Placon Awarded Grant to Invest in New Sorting Equipment for Increased PET Recycling

April 5, 2023 Placon

Placon, a leading designer and manufacturer of custom and stock plastic packaging, has been awarded a grant to catalyze their investment in new front-end sorting equipment. This new equipment will enable Placon to capture around 10% more polyethylene terephthalate (PET) from incoming Material Recovery Facility (MRF) bales, allowing their Madison, WI PET recycling facility to source more material from its regional MRFs and facilitating the inclusion of PET thermoforms in those MRF bales for reclamation alongside PET bottles.

Placon Releases Tamper-Evident Post-Consumer Recycled Round Deli Product Line

December 19, 2022 Placon

Placon continues to be a leader in sustainable, thermoformed packaging innovation with their new Crystal Seal® Cravings™ product line that is made with recycled PET material.

Placon Announces New Sustainability Blog

July 14, 2022 Placon

On July 5th, 2022, Placon released a new blog called Placonomics™, focusing on topics in sustainable packaging. Placon, a pioneer in post-consumer recycled solutions and leads the way in helping companies create responsible packaging. Placonomics articles will serve to educate and create conversations around the progress to a circular economy in packaging. Blog articles will release weekly with topics surrounding Greenwashing, Recycling, Plastic Regulations, Common Misconceptions, and more.

Placon’s Announces New Fresh ‘N Clear Tamper Evident Salad Bowl Family

June 22, 2022 PLACON

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.

Placon Launches Four Products In Foodservice Markets

March 3, 2022 Placon

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.