Jan 15, 2024
Placon Wins 2024 WorldStar Award for Tamper-Evident Round Deli Packaging

  MADISON, WI (January 2024) – Placon, an industry leader in innovative, sustainable thermoformed food packaging, was recently announced as a 2024 WorldStar award winner for its Crystal Seal® Cravings™ line of round deli containers. The WorldStar awards are an annual award given by the World Packaging Organization and are the pre-eminent international award in […]

Dec 28, 2023
2023 Plastic Legislation

Review of laws and regulations for plastic in 2023! As another year has passed, there have been plenty of new laws passed regarding plastic bans and plastic recycling. With legislation ranging from advanced recycling to reducing single-use plastic, there was plenty to keep up with regarding plastic in 2023. Here’s a recap of some of […]

Sep 15, 2023
Placon Featured in Plastic Industry Association’s Recycling Is Real Campaign

Placon has announced its participation in the Plastic Industry Association’s (PLASTICS) latest advocacy campaign, Recycling Is Real https://recyclingisreal.com/, dedicated to illustrating and promoting plastic recycling. Recycling Is Real will provide content to help elected officials and policymakers understand that recycling is a vital link of the sustainability and circularity chain, enabling more well-informed decisions about […]

Mar 31, 2023
Placon Awarded Grant to Invest in New Sorting Equipment for Increased PET Recycling

MADISON, WI (April 2023) Placon, a leading designer and manufacturer of custom and stock plastic packaging, has been awarded a grant to catalyze their investment in new front-end sorting equipment. This new equipment will enable Placon to capture around 10% more polyethylene terephthalate (PET) from incoming Material Recovery Facility (MRF) bales, allowing their Madison, WI […]

Dec 19, 2022
New Product Launch: Tamper-evident, sustainable, PET Round Deli!

Placon Releases Tamper-Evident Post-Consumer Round Deli Product Line Madison, WI (December 2022) – Placon continues to be a leader in sustainable, thermoformed packaging innovation with their new Crystal Seal® Cravings™ product line made with recycled PET material. With increasing online grocery and curbside food pick-up, food safety is more important than ever. Tamper-evident packaging allows […]

Oct 20, 2022
EPR: End of Life Responsibilities on Producers

What does it mean, and how to respond to it? By Catherine Haub As the global climate crisis becomes more apparent, laws and regulations are being introduced and passed to ensure that companies are practicing sustainability to the best of their ability, especially when it comes to plastics. Some of these regulations include banning single-use […]