Packaging News

  • Cosmopak International

    December 5, 2006
    Cosmopak will launch a new fully integrated company interface website next month. The site will showcase Cosmopak’s products with detailed specs on each and will allow users to browse the product library. It will serve as the main selling tool…


  • Dieter Bakic Wins Design Award

    December 5, 2006
    Dieter Bakic won the 2006 German Pack- aging Award for its work on the Nivea Beauté package. The jury praised the iridescent material and the precious appearance of the packaging. According to the company, the visual trademarks of the brand,…


  • Hirschorn and Young Graphics Wins NJPEC Awards

    December 5, 2006
    Provider of production art, regulatory graphics compliance and packaging design solutions, Hirschorn and Young recently won four awards at the New Jersey Packaging Executives Club (NJPEC) package of the year awards. Hirschorn and Young accepted th…


  • DS Containers

    December 5, 2006
    DS Containers’ two-piece steel can took first place in the aerosol category at the International Cans of the Year competition in Barcelona. With no side-seam and no shoulder-seam, the innovative can features a unique application of a polymer co…


  • Plastic Bottle Introduces Serenity and Olympian

    December 5, 2006
    The 14oz OPET Serenity Oval is available in 28-410 and 28-415 neck finishes from Plastic Bottle Corp. Featuring subtle finger grips on both sides, the Serenity Oval is ideal for a wide assortment of personal and pet care products. The 6oz. HDPE Bel…


  • Clariant Acquires Ciba Masterbatch Business

    November 3, 2006
    In an effort to further strengthen its global position with color and adhesive concentrates for plastic products, Clariant will acquire Ciba Specialty Chemicals’ Masterbatches business. The transaction is subject to approval and is expected to…


  • Topline Named One of NJs

    November 3, 2006
    Companies ● Sponsored by Price Waterhouse Coopers, NJ’s Fastest Growing Companies awards recognize and identify the state’s most dynamic companies that have made significant contributions to strength in the economy. With headq…


  • James Alexander Corporation Breaks Ground on Facility

    November 3, 2006
    ● James Alexander Corporation, a leading manufacturer and contract packager of unit dose dispensing systems, will increase the size of the firm’s Frelinghuysen facility from 20,000 to nearly 30,000 square feet. Construction on the long-p…


  • TricorBraun Sales Rep

    November 3, 2006
    Christina Dedrick from TricorBraun’s Charlotte, NC office received the Certified Packaging Professional award. A packaging consultant for 10 years, Ms. Dedrick received her Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from Clemson University in 1991…


  • Captive Plastics

    November 3, 2006
    Captive Plastics Inc., a manufacturer of blow-molded plastic bottles and closures, completed the acquisition of Grafco PET packaging technologies. Grafco, a supplier of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) rigid containers, is set to strengthen and div…


  • Alcan Packaging Beauty Introduces Artist Tube

    November 3, 2006
    Artist Tube, the latest innovation from Alcan Packaging Beauty is a fashionable solution for liquid bulks. This new tube offers gentle and precise application for makeup, (including lipgloss, concealers and highlighters.), skin and nail care products…


  • Influential Color Palette Unveiled at NJPEC Dinner

    November 3, 2006
    Linda Carroll, color insight manager for Ampacet, unveiled AmpaVision 2008, a directional, global palette of 16 influential packaging colors based on global socio-economic trends and influences at the package of the year award presentation dinner. T…


  • Frost & Sullivan Selects Constar

    November 3, 2006
    In recognition of its significant presence in the market, innovations, value-added services and product portfolio, Constar International won the 2006 plastic packaging product innovation leadership award. Each year, Frost & Sullivan highlights…


  • Lumson Debuts Victoria Line at Luxepack

    October 4, 2006
    Lumson, which has been creating cosmetic containers and accessories for more than 30 years, will unveil its new Victoria line this month at Luxepack in Monaco, to be held October 24-27. This new line features an innovative design that plays with the…


  • Tricorbraun Garners Distinction

    October 4, 2006
    TricorBraun was recently awarded the Alberto-Culver 2006 Preferred Supplier award for the company’s service, technical support and quality in the preparation of decorated bottles.…