Packaging News

  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Alcan Packaging Debuts New Packaging Options

    June 11, 2007
    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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


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

    May 2, 2007
    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…


  • Tricorbraun Executive Speaks at Poly Pack

    May 2, 2007
    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…


  • 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…


  • 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,…


  • 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…