Packaging News

  • Alcan Packaging Beauty Introduces Artist Tube

    November 3, 2006
    Artist Tube, the latest innovation from Alcan Packaging Beauty is a fashionable solution for liquid bulks. This new tube offers gentle and precise application for makeup, (including lipgloss, concealers and highlighters.), skin and nail care products…


  • Captive Plastics

    November 3, 2006
    Captive Plastics Inc., a manufacturer of blow-molded plastic bottles and closures, completed the acquisition of Grafco PET packaging technologies. Grafco, a supplier of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) rigid containers, is set to strengthen and div…


  • TricorBraun Sales Rep

    November 3, 2006
    Christina Dedrick from TricorBraun’s Charlotte, NC office received the Certified Packaging Professional award. A packaging consultant for 10 years, Ms. Dedrick received her Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from Clemson University in 1991…


  • James Alexander Corporation Breaks Ground on Facility

    November 3, 2006
    ● James Alexander Corporation, a leading manufacturer and contract packager of unit dose dispensing systems, will increase the size of the firm’s Frelinghuysen facility from 20,000 to nearly 30,000 square feet. Construction on the long-p…


  • Topline Named One of NJs

    November 3, 2006
    Companies ● Sponsored by Price Waterhouse Coopers, NJ’s Fastest Growing Companies awards recognize and identify the state’s most dynamic companies that have made significant contributions to strength in the economy. With headq…


  • Clariant Acquires Ciba Masterbatch Business

    November 3, 2006
    In an effort to further strengthen its global position with color and adhesive concentrates for plastic products, Clariant will acquire Ciba Specialty Chemicals’ Masterbatches business. The transaction is subject to approval and is expected to…


  • HBA Industry Awards

    October 4, 2006
    Top industry executives and product packaging were honored at the fifth annual Health and Beauty Association Industry Awards dinner on Sept. 12 at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers New York. More than 600 industry executives attended the award event. H…


  • Tricorbraun Garners Distinction

    October 4, 2006
    TricorBraun was recently awarded the Alberto-Culver 2006 Preferred Supplier award for the company’s service, technical support and quality in the preparation of decorated bottles.…


  • Lumson Debuts Victoria Line at Luxepack

    October 4, 2006
    Lumson, which has been creating cosmetic containers and accessories for more than 30 years, will unveil its new Victoria line this month at Luxepack in Monaco, to be held October 24-27. This new line features an innovative design that plays with the…


  • O-I To Expand Glass

    September 8, 2006
    Owens-Illinois, Inc. announced a $47 million expansion at its glass manufacturing facility in Penrose, Auckland, New Zealand. The investment at Penrose will be spent on an additional energy-efficient furnace that will support the growing glass contai…


  • Crown Names

    September 8, 2006
    Consumer packaging maker Crown Holdings Inc. promoted Chris Homfray to the post of president of its Crown Europe Division. He currently serves as senior vice president responsible for Crown Food Europe, and will succeed William Apted, who announced…


  • GCS Makes North American Debut at 2006 HBA

    September 8, 2006
    Zeller Plastik, a division of GCS, showcased its global product line for closures and dispensing systems for the health and beauty industry at HBA Expo this month in New York City. The new product offerings included tube, snap and hinge closures, a…


  • Qosmedix Offers New Brush Sets, Spray Misters

    September 8, 2006
    Qosmedix introduced two new brush sets designed as point-of-purchase items for salons and spas. They also make an economical gift-with-purchase opportunity for beauty product retailing and are perfect for applying makeup on-the-go. Both the five- and…


  • Iredale Minerals

    September 8, 2006
    ● Iredale Mineral Cosmetics, Ltd. has been awarded ICMAD’s (Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors) 2006 CITY Award in the category of Package Innovation for their new product, HE Bronzer for Men. This marks the first time t…


  • Red Dress and

    September 8, 2006
    Red Dress and Perumania have teamed up with the American Heart Association to combat women’s heart disease with their “Go Red For Women” campaign. Now, Red Dress is also helping the environment by manufacturing its cartons using bo…