Packaging News


  • O.Berk Receives Customer Service Leadership Award

    Frost & Sullivan presented O.Berk Company with the 2006 Frost & Sullivan Customer Service Leadership of the Year Award for its strong commitment for service to its customers in the U.S. packaging markets. Each year, Frost & Sulliv…
    07.10.06

  • MeadWestvacos Ontario Facility Receives Safety Honors

    MeadWestvaco Packaging Systems’ Ajax, Ontario, Canada converting facility was recently honored for its outstanding safety performance by the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) at the PPC’s annual awards banquet held in Atlanta, GA. Earn…
    07.10.06

  • Paris Acquires Princeton

    Paris Art Label Co. Inc., a provider of pressure sensitive labels and label application services located in Ronkonkoma, NY recently acquired Princeton Label Co., Trenton, NJ. Each manufacturing site will remain fully employed and operational, integra…
    07.10.06

  • Gillette Uses Crown Packaging for World Cup Promotion

    The Gillette Company introduced special shaped aerosol packaging from Crown Holdings, Inc. for its MACH3Turbo shaving gel, Gillette Series shaving gel and Gillette Series antiperspirant and deodorant. The 200ml (approximately 6.7oz) limited edition…
    07.10.06

  • Lumson Shows Off New Collection at Cosmopack

    Lumson S.p.A presented its latest collection of bottles, The Victoria, at Cosmopack in Bologna, Italy in April. The line combines a square bottom shape with an oval top.…
    07.10.06

  • Airspray Intl. Issues Formulation Challenge

    l Entries from around the world are being received by Airspray International for the company’s second annual Airspray Formulation Challenge, a program designed to promote the creativity of product developers. According to Airspray, this year&r…
    06.07.06

  • More Than 200 New Exhibitors Attending Pack Expo

    Pack Expo International 2006, to be held Oct. 29 to Nov. 2 at Chicago’s McCormick Place, will feature 216 “new to Pack Expo” exhibitors. More than half of those companies will be highlighting advanced materials and containers to a…
    06.07.06

  • TricorBraun Acquires

    TricorBraun acquired Buffalo, NY-based Fenton, Weber & Jones Packaging, Inc. Fenton, Weber & Jones designs, engineers and supplies packaging to a range of market segments including the personal care and health care industries across North A…
    06.07.06

  • DermaNew Wins Two

    DermaNew recently picked up two 2005 America’s Best Beauty Industry Efforts for Salons (ABBIES) awards at a ceremony held in Long Branch, CA. In addition to winning best product packaging and best merchandising display in the skin care category…
    06.07.06

  • New Rexam Dispenser Tube Provides High Precision Dosage

    Rexam Dispensing Systems, Purchase, NY, provides the Dispenser Tube, a new way to add high precision dosage to the convenience of a tube. The new tube is achieved by assembling Rexam’s SP343 airless pump, with fashion collar and pre-assembled…
    06.07.06

  • P&G and McLane Settle Trade Dress Lawsuit

    l The Procter & Gamble Company and McLane Company, Inc. jointly announced they have reached a settlement in the lawsuit filed by P&G on Dec. 21, 2005 that alleges trade dress infringement on four of P&G’s brands and unfair com…
    04.11.06

  • Revlon Artificial Nails, Eyelashes Get New Packaging

    Revlon Inc. announced that its artificial nail and false lash products will appear on shelf with a fresh, new look and exciting technology. To enhance consumer communications, the new packaging features a color-coded system consistent with Revlon…
    04.11.06

  • James Alexander Introduces Compact Plastic Ampoules

    James Alexander Corp., Blairstown, NJ, has introduced a shorter version of the company’s 5ml plastic ampoule swab package, according to the firm’s president and chief executive officer, Francesca Fazzolari. “Based on increasing c…
    04.11.06

  • DS Offers Spray Cans

    Developed initially for the aerosol market, DS Containers’ two-piece steel can is available for a wide range of liquid and viscous products. Made of polymer-coated steel, with an FDA and EU-approved interior lining, it was judged one of the top…
    03.09.06

  • Qosmedix Unveils

    Qosmedix of Edgewood, NY introduced a frosted polypropylene bubble jar for packaging of cosmetic and personal care products. The rounded 1.35fl.oz. frosted finish jar is available with a black or white cap. Addtional custom sizes, colors and silk scr…
    03.09.06

  • DieterBackic Designs Powder Case for Naomi Color Line

    Based on the successful Naomi color line (lipstick, mascara, compact cases and nail varnish) DieterBakicEnterprises has developed a matching loose powder case.…
    03.09.06

  • Dental Foam is Powered by Airspray International

    Airspray International instant-foam dispensing technology was used in the recent introduction of O-fresh Toothfoam in the Pacific Rim. Researched and developed in the U.S., the product is marketed as a multi-use product (teeth cleaning, breath freshe…
    02.14.06

  • Crown Risdon Provides Package For Christian Dior Lipgloss

    Crown Risdon supplies the primary package for the new Plastic Gloss lipgloss from Christian Dior. The bottle features a thick wall and neck injected in copolyester and a clear UV coating for brilliance and scuff resistance. The pale gold ABS cap is a…
    02.14.06

  • Shake It Up with FWJ

    Shake It Up with FWJ l Fenton, Weber & Jones Packaging Inc. offers a new Shaker Package in custom colors and designs. The ergonomically designed bottle makes product disbursement a snap. It’s suitable for ice removal products, or lawn car…
    02.14.06

  • Continental Offers

    Continental Offers Festive Flute Container l The versatile Sparkling Flute from Continental Packaging is a decorative 250 ml round flute used for packaging shampoos, soaps, lotions and ointments. It can also be used for oils, sauces and spices.…
    02.14.06