The Ted Klein Tube of the Year in the 2002 Tubes of the Year Competition sponsored by The Tube Council is a 7-oz tube containing Rapture Golden Pearl Shower Cream. The product is marketed by Victoria’s Secret, a division of Intimate Brands, Inc., Columbus, OH.
Aluminum containers continue to boost the energy drink category. Elements Beverage division of the Snapple Beverage Group, White Plains, NY, is using marketing alchemy to switch bottles of its Elements energy drinks from glass to aluminum.
In the spring, Bumble and bumble (Bb) from Estee Lauder, New York, NY, switched from pump to aerosol dispensing for its new hair styling and hair spray product. According to Bb’s director of purchasing Christin Cupo, this is the first of its products to feature an aerosol spray dispensing system.
The Frain Group (Addison, IL): David Eggleston, COO.LPK (Cincinnati, OH): Jerry Kathman, president, CEO.Terco (Bloomingdale, IL): Dennis Ahrens, president, replacing David Cull who has resigned.Alvey Systems, Inc.
Ecoly Intl. was in a sticky situation. The company needed to downsize its 10-oz Oak Tree Finishing Aerated Hairspray into a 1.7-oz version for use in a travel kit, without losing rich package graphics and extensive copy.
ISO 9002 certification: Packaging Concepts + Design (Madison Heights, MI); Huntsman Packaging (Salt Lake City, UT) for its Dalton, GA, facility; CCL Container (Rosemont, IL) for its Hermitage, PA, aerosol facility (formerly Advanced Monobloc).
ISO 9002 certification: ITW Angleboard (Glenview, IL) for its Hartsville, SC, facility; CCL Container, Aerosol Div. (Penetang, Ontario, Canada); Stone Industrial (College Park, MD); Jefferson Smurfit Corp.