Placon Supports Wisconsin Business’ Environmental Efforts by Joining the Green Tier Program

Created by the Wisconsin legislature in 2004 as one of the country’s most extensive environmental leadership programs, the Green Tier program recognizes Placon’s exceptional environmental performance.

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Placon Packaging Design Innovation Scores IOPP AmeriStar Awards in the Health and Beauty and Medical Device Categories

MADISON, WI (June 19, 2013) – Placon, a leading North American designer and thermoformer of custom plastic packaging for the retail, medical and food markets, with an extensive line of stock products and environmentally-friendly extruded PET sheet, was honored to receive two Institute of Packaging Professionals (IOPP) AmeriStar awards for its Gillette Venus & Olay and Wright Medical submissions. […]

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Placon’s Easy-Open Blister Lands Coveted DuPont Award for Gillette Venus & Olay Packaging Design

MADISON, WI (May 17, 2013) – Placon, a leading North American designer and thermoformer of custom packaging for the retail, medical and food markets, with an extensive line of stock products and environmentally-friendly extruded PET sheet, has received a DuPont Gold Award for its innovative Gillette Venus & Olay package. “The DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation is an […]

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New Design for Placon’s Rotisserie Chicken Container Reduces Reliance on Petroleum-Based Resins

MADISON, WI (March 14, 2013) – Placon, a leader in the design and manufacture of custom and stock thermoformed food packaging products and recycled PET materials has redesigned its market-leading HomeFresh® Rotisserie Chicken Container to reduce its overall usage of petroleum-based resins. An industry staple, Placon’s patented 2-piece container has led the rotisserie chicken packaging market with its attractive […]

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Placon’s New Line of Plastic Disposable Catering Trays and Bowls Let Caterers Deliver, Present and Recycle with Ease

MADISON, WI (May 14, 2013) – Manufactured with EcoStar® food-safe recycled PET, Placon, a leading North American designer and thermoformer of custom and stock food packaging, is proud to introduce its new Fresh ‘n Clear™ plastic catering tray and bowl line at the 2013 National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show in Chicago. The sleek black, crush and crack […]

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Placon Tamper-Evident, Recyclable Containers Put Consumer Food Packaging Safety Top of Mind

MADISON, WI (April 16, 2013) – Especially designed to incorporate safety and sustainability in one package, Placon’s new Crystal Seal® Tamper-Evident plastic thermoformed food containers are 100% recyclable with a patent-pending feature that helps minimize the potential of food tampering. The Tamper-Evident containers by Placon, a leading North American designer and thermoformer of custom and stock packaging, […]

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Barger Talks Universal Packaging for Medical Components in PMP News Magazine

ELKHART, IN (March 26, 2013) – With large potential cost savings seen in terms of capital investment, warehousing space and internal resources, Barger, a turnkey designer and manufacturer of complete medical device and component packaging systems, has turned single thermoformed clamshells into universal packaging housing hundreds of SKUs for a number of customers. In this month’s Pharmaceutical […]

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EcoStar PET Recycling and Sheet Extrusion Facility Featured in March’s Plastics Technology Magazine

MADISON, WI (March 21, 2013) – Pushing beyond industry standards in packaging design and sustainability is nothing new for Placon, a leader in the design and manufacture of custom and stock thermoformed products as well as recycled PET extruded sheet. In this month’s Plastics Technology feature article “Sheet Operation Closes Loop on PET Recycling”, the magazine focuses on […]

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New Anti-Fog Lids for Recycled PET Containers Gives Cold Deli Foods Clear Shelf Impact

MADISON, WI (February 15, 2013) – Continuing to expand and enhance its food packaging lines, Placon, a top US thermoformer of custom and stock food containers, retail and medical device packaging as well as recycled PET materials, announced that it is currently rolling out its new anti-fog lid technology on its entire line of PET cold deli […]

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