Placon Corporation

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Placon Scales Up for Production of PPE Face Shields Due to Coronavirus

MADISON, WI (March 27, 2020) – Placon is scaling up production in two of their manufacturing facilities to help get plastic PPE to healthcare workers during this pandemic. It all began with a call from University of Wisconsin Professor Tim Osswald. He was collaborating and problem-solving with local manufacturers to get a personal protective equipment (PPE) face shield to local healthcare...

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Clear PET Food Containers use recycled post-consumer content.
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Clear PET Food Containers use recycled post-consumer content.

Designed to highlight and market fresh food, Crystal Seal reFresh thermoformed, FDA food-grade, 100% recyclable, plastic containers comes in 8 sizes and shapes that can be used in various configurations. All styles are leak resistant, offer unobstructed view of product, and feature tamper-evident hinge and tight seals. Tabs facilitate opening/closing by consumers, and design maximizes structural...

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Placon Packaging Design Innovation Scores IOPP Ameristar Awards in The Health and Beauty and Medical Device Categories

For over 45 years Placon has been a leading custom designer and manufacturer of thermoformed plastic packaging with an extensive line of stock packaging products as well as environmentally-friendly recycled sheet materials for the retail, food and medical markets. Continuously setting the bar in thermoform packaging and sustainable material solutions, Placon provides innovative, high quality and...

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Anti-Fog Lids give cold deli foods clear shelf visibility.
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Anti-Fog Lids give cold deli foods clear shelf visibility.

Available on entire line of PET cold deli food packaging products, Anti-Fog Lids are specifically engineered to bead moisture build-up, allowing consumers to view container's contents. Recyclable containers are produced with FDA-approved Ecostar® RPET-F extruded sheet made from post-consumer bottles and thermoforms. Containers with anti-fog lids are suitable for salsas, salads, and other...

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Multi-Compartment Bowls are made from 100% recycled plastic.
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Multi-Compartment Bowls are made from 100% recycled plastic.

Containing up to 100%, food-safe, post-consumer recycled materials, crush-resistant Fresh ‘n Clear products include black or clear PET 32 oz bowl with 3 compartments and center cup as well as 48 oz container with 4 compartments and center cup. Dip cup area fits 4 oz portion cups, and bowls offer secure, leak-resistant 360 degree seals with lid and base tabs offset...

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Placon Awarded in 2012 SPE Thermoforming Parts Competition
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Placon Awarded in 2012 SPE Thermoforming Parts Competition

Evolutions(TM), Placon's newest line of deli containers, wins award for innovation in thermoforming design MADISON, WI - Placon, a major designer and manufacturer of custom and stock food, retail and medical device packaging products as well as recycled PETE materials, was recently honored with a Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Thermoforming Division Award in the Roll-Fed Thin-Gauge category...

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EcoStar Plastics Makes Great Strides in Pet Thermoform Recycling and Extrusion
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EcoStar Plastics Makes Great Strides in Pet Thermoform Recycling and Extrusion

With continued legislation surrounding Rigid Plastic Packaging Containers (RPPC), EcoStar continues to gain ground in the production of high quality, recycled PETE thermoform to thermoform flake and sheet FITCHBURG, WI - EcoStar, a Placon® company, is continuing to make headway in the recycling and production of quality RPET (recycled polyethylene terephthalate) thermoform flake and...

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Recyclable Deli Containers feature tamper-evident lids.
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Recyclable Deli Containers feature tamper-evident lids.

Made from 100% EcoStar recycled PETE, Evolutions(TM) Deli Containers are clear and leak resistant, making them suitable for pasta salads, fruit, vegetables, nuts, and candy. To open Evolutions container, tab at corner of lid must be bent upward. Once tab is in open position it remains upright, alerting customers that container's seal has been compromised. Offered in 8-32 oz sizes, containers are...

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Placon Sees Growth In Ecostar(TM) Materials

Since the introduction of EcoStar(TM) packaging and extruded rollstock in 2008, Placon Corporation of Madison, WI has seen considerable growth and interest in its line of RPET eco-friendly packaging materials. Across multiple markets-including food, retail, and medical-many companies are opting for eco-friendly packaging in response to consumer and retailer demands. While virgin PVC packaging...

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Food Packaging Bowls are made from food-grade recycled PET.
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Food Packaging Bowls are made from food-grade recycled PET.

Fresh 'n Clear(TM) bowls are offered in sizes ranging from 8-64 oz, including 32 oz shallow bowl. Providing horizontal storage, products are manufactured with EcoStar(TM) food-grade recycled PET containing minimum of 35% recycled content. Tight-fitting and leak-resistant lid styles include flat lid with embossed design, flat lid that accommodates self-adhesive labels, and dome style lid which...

