Packaging News


  • QSLD New World Wins Best Packaging of the Year

    The creative team at QSLD New World won Best Packaging of the Year for its work on “Cologne” by Roger & Gallet. Cosmetique Magazine, the sister publication of Cosmeticnews.com, gave out the award acknowledging excellence in the beauty…
    12.09.05

  • Sexy Hair Launches New Packaging Silky Collection

    Sexy Hair Concepts unveiled new packaging designs for its Silky Sexy Hair product category. Originally launched in colorless packaging, the line now sports sleek, luminous purple packaging. In addition, the Frizz Eliminator has a new lava-lamp inspir…
    12.09.05

  • Ameri-Seal Prints Shrink Sleeves for Disney

    The newest printed PETG heat shrinkable sleeve from Ameri-Seal Inc. is Sun Pals sun care lotions and sprays for Disney. Five different PETG sleeves were printed, nine colors each, on rotogravure presses. Ameri-Seal used PETG film instead of traditio…
    12.09.05

  • Augros Acquires New Presses

    Augros Inc. has acquired two additional bi-injection presses, increasing its two-color molding capacity range to between 160 and 250 tons. Purchasing the machines reflects commitment to the growing market-trend for multi-color injection molded packag…
    12.09.05

  • Frost & Sullivan Honors CCL Container

    CCL Container received the 2005 Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Differentiation Innovation for its aluminum bottle development capabilities. The award is presented yearly to the company that best demonstrates the ability to develop innovative…
    12.09.05

  • Clariant Masterbatches Plant Earns Certification

    Plant Earns Certification l The Clariant Masterbatches division plant, located in Albion, MI has completed the registration audit of its quality systems to the ISO 9001:2000 standard. The plant previously had been registered to QS 9000 and was prepa…
    12.09.05

  • Eastman Receives Brazilian Packaging Award

    Eastman Chemical Company was awarded the Embanews trophy for “Innovative material for cosmetic luxury applications” on April 1, in São Paulo, Brazil. The award recognizes Eastman’s Glass Polymer family of copolyester resins,…
    12.09.05

  • Diamond Packaging Wins Awards in NPA Packaging Competition

    Diamond Packaging, Rochester, NY, earned 17 awards in the 55th annual National Paperbox Association (NPA) packaging competition. Awards were announced at the 4th International Packaging Conference and NPA’s 87th annual meeting, held in May in L…
    12.09.05

  • GPA Adds New Member in India

    The Global Packaging Alliance (GPA) announced that it has added a new partner in India by signing an agreement with Kumar Printers Pvt. Ltd, located in Gurgaon. Kumar Printers is a folding carton manufacturer producing high-end packaging for the phar…
    12.09.05

  • Seal-Its Shrink Labels Top Natural Ice Lip Balms

    Seal-It is printing decorative shrink labels for The Mentholatum Company’s Natural Ice line of lip balms. The glossy labels, made of PVC, are reverse printed in 4-5 vivid colors and are being used for Natural Ice Original, Natural Ice Cherry a…
    12.09.05

  • 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