Packaging News


  • 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

  • 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