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Mar 09, 2007 | 03:25 PM CST

Alcan Meeting Tube Trends

Alcan Packaging Beauty announced new products, processes and services, including a next-generation printer...

Mar 09, 2007 | 02:01 PM CST

Within the Lines

By: Jeff Falk

Choosing appropriate packaging means understanding consumers and what drives them to a brand, but first you must understand the demands that the color cosmetic market is placing on packaging and how packagers respond.

Mar 05, 2007 | 04:16 PM CST

Tubos ex Machina

By: Jeff Falk

As customization becomes more prevalent in tubes, so too does the customizability of filling equipment. And just as the relationship between packaging supplier and marketer is critical for success on the shelf, so too is the relationship between equipment manufacturers and fillers.

Mar 05, 2007 | 09:35 AM CST

Hot Times for Tubes

By: Jeff Falk

The beauty industry’s tube packaging demands challenge suppliers and equipment manufacturers to be flexible, creative and to remain a step ahead in order to flourish.

Feb 02, 2007 | 12:01 PM CST

Exports of Packaging Machinery Rise

According to the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI), United States exports of packaging machinery increased 7% from January to November 2006 to total $783 million...

Jan 30, 2007 | 02:54 PM CST

IoPP Announces AmeriStar Winners

The Institute of Packaging Professionals has announced the winners of the 2006 AmeriStar award. Judging was based on package innovation, protection, economics, performance, marketing, and environmental impact...

Jan 29, 2007 | 11:39 AM CST

MOCON Instrumentation Wins Award

MOCON, Inc. was honored with a Tekne Award in the subcategory of Advanced Manufacturing for its instrumentation equipment that detects, measures and analyzes substances within a variety of industrial applications.

Jan 24, 2007 | 02:34 PM CST

What’s Your Score?

By: Karen A. Newman

If you are among the thousands of companies supplying beauty and personal care products to Wal-Mart, organizing for the data collection that will be required as the retail giant moves to create sustainability throughout its organization and supply chain should be high on your list of New Year’s resolutions.

Dec 14, 2006 | 08:46 AM CST

Alberto-Culver Announces New Plant

The Alberto-Culver Company announced plans for a 500,000-square foot manufacturing facility to be built in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Construction on the facility will begin in early 2007, with production slated to begin in early 2008...

Dec 05, 2006 | 10:28 AM CST

Sourcing: Collaborative Success

By: C. Richard Panico

The sourcing process is a critical business strategy that extends beyond procurement. Using proven project management with input from a cross-functional team improves the quality of decisions and accelerates implementation.