Packaging News

  • 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…


  • Pechiney Board Accepts

    November 14, 2005
    The board of directors of Pechiney accepted an offer for acquisition…


  • Luxe Pack Monaco

    November 14, 2005
    The first international Monaco Luxe Pack Design award was given to Andrew Lanza of Nicosia Creative Expresso Ltd. The competition was open to young professional designers (one to five years experience) who were asked to design a perfume bottle with t…


  • Glenroy Honored with

    November 14, 2005
    l Glenroy Inc., Menomonee Falls, WI, won seven awards this year for its various printing capabilities. They include a Bronze award from the Flexographic Technical Association; two best of category, one award of excellence and a certificate of merit f…


  • CCL Honored as Mary Kays Vendor of the Year

    November 14, 2005
    Los Angeles-based CCL Plastic Pack-aging was awarded Vendor of the Year from Mary Kay Inc., in recognition of CCL’s outstanding performance in 2002. CCL executives said this is the first time a tube manufacturer has received the honor and met t…


  • Eastman Offers Glass-Like

    November 14, 2005
    l Eastman Chemical, Kingsport, TN, now offers Glass Polymer, an Eastar copoylester material that looks and feels like glass for makeup products. Executives said one out of three women has had to clean up a shattered foundation bottle on the floor or…


  • 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.…


  • 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…


  • Software Partnership Developed

    November 14, 2005
    Software Partnership Developed For Packaged Goods Industry ● Esko-Graphics, Ludlow, MA, and Design- 2Launch, Stamford, CT, have collaborated to launch software that takes users all the way from packaging structure conceptualization to the…


  • Saint-Gobain Calmar

    November 14, 2005
    Saint-Gobain Calmar To Streamline Sites ● Saint-Gobain Calmar Inc., City of Industry, CA, executives said the company plans to invest in making manufacturing sites leaner to strengthen the company’s position in a price-sensitive gl…


  • November 14, 2005
    CCL Offers PCR Non-Dispensing Closure ● CCL Plastic Packaging Inc., Los Angeles, CA, launched the Post-Consumer Resin (PCR) non-dispensing tube closure ranging in size from 9/16- to 2inches. The tube consists of 50% recycled polypropylene…


  • Flexible Packaging Conference

    November 14, 2005
    Flexible Packaging Conference Set for March 24-26 ● Flexible Packaging Conference 2004 will take place March 24-26 at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, GA. Cosponsored by the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) and the Society of…


  • Ameri-Seal

    November 14, 2005
    Ameri-Seal Now Offers Contract Sleeving Capabilities ● Ameri-Seal Inc., Chatsworth, CA, unveiled its new contract sleeving division. Bands are shrinked onto products using steam/heat tunnels that work with a wide range of film sizes. Ame…


  • Raison Pure Dresses

    November 14, 2005
    Raison Pure Dresses Dove Essential Nutrients ● Raison Pure International, New York, NY, designed the packaging for Unilever’s new Dove Essential Nutrients line of facial care products, featuring an elegant, modern and vibrant packa…


  • TricoBraun Headquarters

    November 14, 2005
    ● TricorBraun has moved its corporate offices to 10330 Old Olive Street Road in St. Louis, MO 63141-7808. Executives said the company now occupies 20,000 square feet of the newly completed 25,000 square foot building. More info: (314) 569…