Packaging News

  • Silgan Plastics Launches Oblong Bottle

    December 9, 2005
    Silgan Plastic has introduced the new 250mL PET Modern Oblong bottle. The shape is suited for packaging a variety of personal care items. The Modern Oblong is available with a 24-410 or 24-415 neck finish to suit the most popular flip-top, disc-top…


  • Rex Corp. Wins Awards in Print Competition

    December 9, 2005
    Rex Corporation was honored recently at the 2005 Printing Association of Florida Print Awards with a Best of Category trophy for its promotional sales kit, two Best of Category awards for Clairol Hydrience hair color carton and the promotional sales…


  • NACD Names Novapak 2005 Supplier of the Year

    December 9, 2005
    The National Association of Container Distributors named Novapak Corporation, Eatontown, NJ, Supplier of the Year at its 80th annual convention. Winners are selected based on points received from NACD member companies in the areas of: leadership; pr…


  • DermaNew Wins ICMAD CITY AWARD for Print Trade Ad Campaign

    December 9, 2005
    DermaNew was awarded top honors for its colorful trade advertisements at the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors Association (ICMAD) 2nd annual CITY awards. Co-founders and co-owners of DermaNew, the husband and wife team of Amby Long…


  • Unette Introduces PrismaMetallic Single-Use Plastic Tubes

    December 9, 2005
    Unette Corporation now offers its exclusive PrismaMetallic single-use tube with a unique metallic pigmentation available in virtually any color. According to president Joseph R. Hark, both the overall reflective color of the tube itself, and the mes…


  • TricorBraun Acquires Cal-West Tool and Mold

    December 9, 2005
    St. Louis-based TricorBraun announced the acquisition of Cal-West Tool & Mold, a custom designer and manufacturer of blow molds. The acquisition broadens TricorBraun’s range of in-house capabilities. In conjunction with the acquisition an…


  • Augros Acquires New Presses

    December 9, 2005
    Augros Inc. has acquired two additional bi-injection presses, increasing its two-color molding capacity range to between 160 and 250 tons. Purchasing the machines reflects commitment to the growing market-trend for multi-color injection molded packag…


  • Ameri-Seal Prints Shrink Sleeves for Disney

    December 9, 2005
    The newest printed PETG heat shrinkable sleeve from Ameri-Seal Inc. is Sun Pals sun care lotions and sprays for Disney. Five different PETG sleeves were printed, nine colors each, on rotogravure presses. Ameri-Seal used PETG film instead of traditio…


  • Sexy Hair Launches New Packaging Silky Collection

    December 9, 2005
    Sexy Hair Concepts unveiled new packaging designs for its Silky Sexy Hair product category. Originally launched in colorless packaging, the line now sports sleek, luminous purple packaging. In addition, the Frizz Eliminator has a new lava-lamp inspir…


  • QSLD New World Wins Best Packaging of the Year

    December 9, 2005
    The creative team at QSLD New World won Best Packaging of the Year for its work on “Cologne” by Roger & Gallet. Cosmetique Magazine, the sister publication of Cosmeticnews.com, gave out the award acknowledging excellence in the beauty…


  • IBC/Shell Packaging Introduces the Vizion

    December 9, 2005
    IBC/Shell Packaging announced the launch of its new patent-pending Vizion package. The Vizion incorporates the key attributes of traditional rigid set boxes and fine folding cartons. The result is sleek and beautiful, yet the Vizion is a muscular and…


  • Eriksen Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

    December 9, 2005
    Lars Eriksen, owner and president of the family-owned company Nilpeter A/S, Denmark, is the winner of the R. Stanton Avery Lifetime Achievement award, part of the Label Industry Global awards 2005. Mr. Eriksen has been vice chairman since 1975, and a…


  • Airspray Announces Plant Expansion in The Netherlands

    December 9, 2005
    Due to a continued strong demand for its product offering, Airspray will increase plant space in The Netherlands. The company has signed a lease to add a second building for assembly near their main plant in Alkmaar, The Netherlands. Both plants will…


  • World Wide Packaging Adds Elliptical Compact

    December 9, 2005
    World Wide Packaging Inc. has debuted its new pressed powder compact with a unique elliptical design. The compacts are made of ABS and/or SAN, with the cover and base available in any color. More info: www.wwpinc.com.…


  • Seal-Its Shrink Labels Top Natural Ice Lip Balms

    December 9, 2005
    Seal-It is printing decorative shrink labels for The Mentholatum Company’s Natural Ice line of lip balms. The glossy labels, made of PVC, are reverse printed in 4-5 vivid colors and are being used for Natural Ice Original, Natural Ice Cherry a…