History Highlights

Our Packaging Roots

Placon (formed by combining “plastic” and “container”) was incorporated on May 12, 1966 in founder Tom Mohs’ basement.

BlisterBox Sets the Standard

Patented in 1980, the popular BlisterBox® clamshell container becomes the industry standard in clear stock clamshell packaging.

A Leader in Thermoforming

In 2005, Placon made Plastics News’ list of Top 20 Thermoformers in North America.

Award-Winning Design