Packaging News


  • Hirschorn and Young Graphics Wins NJPEC Awards

    Provider of production art, regulatory graphics compliance and packaging design solutions, Hirschorn and Young recently won four awards at the New Jersey Packaging Executives Club (NJPEC) package of the year awards. Hirschorn and Young accepted th…
    12.05.06

  • DS Containers

    DS Containers’ two-piece steel can took first place in the aerosol category at the International Cans of the Year competition in Barcelona. With no side-seam and no shoulder-seam, the innovative can features a unique application of a polymer co…
    12.05.06

  • Plastic Bottle Introduces Serenity and Olympian

    The 14oz OPET Serenity Oval is available in 28-410 and 28-415 neck finishes from Plastic Bottle Corp. Featuring subtle finger grips on both sides, the Serenity Oval is ideal for a wide assortment of personal and pet care products. The 6oz. HDPE Bel…
    12.05.06

  • Clariant Acquires Ciba Masterbatch Business

    In an effort to further strengthen its global position with color and adhesive concentrates for plastic products, Clariant will acquire Ciba Specialty Chemicals’ Masterbatches business. The transaction is subject to approval and is expected to…
    11.03.06

  • Topline Named One of NJs

    Companies ● Sponsored by Price Waterhouse Coopers, NJ’s Fastest Growing Companies awards recognize and identify the state’s most dynamic companies that have made significant contributions to strength in the economy. With headq…
    11.03.06

  • James Alexander Corporation Breaks Ground on Facility

    ● James Alexander Corporation, a leading manufacturer and contract packager of unit dose dispensing systems, will increase the size of the firm’s Frelinghuysen facility from 20,000 to nearly 30,000 square feet. Construction on the long-p…
    11.03.06

  • TricorBraun Sales Rep

    Christina Dedrick from TricorBraun’s Charlotte, NC office received the Certified Packaging Professional award. A packaging consultant for 10 years, Ms. Dedrick received her Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from Clemson University in 1991…
    11.03.06

  • Captive Plastics

    Captive Plastics Inc., a manufacturer of blow-molded plastic bottles and closures, completed the acquisition of Grafco PET packaging technologies. Grafco, a supplier of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) rigid containers, is set to strengthen and div…
    11.03.06

  • Alcan Packaging Beauty Introduces Artist Tube

    Artist Tube, the latest innovation from Alcan Packaging Beauty is a fashionable solution for liquid bulks. This new tube offers gentle and precise application for makeup, (including lipgloss, concealers and highlighters.), skin and nail care products…
    11.03.06

  • Influential Color Palette Unveiled at NJPEC Dinner

    Linda Carroll, color insight manager for Ampacet, unveiled AmpaVision 2008, a directional, global palette of 16 influential packaging colors based on global socio-economic trends and influences at the package of the year award presentation dinner. T…
    11.03.06

  • Frost & Sullivan Selects Constar

    In recognition of its significant presence in the market, innovations, value-added services and product portfolio, Constar International won the 2006 plastic packaging product innovation leadership award. Each year, Frost & Sullivan highlights…
    11.03.06

  • Lumson Debuts Victoria Line at Luxepack

    Lumson, which has been creating cosmetic containers and accessories for more than 30 years, will unveil its new Victoria line this month at Luxepack in Monaco, to be held October 24-27. This new line features an innovative design that plays with the…
    10.04.06

  • Tricorbraun Garners Distinction

    TricorBraun was recently awarded the Alberto-Culver 2006 Preferred Supplier award for the company’s service, technical support and quality in the preparation of decorated bottles.…
    10.04.06

  • HBA Industry Awards

    Top industry executives and product packaging were honored at the fifth annual Health and Beauty Association Industry Awards dinner on Sept. 12 at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers New York. More than 600 industry executives attended the award event. H…
    10.04.06

  • Sessions Announced for Upcoming Pack Expo

    Seeking to enhance brand identity or personalize packaging? Need to safeguard your brand against tampering and counterfeiting? Want to learn more about RFID and smart packaging? These are just a few of the topics packaging professionals will be able…
    09.08.06

  • Colts Packaging Showcases Eastmans New Ingredient

    Eastman Chemical Co. has teamed up with Colt’s Plastics to provide a package for a sample cream containing NutriLayer, Eastman’s new, natural cosmetic ingredient derived from non-GMO rice bran oil. The challenge was to find a small, clea…
    09.08.06

  • SkinMedica Looks to the Future

    Cosmeceutical company SkinMedica, Inc. is looking to the future with a new, sleek look. The modern outer packaging, available in physician’s offices, is as innovative as the advanced formulations inside, says the company. The new package desi…
    09.08.06

  • Red Dress and

    Red Dress and Perumania have teamed up with the American Heart Association to combat women’s heart disease with their “Go Red For Women” campaign. Now, Red Dress is also helping the environment by manufacturing its cartons using bo…
    09.08.06

  • Iredale Minerals

    ● Iredale Mineral Cosmetics, Ltd. has been awarded ICMAD’s (Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors) 2006 CITY Award in the category of Package Innovation for their new product, HE Bronzer for Men. This marks the first time t…
    09.08.06

  • Qosmedix Offers New Brush Sets, Spray Misters

    Qosmedix introduced two new brush sets designed as point-of-purchase items for salons and spas. They also make an economical gift-with-purchase opportunity for beauty product retailing and are perfect for applying makeup on-the-go. Both the five- and…
    09.08.06