Packaging News

  • 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…


  • NJPEC Selects Package of the Year

    November 22, 2005
    A panel of judges appointed by the New Jersey Packaging Execu- tive Club (NJ PEC) have selected the best package in each category to win the 2004 Package of the Year award. Winners will be honored at the NJ PEC Package of the Year awards banquet Nov.…


  • PolyOne Introduces PlastOne Concentrates

    November 22, 2005
    PolyOne Corp., Cleveland, OH, launched PlastOne concentrates, a line of customizable products that can help customers reduce manufacturing cost and improve part aesthetics. Based on new PolyOne technology, the concentrates are valuable for certain p…


  • ICMAD Announces Young Designer Winners

    November 22, 2005
    The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors Asso- ciation (ICMAD) announced the top three winners of the 2004 Young Designers competition at an awards dinner held Sept. 29 in New York City. Kasia Stach, a student at the American Academy…


  • Silgan Tubes Acquires Amcor Allentown Facility

    November 22, 2005
    Silgan Tubes Corp., formerly known as Thatcher Tubes, Woodstock, IL, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Silgan Plastics Corp., has acquired the Allentown, PA tube manufacturing plant of Amcor Plastube. The 70,000 square foot facility provides a base for…


  • Diamond Packaging Wins AmeriStar Award

    November 22, 2005
    Rochester, NY-based Diamond Packaging earned recognition in the 2004 AmeriStar Package Awards competition sponsored by the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP). Diamond Packaging competed against hundreds of entries from packaging and design f…


  • Rex Corp. Forms Alliance With Carl Edelmann

    November 22, 2005
    Rex Corp., Jacksonville, FL, and Carl Edelmann GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, have entered into a global cooperation to supply high quality and innovative folding cartons to customers in the cosmetic and hair color industry. “Manufacturers of c…


  • 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…


  • Eastman Chemical Launches IntegRex

    November 22, 2005
    Kingsport, TN-based Eastman Chemical Company announced the introduction of IntegRex. IntegRex technology involves manufacturing process integration from paraxylene (PX) to PET. Eastman plans to build a 350,000 metric ton integrated PET manufacturing…


  • Cartmont Packaging Joins Global Packaging Alliance

    November 22, 2005
    The Global Packaging Alliance (GPA) an- nounced a new partner in Latin America: Tlalnepantla, Mexico-based Cartmont Packaging. GPA executives said Cartmont is one of the leading folding carton manufacturers in Mexico for the pharmaceutical, consumer…


  • Linc Jepson Retires After 40 Years at NJM/CLI

    November 22, 2005
    NJM/CLI (the merger of New Jersey Ma- chine and Charles Lapierre Inc.) announced the retirement of long-time industry veteran Linc Jepson. Mr. Jepson spent 40 years at NJM/CLI. Mr. Jepson held a number of positions at New Jersey Machine, Inc., rangi…


  • Garth Roberts is Finalist For Luxe Pack Design Award

    November 22, 2005
    Freelance designer Garth Roberts of New York was named this year’s U.S. winner for the annual Monaco Luxe Pack Design award. Mr. Roberts designed the Agent-X cosmetics compact to comply with the show’s theme, “Modernity in Monaco.…


  • Cascade 2 in 1 Wins DuPont Competition

    November 22, 2005
    Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, OH, an-nounced its Cascade 2 in 1 ActionPacs won the Gold award during the DuPont Awards competition. The innovative water-soluble packaging system features dual compartments which keep two products isolated in sep…


  • Print Vision and Nyquist Form Alliance

    November 22, 2005
    Print Vision Systems, Lewiston, NY, and Nyquist Systems, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, announced a partnership to begin this month. Executives said the alliance will close the loop in inspection technology, from pre-press to post-press, for label m…


  • Crown Risdon Unveils Lip Duo

    November 22, 2005
    Watertown, CT-based Crown Risdon newly offers the Lip Duo, a double-ended lipstick mechanism. Two swivel assemblies are joined together by a plastic sleeve, which creates a common cover for both assemblies. The package’s plastic sleeve and…