Packaging News

  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • DS Container Opens New Facility in Batavia, IL

    July 10, 2006
    In May, DS Containers opened a new plant in Batavia, IL. The 236,000 square-foot facility was built by DSC’s Japanese affiliate, Daiwa Can Company, to produce two-piece aerosol cans for the personal care, insecticide, automotive, paint,…