Sep 14, 2015
 
Unique 360° Perforation Earns Thermoformer Placon an SPE Thermoforming Award for Gillette’s® Fusion® ProGlide® with Flexball™ Technology Blister Package
 

The packaging design for the new men’s razor features a perforation that skirts the periphery of the PET blister pack for a refreshingly hassle-free way to open a package, no scissors required. An innovative designer, thermoformer and injection molder of plastic packaging for the retail, medical and food markets, Placon is proud to announce its […]

 
 
 
Jul 22, 2015
 
Placon with Packaging Digest to Discuss High Impact Thermoformed Packaging-Zero Waste by Design
 

CEO Dan Mohs and new product development manager Megan Moore of Placon, a leading designer, thermoformer and recycler of plastic packaging products, will discuss the challenges and opportunities of designing sustainable plastic packaging with shelf appeal in an informative webinar titled: High Impact Packaging–Zero Waste by Design. More than ever, packaging companies have become integral […]

 
 
 
Jul 13, 2015
 
Justin’s Dips into the Snacking Category with New Product Innovation: Snack Pack
 

Boulder, CO. (July 13, 2015) – Justin’s, maker of naturally delicious, high-quality nut butters and organic peanut butter cups, today announced the launch of its Snack Pack product line. Packed in 100 percent recycled plastic, this new addition comes in three delicious nut butter and pretzel combinations and delivers the great taste and high-quality ingredients […]

 
 
 
Jun 29, 2015
 
Placon is Proud to Announce its AmeriStar Win for the Gillette® Fusion® ProGlide® with FLEXBALL™ and DuPont Silver for the Venus® Swirl™ with FLEXIBALL™
 

Madison, WI. (June 29, 2015) – An innovative designer, thermoformer and injection molder of plastic packaging for the retail, medical and food markets, Placon is proud to announce its fourth Institute of Packaging Professionals (IOPP) AmeriStar award win in three years. The IOPP competition honors excellence in packaging in a number of diverse areas from […]

 
 
 
Apr 7, 2015
 
Placon Makes New GoCubes Stock Plastic Food Packaging “Hip” to be Square with Customizable Thermoformed Bases, Lids and Inserts
 

MADISON, WI (April 7, 2015) – From its Fresh ‘n Clear™ line, Placon, a leading North American plastic packaging designer and manufacturer, has launched its newest line of stock food packaging containers designed to give maximum versatility and more merchandising options than other stock thermoformed containers on the market. The GoCubes disposable plastic food packaging […]

 
 
 
Apr 7, 2015
 
Placon’s Selectables Customizable Stock Plastic Packaging Separates Foods and Ingredients to Extend Food Freshness and Shelf Life
 

MADISON, WI (April 7, 2015) – Selectables by Placon, a leading North American plastic packaging designer and manufacturer, is the newest line of sustainable food containers that have a custom packaging look with inserts that easily separate wet and dry foods for extended shelf life. Encouraging impulse sales, the containers highlight the most appealing, high-cost […]

 
 
 
Mar 24, 2015
 
Rigid PET Thermoform Recycling Finds a Continued Strong Supporter in Placon
 

MADISON, WI (March 24, 2015) – Discussing some of the difficulties its faced when recycling thermoforms, CEO Dan Mohs of Placon, a North American leader of plastic packaging for the food, retail and medical device markets, stated at this year’s SPI Recycling Tech Summit, that some of the challenges may be overstated. Thermoform recycling has […]

 
 
 
Mar 17, 2015
 
Envisions Food Packaging Puts Emphasis on the Food
 

MADISON, WI (March 17, 2015) – Restaurants to supermarket deli’s will find the attraction in Placon’s newest Envisions plastic food packaging trays and lids. The black and clear FDA approved food containers are made from Placon’s EcoStar® post-consumer recycled (PCR), curbside collected PET bottles and thermoforms which contain a minimum of 30%, up to 100%, […]

 
 
 
Jan 27, 2015
 
Placon Launches New EcoStar Plastics Website
 

MADISON, WI – Placon, a North American leader in the design and manufacture of rigid plastic packaging for the food, retail and medical device markets is pleased to announce the launch of its new, responsive EcoStar plastics website. New to the site is a PET 101 section that provides fun yet educational information geared towards […]

 
 
 
Jan 15, 2015
 
Barger, Placon’s Medical Division, Demonstrates Quality Excellence with ISO 13485 Certification
 

A leading medical and pharmaceutical packaging designer and manufacturer, Barger has proven its ability to meet strict international, as well as customer, quality management system (QMS) requirements with its recent ISO 13485 certification of its Elkhart, IN facility. Awarded by American Systems Registrar (ASR), the certification supplements Barger’s existing ISO 9001:2008 quality system which was […]