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.…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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,…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Airspray Makes Forbes

    November 14, 2005
    Airspray N.V., Alkmaar, The Netherlands, was listed in Forbes Global magazine’s “2003 Best Under a Billion,” a compilation of 200 smaller companies outside of the U.S. with annual sales below $1 billion that have demonstrated outsta…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Attendees Flock

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


  • Packaging Awards Given

    November 14, 2005
    Several winners were announced at the International Packaging Design Awards (IPDA) at Health and Beauty America in New York on Oct. 1: • Cosmetics: Aveda Uruku lipstick by Aveda; • Skin care (limited distribution): Advanced Recovery Conce…


  • IntraPac Plastic Group

    November 14, 2005
    Plattsburgh, NY-based IntraPac Plastic Group has launched a glass jar family made of polypropylene and polystyrene in 1-, 2- 3- and 4-oz. sizes. These wide-mouth, low profile jars are available in white, natural and custom colors with matching lids.…