Packaging News

  • CCL Label Adds Label Production to New Plant

    November 14, 2005
    Framingham, MA-based CCL Label an-nounced it has begun production at its new Upland, CA facility, which manufactures security and RFID labels. More info: www.ccllabel.com.…


  • Diamond Packaging Honored For Workplace & Packaging

    November 14, 2005
    Diamond Packaging, Rochester, NY, was recognized for the third consecutive year with the “Best of the Best” Workplace award in 2003 from the Master Printers of America, which honors graphic arts companies for outstanding human relations e…


  • Kaufman Merges With Twin City Bottle

    November 14, 2005
    Kaufman Container, Cleveland, OH, has merged with Twin City Bottle, Minneapolis, MN. Twin City will change its name to Kaufman Container. The two companies offer full-service glass, plastic and metal containers, tubes, closures, dispensing systems, c…


  • Clariant Masterbatches Opens Plant in Vietnam

    November 14, 2005
    Clariant Masterbatches, Muttenz, Switz-erland, opened a masterbatch facility in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The recently renovated plant will produce small-order masterbatches and dry colorants, executives said. More info: www.clariant.masterbatches.c…


  • Tech Industries Changes Name To Portola Tech International

    November 14, 2005
    Woonsocket, RI-based Tech Industries is changing its name and logo to Portola Tech International, after its acquisition by Portola Packaging in September. Capacity will also be extended with Portola Packaging’s 14 manufacturing locations in Nor…


  • TricorBraun Moves; Buys Packaging West

    November 14, 2005
    TricorBraun moved to 10330 Old Olive Street Road, St. Louis, MO 63141. The company’s telephone and fax numbers remain the same: (314) 569-3633; Fax: (314) 872-9876. In other news, TricorBraun has acquired Packaging West, Aurora, CO, for an u…


  • Risdon-AMS Mexico Plant Makes Ocean Pacific

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • FCUKs Label Altered For Federated Stores

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • Berlin Packaging Unveils The Apollo PET Bottle

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • Diamond Packaging Wins Prestigious WPO Award

    November 14, 2005
    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,…


  • Attendees Flock

    November 14, 2005
    Organizers of Luxe Pack Monaco in Oct-ober said attendance grew 11.5% from last year to more than…


  • SkinCeuticals Products

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • NiCE Ltd. Celebrates

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • Diamond Packaging Accepts

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • Arcade Marketing Offers

    November 14, 2005
    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…