Packaging News

  • 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…


  • 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…


  • ICMAD Young Designers' Competition

    January 10, 2006
    The Young Designers’ Competition, created by ICMAD in 1999, showcases design talent in personal care packaging. The goal of the competition is to encourage and develop young creative talent that will build the future of the cosmetics industry.…


  • Pdm To Hold Annual

    January 10, 2006
    PDM To Hold Annual Meeting in February l The annual meeting for the Packaging Distributors and Manufacturers (PDM) will take place February 8-12 at the Westin Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa, Puerto Rico. More info: Jenifer Brady, Brad-Pak Enterpr…


  • CCL Container Earns

    January 10, 2006
    CCL Container Earns Worldwide Acclaim l CCL Container, producer of impact extruded aluminum packaging, received two awards at the Worldstar Packaging Organization (WPO) annual dinner event. Both awards were won for innovative aluminum…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Portola Tech Adds New Thick Walled Jar

    December 9, 2005
    Portola Tech International, Woonsocket, RI, announced that it has added a new thick walled jar to its stock line. The new jar is 30ml, or one ounce, and has a neck diameter of 48mm. The jar is manufactured in high-quality PETG, combining the eleganc…


  • Qosmedix Has Lip Balm Container, Cap

    December 9, 2005
    The new twist-up tube with push-on cap from Qosmedix is a 0.14 ounce/4ml container and cap for on-the-go lip balm, fragrance or solid makeup applications. The polypropylene containers come in white, black and natural to enhance visibility. Imprintin…


  • 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.…


  • 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…