Packaging News


  • NACD Names Novapak 2005 Supplier of the Year

    The National Association of Container Distributors named Novapak Corporation, Eatontown, NJ, Supplier of the Year at its 80th annual convention. Winners are selected based on points received from NACD member companies in the areas of: leadership; pr…
    12.09.05

  • Rex Corp. Wins Awards in Print Competition

    Rex Corporation was honored recently at the 2005 Printing Association of Florida Print Awards with a Best of Category trophy for its promotional sales kit, two Best of Category awards for Clairol Hydrience hair color carton and the promotional sales…
    12.09.05

  • Silgan Plastics Launches Oblong Bottle

    Silgan Plastic has introduced the new 250mL PET Modern Oblong bottle. The shape is suited for packaging a variety of personal care items. The Modern Oblong is available with a 24-410 or 24-415 neck finish to suit the most popular flip-top, disc-top…
    12.09.05

  • Portola Tech Adds New Thick Walled Jar

    Portola Tech International, Woonsocket, RI, announced that it has added a new thick walled jar to its stock line. The new jar is 30ml, or one ounce, and has a neck diameter of 48mm. The jar is manufactured in high-quality PETG, combining the eleganc…
    12.09.05

  • Qosmedix Has Lip Balm Container, Cap

    The new twist-up tube with push-on cap from Qosmedix is a 0.14 ounce/4ml container and cap for on-the-go lip balm, fragrance or solid makeup applications. The polypropylene containers come in white, black and natural to enhance visibility. Imprintin…
    12.09.05

  • World Wide Packaging Adds Elliptical Compact

    World Wide Packaging Inc. has debuted its new pressed powder compact with a unique elliptical design. The compacts are made of ABS and/or SAN, with the cover and base available in any color. More info: www.wwpinc.com.…
    12.09.05

  • Airspray Announces Plant Expansion in The Netherlands

    Due to a continued strong demand for its product offering, Airspray will increase plant space in The Netherlands. The company has signed a lease to add a second building for assembly near their main plant in Alkmaar, The Netherlands. Both plants will…
    12.09.05

  • Eriksen Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

    Lars Eriksen, owner and president of the family-owned company Nilpeter A/S, Denmark, is the winner of the R. Stanton Avery Lifetime Achievement award, part of the Label Industry Global awards 2005. Mr. Eriksen has been vice chairman since 1975, and a…
    12.09.05

  • IBC/Shell Packaging Introduces the Vizion

    IBC/Shell Packaging announced the launch of its new patent-pending Vizion package. The Vizion incorporates the key attributes of traditional rigid set boxes and fine folding cartons. The result is sleek and beautiful, yet the Vizion is a muscular and…
    12.09.05

  • QSLD New World Wins Best Packaging of the Year

    The creative team at QSLD New World won Best Packaging of the Year for its work on “Cologne” by Roger & Gallet. Cosmetique Magazine, the sister publication of Cosmeticnews.com, gave out the award acknowledging excellence in the beauty…
    12.09.05

  • Sexy Hair Launches New Packaging Silky Collection

    Sexy Hair Concepts unveiled new packaging designs for its Silky Sexy Hair product category. Originally launched in colorless packaging, the line now sports sleek, luminous purple packaging. In addition, the Frizz Eliminator has a new lava-lamp inspir…
    12.09.05

  • Ameri-Seal Prints Shrink Sleeves for Disney

    The newest printed PETG heat shrinkable sleeve from Ameri-Seal Inc. is Sun Pals sun care lotions and sprays for Disney. Five different PETG sleeves were printed, nine colors each, on rotogravure presses. Ameri-Seal used PETG film instead of traditio…
    12.09.05

  • Augros Acquires New Presses

    Augros Inc. has acquired two additional bi-injection presses, increasing its two-color molding capacity range to between 160 and 250 tons. Purchasing the machines reflects commitment to the growing market-trend for multi-color injection molded packag…
    12.09.05

  • Frost & Sullivan Honors CCL Container

    CCL Container received the 2005 Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Differentiation Innovation for its aluminum bottle development capabilities. The award is presented yearly to the company that best demonstrates the ability to develop innovative…
    12.09.05

  • Clariant Masterbatches Plant Earns Certification

    Plant Earns Certification l The Clariant Masterbatches division plant, located in Albion, MI has completed the registration audit of its quality systems to the ISO 9001:2000 standard. The plant previously had been registered to QS 9000 and was prepa…
    12.09.05

  • Eastman Receives Brazilian Packaging Award

    Eastman Chemical Company was awarded the Embanews trophy for “Innovative material for cosmetic luxury applications” on April 1, in São Paulo, Brazil. The award recognizes Eastman’s Glass Polymer family of copolyester resins,…
    12.09.05

  • Diamond Packaging Wins Awards in NPA Packaging Competition

    Diamond Packaging, Rochester, NY, earned 17 awards in the 55th annual National Paperbox Association (NPA) packaging competition. Awards were announced at the 4th International Packaging Conference and NPA’s 87th annual meeting, held in May in L…
    12.09.05

  • GPA Adds New Member in India

    The Global Packaging Alliance (GPA) announced that it has added a new partner in India by signing an agreement with Kumar Printers Pvt. Ltd, located in Gurgaon. Kumar Printers is a folding carton manufacturer producing high-end packaging for the phar…
    12.09.05

  • Seal-Its Shrink Labels Top Natural Ice Lip Balms

    Seal-It is printing decorative shrink labels for The Mentholatum Company’s Natural Ice line of lip balms. The glossy labels, made of PVC, are reverse printed in 4-5 vivid colors and are being used for Natural Ice Original, Natural Ice Cherry a…
    12.09.05

  • Entries Sought for HBAs IPDA Packaging Awards

    Organizers of HBA’s prestigious International Packaging Design Awards (IPDA) are seeking submissions of the newest packaging presentations. Finalists, as well as category leaders, will be selected in mass and limited distribution categories for…
    12.09.05