Dec 2, 2021
Placon Celebrates Opening of Elkhart, Indiana Medical Facility

Elkhart, IN (December 1, 2021) Placon held a grand opening celebration launching production at the newly expanded Elkhart, Indiana facility located at 2901 Oakland Avenue. The $15 million addition houses 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 […]

Oct 14, 2021
Placon Acquires Packaging Facility

Placon Acquires North Carolina Packaging Operation Madison, Wisconsin, October 2021 – Placon, a leading North American thermoformer in sustainable plastic packaging, is expanding its production capacity and employee base with the acquisition of a former Sonoco packaging operation in Wilson, North Carolina. Placon has reached an agreement to purchase substantially all operating equipment and hire […]

May 19, 2021
Sustainable Packaging Leader Expands Multi-Layer Material Capabilities

Madison, WI (May 2021) – Continuing its commitment to sustainability, Placon now manufactures multi-layer laminated sheet to benefit the food industry. The laminated materials include a sealable barrier sheet that prevents moisture from passing through the container and a sealable high-barrier sheet that has an added EVOH layer to avert oxygen as well. The initial […]

Mar 1, 2021
Packaging Leader Obtains SCS Global Certification for 75% Recycled Content

As a sustainable packaging leader, Placon has been using post-consumer recycled PET in their PET packaging for more than thirty (30) years. To ensure sustainable packaging quality and transparency, Placon was recently certified by SCS Global Services for their RPET-F75 PET material, Fresh n’ Clear® Bowls & Trays, GoCubes®, CrystalSeal® reFresh® product lines as recycled […]

Feb 1, 2021
World’s First #1 Resin Code Recyclable PET Barrier Material

Placon continues to be a leader in sustainable, thermoform packaging innovation with their new proprietary recyclable oxygen barrier material called OxyStar™. When creating our custom food packaging, our number one challenge is figuring out how to help the food last longer. Direct oxygen contact with perishable foods has been a problem for food manufacturers since […]