Packaging News

  • Crabtree & Evelyn, J&J

    July 10, 2006
    Crabtree & Evelyn has announced it is speeding up plans to stop using polyvinyl chloride (PVC) packaging products by March 2009. Johnson & Johnson says it will reduce use of PVC packaging by 70% by year-end 2007. “We are thrille…


  • NJ Packaging Adds

    July 10, 2006
    New Jersey Packaging, Fairfield, NJ, has expanded its size and increased its production capabilities with the addition of a new facility in Raleigh, NC. According to Gene Dul, president, New Jersey Packaging, the 30,000-square-foot facility will enha…


  • PureOlogy Wins Best

    July 10, 2006
    PureOlogy’s NanoWorks Restorative Hair Treatment recently won the best packaging award at the ABBIES (America’s Best Beauty Industry Efforts for Salons). The winning look included a custom color green jar, signature purple cap and a car…


  • O.Berk Receives Customer Service Leadership Award

    July 10, 2006
    Frost & Sullivan presented O.Berk Company with the 2006 Frost & Sullivan Customer Service Leadership of the Year Award for its strong commitment for service to its customers in the U.S. packaging markets. Each year, Frost & Sulliv…


  • MeadWestvacos Ontario Facility Receives Safety Honors

    July 10, 2006
    MeadWestvaco Packaging Systems’ Ajax, Ontario, Canada converting facility was recently honored for its outstanding safety performance by the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) at the PPC’s annual awards banquet held in Atlanta, GA. Earn…


  • Paris Acquires Princeton

    July 10, 2006
    Paris Art Label Co. Inc., a provider of pressure sensitive labels and label application services located in Ronkonkoma, NY recently acquired Princeton Label Co., Trenton, NJ. Each manufacturing site will remain fully employed and operational, integra…


  • Gillette Uses Crown Packaging for World Cup Promotion

    July 10, 2006
    The Gillette Company introduced special shaped aerosol packaging from Crown Holdings, Inc. for its MACH3Turbo shaving gel, Gillette Series shaving gel and Gillette Series antiperspirant and deodorant. The 200ml (approximately 6.7oz) limited edition…


  • Lumson Shows Off New Collection at Cosmopack

    July 10, 2006
    Lumson S.p.A presented its latest collection of bottles, The Victoria, at Cosmopack in Bologna, Italy in April. The line combines a square bottom shape with an oval top.…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…