Packaging News

  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…