Packaging News


  • Diamond Packaging Wins Prestigious WPO Award

    Diamond Packaging will be honored with the World Packaging Organization’s (WPO) 2003 WorldStar Package award later this year for L’Oréal’s Trix Remix Counter display and sampler for Matrix Essentials. The package holds a CD,…
    11.14.05

  • Berlin Packaging Unveils The Apollo PET Bottle

    Berlin Packaging, Chicago, has launch-ed a new bottle for the personal care industry called the Apollo. Available in 200ml PET with 24/410 and 24/415 neck finishes, the tall, oval bottle has ample size impression for labeling. Berlin also offers a va…
    11.14.05

  • FCUKs Label Altered For Federated Stores

    Zirh International agreed to change the labels on the licensed FCUK Him and FCUK Her scents for the nation’s largest department-store retailer, Federated Department Stores. The labels will now say French Connection United Kingdom Him and French…
    11.14.05

  • Risdon-AMS Mexico Plant Makes Ocean Pacific

    Risdon-AMS, Watertown, CT, announced that its plant in Reynosa, Mexico is producing the complete package for Parlux’s Ocean Pacific fragrance. The scent features Risdon’s new color pour decorating technology and individual components from…
    11.14.05

  • Airspray Makes Forbes

    Airspray N.V., Alkmaar, The Netherlands, was listed in Forbes Global magazine’s “2003 Best Under a Billion,” a compilation of 200 smaller companies outside of the U.S. with annual sales below $1 billion that have demonstrated outsta…
    11.14.05

  • Arcade Marketing Offers

    Arcade Marketing Inc., New York, NY, recently created several new sampling packages. Vicks Vapor Rub created scent trials, using the company’s MicroFragrance Scratch’n’Sniff technology, that are rubbed or scratched to communicate th…
    11.14.05

  • Diamond Packaging Accepts

    Rochester, NY-based Diamond Packaging was honored with an AmeriStar award for its Trix Remix counter display and sampler for L’Oréal USA/Matrix Essentials. The booklet on the packaging contained individual product samples and integrated…
    11.14.05

  • NiCE Ltd. Celebrates

    New York-based NiCE Ltd. celebrated its 10th anniversary on Oct. 1. The company, created by Davide Nicosia, has developed products and brands for many companies including United Colors of Benetton, Calvin Klein Cosmetics, Bath & Body Works and Co…
    11.14.05

  • SkinCeuticals Products

    SkinCeuticals has combined its SkinCeu-ticals and Primacy product collections, featuring a new blue and white color palette and laboratory vessel-like bottles and boxes to reflect the company’s clinical and scientific heritage. They launch next…
    11.14.05

  • Attendees Flock

    Organizers of Luxe Pack Monaco in Oct-ober said attendance grew 11.5% from last year to more than…
    11.14.05

  • Packaging Awards Given

    Several winners were announced at the International Packaging Design Awards (IPDA) at Health and Beauty America in New York on Oct. 1: • Cosmetics: Aveda Uruku lipstick by Aveda; • Skin care (limited distribution): Advanced Recovery Conce…
    11.14.05

  • IntraPac Plastic Group

    Plattsburgh, NY-based IntraPac Plastic Group has launched a glass jar family made of polypropylene and polystyrene in 1-, 2- 3- and 4-oz. sizes. These wide-mouth, low profile jars are available in white, natural and custom colors with matching lids.…
    11.14.05

  • Eastman Offers Glass-Like

    l Eastman Chemical, Kingsport, TN, now offers Glass Polymer, an Eastar copoylester material that looks and feels like glass for makeup products. Executives said one out of three women has had to clean up a shattered foundation bottle on the floor or…
    11.14.05

  • CCL Honored as Mary Kays Vendor of the Year

    Los Angeles-based CCL Plastic Pack-aging was awarded Vendor of the Year from Mary Kay Inc., in recognition of CCL’s outstanding performance in 2002. CCL executives said this is the first time a tube manufacturer has received the honor and met t…
    11.14.05

  • Glenroy Honored with

    l Glenroy Inc., Menomonee Falls, WI, won seven awards this year for its various printing capabilities. They include a Bronze award from the Flexographic Technical Association; two best of category, one award of excellence and a certificate of merit f…
    11.14.05

  • Luxe Pack Monaco

    The first international Monaco Luxe Pack Design award was given to Andrew Lanza of Nicosia Creative Expresso Ltd. The competition was open to young professional designers (one to five years experience) who were asked to design a perfume bottle with t…
    11.14.05

  • Pechiney Board Accepts

    The board of directors of Pechiney accepted an offer for acquisition…
    11.14.05

  • U.S. LEADS SHIPMENTS OF

    ● U.S. packaging machinery shipments exceeded $5.8 billion in 2002, up $26 million in 2001, according to the Confederation of Packaging Machinery Associations (COPAMA), Arlington, VA. The U.S. is the worldwide leader in packaging machiner…
    11.14.05

  • Expanded OPP

    Expanded OPP Manufacturing At ExxonMobil‚ Shawnee Plant ● Macedon, NY-based ExxonMobil Chemical has expanded its Shawnee, OK, oriented propylene film manufacturing plant (OPP). The installation of a specialty 6.6-meter orienter line…
    11.14.05

  • TricoBraun Headquarters

    ● TricorBraun has moved its corporate offices to 10330 Old Olive Street Road in St. Louis, MO 63141-7808. Executives said the company now occupies 20,000 square feet of the newly completed 25,000 square foot building. More info: (314) 569…
    11.14.05