Packaging News

  • Diamond Packaging Earns Paperboard Packaging Awards

    November 15, 2005
    Diamond Packaging, Rochester, NY, earned six awards at the 61st annual Paperboard Packaging Competition. The awards were announced during the annual spring meeting, March 14-16 at the Drake Hotel in Chicago. The competition, sponsored by the Paperb…


  • NJPEC Hall of Fame Announces Honorees

    November 15, 2005
    The New Jersey Packaging Executives Club (NJPEC) paid tribute to the outstanding packagers of the year at the 2004 Hall of fame awards dinner, held May 13 at the Highlawn Pavillion, West Orange, NJ. Honors were presented within select categories:…


  • NACD Announces Award Winners

    November 15, 2005
    The  National Association of Container Distributors (NACD) has announced winners of its 2004 NACD Packaging awards. Categories included Best of Show; Custom Stock (best use of stock components); Drug & Pharmaceutical; Cosmetics & Toilet…


  • ID Technology Adds RFID Business Unit

    November 15, 2005
    Fort Worth, TX-based ID Technology has added an RFID business unit to accommodate the manufacture of its expanding RFID product line. Mark Snedecor was named business unit manager. In his new role, Mr. Snedecor is responsible for overseeing the dev…


  • CCL Container Participates In CSPA Outreach Program

    November 15, 2005
    CCL Container’s director of technical ser- vices, Scott Schneider, recently became the first guest lecturer at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), New York, to speak on the topic of aerosol packaging technology. Mr. Schneider instructed…


  • Pfeiffer Announces Design Contest Winners

    November 15, 2005
    Pfeiffer, Radolfzell, Germany, announced winners of the Packaging and Dispensing Systems for Perfumery and Cosmetics design contest. The contest allowed university students to show their achievements. First Place was awarded to Jörn Alexander…


  • Innovative Packaging Conference Takes Place in NY

    November 15, 2005
    The Innovative Packaging Symposium and Selected Exhibition, produced by the educational department of Health and Beauty America (HBA), takes place May 4-5 at the Westin Hotel, Times Square, NY. The two-day conference teaches marketing and packaging e…


  • Di-Na-Cal Group of Smurfit-Stone Wins Honors

    November 15, 2005
    Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. accepted two awards on behalf of its Di-Na Cal Label group. Diamond Products, Tampa, FL, named Smurfit-Stone its Supplier of the Year during the company’s semi-annual quality review meeting in St. Paul, MN. In…


  • Alcan Spotlights Dispenser At Luxe-Pack New York

    November 15, 2005
    Alcan Packaging will show its latest ideas and developments at Luxe Pack New York June 8-9. Of note is Dedo, a nomadic, stackable mini-dispenser that looks like a thimble and is designed for semi-liquid, fluid or gel bulks. Dedo fits onto the finger…


  • Saint-Gobain Calmar Honored by SC Johnson

    November 15, 2005
    Saint-Gobain Calmar was presented with a Partners in Quality award from SC Johnson. The award is given annually to SC Johnson suppliers who receive an excellent rating in the company’s 15-category quality system evaluation. This year marks the…


  • New Contact Info For The Tube Council

    November 15, 2005
    The Tube Council has changed its main contact information to: The Tube Council, 1601 North Bond St., Suite 101, Naperville, IL 60563; (630) 544-5051; Fax: (630) 544-5055; Website: www.tube.org.…


  • Avanc Receives Three Abbies Awards

    November 15, 2005
    Avancé, a curative spa system that promotes beauty through well-ness, received three Abbies awards at a Gala Awards dinner Jan. 24 at the Renaissance Hotel, located in Long Beach, CA. The Abbies are sponsored by the American Beauty Association…


  • Ameri-Seal Provides Labels For Trader Joes Products

    November 15, 2005
    Ameri-Seal Inc., Chatsworth, CA, created 360°PVC heat-shrink- able labels for Trader Joe’s Soy Milk shampoo and Soy Milk conditioner. The shampoo and conditioner bottle have a unique four-sided shape that is ideal for a high-shrink PVC bott…


  • DCM is Certified As Women-Owned Business

    November 15, 2005
    Diamond Contract Manufacturing LLC (DCM), Rochester, NY, a member of the Global Packaging Alliance (GPA), has been certified as a women-owned business through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) in Washington, D.C. WBENC i…


  • Luxe Pack and Pratt Honor Lauder, Bousquet-Chavanne

    November 15, 2005
    The Estee Lauder brand and Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne, group president of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc., received the 2004 Art of Packaging award during an annual dinner sponsored by Pratt Institute and Luxe Pack Monaco, held March 16 at New…