Packaging News

  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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.…


  • 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.…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • World Wide Packaging Introduces One-Piece Tube

    November 22, 2005
    Florham Park, NJ-based World Wide Packaging will introduce Liscio, a seamless tube that is extruded from low density polyethylene in one piece including cap, at HBA on Sept. 28-30 in New York. Liscio is available in sizes from 35-40mm in diameter. T…


  • Arrowpak Rolls Out Roll-On Packaging

    November 22, 2005
    Arrowpak, Richmond Hill, NY and Carson, CA, introduced 4-, 5- and 8ml Roll-On bottles in plastic. The Roll On package gives a fresh new look to product lines, according to Arrowpak executives. In addition, Arrowpak offers multiple sizes of glass rol…


  • Arcade Acquired By Investment Firm

    November 22, 2005
    Arcade Marketing, headquartered in New York, NY, will become a unit of a newly-created specialty printing and marketing services enterprise co-owned by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) and DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, an affiliate of Credit…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • DuPonts Surlyn TF Gives Transparency, Soft Grip

    November 22, 2005
    Mexx Summer Shimmer and Summer Cool shower gel are the first commercial applications for a new range of plastic tubes using DuPont Surlyn packaging resin. The tubes, developed by Tubex, Rangendingen, Germany, in collaboration with DuPont, combine cr…


  • NJPEC Hall of Fame Announces Honorees

    November 22, 2005
    The New Jersey Packaging Executives Club (NJPEC) paid trib- ute to outstanding packagers at the 2004 Hall of Fame awards dinner on May 13 at the Highlawn Pavilion, West Orange, NJ. NJPEC presented honors to four packaging veterans in four categories.…