The 16th Annual LUXE PACK New York, the U.S. tradeshow dedicated to creative and luxury packaging, saw 3,586 industry professionals and 240 packaging suppliers who specialize in premium packaging elements for the cosmetic, fragrance, wine & spirit, fine food and fashion sectors. The exclusively varied selection of this year’s exhibitors offered a dynamic variety of packaging products and solutions that crossed all creative thresholds. The synergy initiated by the impactful exchanges between today’s premium sector brands and leading manufacturers solidified another successful LUXE PACK New York edition.
Berry Global Group Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Clopay Plastic Products Company Inc., a subsidiary of Griffon Corporation. Clopay is a global supplier of printed breathable films as well as an innovator in the development of elastic films and laminates with product offerings designed for applications used in markets including; hygiene, healthcare, construction and industrial protective apparel.
The Champaign, Ill., manufacturing facility of Silgan Closures has been awarded the prestigious 2017 Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award recognizing the plant’s efforts designed to improve safety, minimize waste, cut energy consumption and lower emissions.
OSI Creative, a leading provider of global supply chain managed solutions for point of purchase (POP) displays, consumer product packaging and branded merchandise programs, has been named by California's Orange County Business Journal as one of the area’s fastest-growing privately held companies.
Flexible Packaging Association's 2017 Fall Executive Conference had a record-breaking 148 attendees and welcomed speakers that focused on topics and issues important to the flexible packaging industry, such as an update on the International Trade Commission and Section 232 investigations of aluminum imports, the state of sustainable packaging, an overview on the flexible packaging global market, an update on FPA’s State Advocacy Program and a polyolefin market update.
Smurfit Kappa will be hosting The Americas Innovation Event in Dallas on September 21, 2017. The event, which brings together the company’s North American and Latin American customers, will highlight the future of packaging and will have an exhibition of the latest innovations in packaging that contribute to winning in the marketplace.
On April 24, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, University of Rhode Island (URI) President David M. Dooley, Toray Plastics (America) President and CEO Mike Brandmeier, URI College of Engineering Dean Raymond Wright, and Kalvin Cho, a URI College of Engineering student, broke ground on the construction of a new, $125 million engineering complex at URI.
Visitors at Global Pouch will learn how Sun Chemical’s SunBar (Aerobloc) oxygen barrier coatings offers converters with cost effective, durable, and sustainable films that support lighter weight packaging trends by creating a homogenous, pinhole-free and flexible gas barrier layer that can be easily overprinted with inks and laminated to a variety of secondary films.
Crown Holdings Inc. recently opened a new beverage can manufacturing plant in Nichols, New York. The state-of-the-art plant, which marks the industry’s first greenfield facility in the U.S. in more than 20 years, will support the country’s growing demand for specialty beverage cans.