Dec 19, 2022
New Product Launch: Tamper-evident, sustainable, PET Round Deli!

Placon Releases Tamper-Evident Post-Consumer Round Deli Product Line Madison, WI (December 2022) – Placon continues to be a leader in sustainable, thermoformed packaging innovation with their new Crystal Seal® Cravings™ product line made with recycled PET material. With increasing online grocery and curbside food pick-up, food safety is more important than ever. Tamper-evident packaging allows […]

Oct 20, 2022
EPR: End of Life Responsibilities on Producers

What does it mean, and how to respond to it? By Catherine Haub As the global climate crisis becomes more apparent, laws and regulations are being introduced and passed to ensure that companies are practicing sustainability to the best of their ability, especially when it comes to plastics. Some of these regulations include banning single-use […]

Jul 21, 2022
Flexible vs. Rigid Plastic

Why aren’t all Plastics Recyclable and What is Best for the Environment? By Catherine Haub Plastics play a huge role in our everyday lives as they are in many of the objects we use today such as in our phones, our cars, and so much more. Life without plastic wouldn’t be the same as many […]

Jun 21, 2022
Placon Announces NEW Fresh ‘n Clear Tamper Evident Salad Bowl Family

MADISON, WI (June 2022) – Placon adds a new salad bowl family to its post-consumer content, tamper evident line up. The new line is making a statement to set itself apart by offering a tamper-evident feature and supporting sustainability being made using a minimum 25% EcoStar® post-consumer (PCR) PET material. Ten new products are available […]

Mar 1, 2022
Placon Launches Four Products in Foodservice Market

Placon, the leading thermoforming company in sustainable packaging, has launched two food preparation trays, a pie liner, and a bakery clamshell into their PET stock food lineup from the 2021 Wilson, NC acquisition. Placon introduces two food preparation rectangular trays: a half pan and a quarter pan that help with food prep, maximize product protection, […]