Placon Finds Unique Ways to Give Back

Placon Finds Unique Ways to Give Back

Placon, a leading North American plastic packaging designer and manufacturer, is a family business built on a set of core values. “Putting people first” and “doing the right thing” are at the foundation of these values – especially when it comes to helping those in need in the local community. Placon employees recently participated in […]

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Placon to Exhibit at Pack Expo 2017

Placon, a leading North American plastic packaging designer and manufacturer, will exhibit at the upcoming Pack Expo tradeshow in Las Vegas. The show, set for September 25-27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, is the premier expo for packaging companies and professionals. Over 30,000 attendees, including 5,000 international visitors from more than 125 countries will […]

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Placon Design Center Allows Customers to Get Products to Market Quicker

Placon’s first Design Center of Excellence located in Madison, WI, is now open. Several customers have already taken advantage of the opportunity to visit the space and collaborate. “The space is impressive and my customer was very happy with the outcome of the meeting. We were able to discuss all requirements of the project efficiently,” […]

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Barger Wins Gold SPE Award

Barger took home the Gold Award at the annual parts competition during the Society of Plastics Engineers’ Thermoforming Conference September 26-28 in Schaumburg, IL.  Barger won for its innovative package design for hip replacement orthopedic implants. The thin-gauge, thermoformed polyurethane (TPU) package provides protection for the implants and shock absorption to the glycol-modified PET blister […]

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Placon Acquires Brookdale Plastics

Placon, a leading North American plastic packaging designer and manufacturer for the food, retail and medical markets, is further reinforcing its leading position in the medical and retail markets with the acquisition of Brookdale Plastics. Brookdale is a privately held custom thermoformer based in Plymouth, MN.  Founded in 1963, Brookdale’s 74,000 square feet of space […]

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