illinois. Peter Gamoff, who recently joined as vice president surplus purchasing, will head the office. The new office will specialize in locating and purchasing surplus packaging…
    01.10.07