May 19, 2021
 
Sustainable Packaging Leader Expands Multi-Layer Material Capabilities
 

Madison, WI (May 2021) – Continuing its commitment to sustainability, Placon now manufactures multi-layer laminated sheet to benefit the food industry. The laminated materials include a sealable barrier sheet that prevents moisture from passing through the container and a sealable high-barrier sheet that has an added EVOH layer to avert oxygen as well. The initial […]

 
 
 
Mar 1, 2021
 
Packaging Leader Obtains SCS Global Certification for 75% Recycled Content
 

As a sustainable packaging leader, Placon has been using post-consumer recycled PET in their PET packaging for more than thirty (30) years. To ensure sustainable packaging quality and transparency, Placon was recently certified by SCS Global Services for their RPET-F75 PET material, Fresh n’ Clear® Bowls & Trays, GoCubes®, CrystalSeal® reFresh® product lines as recycled […]

 
 
 
Feb 1, 2021
 
World’s First #1 Resin Code Recyclable PET Barrier Material
 

Placon continues to be a leader in sustainable, thermoform packaging innovation with their new patent pending recyclable oxygen barrier material called OxyStar™. When creating our custom food packaging, our number one challenge is figuring out how to help the food last longer. Direct oxygen contact with perishable foods has been a problem for food manufacturers […]

 
 
 
Jan 11, 2021
 
Placon celebrating 55 year anniversary in 2021
 

Placon was recently featured in the Madison InBusiness magazine for celebrating their 55 year anniversary. Our employees are key to the company’s success by owning the company’s vision and being active in their local communities.

 
 
 
Jan 10, 2021
 
Placon Steps into 2021 with WorldStar Award
 

Placon has been announced as WorldStar award winner in the medical and pharmaceutical category for the second consecutive year. This year the award-winning packaging design was the Placon Custom Medical Packaging solution. The WorldStar awards are an annual award given by the World Packaging Organization and are the pre-eminent international award in packaging. WorldStar illustrates […]

 
 
 
Dec 7, 2020
 
Placon Kicked Off Construction of Medical Facility Expansion
 

Placon held a groundbreaking ceremony commencing the start of construction at its Elkhart, Indiana facility located at 2901 Oakland Avenue. The new $15 million addition will house manufacturing of custom plastic packaging for the medical device and healthcare industries. Thermoforming, BargerGard® protective products, inline flexographic lid printing, die cutting and lift labels are just a […]