Jun 6, 2024
2023 Sustainability Report

Madison, WI (June 6, 2024) – Placon released their 2023 Corporate Sustainability Report today, highlighting the company’s efforts last year to eliminate waste and pollution, and increase the circularity of their products and material. In addition, the report features Placon’s future sustainability goals, and highlights last year’s awards for sustainable design from Ameristar and Worldstar. […]

May 15, 2024
Placon Introduces Delectables™ Tamper-Evident Square Dry Snack Product Line

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Madison, WI (May 13, 2024) – Placon, an industry leader in innovative, sustainable thermoformed food packaging, today announced the launch of its new Crystal Seal® Delectables™ line of tamper-evident square dry snack containers. The Delectables™ product line was designed to address consumer demand for safer and more sustainable food packaging options, all […]

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 […]