Packaging News

  • Clariant Masterbatches

    November 14, 2005
    l Clariant Masterbatches opened the ColorWorks NYC studio, a satellite facility to the McHenry, IL-based ColorWorks Design and Technology Center, in New York City June 11. ColorWorks McHenry and NYC are gateways to Clariant’s global network of…


  • SeaquistPerfect Dispensing

    November 14, 2005
    SeaquistPerfect Dispensing was honored with the 2003 Supplier of the Year award at the National Association of Container Distributors (NACD) annual convention in Scottsdale, AZ. The award honors suppliers who have displayed outstanding support of t…


  • Clariant Masterbatches

    November 14, 2005
    Clariant (Canada) Inc. Masterbatches division, Toronto, Canada, purchased Quality Colour, a leading supplier of color and additive concentrates and pre-colored compounds to western Canada and northwestern U.S. plastics manufacturers. The 41,000 sq. f…


  • Non-Scuffable Graphics

    November 14, 2005
    Graphic Packaging Corp., Golden, CO, offers the Composipac carton process, rotogravure graphics that are reverse-printed on the inside of a thin, flexible transparent film. Executives said the film is then vacuum-metallized behind the inks and extrus…


  • Rexam Adds Metallizing System

    November 14, 2005
    Rexam Dispensing Systems, Purchase, NY, has introduced a UV vacuum metallizing and painting system to its Thomaston, CT plant. Rexam invested $750,000 in this state-of-the-art equipment that employs fast, clean UV light curing and is an economical al…


  • Decorpart Strengthens

    November 14, 2005
    Decorpart Ltd., Nelson, UK, invited Valois executives to a two-day educational trip to the company’s Lancashire site to celebrate trading for 25 years. “We operate in a highly competitive industry where demands and quality standards are…


  • Olay Regenerist Package

    November 14, 2005
    Design studio Webb Scarlett, Chicago, created the new Olay Regenerist package for Procter & Gamble. Regenerist was promoted as a new scientific advancement using fresh, tapered serum and lotion bottles and feminine curves. The crème utiliz…


  • Berlin Packaging Launches

    November 14, 2005
    Studio 111, the design division of Berlin Packaging, Chicago, created the Nova HDPE bottle in 8-oz. and 4-oz. sizes, with 24/415, and 20/410 and 20/415 neck finishes, respectively. The container’s shoulders curve inward and gently flow out to a…


  • Prestige Label Captures

    November 14, 2005
    Brooklyn, NY-based Prestige Label Co. Inc. won four awards at Package Printing Magazine’s 2003 Excellence in Printing awards during the CMM Conference and Exhibition in Chicago last April. The honors included first place in the digital label pr…


  • Techpack To Use

    November 14, 2005
    Techpack, a division of Pechiney, and Nexivisions, a three-dimensional volumetric lenticular imaging company, have teamed up to allow Techpack to develop high quality, multidimensional products such as optical illusions. Images, which are printed on…


  • Custom Bottle Awards

    November 14, 2005
    l Custom Bottle, Naugatuck, CT, presented the Miss Perfect brand of products with the 2003 Package of the Quarter. Custom Bottle’s Canadian regional sales manager Attila Joo and Miss Perfect executives collaborated to use the company’s Bo…


  • CCL Honored with Top

    November 14, 2005
    CCL Industries’ CCL Plastic Packaging Inc., Los Angeles, was awarded the Tube Council’s overall Ted Klein Tube of the Year award for Victoria Secret’s Rapture Golden Pearl shower cream and the Plastic Tube of the Year award for Bana…


  • NACD Announces 2003 Packaging Award Winners

    November 14, 2005
    The National Association of Container Distributors (NACD), Philadelphia, PA, announced the 2003 NACD Packaging award winners. Roto-Rooter’s 32- and 64-oz. custom HDPE drain opener bottles manufactured by Kaufman Container Co. received the &ldqu…


  • Luxe Pack Monaco Organizers

    November 14, 2005
    On June 10 and 11, the first annual Luxe Pack New York will be held during The Fragrance Foundation’s FiFi week at the Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, NY. This new forum will showcase a display of FiFi award winners from leading manufacturers…


  • Pratt and Luxe Pack Honor Coty Beautys Eric Thoreux

    November 14, 2005
    Eric Thoreux, president of Coty Beauty, The Americas, was the honoree at the annual Art of Packaging awards sponsored by Pratt Institute and Luxe Pack Monaco in March. Held at the University Club in New York City, the black-tie gala raised nearly $25…