Packaging News

  • Tube Professionals Meet

    November 15, 2005
    The Tube Council’s spring conference is set for April 28-30 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, organizers announced. They keynote address will be given by Roger Caracappa, senior vice president, global packaging for the Estée Lauder Corp. Mr. Ca…


  • Arcade Marketing Earns

    November 15, 2005
    Arcade Marketing, New York, NY, received the ISO 9001:2000 designation for its facilities in Chattanooga, TN, and its Arcade CP facility in Baltimore, MD. Arcade was previously ISO 9001 certified. The company has once again been approved as conform…


  • Luxe Pack Features

    November 15, 2005
    Luxe Pack New York, scheduled during FiFi Week on June 8 and 9 at New York’s Metropolitan Pavillion, will spotlight manufacturers of an array of luxury packaging including glass, plastic, metal and paper. For the first time, Luxe Pack will ho…


  • CCL Wins NJPEC and

    November 15, 2005
    l CCL Container, Hermitage, PA, was honored with three awards at the New Jersey Packaging Executives Club (NJPEC) annual awards on Nov. 13. CCL received a gold award in the household/industrial category for ReckittBenckiser’s Airwick Click sp…


  • Cosmopack Caters to

    November 15, 2005
    Spa de Soleil’s cosmetic and personal care division, Cosmopack, can help companies develop unique products under their own private labels. Spa de Soleil’s experienced R&D team and graphic design department can also assist in developin…


  • FiFi Finalists are Announced

    November 15, 2005
    The Fragrance Foundation announced the 10 Fragrance of the Year finalists for the 32nd annual FiFi awards in four women’s and men’s categories. A second ballot to determine five top finalists in each category will be distributed early…


  • Arcade and Singer Direct

    November 15, 2005
    Scent and product sampling company Arcade Marketing, New York, announced an exclusive joint marketing agreement with Singer Direct, the world’s largest insert media agency, according to executives. Arcade will now offer its customers the opport…


  • Nu Skin Chooses Alcan

    November 15, 2005
    Nu Skin International chose Cebal, part of Alcan Packaging’s Beauty sector, to create an innovative tube package for its Galvanic Spa System line. The pearlescent sky blue color of the laminate tube matches the unique theme of the Galvanic Spa…


  • The Still Jennifer Lopez fragrance

    November 15, 2005
    The Still Jennifer Lopez fragrance is topped with a plastic cap and metal collar by Axilone USA, New York, NY. The round cap is made of crystal clear surlyn to reflect the transparency of a diamond, executives said. The cap snaps onto a shiny aluminu…


  • Qosmedix Launches Colored Jars

    November 15, 2005
    l Edgewood, NY-based Qosmedix launched 2ml polypropylene jars with coordinating lids in Natural, Lemon, Lime, Violet, Teal and Rose. The jars can be used for lotions, gels, creams and powders and are perfect for giveaways or traveling. More info: (63…


  • Square Tubes and Closures from VisiPak

    November 15, 2005
    l VisiPak, Arnold, MO, offers stock square tubing and closures in a variety of sizes. Custom cut-to-length is available. The PETG tubing allows full visibility of the package’s contents. More info: (800) 797-7886; Fax: (636) 282-6888; Website:…


  • An Integrated Package from CCL

    November 15, 2005
    l CCL Plastic Packaging, Los Angeles, introduced its integrated tube systems (ITS). The first in the line is Nova, an integrated polyethylene flexible tube and polypropylene dispensing tube closure package. Executives said more integrated tube system…


  • Rexam Creates Transparent Packaging

    November 15, 2005
    l Rexam Dispensing Systems, Purchase, NY, introduced FlowPack, a plastic sealed envelope that shows its encased, miniature spray sampler via a see-through front panel. The rear panel can be imprinted with a logo, image or message. More info: (914) 25…


  • CCL Packaging Teams Up with Weener Plastik

    November 14, 2005
    CCL Plastic Packaging, Los Angeles, has formed a strategic alliance with Weener Plastik, Weener, Germany, to license and distribute Weener’s plastic packaging components in the U.S. and Canada. Specifically, CCL Plastic Packaging will market an…


  • Pechiney Acquires Avenir Print Service

    November 14, 2005
    In January, Pechiney Soplaril Flexible Europe (PSFE), Rueil-Malmaison Cedex, France, purchased Montreuil-Bellay-based Avenir Print Service (APS), a company specializing in short runs of flexible sample packaging for beauty and cosmetic products. P…