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From innovation in 3D printing to specialist software and bioplastic packaging, this is the place to stay up to date with what's happening in the ever-evolving cosmetics packaging sector.

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Biome Bioplastics creates biodegradeable plastic with higher 3D print speeds

08-Oct-2014 - Biome Bioplastics has launched Biome3D, a biodegradable plastic made from plant starches for the 3D printing industry  - a move that ups the ante in this fast-evolving area of packaging....

Pack Peek: News from the packaging world

03-Oct-2014 - Summer is over and Autumn is upon us, so we take a look at the announcements and highlights in the cosmetics packaging world, whether it be in masstige or prestige,...

Lindal aerosol technology chosen by Unilever for Axe shaving products

16-Sep-2014 - Packaging firm Lindal has turned its attention to developing aerosol solutions for high viscosity products in order to stay ahead in the global shaving cream market, and has already caught...

UK recycling campaign puts plastic packaging high on the agenda

16-Sep-2014 - The Pledge 4 Plastics national recycling campaign has been launched in the UK aiming to increase the collection of plastic packaging for recycling.

Stora Enso invests €32 million into production of biomass-derived sugars

05-Sep-2014 - Stora Enso is investing €32 million ($43 million) to produce cellulosic biomass-derived sugars at its new plant in the USA, which will have potential cosmetics and personal care uses.

Cracking the Chinese consumer by addressing packaging challenges

03-Sep-2014 - The secret to packaging success in China lies in recognising consistent global challenges and then factoring in the unique dynamics of the Chinese market, according to new research.

HCP mulls industrial presence in Eastern Europe

28-Aug-2014 - Taiwanese beauty packaging player HCP says it is contemplating establishing a production facility in Eastern Europe as part of its expansion aims.

Breakthrough trial for recycling based on fluorescent light of technical polymers

27-Aug-2014 - A group of scientists in Europe have discovered a way to identify plastic for recycling through the automated recognition of polymer constituents.

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Pack Peek: Summer round-up

22-Aug-2014 - We take a look at the announcements and highlights in the cosmetics packaging world, whether it be in masstige or prestige, fragrance, skin care, make-up, the list goes on.

Want to look different? Be transparent!

20-Aug-2014 - Seufert Transparente Verpackungen has launched a way for cosmetics and perfume makers to make their products stand out on the shelves with its new transparent packaging.

Swallowfield develops an aerosol spray dispenser for body butters

05-Aug-2014 - UK-based cosmetic contract manufacturer claims to be the first company to develop an aerosol dispenser that can be used with body butters.


Avon turnaround is ‘taking longer than anticipated’

31-Jul-2014 - Avon Products admits that the company’s turnaround is taking longer than expected due to a difficult financial climate and tough markets, after announcing profits shrank in its second quarter.

MWV posts strong results helped by beauty packaging sales

31-Jul-2014 - Packaging and specialty chemicals provider MWV says that the strongest results came from its home, health and beauty packaging division, helping it post strong overall second quarter results.

Luxe Pack Monaco announces conference programme

31-Jul-2014 - Smart packaging, senses and luxury, responsible purchasing and 3D print are just a few of the topics that have been announced for the Luxe Pack Monaco conference programme this October.

Packaging segment remains the most important Italian capital goods sector

22-Jul-2014 - According to the Italian national trade association, the packaging machinery manufacturers sector confirms its status as the most important Italian capital goods sector, generating 21.8% of total turnover and 23.7% of exports.

Albéa invests in $14 million Suzhou cosmetics packaging plant

03-Jul-2014 - French packaging giant Albéa Group has invested in a new plant in Suzhou as it aims to boost its cosmetic presence in China with integrated decoration and assembly capabilities and...

A roundup of the latest methods in preserving cosmetics packaging

25-Jun-2014 - Flexible plastic packaging is gradually taking the place of traditional glassware in cosmetics. However; in some aspects the performance isn't as flexible. Here’s a look at some of the best...

Neutrogena’s ‘cloudscreen’: marketing ploy or awareness campaign?

17-Jun-2014 - Responding to increasing evidence that consumers are failing to appreciate the dangers of not wearing UV protection on overcast days, Neutrogena has launched ‘cloudscreen’ – a rebranded, repackaged version of...

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Packaging innovation squeezes last drop out of the bottle, while also dispensing more

05-Jun-2014 - A new coating technology developed by Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company LiquiGlide is being heralded as a way to make formulation flow faster and more easily, minimizing waste but encouraging the consumer...

ASG acquires MWV’s Poland-based cosmetics packaging business

04-Jun-2014 - Global consumer packaging provider ASG has acquired MeadWestvaco’s Poland-based beauty and personal care business, specialising in folding cartons for beauty and personal care.

Sephora’s new 3D mirror leads the way in try-before-you-buy beauty

03-Jun-2014 - Sephora has announced the launch of its new 3D Augmented Reality Mirror, which the company claims is the first which can simulate cosmetics on a user's face in real-time and...

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Seams shrinking in aerosol packaging: now ‘invisible’

03-Jun-2014 - Opening up the potential for tinplate aerosol cans to replace those made from aluminium, packaging manufacturer Colep has launched a new ‘invisible’ seam development.

Affordably modern: aerosol cans charming in emerging markets

22-May-2014 - Urbanisation is one of the key factors driving the growth of metal aerosol cans in emerging markets, Euromonitor International has noted recently, with the packaging type seen as an increasingly affordable modern...

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L'Oréal launches ‘make up testing app’ at Cannes festival

21-May-2014 - With its red carpets pushing fashion and cosmetics products under the public gaze alongside the films, the Cannes films festival is a savvy choice for the launch of Paris-based L'Oréal’s...

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