Packaging News

  • Qosina/Qosmedix on Inc. 5000

    October 3, 2007
    The editors of Inc. Magazine have included Qosina Corporation, parent company of Qosmedix, on their 2007 Inc. 5000, a listing that celebrates 5,000 of the most dynamic private companies in the U.S. To be eligible, Inc. 5000 companies must be U.S.-…


  • New Twist in Package Design Created by TricorBraun

    October 3, 2007
    TricorBraun has introduced a new twist in tottles—a combination tube and bottle—that is easier to use than its predecessors. The slim-line container has a slender profile making it easy to squeeze, dispense and hold in wet environments, s…


  • MeadWestvaco Acquires Keltec

    October 3, 2007
    MeadWestvaco Corporation acquired Keltec Dispensing Systems last month. A purchase price was not disclosed. Keltec Dispensing Systems will become part of MeadWestvaco Calmar, Mead-Westvaco’s pump and spray packaging solutions business acquir…


  • Alcan Launches Brushed Aluminum Plastic Tube

    October 3, 2007
    The new tube has a look and feel that imitates the quality of brushed aluminum on a plastic tube. The tube maximizes tactile and visual impact, both on-shelf and in use. The brushed aluminum effect is achieved through 3-4 layers of silkscreen ink, pr…


  • 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…


  • 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,…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…