Packaging News

  • SkinMedica Looks to the Future

    September 8, 2006
    Cosmeceutical company SkinMedica, Inc. is looking to the future with a new, sleek look. The modern outer packaging, available in physician’s offices, is as innovative as the advanced formulations inside, says the company. The new package desi…


  • Colts Packaging Showcases Eastmans New Ingredient

    September 8, 2006
    Eastman Chemical Co. has teamed up with Colt’s Plastics to provide a package for a sample cream containing NutriLayer, Eastman’s new, natural cosmetic ingredient derived from non-GMO rice bran oil. The challenge was to find a small, clea…


  • Sessions Announced for Upcoming Pack Expo

    September 8, 2006
    Seeking to enhance brand identity or personalize packaging? Need to safeguard your brand against tampering and counterfeiting? Want to learn more about RFID and smart packaging? These are just a few of the topics packaging professionals will be able…


  • Aubrey Organics Converts to Airless Pump Packaging

    August 17, 2006
    l Aubrey Organics recently made its Vegecell Nighttime Hydrator with green tea and Rosa Mosqueta night crème with alpha lipoic acid available in new airless pump packaging from Cospack, Edison, NJ. Vegecell replenishes lost moisture with he…


  • TricorBraun Wins Award

    August 17, 2006
    The effectivesness of many products depends upon the user’s ability to uniformly pour the item from its container. TricorBraun resolved that challenge for a liquid de-icer manufacturer that wanted to broaden its customer base from airports to…


  • Wal-Mart, Sams Club Execs

    August 17, 2006
    The Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) announces that Matt Kistler, vice president, package and product innovations, Wal-Mart Stores Inc., and Amy Zettlemoyer, director of packaging, Sam’s Club, will deliver the closing keynote…


  • Rexam Airspray To Make HBA Announcements

    August 17, 2006
    Rexam Airspray will unveil two new dispensers to the U.S. market at the 14th Annual HBA Health & Beauty America Show, held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York City, Sept. 12-14th at booth 1915. First of the new products is the EZi Fo…


  • Lumson Shows Off New Collection at Cosmopack

    July 10, 2006
    Lumson S.p.A presented its latest collection of bottles, The Victoria, at Cosmopack in Bologna, Italy in April. The line combines a square bottom shape with an oval top.…


  • Gillette Uses Crown Packaging for World Cup Promotion

    July 10, 2006
    The Gillette Company introduced special shaped aerosol packaging from Crown Holdings, Inc. for its MACH3Turbo shaving gel, Gillette Series shaving gel and Gillette Series antiperspirant and deodorant. The 200ml (approximately 6.7oz) limited edition…


  • Paris Acquires Princeton

    July 10, 2006
    Paris Art Label Co. Inc., a provider of pressure sensitive labels and label application services located in Ronkonkoma, NY recently acquired Princeton Label Co., Trenton, NJ. Each manufacturing site will remain fully employed and operational, integra…


  • MeadWestvacos Ontario Facility Receives Safety Honors

    July 10, 2006
    MeadWestvaco Packaging Systems’ Ajax, Ontario, Canada converting facility was recently honored for its outstanding safety performance by the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) at the PPC’s annual awards banquet held in Atlanta, GA. Earn…


  • O.Berk Receives Customer Service Leadership Award

    July 10, 2006
    Frost & Sullivan presented O.Berk Company with the 2006 Frost & Sullivan Customer Service Leadership of the Year Award for its strong commitment for service to its customers in the U.S. packaging markets. Each year, Frost & Sulliv…


  • PureOlogy Wins Best

    July 10, 2006
    PureOlogy’s NanoWorks Restorative Hair Treatment recently won the best packaging award at the ABBIES (America’s Best Beauty Industry Efforts for Salons). The winning look included a custom color green jar, signature purple cap and a car…


  • NJ Packaging Adds

    July 10, 2006
    New Jersey Packaging, Fairfield, NJ, has expanded its size and increased its production capabilities with the addition of a new facility in Raleigh, NC. According to Gene Dul, president, New Jersey Packaging, the 30,000-square-foot facility will enha…


  • Crabtree & Evelyn, J&J

    July 10, 2006
    Crabtree & Evelyn has announced it is speeding up plans to stop using polyvinyl chloride (PVC) packaging products by March 2009. Johnson & Johnson says it will reduce use of PVC packaging by 70% by year-end 2007. “We are thrille…