Packaging News

  • 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…


  • Sun Chemical Licensed To Sell DataLase Packaging Inks

    January 10, 2007
    Sun Chemical has signed a license agreement with DataLase, formerly known as Sherwood Technology, to sell DataLase inks. The DataLase process allows brand manufacturers to write data directly on packaging materials. DataLase ink is applied to packagi…


  • Clinique To be Honored By Pratt Institute

    January 10, 2007
    Clinique will be presented with the Pratt Institute-Luxe Pack Art of Packaging Award at the annual black-tie gala to be held May 22, 2007, at New York’s University Club. Lynne Greene, president, Clinique Worldwide, will accept the award. Philip…


  • New Ownership To Expand Risdon into Global Group

    January 10, 2007
    Risdon has been purchased by private investors for development into an expanded global packaging group with broader product offerings and added markets in Asia and Europe. The new ownership, with extensive experience in the packaging industry, formed…


  • Crown Wins Can of the Year

    January 10, 2007
    Crown Holdings, Inc.’s subsidiary, Crown Aerosols Europe, won the Bronze Can of the Year 2006 award in the promotional category. Crown created limited edition aerosol packaging for Gillette to coincide with the 2006 FIFA World Cup tournament. D…


  • Alcan Launches Prisme Libre, Closes NJ Plant

    January 10, 2007
    Revealing the true colors of four Givenchy powders, the base of Alcan Packaging Prisme Libre powder case is in untreated crystal PMMA. The base is divided into four cavities, giving each powder its own space. The ABS bottom of the case is ultras…


  • Plastic Bottle Introduces Serenity and Olympian

    December 5, 2006
    The 14oz OPET Serenity Oval is available in 28-410 and 28-415 neck finishes from Plastic Bottle Corp. Featuring subtle finger grips on both sides, the Serenity Oval is ideal for a wide assortment of personal and pet care products. The 6oz. HDPE Bel…


  • DS Containers

    December 5, 2006
    DS Containers’ two-piece steel can took first place in the aerosol category at the International Cans of the Year competition in Barcelona. With no side-seam and no shoulder-seam, the innovative can features a unique application of a polymer co…


  • Hirschorn and Young Graphics Wins NJPEC Awards

    December 5, 2006
    Provider of production art, regulatory graphics compliance and packaging design solutions, Hirschorn and Young recently won four awards at the New Jersey Packaging Executives Club (NJPEC) package of the year awards. Hirschorn and Young accepted th…


  • Dieter Bakic Wins Design Award

    December 5, 2006
    Dieter Bakic won the 2006 German Pack- aging Award for its work on the Nivea Beauté package. The jury praised the iridescent material and the precious appearance of the packaging. According to the company, the visual trademarks of the brand,…


  • Cosmopak International

    December 5, 2006
    Cosmopak will launch a new fully integrated company interface website next month. The site will showcase Cosmopak’s products with detailed specs on each and will allow users to browse the product library. It will serve as the main selling tool…


  • Frost & Sullivan Selects Constar

    November 3, 2006
    In recognition of its significant presence in the market, innovations, value-added services and product portfolio, Constar International won the 2006 plastic packaging product innovation leadership award. Each year, Frost & Sullivan highlights…


  • Influential Color Palette Unveiled at NJPEC Dinner

    November 3, 2006
    Linda Carroll, color insight manager for Ampacet, unveiled AmpaVision 2008, a directional, global palette of 16 influential packaging colors based on global socio-economic trends and influences at the package of the year award presentation dinner. T…