Packaging News


  • Chanel Awards Flexpaq

    Flexpaq, South Plainfield, NJ, was recognized by Chanel for “Outstanding Supplier Performance” in 2002. Flexpaq provided Chanel with a Chance body lotion round paquette, a Chance rollerball package and several Precision samplers…
    11.14.05

  • Cebal Americas Receives

    l Four awards were presented to Cebal Americas, Norwalk, CT, at the Tube Council’s annual spring meeting: Laminate Tube of the Year for PoliGrip with Ooze Control tip, Dentrifice Tube of the Year for Crest’s Rejuvenating Effects toothpast…
    11.14.05

  • Risdon-AMS Supports

    Twenty employees from the Risdon-AMS Danbury, CT plant recently renovated a local residence, as part of the 16th annual AmeriCares HomeFront program. It was the seventh year that Risdon-AMS volunteers participated in this event for homeowners and com…
    11.14.05

  • CCL Plastic Tubes

    CCL Plastic Packaging Inc., Los Angeles was awarded the Tube Council’s Ted Klein Tube Of The Year for Victoria’s Secret Rapture Pearl shower cream and Plastic Tube of the Year for Banana Boat’s Suntanicals SPF 15 sunblock at the…
    11.14.05

  • SeaquistPerfect Dispensing

    SeaquistPerfect Dispensing was honored with the 2003 Supplier of the Year award at the National Association of Container Distributors (NACD) annual convention in Scottsdale, AZ. The award honors suppliers who have displayed outstanding support of t…
    11.14.05

  • Clariant Masterbatches

    l Clariant Masterbatches opened the ColorWorks NYC studio, a satellite facility to the McHenry, IL-based ColorWorks Design and Technology Center, in New York City June 11. ColorWorks McHenry and NYC are gateways to Clariant’s global network of…
    11.14.05

  • QC Packaging Adds BST Genius

    A new BST Genius print management system has been purchased by QC Packaging, Missisauga, Canada, to be installed on the company’s new Arpeco 10-color press. The BST Genius system includes print defect detection, automatic color monitoring and…
    11.14.05

  • Inwork Guides Package Design Programs

    l Inwork, New York, NY, a packaging composite supplier, has re-positioned the company to provide prototypes that reflect final print production. The company now provides support to design management with tools that enhance innovation, add value and s…
    11.14.05

  • Avon Chooses Risdon-AMS to Make a Memorable Impression

    Avon chose Risdon-AMS, Danbury, CT, to produce the custom molded, metallized cap for its Memorable fragrance. The two-piece molded design has a metallized exterior finish in bright gold, with the “Memorable” name molded into one side of…
    11.14.05

  • Owens-Illinois Produces

    Toledo, OH-based Owens-Illinois Inc. announced that a new stock product line of child-resistant squeeze and turn packages is now available. The packages incorporate a one-piece closure and bottle system in five sizes. The squeeze and turn closure te…
    11.14.05

  • CCL Honored with Top

    CCL Industries’ CCL Plastic Packaging Inc., Los Angeles, was awarded the Tube Council’s overall Ted Klein Tube of the Year award for Victoria Secret’s Rapture Golden Pearl shower cream and the Plastic Tube of the Year award for Bana…
    11.14.05

  • Custom Bottle Awards

    l Custom Bottle, Naugatuck, CT, presented the Miss Perfect brand of products with the 2003 Package of the Quarter. Custom Bottle’s Canadian regional sales manager Attila Joo and Miss Perfect executives collaborated to use the company’s Bo…
    11.14.05

  • Techpack To Use

    Techpack, a division of Pechiney, and Nexivisions, a three-dimensional volumetric lenticular imaging company, have teamed up to allow Techpack to develop high quality, multidimensional products such as optical illusions. Images, which are printed on…
    11.14.05

  • Prestige Label Captures

    Brooklyn, NY-based Prestige Label Co. Inc. won four awards at Package Printing Magazine’s 2003 Excellence in Printing awards during the CMM Conference and Exhibition in Chicago last April. The honors included first place in the digital label pr…
    11.14.05

  • Berlin Packaging Launches

    Studio 111, the design division of Berlin Packaging, Chicago, created the Nova HDPE bottle in 8-oz. and 4-oz. sizes, with 24/415, and 20/410 and 20/415 neck finishes, respectively. The container’s shoulders curve inward and gently flow out to a…
    11.14.05

  • Olay Regenerist Package

    Design studio Webb Scarlett, Chicago, created the new Olay Regenerist package for Procter & Gamble. Regenerist was promoted as a new scientific advancement using fresh, tapered serum and lotion bottles and feminine curves. The crème utiliz…
    11.14.05

  • Decorpart Strengthens

    Decorpart Ltd., Nelson, UK, invited Valois executives to a two-day educational trip to the company’s Lancashire site to celebrate trading for 25 years. “We operate in a highly competitive industry where demands and quality standards are…
    11.14.05

  • Rexam Adds Metallizing System

    Rexam Dispensing Systems, Purchase, NY, has introduced a UV vacuum metallizing and painting system to its Thomaston, CT plant. Rexam invested $750,000 in this state-of-the-art equipment that employs fast, clean UV light curing and is an economical al…
    11.14.05

  • Non-Scuffable Graphics

    Graphic Packaging Corp., Golden, CO, offers the Composipac carton process, rotogravure graphics that are reverse-printed on the inside of a thin, flexible transparent film. Executives said the film is then vacuum-metallized behind the inks and extrus…
    11.14.05

  • Clariant Masterbatches

    Clariant (Canada) Inc. Masterbatches division, Toronto, Canada, purchased Quality Colour, a leading supplier of color and additive concentrates and pre-colored compounds to western Canada and northwestern U.S. plastics manufacturers. The 41,000 sq. f…
    11.14.05