Dec 7, 2020
 
Placon Kicked Off Construction of Medical Facility Expansion
 

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 few of the operations that are performed at the location. The Elkhart facility is ISO 13485 certified and contains Class […]

 
 
 
Nov 4, 2020
 
Placon Recognizes SC Johnson with Sustainability Award
 

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 of PET bottles and thermoforms used in manufacturing their post-consumer recycled (PCR) sheet. PCR stands for post-consumer recycled resin and […]

 
 
 
Oct 30, 2020
 
Placon Goes Back-To-Back with 2020 Medical Packaging AmeriStar Award
 

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 award given to the best packaging design across more than 15 different packaging and design categories. The winning package design […]

 
 
 
Oct 2, 2020
 
Placon Continues to Focus on Sustainability with Solar Energy Partnership
 

As an industry leader in sustainability, Placon continues to raise the bar and implement sustainable solutions throughout their facilities and products. Placon has collaborated with MG&E to purchase locally generated, carbon free solar energy from the O’Brien Solar Fields. This program is made possible through a renewable energy rider program with MG&E that will kick-off in early 2021 upon solar field construction being completed. The O’Brien Solar Fields will consist of 20 megawatts (MW) of […]

 
 
 
Jul 28, 2020
 
New Placon Products Add Versatility to Food Packaging Product Line
 

We are excited to announce two new product additions to our stock food packaging product portfolio. Our Fresh ‘N Clear™ GoCubes™ 14-ounce insert tray was designed to fit directly into our GoCubes CC1 base options that provide our customers a solution to add a sandwich within the insert tray and have a salad or chips packaged within the main base. This would allow an end-user the option to purchase an essential sandwich with salad or […]