Packaging News

  • Arminaks Latest Tube Printing Capabilities

    April 3, 2008
    Arminak & Associates Inc. unveiled its latest tube printing capabilities, including a new eight-color printing process. The new printing capabilities surpass the standard four- to six-color printing options commonly found in the packaging solutio…


  • O.Berk Forms New Group

    March 4, 2008
    O.Berk Company, recently formed the Designer Glass Packaging Group. The first offering is a new line of faceted fragrance bottles—the Masterpieces Collection available in clear, black or a palette of other colors. Sizes include 8-, 20-, 40- an…


  • CCL Invests in New Machinery

    March 4, 2008
    CCL Tube, a division of CCL Industries, recently invested over $7 million in the latest silkscreen tube printing technology thereby enhancing the company’s existing decorating capabilities and production capacity. The new silk-screen machinery…


  • CCL Tube Will Move To Leed-Certified Site

    February 7, 2008
    CCL Tube, a division of CCL Industries, will relocate its central Los Angeles manufacturing plant to a 101,340 sq. ft. Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certified building beginning in early July 2008. Under construction now,…


  • Seaquist Introduces Fusion Co-Dispensing Valve System

    February 7, 2008
    Seaquist Closures’ new Fusion Co-Dispensing Valve System is a single-can system, designed to dispense pre-mixed, pressurized two-part products. The patent-pending system encompasses a new design utilizing a bag-on-valve inside a bag-in-can…


  • Bath & Body Works Purchases Milestone Foamer from Rexam

    February 7, 2008
    The “one-billion-foamers-sold” milestone has been reached by Rexam. The one-billionth foamer, a natural T1 pump, was sold to Beauty Avenues for its Bath & Body Works Anti-Bacterial Gentle Foaming Hand Soap. The innovative retailer has…


  • Cosmoprof North America Continues OTC Program

    February 7, 2008
    Following the inaugural year of the OTC Program in 2007, Cosmoprof North America has announced it will continue this groundbreaking initiative in 2008. Cosmoprof North America will be held at the Mandalay Bay hotel, Las Vegas, July 13-15. It will inc…


  • Luxe Pack Monaco Beats Attendance Records

    February 7, 2008
    The 20th edition of the Luxe Pack Exhibition, which took place at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco last October, attracted 6,121 visitors, an increase of 9.5%. This growth indicates an increasing need for meeting top experts in the sector and discovering…


  • Seaquists Green Team Leads Environmental Initiatives

    February 7, 2008
    Seaquist Closures is one of the first companies in the closure industry to form a “Sustainability Team” dedicated to increasing its focus on environmental sustainability issues, according to Anne Stecker, food market manager. The team…


  • Alcan Packaging Unveils Cosmetic Laminate Tubes

    December 4, 2007
    Alcan Packaging Beauty has introduced Cosmetic Laminate Tubes. The tubes are a solution to barrier and design packaging expectations. Made for high printing quality, colored or embossed webs, hot stamping and more, they also meet specific application…


  • M+H Plastics Introduces Born Again Plastic Bottles

    December 4, 2007
    Due to the increased demand from consumers for environmentally friendly products, M&H Plastics is launching Post Consumer Regrind (PCR) PET plastic which is 100% recycled. Recycling can provide an efficient, environmentally-friendly alternativ…


  • Bond No. 9 Announces Recycling Initiative

    December 4, 2007
    Luxury niche perfumer Laurice Rahme will open her Bond No. 9 New York boutique and Saks Fifth Avenue doors to anyone wishing to recycle their empty perfume bottles. Well known by fragrance connoisseurs for her exquisitely crafted collection of neighb…


  • Rexams New Personal Care Division

    December 4, 2007
    Prompted by the recent acquisition and integration of O-I Plastics the new Rexam Personal Care Division consists of dispensing systems, make up and home and personal care. All were on display at the recent Luxe Pack Monaco trade show. “As be…


  • Donna Karan Gold Wins The IPDA Grand Award

    November 2, 2007
    Donna Karan Gold earned the grand award at the HBA Global Expo 8th Annual International Package Design Awards (IPDA), sponsored by Happi and Beauty Packaging. IPDA recognized category leaders in design innovation in different channels of distribution…


  • Innovation Wins Rexams Formulation Challenge

    November 2, 2007
    Innovation Deli Ltd., was the winner of the Rexam 3rd Annual Formulation Challenge, a worldwide competition designed to unleash the creativity of product developers. This year, the challenge addressed the potential of Rexam’s newest platform…