Diamond Wins P&G “External Business Partner of the Year” Award, PPC 2013 Folding Carton of the Year Award, and more.
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Diamond Wins P&G External Business Partner of the Year Award

Diamond Wins P&G External Business Partner of the Year AwardDiamond Packaging was selected as an “External Business Partner of the Year” and ranked as the top folding carton supplier in the world by Procter & Gamble during P&G's annual External Business Partner Recognition Dinner on October 23, 2013.

Diamond was one of only 15 suppliers, out of more than 82,000, to receive P&G's highest honor.

Diamond also received an Excellence Award for the fifth time in the last six years. >> more

Diamond Wins PPC 2013 Folding Carton of the Year Award

Diamond Wins PPC 2013 Folding Carton of the Year AwardDiamond Packaging won five awards, including Folding Carton of the Year, in the 70th Annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition.

Diamond won the Folding Carton of the Year Award for Elizabeth Arden’s Limited Edition Sunflowers packaging. The carton was converted utilizing Neenah Paper Royal Sundance® Ultra White Felt textured paperboard and offset printed with three PMS colors and dense black inks, in-line with UV matte and UV gloss spot coating.

The graphics were enhanced with embossed sunflower petals on the front and rear panels, and debossed text on the side panels, contributing to a unique visual and tactile presentation that stands out in the crowded retail environment. >> more

Diamond's 2014 Calendars Are Here!

Diamond's annual calendar is a long-standing tradition. Our new 2014 apple-themed calendar delivers a simple, yet striking design that features inline green technologies (e.g., soft touch, specialty effects coatings), UV gloss spot coating, foil stamping, multi-level embossing, and intricate die cutting.

With its innovative structural design, the calendar can be hung with one lower panel, or unfolded to reveal apple blossoms on the middle panels.

Contact us to request an apple calendar, delivered in its own recyclable 'crate'. Hurry, supplies are limited!

Technical Corner

Packaging Design Considerations
by Bethany A. Marconi, Design Engineer

Packaging is a complex and important part in the sale of thousands of products every day. The role packaging plays in our lives begins long before it lands on the shelf of your favorite supermarket or department store but carries throughout the sale of the product. An important element of any package is its structure. Structural design performs many functions including containment, protection, and shelf appeal, that all contribute to the success of a product.


One factor that begins to shape the structural design of a package is the product itself. The size, shape, weight, and quantity of product all help determine the basic structure and board weight that will be used for the package.. >> more

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