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June 9, 2009

Maesa Designs a Range of Bath and Body Products



Following the success of the Bubble Glam color cosmetic range launched last year, Maesa has designed a new range of bath and body care products for the Carrefour Group under the Rites Originels brand in Europe. Fully designed, developed, produced and delivered by Maesa, Rites Originels covers four product lines, blending natural ingredients from countries with age-old rites of beauty, according to the company. More info: www.maesa.com


SeaCliff Beauty Named Preferred Vendor by Dermatologica



SeaCliff Beauty Packaging & Laboratories has been named as one of Dermalogica’s preferred vendors. In a ceremony on March 24 at the Dermalogica corporate headquarters in Carson, CA, Vonda Simon, president of SeaCliff Beauty, accepted a plaque to signify the company’s dedication to excellence in quality and service.

“It was a tremendous honor to receive commendation from a company as respected in the beauty industry as Dermalogica,” said Ms. Simon. “SeaCliff strives to provide our clients with the utmost personal attention, an inclusive approach to their product, as well as a commitment to making our client’s vision for their product a reality.”

More info: www.seacliffbeauty.com

Wausau Paper Enters Luxury Packaging Market



Wausau Paper has introduced Intrigue, a line of fine packaging papers specially developed for use in luxury packaging applications, including uncoated papers for labels, retail bags, and boxes. Bringing together the most-popular premium finishes, colors and environmental aspects within Wausau Paper’s portfolio of printing and writing papers, Intrigue packaging papers are utilized in positioning leading luxury products, retailers and brands. More info: www.wausaupaper.com

Essential Labs Adds High-Speed Automatic Tube Filling Machine



Essential Labs—a division of Essential Wholesale—recently purchased a new high output tube filling machine to increase tube filling capacity in order to fill the needs of their growing clientele. With this new machine Essential Labs can fill between 25,000 to 80,000 tubes per shift. The company is a USDA certified organic private label cosmetic manufacturer. It has a minimum order of only 500 tubes per product. More info: www.essentiallabs.com

Perio Uses Printed Sleeves by Printpack for New Twin Pack Shave Products



The Seal-It Division of Printpack has printed three new twin-pack sleeves for Perio, a distributor of “Pure Silk,”a shave cream for women. According to the company, the twin-pack offers a special value for consumers while providing the convenience of getting the two cans in one package.

The sleeve combining the two cans adds a glossy and eye-catching look with the use of the heat shrink PVC film printed flexo in six colors. The other two creams, Coconut & Oat Flour and Melon Splash, allow the consumer to see the product they are buying. While there is a lot of clear space on the sleeve, the UPC codes on the cans are hidden.

The colors of each label complement the individual cans and offer maximum point of purchase impact.In addition to the bright message, “Special Value, Twin Pack,” and “Buy One, Get One Free,” the sleeves also describes what’s inside the cans, are color coordinated, and provide directions for use and ingredients. The heat shrinkable multi-pack also secures the two cans so that they will not come apart in distribution or at retail.

Printpack’s Seal-It Division is a manufacturer, converter and printer of heat shrink PVC, PETG, OPS and PLA films, used by manufacturers for labeling, tamper-evident bands and multipacks.

Berlin Packaging Eliminates Customer Stockouts With 99% On Time Delivery in New Report



Berlin Packaging reported that its 99% on-time delivery record of more than 13,000 shipments per month of warehoused containers and closures reached almost five years (or 59 consecutive months), ensuring that customers do not run out of critical packaging items.

According to the company, release of the figures makes Berlin Packaging the first supplier of rigid packaging to measure and report its on-time shipping performance, publicly. Berlin Packaging’s contends its near-perfect shipping record is particularly significant in light of rising demand for packaging materials as the economy continues to recover in 2009.

Sophisticated logistics capabilities are required to continually adjust inventory to anticipate and accommodate fluctuations in any customers’ packaging needs.
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