Packaging News

  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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,…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…