Friday, February 05, 2016

Diamond Packaging Installs State-of-the-Art Cold Foiling System


Diamond recently invested in the latest cold foiling technology to cost-effectively deliver inline metallic and holographic effects.

The video was produced to demonstrate our new capabilities with the state-of-the-art Compact Foilers CF1000PM cold foil module mounted on a Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105 offset press.

For more information on how we can transform your packaging visit http://www.diamondpackaging.com.

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Monday, December 21, 2015

Diamond Packaging Unveils its 2016 Calendar

Diamond Packaging 2016 Calendar
Diamond Packaging has unveiled its 2016 calendar, the 25th anniversary of a long-standing company tradition.

The grandfather clock design, with its inner mechanisms precisely balanced, was chosen to represent the collaborative and precise nature of Diamond's work.

The calendar design features multi-color UV printing, UV gloss spot coating, cold foiling, multi-level embossing, and intricate die cutting. The decorative foil accents were achieved using state-of-the-art cold foiling technology to cost-effectively deliver inline metallic and holographic effects. more

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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Diamond Wins Six Awards in 72nd Annual Paperboard Packaging Competition

Elizabeth Arden's 5th Avenue NYC Premiere
folding carton won a Gold Award


Diamond Packaging won six awards in the 72nd annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition, the industry’s premier showcase for all that is new and outstanding in paperboard packaging design and technology. Awards were presented last month at the PPC Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference in Indianapolis, IN.

Diamond won a Gold Award for Elizabeth Arden's 5th Avenue NYC Premiere carton. The packaging features metallized polyester board and intricate foil stamping and embossing accents. The brilliant, mirror-like finish of the substrate makes it a perfect choice for conveying the stunning graphics.

The carton was converted utilizing metallized polyester board and offset printed with purple, dense black, and opaque white inks, in-line with DiamondTouch soft touch coating. The overall DiamondTouch soft touch coating provides an appealing tactile quality that promotes consumer interaction. The high gloss foil stamped and embossed accents on the front and rear panels add distinction and reinforce 5th Avenue as a luxury brand. more

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Thursday, October 22, 2015

Diamond Packaging Wins Three Awards in 29th Annual Excellence Awards Competition

Elizabeth Arden's Green Tea Cucumber folding carton
Diamond Packaging won three awards in the 29th annual packagePRINTING Excellence Awards, the industry's only competition recognizing the highest level of printing quality and technical achievement across the full range of packaging segments – tags and labels, flexible packaging, folding cartons, and corrugated cartons. Winners were chosen from hundreds of entries submitted in over 40 different categories. Entries were judged on print quality, functionality, and secondary converting and finishing attributes.

Diamond won First Place in the “Sustainability – Folding Cartons” category for its 2015 corporate calendar, a long-standing company tradition and popular promotional item given to customers and suppliers. The stained leaded glass-themed calendar transforms the old world craftsmanship of a hand-drawn design by infusing it with modern finishing touches.

Diamond won Second Place in the “Sustainability – Folding Cartons” and “Folding Cartons – Offset” categories for Elizabeth Arden’s Green Tea Cucumber carton. more

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Diamond Packaging Wins Award for Taylor Swift Folding Carton

Taylor Swift Incredible Things folding carton
Printing Impressions magazine, producer of the annual Gold Ink Awards, announced that Diamond Packaging won recognition in the 28th annual Gold Ink Awards competition, the industry's most prestigious print competition. Winners were chosen from more than 1,000 entries submitted in 50 different categories. Entries were judged on print quality, technical difficulty, and overall visual effect.

Diamond won a Silver Award in the “Folding Cartons” category for Elizabeth Arden’s Taylor Swift Incredible Things carton.

The carton was converted utilizing Neenah Paper Royal Sundance Brilliant White Felt paperboard and offset printed with seven colors, in-line with UV matte coating. more

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Wednesday, September 09, 2015

First U.S. Installation of Compact Foilers CF1000PM Cold Foil Module Enhances Diamond's Extensive Specialty Finishing Capabilities

L'Oreal's Men Expert Hydra Energetic
folding carton features cold foil stamping
Diamond Packaging is featured in the September/October 2015 issue of Folding Carton Industry magazine.

The article, titled “Diamond Installs First CF1000PM", explores how the first U.S. installation of the new CF1000PM (press mounted) cold foil module from Compact Foilers is enhancing the company’s extensive specialty finishing capabilities.

The module is well aligned with Diamond's focus on higher-end, award-winning folding cartons and sustainable packaging solutions. The company already has extensive converting and specialty finishing capabilities, including specialty UV coatings, embossing, hot foil stamping, and cast and cure. more

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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Diamond Packaging Wins Six Awards in 2015 Annual Premier Print Awards Competition

Taylor Swift Incredible Things folding carton
Diamond Packaging won six awards in the 2015 Premier Print Awards, the world’s most prestigious international print competition.

Printing Industries of America (PIA) hosts the competition, which recognizes the creation and production of superior print communications. Entries are judged on color, registration, degree of difficulty, and the overall look and design that makes it an effective and graphically appealing piece. Of the more than 2,400 entries received, Diamond’s work was chosen as that which exemplifies the highest standards in the printing industry.

Diamond won an Award of Recognition in the “Cartons and Containers” category for Five Star Fragrance Company’s Vicky Tiel Paris 21 Bonaparte gift set carton. The packaging imparts a sense of luxury and reflects the essence of the famed Paris-based American couturier. more

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