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Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Placon Scales Up for Production of PPE Face Shields Due to Coronavirus

MADISON, WI (March 27, 2020) – Placon is scaling up production in two of their manufacturing facilities to help get plastic PPE to healthcare workers during this pandemic. It all began with a call from University of Wisconsin Professor Tim Osswald. He was collaborating and problem-solving with local manufacturers to get a personal protective equipment (PPE) face shield to local healthcare...

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Plastics Packaging Industry Pioneer and Placon Founder, Tom Mohs, Dies at 77

Founded in 1966, Placon continues to honor the same modest Midwestern values of its founder Tom Mohs, with an entrepreneurial spirit that lives on and inspires the heart and mind of the engineer in everyone. MADISON, WIÂ- – Placon, a North American designer and manufacturer of thermoformed and injection molded plastic packaging products mourns the loss of Founder and Chairman Tom Mohs, 77,...

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Unique, Tamper-Evident Plastic Clamshell Picks up a Presigious IOPP AmeriStar Packaging Design Award for Rigid Plastics Thermoformer Placon

MADISON, WIÂ- – Earning three Ameristar packaging awards in two years, Placon, an innovative designer and thermoformer of custom and stock packaging for the retail, medical and food markets, is continuing to earn high marks for its creative, economical and safe packaging designs. With a 20% overall reduction in the size of its footprint, the Hypertherm consumables’ packaging, previously...

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Clear PET Food Containers use recycled post-consumer content.
Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Clear PET Food Containers use recycled post-consumer content.

Designed to highlight and market fresh food, Crystal Seal reFresh thermoformed, FDA food-grade, 100% recyclable, plastic containers comes in 8 sizes and shapes that can be used in various configurations. All styles are leak resistant, offer unobstructed view of product, and feature tamper-evident hinge and tight seals. Tabs facilitate opening/closing by consumers, and design maximizes structural...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Leading Rigid Packaging Thermoformer, Placon, Acquires Injection Molder, Plastic Packaging Corporation

Seeking to offer foodservice customers a larger breadth of packaging options to choose from spurs Placon’s latest strategic acquisition. MADISON, WIÂ-  – Placon, one of the leading custom and stock rigid thermoformed packaging designers and manufacturers in North America announced today that it is has completed the acquisition of privately-held, West Springfield, MA rigid plastic...

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Packaging Products & Equipment

Placon Packaging Design Innovation Scores IOPP Ameristar Awards in The Health and Beauty and Medical Device Categories

For over 45 years Placon has been a leading custom designer and manufacturer of thermoformed plastic packaging with an extensive line of stock packaging products as well as environmentally-friendly recycled sheet materials for the retail, food and medical markets. Continuously setting the bar in thermoform packaging and sustainable material solutions, Placon provides innovative, high quality and...

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Placon Supports Wisconsin Business' Environmental Efforts by Joining the Green Tier Program

Created by the Wisconsin legislature in 2004 as one of the country’s most extensive environmental leadership programs, the Green Tier program recognizes Placon’s exceptional environmental performance. MADISON, WI Â- – Placon, a leading North American designer and manufacturer of custom and stock thermoformed packaging, with an extensive line of recycled PET (polyethylene terephthalate)...

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Anti-Fog Lids give cold deli foods clear shelf visibility.
Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Anti-Fog Lids give cold deli foods clear shelf visibility.

Available on entire line of PET cold deli food packaging products, Anti-Fog Lids are specifically engineered to bead moisture build-up, allowing consumers to view container's contents. Recyclable containers are produced with FDA-approved Ecostar® RPET-F extruded sheet made from post-consumer bottles and thermoforms. Containers with anti-fog lids are suitable for salsas, salads, and other...

Read More »
Multi-Compartment Bowls are made from 100% recycled plastic.
Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Multi-Compartment Bowls are made from 100% recycled plastic.

Containing up to 100%, food-safe, post-consumer recycled materials, crush-resistant Fresh ‘n Clear products include black or clear PET 32 oz bowl with 3 compartments and center cup as well as 48 oz container with 4 compartments and center cup. Dip cup area fits 4 oz portion cups, and bowls offer secure, leak-resistant 360 degree seals with lid and base tabs offset...

Read More »
Placon Awarded in 2012 SPE Thermoforming Parts Competition
Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Placon Awarded in 2012 SPE Thermoforming Parts Competition

Evolutions(TM), Placon's newest line of deli containers, wins award for innovation in thermoforming design MADISON, WI - Placon, a major designer and manufacturer of custom and stock food, retail and medical device packaging products as well as recycled PETE materials, was recently honored with a Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Thermoforming Division Award in the Roll-Fed Thin-Gauge category...

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