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Cosmetics are big winners in packaging competition (sidebar)

Additional NACD award winners: Pet & Vet Products
FILED IN:  Package Component  > Closures

Gold Winning gold in Pet & Vet was O. Berk Co. (Union NJ) for a 1-gal high-density polyethylene bottle used by Hoechst Roussel Veterinary Products Co. of Warren NJ for Safe-Guard Beef & Dairy Cattle Dewormer. The container has two handles. A bottom handle is designed to hook onto the farmer's belt leaving him with one hand free to hold the upper handle while the other hand operates the spray and moves the bottle into the desired position for use. Silver O. Berk also scooped up the silver award in this category for glass bottles containing perfume used on dogs. Called Les Pooch Fragrance the perfumes are marketed by a division of de Pravel Intl. Tuxedo NY. Eau de Parfum for males utilizes a 50-mL Club bottle with a spray pump black overcap and black ceramic decoration. Fragrance for female dogs comes in a 50-mL glass Clock bottle that's frosted for an elegant look and smooth feel. It's topped with a gold overcap on a spray pump. Bronze Winning the bronze award in Pet & Vet was Packaging West (Aurora CO) for a wide-mouth jar used by Qualis Inc. of Des Moines IA for Udder Balm. The 16-oz container is made of HDPE. A paper label pump dispenser and threaded closure complete the package.

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