Packaging News


  • 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

  • NJ PEC Offers 4th Annual Summer Luncheon Cruise

    The 4th annual New Jersey Packaging Executives Club (NJ PEC)  Summer Luncheon Cruise aboard the Rendezvous is set to sail from the Weehawken Terminal on August 11 with packaging professional members and guests enjoying a sightseeing cruise of l…
    12.09.05

  • Crown Holdings Introduces Brand-Building Packaging

    Crown Holdings, Inc. has introduced a new worldwide corporate identity, Brand-Building Packaging, designed to provide customers with a full array of packaging services that increase brand turnover at point-of-sale and build long-lasting relationshi…
    12.09.05

  • U.S. Can Unveils New Tin

    U.S. Can introduced a brand new decorative tin: Life’s a Trip. The whimsical tin was designed as an all-occasion package. Measuring 6 5/8 inches by 5 1/4 inches, the nostalgic packaging by Teresa Kogut was designed to bring back memories…
    12.09.05

  • ExxonMobil Packaging Program Reaches Graduation Milestone

    Al Kuhl of Ohio recently became the 9,000th graduate of the University of Oriented Polypropylene (OPP), a packaging and labeling education program hosted by the Films Business of ExxonMobil Chemical. Mr. Kuhl is a technical marketing manager for MAC…
    12.09.05

  • Diamond Packaging Earns Five Awards

    Diamond Packaging, Rochester, NY, earned five awards at the 62nd Annual National Paperboard Packaging Competition. Awards were announced at the annual spring meeting, held in March at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. The company received r…
    12.09.05

  • MagicTan Chooses CCL for Sunless Tanner

    MagicTan introduced a do-it-yourself version of a sunless tan with the help of CCL Container. What could once only be used in a salon or spa is now available to consumers in convenient, sleek, aluminum containers for home applications. The aerosol se…
    12.09.05

  • FiberMark Offers Sample Book for Cosmetics

    FiberMark offers a collection of packaging materials specifically created for the cosmetic industry. The Fiori by Corvon sample book, featuring a pastel color palette evoking freshness, elegance and femininity for packaging, was designed to create an…
    12.09.05

  • Taesung Opens U.S. Office

    Taesung Industrial Co., LTD, Korea, has opened its new U.S. sales office. Located in Morris Plains, NJ, the operation is headed by Kenneth Taylor, VP of sales. Taesung has a full line of airless pump packages, compacts, lotion pump packaging and sing…
    12.09.05

  • P&G and Unilever Select Dispensers from Airspray

    Airspray’s announced two new 2005 product launches utilizing their instant-foam dispensing technology by Unilever and P&G for their Sunsilk Blow-Drying Aid mousse and Pantene Pro-V Blonde Expressions brands, respectively. Pantene’s P…
    12.09.05

  • P&G Licenses Virtual Packaging System

    The Procter & Gamble Company has licensed its proprietary system for simulating plastic bottle packaging to Stress Engineering Services, Inc. of Mason, OH. The system, called Virtual Package Simulation (VPS), uses sophisticated software technolog…
    12.09.05

  • Rex Corp. Wins PPC Gold Award

    Rex Corporation was honored at the 2005 National Paperboard Packaging competition with the Gold award for its self-promotional sales kit. The Gold award was presented to 12 companies out of 240 entries in this year's competition. The promotional sa…
    12.09.05

  • National Aerosol Association Retains Raymond Regulatory Resources

    The National Aerosol Association (NAA) has retained Douglas Raymond, president of Raymond Regulatory Resources, to represent the NAA and its interests to regional, state and federal regulatory agencies and industry organizations. “We are very…
    12.09.05

  • Alcan Sells Aluminum Tubes Business

    Alcan Inc. has sold its aluminum tubes business to its current management team and 21 Centrale Partners, an investment fund specializing in high-potential, mid-sized industrial companies. The sale consists of three plants located in Saumur, France;…
    12.09.05

  • CCL Provides Counterfeit Protection for Trimspa

    CCL Container, Hermitage, PA, has created embossed aluminum packaging for Trimspa, a diet aid and nutritional supplement, that is virtually impossible to replicate, according to company executives. As the only product in the category utilizing alumin…
    12.09.05

  • Saint-Gobain Calmar Creates New Prestige Division

    Saint-Gobain Calmar, a division of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain, has established a new division specifically focused on prestige cosmetics and fragrance markets. Located in New York City, the division is headed by John Sosnovski, director of sales, and…
    12.09.05

  • Shorewood Launches New Blister Packaging System

    Shorewood Packaging, New York, NY, introduces Bend & Peel, a child-resistant/senior friendly blister packaging system for the pharmaceutical industry. Developed by Intini Marketing, Inc., the packaging has received the highest rating for child sa…
    12.09.05

  • TricorBraun and Sasaki Chemical Enter into Partnership

    St. Louis, MO-based TricorBraun entered into an exclusive agreement for the manufacture and distribution of Sasaki Chemical’s integrated desiccant technology. The Kyoto, Japan-based company holds worldwide patents on the process, which has prov…
    12.09.05

  • NJPEC Declares Winners For Packages of the Year

    The New Jersey Packaging Executives Club (NJPEC) has announced the winners of the 2005 NJPEC Package of the Year Awards. Here’s a rundown of the winners: Package of the Year: Island Michael Kors, Estée Lauder, submitted by Cartondruck;…
    12.02.05

  • Cosmoprof 2006 Puts Packaging in the Spotlight

    Changes will be apparent when Cosmoprof 2006 opens in Bologna, Italy, April 7-10. In response to requests from a large majority of exhibitors, Cosmopack 2006 will open April 6 and close April 9, one day earlier than Cosmoprof, giving packaging profe…
    12.02.05