Packaging News

  • 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,…


  • New Rexam Dispenser Tube Provides High Precision Dosage

    June 7, 2006
    Rexam Dispensing Systems, Purchase, NY, provides the Dispenser Tube, a new way to add high precision dosage to the convenience of a tube. The new tube is achieved by assembling Rexam’s SP343 airless pump, with fashion collar and pre-assembled…


  • DermaNew Wins Two

    June 7, 2006
    DermaNew recently picked up two 2005 America’s Best Beauty Industry Efforts for Salons (ABBIES) awards at a ceremony held in Long Branch, CA. In addition to winning best product packaging and best merchandising display in the skin care category…


  • 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…