In Memorial – 1997 NJPEC President Fred Rimmele

Frederick C. Rimmele, Jr. Frederick C. Rimmele, Jr., 79, of Brielle passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2022, at Weill Cornell in New York, with his wife and daughter by his side. He was born in Newark and raised in Newark, Montclair and Manasquan. Fred was a graduate of St. Benedict’s Preparatory School and Boston…

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Where are They Now – Daniela Cruz

NJPEC Scholarship Winner Daniela Cruz, Interviewed by NJPEC President Jesse Fischbein JF: Hi Daniela, thanks for taking the time to speak with me on behalf of NJPEC.  Tell us about yourself—your name, education and major, and current job (company and title). DC: My name is Daniela Cruz. I graduated from Rutgers University, class of 2021,…

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In Memorial – 2007 NJPEC Past President Gloria Schlesinger

Former NJPEC President (2007) Gloria Schlesinger recently passed away at the age of 74. Gloria resided in New Jersey and was a Personal Care and Cosmetic Packaging Consultant for many years before her retirement in 2011. Gloria began her career in the Packaging industry at Braun, where she worked 16 years. Afterwards she spent nearly…

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In Memorial – NJPEC Hall of Fame Inductee: Augustus ‘Gus’ Lushington Davis III

Augustus Lushington Davis, III, ‘Gus,’ passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022, at his home in The Regency Monroe Twp.  He was 71 years old.  Gus was born in Philadelphia, PA, graduated from Moorestown High School in 1968 and furthered his education at Guilford College in Greensboro, NC.  Gus worked in beauty packaging and supply chain for…

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In Memorial – 2021

The NJPEC community morns in the loss of 4 of our long-time members: Tom F. Leahey Jr., Linda Buck, Don Kane and Matt Greco. We’d like to take this moment to honor them. Tom F. Leahey Jr. – Written by immediate family members Cosmetic Packaging Executive, Fisherman and Grandfather Extraordinaire Thomas F. Leahey Jr., age…

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Recap: MakeUp New York 2021

By Chrstin Cupo MakeUp New York          September 22-23, Javits Center, New York City After many, many months of postponements and cancellations, trade shows are back in NY.  To any that attended the MakeUp in New York show last week, it felt familiar yet very different than 2019 and pre-Covid.  The show itself was moved to…

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