Placon Debuts Medical Division’s New Brand Identity at Pack Expo 2012

Placon, a leading US thermoformer of custom and stock retail and food, medical packaging products as well as recycled PET materials, unveiled its new corporate rebranding effort for its medical division at Pack Expo 2012. Effective immediately, all Placon medical will be marketed under the Barger™ (formerly referred to as Barger Packaging, Inc.) name.

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Placon Makes Convenience Profitable for Delis with New Fresh ‘n Clear Multi-Compartment Bowls

MADISON, WI (October 23, 2012) – With time being a precious commodity in most households today, the convenience of purchasing pre-cut fruits and veggies is a given. Placon, a top 20 US thermoformer of custom and stock food, retail and medical device packaging as well as recycled PET materials is continuing to meet consumers’ demands […]

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Placon Awarded in 2012 SPE Thermoforming Parts Competition

MADISON, WI (October 5, 2012) – Placon, a major designer and manufacturer of custom and stock food, retail and medical device packaging products as well as recycled PETE materials, was recently honored with a Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Thermoforming Division Award in the Roll-Fed Thin-Gauge category for its Evolutions Deli containers. The award was presented […]

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Placon to Unveil Innovative Tooling Design Project at Pack Expo 2012

MADISON, WI (September 28, 2012) – Placon, a top 20 US thermoformer of thin-gauge rigid plastic packaging according to Plastics News, will be showcasing and discussing one of its most innovative packaging projects to date at this year’s Pack Expo event. The package, created for a Fortune 100 client, represents some of the most unique […]

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EcoStar® Plastics Makes Great Strides In PET Thermoform Recycling And Extrusion

MADISON, WI (August 23, 2012) – EcoStar, a Placon® company, is continuing to make headway in the recycling and production of quality RPET (recycled polyethylene terephthalate) thermoform flake and extruded PET sheet. The 70,000 sq ft EcoStar facility is dedicated to recycling PETE by reclaiming both plastic bottles and thermoforms and turning them into premium […]

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Recycled Deli Containers Tout Tamper Tab

Plastics News recently featured Placon’s Evolutions™ line of deli containers. Click to read “Recycled deli containers tout tamper tab” as seen in Plastics News.

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Placon Introduces New Line of Tamper Evident Deli Containers Made with 100% Recycled PETE

MADISON, WI (May 18, 2012) – With the growing demand for deli containers manufactured with recycled content, Placon Corporation of Madison, WI now offers Evolutions™, a new line of environmentally responsible deli containers that feature tamper-evident lids with tight-fitting, high performance seals assuring maximum product freshness. The Evolutions deli line features easy open/easy close recyclable […]

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