Packaging News

  • 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…


  • NJPEC To Host Hall Of Fame Dinner

    November 22, 2005
    The third annual New Jersey Packaging Executives Club Hall of Fame awards dinner will be held May 19th at The Manor in West Orange, NJ. Packaging professionals with more than 25 years of experience who have made significant contributions to the indu…


  • Natura Selects Eastmans Glass Polymer

    November 22, 2005
    Brazilian cosmetic maker Natura chose Kingsport, TN-based Eastman Chemical Company’s Glass Polymer copolyester for its new Due perfume packaging. Both the men’s and the women’s version of the fragrance use the Glass Polymer copolyes…


  • World Wide Packaging Debuts Acrylic Multipac Compact

    November 22, 2005
    World Wide Packaging, Inc., Florham Park, NJ, introduced the new Multipac compact that holds two lip glosses, two round eye shadows, one blusher, one mirror and two applicator wells. The simple, clean design of the acrylic tri-fold compact was develo…


  • Smurfit-Stone Opens Innovation Center

    November 22, 2005
    Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. opened a new innovation center at the company’s Carol Stream, IL, facility. The innovation center serves as a focal point for packaging innovation and supports the company’s new product development efforts.…


  • DS Containers Partners With Daiwa Can Company

    November 22, 2005
    DS Containers plans to open a new 236,000-square-foot plant in Batavia, IL, in the second quarter of 2005. Two high speed production lines will utilize proprietary technology from Japan-based Daiwa Can Company to produce two-piece tin-free steel cans…


  • O.Berk Wins Packaging Awards

    November 22, 2005
    O.Berk Company, Union, NJ, received three packaging awards from the New Jersey Packaging Executives Club (NJPEC) at the annual awards dinner. Michel Raviol, owner of Les Poochs, took home the Marketing Impact award for the Pooch Botanique hypoallerge…


  • Augros Cosmetic Packaging Expands To China

    November 22, 2005
    Augros Cosmetic Packaging, Colombes, France, has expanded its design, development and manufacturing capabilities to meet rapid growth and potential in China. After opening facilities in the U.S. in 1991 and Brazil in 1997, Augros is moving to China w…


  • Crown Risdon Supplies Almays Eye-Catching Package

    November 22, 2005
    Crown Risdon, Watertown, CT, is the supplier of all primary cosmetic packaging components for Almay’s new Bright Eyes waterproof mascara. The package features a metal cap anodized in bright blue and a PVC molded base in metallic purple. The…


  • CCL Container Captures Nine Industry Awards

    November 22, 2005
    CCL Container recently took home a total of nine awards from three leading industry organizations for its innovative packaging. The New Jersey Packaging Executives Club (NJPEC) honored CCL Container’s packaging in multiple categories. The compa…


  • CGP Offers Advanced Tube Capabilities

    November 22, 2005
    Chicago-based Continental Glass and Plastic, Inc. has a network of certified manufacturers with the ability to produce a high-quality tube with an average lead-time of 12 weeks. The large selection of tube line and more than 75 head styles provide ma…


  • Crown Risdon Supplies Signature Fragrance Cap

    November 22, 2005
    Crown Risdon manufactured the luxury fragrance cap for Yohji Yamamoto, the new signature fragrance created by the Japanese fashion guru. The designer wanted a glass-looking cap that would seamlessly blend with the bottle. Risdon manufactured the ca…


  • Folding Carton Companies Form Global Alliance

    November 22, 2005
    Jacksonville, FL-based Rex Corporation and Heideheim, Germany-based Carl Edelmann GmbH & Co. KG have entered into a global cooperation agreement to supply high quality, innovative folding cartons to customers in the cosmetic and hair industry. Bo…


  • Hawaiian Tropic Wins Two Awards

    November 22, 2005
    The National Association of Container Distributors (NACD) recognized Hawaiian Tropic for its excellence in innovation by honoring the company with the Merit award for the packaging of the Ozone Sport SPF 60 convenience pack. This award serves as an h…


  • Berlin Packaging Expands Studio One Eleven

    November 22, 2005
    Berlin Packaging, Chicago, IL, has expanded its design innovation division, Studio One Eleven. Initiated in 1997, Studio One Eleven combines Berlin’s more than 100 years of manufacturing and distribution expertise with leading-edge design and m…