Aug 15, 2016
Placon Acquires Brookdale Plastics

Placon, a leading North American plastic packaging designer and manufacturer for the food, retail and medical markets, is further reinforcing its leading position in the medical and retail markets with the acquisition of Brookdale Plastics. Brookdale is a privately held custom thermoformer based in Plymouth, MN. Founded in 1963, Brookdale’s 74,000 square feet of space […]

Jun 9, 2016
Barger, Placon’s Medical Specialists, Accepts Prestigious AmeriStar Design Award for Intuitive PETG Thermoformed Package

Barger, one of the leading custom medical device packaging designers and thermoformers in North America, has been honored with an Institute of Packaging Professionals (IOPP) AmeriStar award in the medical device category. Judged by industry experts, the IOPP contest is regarded as one of the most prestigious packaging design competitions in North America. “The unique […]

Apr 29, 2016
In Memoriam: Plastic Packaging Industry Pioneer and Placon Founder, Tom Mohs, Dies at 77

MADISON, WI (April 29, 2016) – Placon, a North American designer and manufacturer of thermoformed and injection molded plastic packaging products mourns the loss of Founder and Chairman Tom Mohs, 77, weeks before the company celebrates its 50th anniversary. The company that began in a basement by a pioneering young engineer is today a prosperous, […]