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Colep launches organic aerosol cream

16-Apr-2014 - Consumer goods packaging player Colep has launched a new organic certified aerosol cream, in a packaging whose mixing technology allows it to use CO2 to produce a foaming quality to...

L’Oréal invests in specialist packaging software

02-Apr-2014 - L’Oréal has invested in technology provider Siemens' latest software in an effort to enhance its global packaging operations and inspire product innovation.

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Solev launches ‘Fabergé’ packaging

28-Mar-2014 - Packaging players Solev and Pochet du Courval have teamed up to develop the packaging for the luxury ‘Art of Love’ collection by K by Kilian.

Luxe Pack New York to expand, with new features

19-Mar-2014 - Luxe Pack New York continues to develop into one of the most important events for the North American beauty packaging industry, with a bigger than ever event planned for this...

Scientists develop fully degradable bioplastic from shrimp shells

19-Mar-2014 - Researchers at Harvard's Wyss Institute have developed a method to carry out large-scale manufacturing of objects using a fully degradable bioplastic isolated from shrimp shells. 

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Sustainable packaging leadership event planned for 2015

12-Mar-2014 - As industry focus on sustainability continues to mount, Smithers Pira and GreenBlue’s Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) have announced their intention for a new packaging event aimed at industry leaders.

L’Oréal adopts new technology aimed at enhancing packaging quality and accuracy

05-Mar-2014 - L’Oréal has forged a deal with Siemens that will see it invest in new software aimed at enhancing both product innovation and the quality for its global packaging operations....

Pujolasos launches wooden standard make-up range

05-Mar-2014 - Spanish company Pujolasos, which develops and produces wooden packaging for the cosmetic and fragrance sectors, has launched a standard range of wooden make-up packaging.

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Avon opts for Fusion Packaging for anti-ageing serum

19-Feb-2014 - Beauty giant Avon has announced it will use Fusion Packaging’s ‘Axis’ package for its newly developed anti-ageing serum.

Expert reveals customisation opps brands may be missing in ecommerce

18-Feb-2014 - Analysts predict e-commerce purchasing to dominate 70% of all goods bought by 2020. With the rise of this platform comes the opportunity for packaging customisation, but the industry has yet to tap into...

Packaging innovators respond to approaching digital printing boom

14-Feb-2014 - As industry interest in the digital printing process increases, specialists are stepping up their game. In fact; Germany based Hinterkopf claims it has developed the first 360 degree digital printing that will allow...

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Aptar launches dual-action aerosol actuator

13-Feb-2014 - Aptar’s ‘Home+Beauty’ division has announced the development of a dual action spray device for cosmetics packaging, in a development they claim will increase consumer comfort.

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Pierre Hemar steps aside as new CEO is nominated at Ileos

11-Feb-2014 - International packaging group Ileos has announced that Jean Rollier will succeed Pierre Hermar as its CEO.

Crowdsourcing key to tomorrow’s beauty innovation, says expert

07-Feb-2014 - A new generation of consumers who are “informed, educated, connected and engaged” are driving innovation in beauty, according to industry expert Michel Barrocas.

Lynx gets new brand identity as Unilever continues revamp

06-Feb-2014 - In part two of its brand redesign, Unilever announces the new identity for its Lynx/ Axe grooming range having worked closely with design consultancy, Elmwood.

New Metsä Board cartonboard targets luxury packaging segment

05-Feb-2014 - Finland-based Metsä Board has launched a new cartonboard called Carta Allura that has been designed for luxury beauty and personal care packaging.

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PCD opens its doors today

05-Feb-2014 - The first day of this year’s Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design trade show has dawned in Paris, with over 200 exhibitors in attendance.

Unilever announces next generation Axe deodorant design

05-Feb-2014 - Unilever’s leading deodorant brand Axe has had its body spray packs go through a makeover as it looks to breathe new life into the range and stand out on the...

No longer a luxury: package personalisation hits aerosols

04-Feb-2014 - A new aerosol packaging by developer Sleever has been announced, in a move which confirms that fast-moving consumer goods are moving into late differentiation in packaging.

Quadpack launches double roll-on fragrance dispenser

04-Feb-2014 - Packaging provider Quadpack has launched a new fragrance roll-on that gives on-the-go fragrance fans the opportunity to choose different fragrances that fit different occasion in the day.

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Last call for Beiersdorf Innovation Pitch entries

30-Jan-2014 - Personal care giant Beiersdorf is urging any remaining candidates for their Innovation Pitch to get applications in before tomorrow’s deadline.

Oil based cosmetics driving high viscosity packaging innovation

29-Jan-2014 - The popularity of oil based cosmetics like Moroccan or Argan serums is creating demand for packaging that will be able to hold and dispense the thick formulations in a more efficient and sustainable way....

L’Oréal’s Redken brand gets a redesign to reflect new focus on customisation

24-Jan-2014 - The L’Oréal Redken professional hair care brand has been given a face-lift, which includes a complete redesign of its packaging that incorporates interlocking jars for the many different hair styling...

Pack Peek: New year, new packaging

15-Jan-2014 - So, here's the New year, well and truly under way. And, Cosmetics Design has taken at look at some of the new packaging in the cosmetics industry.

BAMA educates retailers on staying abreast of new aerosol regulations

14-Jan-2014 - A group of British retailers have had the latest EU directives on Aerosols, used for hairsprays and shaving foams, explained to them as they look to stay abreast of the...