Packaging News


  • CCL Container Participates In CSPA Outreach Program

    CCL Container’s director of technical ser- vices, Scott Schneider, recently became the first guest lecturer at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), New York, to speak on the topic of aerosol packaging technology. Mr. Schneider instructed…
    11.15.05

  • ID Technology Adds RFID Business Unit

    Fort Worth, TX-based ID Technology has added an RFID business unit to accommodate the manufacture of its expanding RFID product line. Mark Snedecor was named business unit manager. In his new role, Mr. Snedecor is responsible for overseeing the dev…
    11.15.05

  • NACD Announces Award Winners

    The  National Association of Container Distributors (NACD) has announced winners of its 2004 NACD Packaging awards. Categories included Best of Show; Custom Stock (best use of stock components); Drug & Pharmaceutical; Cosmetics & Toilet…
    11.15.05

  • NJPEC Hall of Fame Announces Honorees

    The New Jersey Packaging Executives Club (NJPEC) paid tribute to the outstanding packagers of the year at the 2004 Hall of fame awards dinner, held May 13 at the Highlawn Pavillion, West Orange, NJ. Honors were presented within select categories:…
    11.15.05

  • Diamond Packaging Earns Paperboard Packaging Awards

    Diamond Packaging, Rochester, NY, earned six awards at the 61st annual Paperboard Packaging Competition. The awards were announced during the annual spring meeting, March 14-16 at the Drake Hotel in Chicago. The competition, sponsored by the Paperb…
    11.15.05

  • Luxe Pack and Pratt Honor Lauder, Bousquet-Chavanne

    The Estee Lauder brand and Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne, group president of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc., received the 2004 Art of Packaging award during an annual dinner sponsored by Pratt Institute and Luxe Pack Monaco, held March 16 at New…
    11.15.05

  • DCM is Certified As Women-Owned Business

    Diamond Contract Manufacturing LLC (DCM), Rochester, NY, a member of the Global Packaging Alliance (GPA), has been certified as a women-owned business through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) in Washington, D.C. WBENC i…
    11.15.05

  • Ameri-Seal Provides Labels For Trader Joes Products

    Ameri-Seal Inc., Chatsworth, CA, created 360°PVC heat-shrink- able labels for Trader Joe’s Soy Milk shampoo and Soy Milk conditioner. The shampoo and conditioner bottle have a unique four-sided shape that is ideal for a high-shrink PVC bott…
    11.15.05

  • Avanc Receives Three Abbies Awards

    Avancé, a curative spa system that promotes beauty through well-ness, received three Abbies awards at a Gala Awards dinner Jan. 24 at the Renaissance Hotel, located in Long Beach, CA. The Abbies are sponsored by the American Beauty Association…
    11.15.05

  • New Contact Info For The Tube Council

    The Tube Council has changed its main contact information to: The Tube Council, 1601 North Bond St., Suite 101, Naperville, IL 60563; (630) 544-5051; Fax: (630) 544-5055; Website: www.tube.org.…
    11.15.05

  • Saint-Gobain Calmar Honored by SC Johnson

    Saint-Gobain Calmar was presented with a Partners in Quality award from SC Johnson. The award is given annually to SC Johnson suppliers who receive an excellent rating in the company’s 15-category quality system evaluation. This year marks the…
    11.15.05

  • Alcan Spotlights Dispenser At Luxe-Pack New York

    Alcan Packaging will show its latest ideas and developments at Luxe Pack New York June 8-9. Of note is Dedo, a nomadic, stackable mini-dispenser that looks like a thimble and is designed for semi-liquid, fluid or gel bulks. Dedo fits onto the finger…
    11.15.05

  • Di-Na-Cal Group of Smurfit-Stone Wins Honors

    Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. accepted two awards on behalf of its Di-Na Cal Label group. Diamond Products, Tampa, FL, named Smurfit-Stone its Supplier of the Year during the company’s semi-annual quality review meeting in St. Paul, MN. In…
    11.15.05

  • Innovative Packaging Conference Takes Place in NY

    The Innovative Packaging Symposium and Selected Exhibition, produced by the educational department of Health and Beauty America (HBA), takes place May 4-5 at the Westin Hotel, Times Square, NY. The two-day conference teaches marketing and packaging e…
    11.15.05

  • Pfeiffer Announces Design Contest Winners

    Pfeiffer, Radolfzell, Germany, announced winners of the Packaging and Dispensing Systems for Perfumery and Cosmetics design contest. The contest allowed university students to show their achievements. First Place was awarded to Jörn Alexander…
    11.15.05

  • Nu Skin Chooses Alcan

    Nu Skin International chose Cebal, part of Alcan Packaging’s Beauty sector, to create an innovative tube package for its Galvanic Spa System line. The pearlescent sky blue color of the laminate tube matches the unique theme of the Galvanic Spa…
    11.15.05

  • Arcade and Singer Direct

    Scent and product sampling company Arcade Marketing, New York, announced an exclusive joint marketing agreement with Singer Direct, the world’s largest insert media agency, according to executives. Arcade will now offer its customers the opport…
    11.15.05

  • FiFi Finalists are Announced

    The Fragrance Foundation announced the 10 Fragrance of the Year finalists for the 32nd annual FiFi awards in four women’s and men’s categories. A second ballot to determine five top finalists in each category will be distributed early…
    11.15.05

  • Cosmopack Caters to

    Spa de Soleil’s cosmetic and personal care division, Cosmopack, can help companies develop unique products under their own private labels. Spa de Soleil’s experienced R&D team and graphic design department can also assist in developin…
    11.15.05

  • CCL Wins NJPEC and

    l CCL Container, Hermitage, PA, was honored with three awards at the New Jersey Packaging Executives Club (NJPEC) annual awards on Nov. 13. CCL received a gold award in the household/industrial category for ReckittBenckiser’s Airwick Click sp…
    11.15.05