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Packaging scents for the home spa

Avecia, a Wilmington, DE-based maker of pool chemicals, wanted to add scented aromatherapy products to its line of home spa items.
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To accommodate this new product simply called ‘Being’ Avecia turned to TricorBraun (St. Louis MO) to create a unique bottle that captures a sense of peace and tranquility.

“The package has really served to sell our product to retailers” says Renee Henze of Avecia. “We were looking for a more upscale look and TricorBraun delivered. We’ve had a really positive response.”

Developed from a custom mold the sleek bottles are co-extrusion blow-molded of high-density polyethylene with ‘soft touch’ a polypropylene-based coating. According to the company decorating the 6-oz bottle was challenging. Given the shape and colors desired bottles had to incorporate a combination of screen and pad printing. Packages are topped with an injection-molded PP reverse taper cap. It is hot stamped with a repeated decorative image.

The product which was released in 2001 is currently available in pool and spa retailers nationwide. Being is available in five different varieties.

—ALR

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