Packaging News


  • M&H Plastics Opens First U.S. Moldng Plant

    M&H Plastics (UK) opened a blow molding and decorating plant in Winchester, VA. The 65,000-square foot facility is the first U.S. manufacturing facility for the company. The facility, which produces a variety of HDPE, COEX and PVC bottles, plans…
    11.22.05

  • Diamond Packaging Wins Best of The Best Award

    Diamond Packaging, Rochester, NY, was recognized as “Best of the Best” in the 2004 Best Workplace in America awards competition, sponsored by the Printing Industries of America (PIA) and Graphic Arts Technical Foun- dation (GATF). The pr…
    11.22.05

  • Eastman Launches New Sampling Program

    Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, TN, launched Material Difference, the first phase of its new sampling program for brand owners, designers and product manufacturers. Available in a variety of colors and either scented or unscented variants, the c…
    11.22.05

  • CCL Container Expands Canadian Plant

    CCL Container is expanding its Penetang, Ontario, Canada plant this year by adding two high-speed production lines. The first line started up service in January and the second one is slated for June. This brings the plant’s total number of line…
    11.22.05

  • Axon Announces New Headquarters

    Axon Corporation has relocated to Walnut Creek Industrial Park, 3080 Business Park Drive, Suite 103, Raleigh, NC, 27610. Phone: (800) 598-8601; Fax: (919) 772-5575. The new, larger facility doubles Axon’s office and warehouse space.…
    11.22.05

  • DS Containers Partners With Daiwa Can Company

    DS Containers plans to open a new 236,000-square-foot plant in Batavia, IL, in the second quarter of 2005. Two high speed production lines will utilize proprietary technology from Japan-based Daiwa Can Company to produce two-piece tin-free steel cans…
    11.22.05

  • Smurfit-Stone Opens Innovation Center

    Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. opened a new innovation center at the company’s Carol Stream, IL, facility. The innovation center serves as a focal point for packaging innovation and supports the company’s new product development efforts.…
    11.22.05

  • World Wide Packaging Debuts Acrylic Multipac Compact

    World Wide Packaging, Inc., Florham Park, NJ, introduced the new Multipac compact that holds two lip glosses, two round eye shadows, one blusher, one mirror and two applicator wells. The simple, clean design of the acrylic tri-fold compact was develo…
    11.22.05

  • Natura Selects Eastmans Glass Polymer

    Brazilian cosmetic maker Natura chose Kingsport, TN-based Eastman Chemical Company’s Glass Polymer copolyester for its new Due perfume packaging. Both the men’s and the women’s version of the fragrance use the Glass Polymer copolyes…
    11.22.05

  • NJPEC To Host Hall Of Fame Dinner

    The third annual New Jersey Packaging Executives Club Hall of Fame awards dinner will be held May 19th at The Manor in West Orange, NJ. Packaging professionals with more than 25 years of experience who have made significant contributions to the indu…
    11.22.05

  • CCL Container Captures Nine Industry Awards

    CCL Container recently took home a total of nine awards from three leading industry organizations for its innovative packaging. The New Jersey Packaging Executives Club (NJPEC) honored CCL Container’s packaging in multiple categories. The compa…
    11.22.05

  • Crown Risdon Supplies Almays Eye-Catching Package

    Crown Risdon, Watertown, CT, is the supplier of all primary cosmetic packaging components for Almay’s new Bright Eyes waterproof mascara. The package features a metal cap anodized in bright blue and a PVC molded base in metallic purple. The…
    11.22.05

  • Augros Cosmetic Packaging Expands To China

    Augros Cosmetic Packaging, Colombes, France, has expanded its design, development and manufacturing capabilities to meet rapid growth and potential in China. After opening facilities in the U.S. in 1991 and Brazil in 1997, Augros is moving to China w…
    11.22.05

  • O.Berk Wins Packaging Awards

    O.Berk Company, Union, NJ, received three packaging awards from the New Jersey Packaging Executives Club (NJPEC) at the annual awards dinner. Michel Raviol, owner of Les Poochs, took home the Marketing Impact award for the Pooch Botanique hypoallerge…
    11.22.05

  • Hawaiian Tropic Wins Two Awards

    The National Association of Container Distributors (NACD) recognized Hawaiian Tropic for its excellence in innovation by honoring the company with the Merit award for the packaging of the Ozone Sport SPF 60 convenience pack. This award serves as an h…
    11.22.05

  • Folding Carton Companies Form Global Alliance

    Jacksonville, FL-based Rex Corporation and Heideheim, Germany-based Carl Edelmann GmbH & Co. KG have entered into a global cooperation agreement to supply high quality, innovative folding cartons to customers in the cosmetic and hair industry. Bo…
    11.22.05

  • Crown Risdon Supplies Signature Fragrance Cap

    Crown Risdon manufactured the luxury fragrance cap for Yohji Yamamoto, the new signature fragrance created by the Japanese fashion guru. The designer wanted a glass-looking cap that would seamlessly blend with the bottle. Risdon manufactured the ca…
    11.22.05

  • CGP Offers Advanced Tube Capabilities

    Chicago-based Continental Glass and Plastic, Inc. has a network of certified manufacturers with the ability to produce a high-quality tube with an average lead-time of 12 weeks. The large selection of tube line and more than 75 head styles provide ma…
    11.22.05

  • NJPEC Selects Package of the Year

    A panel of judges appointed by the New Jersey Packaging Execu- tive Club (NJ PEC) have selected the best package in each category to win the 2004 Package of the Year award. Winners will be honored at the NJ PEC Package of the Year awards banquet Nov.…
    11.22.05

  • PolyOne Introduces PlastOne Concentrates

    PolyOne Corp., Cleveland, OH, launched PlastOne concentrates, a line of customizable products that can help customers reduce manufacturing cost and improve part aesthetics. Based on new PolyOne technology, the concentrates are valuable for certain p…
    11.22.05