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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Placon welcomed H. Fisk Johnson III to Madison today where he was presented with an outstanding achievement sustainability award. The sustainability award recognizes top customers who promote a circular economy. SC Johnson diverted over 119 million plastic water bottles from landfills in 2019 by purchasing their PET packaging from Placon. Placon purchases curbside collected bales […]
On October 27th, 2020 Placon was recognized by the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) as the winning package design in the AmeriStar award Medical Device Packaging category. This is the second consecutive year that Placon has been awarded as the winning packaging design for the AmeriStar Medical Device category. The AmeriStar awards are an annual […]