Packaging News

  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Frost & Sullivan Honors CCL Container

    December 9, 2005
    CCL Container received the 2005 Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Differentiation Innovation for its aluminum bottle development capabilities. The award is presented yearly to the company that best demonstrates the ability to develop innovative…


  • Clariant Masterbatches Plant Earns Certification

    December 9, 2005
    Plant Earns Certification l The Clariant Masterbatches division plant, located in Albion, MI has completed the registration audit of its quality systems to the ISO 9001:2000 standard. The plant previously had been registered to QS 9000 and was prepa…


  • 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,…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Entries Sought for HBAs IPDA Packaging Awards

    December 9, 2005
    Organizers of HBA’s prestigious International Packaging Design Awards (IPDA) are seeking submissions of the newest packaging presentations. Finalists, as well as category leaders, will be selected in mass and limited distribution categories for…


  • NJ PEC Offers 4th Annual Summer Luncheon Cruise

    December 9, 2005
    The 4th annual New Jersey Packaging Executives Club (NJ PEC)  Summer Luncheon Cruise aboard the Rendezvous is set to sail from the Weehawken Terminal on August 11 with packaging professional members and guests enjoying a sightseeing cruise of l…