Packaging News


  • 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

  • Luxe Pack Features

    Luxe Pack New York, scheduled during FiFi Week on June 8 and 9 at New York’s Metropolitan Pavillion, will spotlight manufacturers of an array of luxury packaging including glass, plastic, metal and paper. For the first time, Luxe Pack will ho…
    11.15.05

  • Arcade Marketing Earns

    Arcade Marketing, New York, NY, received the ISO 9001:2000 designation for its facilities in Chattanooga, TN, and its Arcade CP facility in Baltimore, MD. Arcade was previously ISO 9001 certified. The company has once again been approved as conform…
    11.15.05

  • Tube Professionals Meet

    The Tube Council’s spring conference is set for April 28-30 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, organizers announced. They keynote address will be given by Roger Caracappa, senior vice president, global packaging for the Estée Lauder Corp. Mr. Ca…
    11.15.05

  • Rexam Creates Transparent Packaging

    l Rexam Dispensing Systems, Purchase, NY, introduced FlowPack, a plastic sealed envelope that shows its encased, miniature spray sampler via a see-through front panel. The rear panel can be imprinted with a logo, image or message. More info: (914) 25…
    11.15.05

  • An Integrated Package from CCL

    l CCL Plastic Packaging, Los Angeles, introduced its integrated tube systems (ITS). The first in the line is Nova, an integrated polyethylene flexible tube and polypropylene dispensing tube closure package. Executives said more integrated tube system…
    11.15.05

  • Square Tubes and Closures from VisiPak

    l VisiPak, Arnold, MO, offers stock square tubing and closures in a variety of sizes. Custom cut-to-length is available. The PETG tubing allows full visibility of the package’s contents. More info: (800) 797-7886; Fax: (636) 282-6888; Website:…
    11.15.05

  • Qosmedix Launches Colored Jars

    l Edgewood, NY-based Qosmedix launched 2ml polypropylene jars with coordinating lids in Natural, Lemon, Lime, Violet, Teal and Rose. The jars can be used for lotions, gels, creams and powders and are perfect for giveaways or traveling. More info: (63…
    11.15.05

  • The Still Jennifer Lopez fragrance

    The Still Jennifer Lopez fragrance is topped with a plastic cap and metal collar by Axilone USA, New York, NY. The round cap is made of crystal clear surlyn to reflect the transparency of a diamond, executives said. The cap snaps onto a shiny aluminu…
    11.15.05