Packaging News

  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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:…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…