Packaging News

  • TricorBraun Acquires

    June 7, 2006
    TricorBraun acquired Buffalo, NY-based Fenton, Weber & Jones Packaging, Inc. Fenton, Weber & Jones designs, engineers and supplies packaging to a range of market segments including the personal care and health care industries across North A…


  • More Than 200 New Exhibitors Attending Pack Expo

    June 7, 2006
    Pack Expo International 2006, to be held Oct. 29 to Nov. 2 at Chicago’s McCormick Place, will feature 216 “new to Pack Expo” exhibitors. More than half of those companies will be highlighting advanced materials and containers to a…


  • Airspray Intl. Issues Formulation Challenge

    June 7, 2006
    l Entries from around the world are being received by Airspray International for the company’s second annual Airspray Formulation Challenge, a program designed to promote the creativity of product developers. According to Airspray, this year&r…


  • James Alexander Introduces Compact Plastic Ampoules

    April 11, 2006
    James Alexander Corp., Blairstown, NJ, has introduced a shorter version of the company’s 5ml plastic ampoule swab package, according to the firm’s president and chief executive officer, Francesca Fazzolari. “Based on increasing c…


  • Revlon Artificial Nails, Eyelashes Get New Packaging

    April 11, 2006
    Revlon Inc. announced that its artificial nail and false lash products will appear on shelf with a fresh, new look and exciting technology. To enhance consumer communications, the new packaging features a color-coded system consistent with Revlon…


  • P&G and McLane Settle Trade Dress Lawsuit

    April 11, 2006
    l The Procter & Gamble Company and McLane Company, Inc. jointly announced they have reached a settlement in the lawsuit filed by P&G on Dec. 21, 2005 that alleges trade dress infringement on four of P&G’s brands and unfair com…


  • DieterBackic Designs Powder Case for Naomi Color Line

    March 9, 2006
    Based on the successful Naomi color line (lipstick, mascara, compact cases and nail varnish) DieterBakicEnterprises has developed a matching loose powder case.…


  • Qosmedix Unveils

    March 9, 2006
    Qosmedix of Edgewood, NY introduced a frosted polypropylene bubble jar for packaging of cosmetic and personal care products. The rounded 1.35fl.oz. frosted finish jar is available with a black or white cap. Addtional custom sizes, colors and silk scr…


  • DS Offers Spray Cans

    March 9, 2006
    Developed initially for the aerosol market, DS Containers’ two-piece steel can is available for a wide range of liquid and viscous products. Made of polymer-coated steel, with an FDA and EU-approved interior lining, it was judged one of the top…


  • CCL Container Sends Seasonal

    February 14, 2006
    Message of Hope l For more than a decade, CCL Container has produced an annual Christmas ornament using small diameter, commercially available aluminum aerosol cans, which are then topped with tree hanger caps for display. For 2005, instead…


  • Unette Introduces Foil

    February 14, 2006
    Unette Introduces Foil Laminate Liquid Stick Pack l Unette Corp. has introduced a new liquid Stick Pack to its line of single-use packaging products. The Stick Pack is available in a foil laminate tube-like packette form in sizes ranging from 1…


  • Captive Plastics

    February 14, 2006
    l Captive Plastics, Inc. has acquired Premier Plastics, the plastic packaging division of Premier Industries, Inc. Premier Plastics specializes in the processing and manufacturing of blow-molded containers. The company has manufacturing facilities in…


  • Silgan Debuts Round Keuka

    February 14, 2006
    Silgan Plastics, Penn Yan, NY has introduced the new 12oz. PET Keuka Round bottle. Named after one of the Finger Lakes in the New York Wine Region, the Keuka design is reminiscent of a classic champagne bottle. Available with a 24-410 or 24-415 neck…


  • Joico Marks Anniversary

    February 14, 2006
    In honor of its 30th anniversary, Joico revitalized its hair care products with a brand new look and new products. With new packaging and formulas, the company said it is poised to re-ignite the passion of stylists and consumers alike with its March…


  • LAnza Improves Packaging and Formulations

    February 14, 2006
    l Davexlabs L’Anza Brand Healing Haircare relaunched its Volume line, which now offers more attractive packaging to appeal to salons and consumers with eye-catching color, sophisticated lines for improved shelf presence and consistency. Along…