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…


  • 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.…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Pechiney Board Accepts

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


  • U.S. LEADS SHIPMENTS OF

    November 14, 2005
    ● U.S. packaging machinery shipments exceeded $5.8 billion in 2002, up $26 million in 2001, according to the Confederation of Packaging Machinery Associations (COPAMA), Arlington, VA. The U.S. is the worldwide leader in packaging machiner…


  • Expanded OPP

    November 14, 2005
    Expanded OPP Manufacturing At ExxonMobil‚ Shawnee Plant ● Macedon, NY-based ExxonMobil Chemical has expanded its Shawnee, OK, oriented propylene film manufacturing plant (OPP). The installation of a specialty 6.6-meter orienter line…