Packaging News

  • 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…


  • GPA Adds New Member in India

    December 9, 2005
    The Global Packaging Alliance (GPA) announced that it has added a new partner in India by signing an agreement with Kumar Printers Pvt. Ltd, located in Gurgaon. Kumar Printers is a folding carton manufacturer producing high-end packaging for the phar…


  • Diamond Packaging Wins Awards in NPA Packaging Competition

    December 9, 2005
    Diamond Packaging, Rochester, NY, earned 17 awards in the 55th annual National Paperbox Association (NPA) packaging competition. Awards were announced at the 4th International Packaging Conference and NPA’s 87th annual meeting, held in May in L…


  • Eastman Receives Brazilian Packaging Award

    December 9, 2005
    Eastman Chemical Company was awarded the Embanews trophy for “Innovative material for cosmetic luxury applications” on April 1, in São Paulo, Brazil. The award recognizes Eastman’s Glass Polymer family of copolyester resins,…