May 11, 2020
Placon Shines Bright Winning Two WorldStar Special Awards

Placon has been announced as the winner of two (2) Bronze WorldStar Special Awards, in the Packaging that Saves Food and Marketing categories. The WorldStar awards are an annual award given by the World Packaging Organization and are the pre-eminent international award in packaging. WorldStar illustrates the continuous advancement of packaging design and technology to […]

May 11, 2020
Placon Introduces Face Shield Alliance

Placon has scaled up production rapidly in multiple internal and external manufacturing facilities to help get plastic face shield PPE to healthcare workers during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Placon has been producing the plastic face shield subcomponent since March 19, 2020. It started with demand from a local hospital and grew exponentially from there. Placon […]

Mar 31, 2020
Placon Supports Dane County United Way COVID-19 Fund with $10,000 Donation

Placon is donating $10,000 to the Dane County COVID-19 Emergency and Recovery Fund as it tries to lend a helping hand to those in need during this pandemic outbreak. Since 1966, Placon has been a family owned company right here in Madison, WI. By collaborating with the United Way of Dane County, we want to […]

Mar 27, 2020
Placon Scales Up for Production of PPE Face Shields Due to Coronavirus

Placon is scaling up production in two of their manufacturing facilities to help get plastic PPE to healthcare workers during this pandemic. It all began with a call from University of Wisconsin Professor Tim Osswald. He was collaborating and problem-solving with local manufacturers to get a personal protective equipment (PPE) face shield to local healthcare […]

Feb 3, 2020
Placon Teams Up with Milwaukee Brewers and SC Johnson to Recycle Cups

What do you say when Fisk Johnson asks if you want to be on the team with SC Johnson and the Milwaukee Brewers to help reduce plastic waste? Yes, put me in coach. “We had an opportunity to help another local, privately held company with an important, sustainability project that needed to move quickly. When […]

Jan 31, 2020
Placon’s Crystal Seal® reFresh® Parfait Line Creates Endless Possibilities

Placon continues to raise the bar in food packaging by introducing their new Crystal Seal® reFresh® Parfait Line. The new parfait line is making a statement to setup itself apart by offering a tamper-evident feature and supporting sustainability by being made using 75% or more of Placon’s EcoStar® post-consumer PET material and is 100% recyclable. […]