Packaging News

  • Packaging Concepts Helps Meet Child Safety Regulations

    May 2, 2007
    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…


  • James Alexander Dedicates New Facility in New Jersey

    May 2, 2007
    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…


  • Tricorbraun Acquires I-PAK, Expands Capabilities

    April 11, 2007
    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…


  • Alcan Packaging Introduces Round Tray

    April 11, 2007
    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…


  • World Wide Creates Functional Packaging With Dimension

    April 11, 2007
    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,…


  • Creativity & Profitability

    April 11, 2007
    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…


  • Facsimile Launches Promo Packaging

    March 6, 2007
    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…


  • Qosmedix Introduces Double Makeup Bag

    March 6, 2007
    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…


  • Carolina Plastics Teams Up With Fischer Tech

    March 6, 2007
    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…


  • M&H Offers Regrind PET

    March 6, 2007
    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…


  • James Alexander Corp. Wins Entrepreneurial Success Award

    February 16, 2007
    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…


  • IPL Wins Supplier of the Year

    February 16, 2007
    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…


  • DMI Sample Kit Wins Award

    February 16, 2007
    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…


  • Kaufman Relocates

    February 16, 2007
    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…


  • McKernan Packaging Opens New Location

    January 10, 2007
    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…