Packaging News

  • Taesung Opens U.S. Office

    December 9, 2005
    Taesung Industrial Co., LTD, Korea, has opened its new U.S. sales office. Located in Morris Plains, NJ, the operation is headed by Kenneth Taylor, VP of sales. Taesung has a full line of airless pump packages, compacts, lotion pump packaging and sing…


  • P&G and Unilever Select Dispensers from Airspray

    December 9, 2005
    Airspray’s announced two new 2005 product launches utilizing their instant-foam dispensing technology by Unilever and P&G for their Sunsilk Blow-Drying Aid mousse and Pantene Pro-V Blonde Expressions brands, respectively. Pantene’s P…


  • P&G Licenses Virtual Packaging System

    December 9, 2005
    The Procter & Gamble Company has licensed its proprietary system for simulating plastic bottle packaging to Stress Engineering Services, Inc. of Mason, OH. The system, called Virtual Package Simulation (VPS), uses sophisticated software technolog…


  • Rex Corp. Wins PPC Gold Award

    December 9, 2005
    Rex Corporation was honored at the 2005 National Paperboard Packaging competition with the Gold award for its self-promotional sales kit. The Gold award was presented to 12 companies out of 240 entries in this year's competition. The promotional sa…


  • National Aerosol Association Retains Raymond Regulatory Resources

    December 9, 2005
    The National Aerosol Association (NAA) has retained Douglas Raymond, president of Raymond Regulatory Resources, to represent the NAA and its interests to regional, state and federal regulatory agencies and industry organizations. “We are very…


  • Alcan Sells Aluminum Tubes Business

    December 9, 2005
    Alcan Inc. has sold its aluminum tubes business to its current management team and 21 Centrale Partners, an investment fund specializing in high-potential, mid-sized industrial companies. The sale consists of three plants located in Saumur, France;…


  • CCL Provides Counterfeit Protection for Trimspa

    December 9, 2005
    CCL Container, Hermitage, PA, has created embossed aluminum packaging for Trimspa, a diet aid and nutritional supplement, that is virtually impossible to replicate, according to company executives. As the only product in the category utilizing alumin…


  • Saint-Gobain Calmar Creates New Prestige Division

    December 9, 2005
    Saint-Gobain Calmar, a division of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain, has established a new division specifically focused on prestige cosmetics and fragrance markets. Located in New York City, the division is headed by John Sosnovski, director of sales, and…


  • Shorewood Launches New Blister Packaging System

    December 9, 2005
    Shorewood Packaging, New York, NY, introduces Bend & Peel, a child-resistant/senior friendly blister packaging system for the pharmaceutical industry. Developed by Intini Marketing, Inc., the packaging has received the highest rating for child sa…


  • TricorBraun and Sasaki Chemical Enter into Partnership

    December 9, 2005
    St. Louis, MO-based TricorBraun entered into an exclusive agreement for the manufacture and distribution of Sasaki Chemical’s integrated desiccant technology. The Kyoto, Japan-based company holds worldwide patents on the process, which has prov…


  • NJPEC Declares Winners For Packages of the Year

    December 2, 2005
    The New Jersey Packaging Executives Club (NJPEC) has announced the winners of the 2005 NJPEC Package of the Year Awards. Here’s a rundown of the winners: Package of the Year: Island Michael Kors, Estée Lauder, submitted by Cartondruck;…


  • Cosmoprof 2006 Puts Packaging in the Spotlight

    December 2, 2005
    Changes will be apparent when Cosmoprof 2006 opens in Bologna, Italy, April 7-10. In response to requests from a large majority of exhibitors, Cosmopack 2006 will open April 6 and close April 9, one day earlier than Cosmoprof, giving packaging profe…


  • Raison Pure Packages Promesse

    December 2, 2005
    In collaboration with the Cacherel marketing team, Raison Pure International created the brand identity, secondary packaging and merchandising for new fragrance Promesse. The branding is a modern evolution of the tulip. Using a hologram, light is re…


  • M&H Plastics Opens First U.S. Moldng Plant

    November 22, 2005
    M&H Plastics (UK) opened a blow molding and decorating plant in Winchester, VA. The 65,000-square foot facility is the first U.S. manufacturing facility for the company. The facility, which produces a variety of HDPE, COEX and PVC bottles, plans…


  • Diamond Packaging Wins Best of The Best Award

    November 22, 2005
    Diamond Packaging, Rochester, NY, was recognized as “Best of the Best” in the 2004 Best Workplace in America awards competition, sponsored by the Printing Industries of America (PIA) and Graphic Arts Technical Foun- dation (GATF). The pr…