Packaging Spotlight


  • FLEXcon, Topflight Partner For Celebrity Makeup Label

    FLEXcon, Topflight Partner For Celebrity Makeup Label

    FLEXcon, a supplier of adhesive coating and laminating, is collaborating with Topflight Corporation to manufacture a specialty film label for a celebrity makeup line. The companies worked together to develop a specialty film decal to add glamour to a…
    10.06.17

  • WonderGrill Box Removes the Mess

    WonderGrill Box Removes the Mess

    DS Smith has invented a new type of packaging for Carbones Fergon, Spain’s largest producer of vegetable coal and a supplier of fire lighting and combustion products. Based in Huelva, Spain, Carbones Fergon supplies fire lighting and combust…
    09.11.17

  • Dual bottle gift pack makes its mark

    Dual bottle gift pack makes its mark

    Supremia, a provider of creative solutions and integrated process management for promotional product development, has developed a distinctive two-bottle gift pack featuring Maker’s Mark and Maker’s 46 Bourbon Whisky. Created for a variety…
    07.14.17

  • Green Man Brewery’s packaging transformation

    Green Man Brewery’s packaging transformation

    Asheville, NC, USA has become a mecca for craft beer, with 20 breweries now located in the city limits and many more in the mountain towns beyond. The mountaintop city even warrants its own “Ale Trail.” Green Man Brewery was the second br…
    05.30.17

  • Students meet packaging design challenge

    Students meet packaging design challenge

    The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) has announced the winners of the FPA 2017 Student Flexible Design Challenge. This year’s first place winners were a team of students from the University of Wisconsin – Stout. Two schools tied for s…
    04.07.17

  • Innovative pouches and sleeves

    Innovative pouches and sleeves

    Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Grootegast has developed a stand-up pouch for a new premium snack brand, while Clondalkin Kirchberg created a special glitter sleeve for its Winter Edition of Emmi`s on-the-go iced coffee Caffé Latte. According…
    03.13.17

  • ‘Stubby’ new look for Chicago’s Ale Syndicate Brewers

    ‘Stubby’ new look for Chicago’s Ale Syndicate Brewers

    In the challenging and competitive craft beer marketplace, Ale Syndicate Brewers knew it needed a creative and fresh look to stand out on the crowded shelf. The brewery, which provides beers that are “distinctly Chicago,” wanted a product…
    01.20.17

  • Pearlescent labels a hit for Ayres

    Pearlescent labels a hit for Ayres

    Drawing on the culture of Buenos Aires, Argentina, the Ayres beauty line is the essence of passion: A line of four body-care collections and one home range is as full of the sights, sounds and scents of Argentina as the Pampas themselves. Ayres has d…
    11.14.16

  • Berlin Packaging gives Forto coffee a shot

    Berlin Packaging gives Forto coffee a shot

    Forto, a coffee company built on wholesome energy, enlisted the help of Berlin Packaging in designing a catchy look for its new coffee shot energy product. The energy drink provides two regular coffee cups’ worth of caffeine in less than two ou…
    09.07.16

  • Flexible Packaging
    Mondi has it in the bag

    Mondi has it in the bag

    Mondi has released two new bags designed to improve consumer goods packaging. According to the international packaging and paper group, a new highly stable, reclosable bag called the Flat Bottom Bag and the Square Bag are now available. The Flat B…
    06.03.15

  • Beverage Labels | Spirits Labels | Substrates

    Labeling Three Olives

    Flavored liquors have been instrumental to distilleries and importers. According to Euromonitor International, these products constituted 26% of all volume sales in the US from 2007 to 2012. When Three Olives cherry and grape vodkas developed a fo…
    04.16.15

  • White is right: Using psychology to differentiate a package

    White is right: Using psychology to differentiate a package

    Color can be a differentiator on the retail shelf, but the absence of color can sometimes be a better choice. A white bottle can serve as a neutral backdrop for color-coded labels and closures, eliminating visual competition from the container itself…
    Scott Jost 03.09.15

  • Glass meets label

    Unlike wet-glue labels, self-adhesive products give global glass packaging manufacturer O-I Peldar the ability to utilize a wider range of materials and finishes, thus providing designers with the limitless possibilities and freedom they need to p…
    01.26.15

  • Prize winning product and packaging

    Rhyton Cretan Thyme Honey is a winner on two different fronts: as a first-quality specialty gastronomic product, and as an outstanding example of how to label and pack such a product. Brought to market by Rhyton – a Greek cooperative supporting…
    11.17.14

  • Elegant paper cups

    Elegant paper cups

    Printed in one color but with an embossed pattern and message, the elegant Invercote cup has a far lower environmental impact than plastic cups. How elegant can a beverage cup made of a paper material be? Paper cups can range from being simple, w…
    10.10.14

  • Innovative Ink

    Innovative Ink

    G3’s G Ink provides a color-shifting effect. Responding to research indicating a consumer is more likely to purchase a bottle once they pick it up from a shelf, G3 Enterprises is now offering G Ink, which the company says is revolutionizing…
    09.09.14

  • Shaking up portable packaging

    Shaking up portable packaging

    Perimeter Brand Packaging has announced the launch of BlenderPak, an on-the-go product for consumers who use powder drink mix products. Based on extensive consumer research, BlenderPak is designed to increase new usage occasions and invite more users…
    07.21.14

  • Bag in a Bottle

    Bag in a Bottle

    Toleriane Ultra is a skincare product from La Roche-Posay, which provides intense soothing care to hypersensitive and allergic skin. Its packaging combines an innovative bag-in-bottle system with a special airless pump to protect this lotion, wh…
    06.02.14

  • Active Label Technology

    Active Label Technology

    AquaSense, the latest label product from Essentra Packaging, is designed to help maintain and control the moisture content of make-your-own tobacco packs, ensuring the contents stay fresh and do not dry out – giving consumers more control than…
    04.15.14

  • Soup’s On

    Soup’s On

    British celebrity chef Ainsley Harriott’s brand owner Symington’s has expanded its range of products with what is touted as the market’s first-ever soup product to be stored at ambient temperature and packaged in a tub design. The p…
    03.13.14