Packaging News


  • Arkay Earns Top Honors

    l Arkay Packaging, New York, NY, recently received awards from key clients. Cha-nel honored Arkay as one of its eight elite suppliers for quality, delivery and service in 2002. Mary Kay Cosmetics named Arkay as Supplier of the Year 2002 for the fourt…
    11.14.05

  • M&H To Build

    l Plastic bottle, closure and flexible tube manufacturer M&H Plastics, Beccles, UK, will set up a production facility in the U.S. on the east coast. The company has been active in the U.S. market since 1994, and local demand, coupled with the nee…
    11.14.05

  • ICMAD Sponsors Fifth

    l The Independent Cosmetic Manufactur-ers and Distributors’ (ICMAD) fifth annual Young Designers contest will include students from the American Academy of Art and Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL; Art Center of Design, Pasadena, CA; the F…
    11.14.05

  • CCL Container Wins

    l Hermitage, PA-based CCL Container won two Can-of-the-Year awards at the Cannex show held in Singapore, organized by Canmaker magazine. CCL Container earned the Gold award in the beverage category for Snapple’s Mistic RE aluminum can. The comp…
    11.14.05

  • Flexible Packaging Conference

    The Flexible Packaging Conference, or-ganized by The Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) and The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), will be held March 24-26 at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, GA. Conference panel topics range from conversi…
    11.14.05

  • 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