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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.

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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...

3D printing set to take cosmetics packaging to the next level

29-Apr-2014 - First there was the steam engine, then the electric motor and more recently industrial robots. Now another new technology is set to transform many areas of manufacturing– 3D printing.

Beauty industry to save big with Unilever’s plastic packaging reduction

29-Apr-2014 - Unilever has developed a technology to reduce plastic in its personal care packaging by ‘at least’ 15%, in a move which will both further bolster its sustainable profile, and potentially...

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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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