Packaging News

  • Smart Packaging Gains

    October 3, 2007
    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…


  • Precision Valve Updates Corporate Logo, Moves in New Direction

    September 11, 2007
    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…


  • DieterBakic Launches Enhanced Aqua Bottles

    September 11, 2007
    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,…


  • Alcan Packaging Beauty Opens Facility in France

    September 11, 2007
    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…


  • Alcan Considers Rio Tinted Bid

    August 6, 2007
    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…


  • Parlux Introduces Can Can, A New Paris Hilton Scent

    August 6, 2007
    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…


  • Multi-Product Packaging Concept Launched by Berry Plastics

    August 6, 2007
    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…


  • A One-Stop Shop for Packaging Solutions

    August 6, 2007
    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…


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

    August 6, 2007
    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…


  • NJPEC Expands Scholarship Awards

    July 12, 2007
    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…


  • TricorBraun Acquires Ryco Packaging Corp.

    July 12, 2007
    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…


  • HCT Launches Reverse Click Applicators

    June 11, 2007
    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…


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

    June 11, 2007
    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…


  • McKernan Introduces Evone Bottles

    June 11, 2007
    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…


  • TricorBraun Enjoys Award Winning Success

    June 11, 2007
    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…