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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.

Bookmark this page to keep up to speed on industry suppliers and manufacturers alike, as they all strive to become greener in their innovation and developments.

Floreon reveals plans for bioplastic market

22-Apr-2015 - The developer of a compound added to polylactic acid (PLA) has said it is in ‘advanced discussions’ around the technology.

Oriflame’s latest personal care packaging design

08-Apr-2015 - The design firm ButterflyCannon created fresh branding and containers for a hair care product line from the direct sales company.

Cosmopack Awards: And the winners are…

27-Mar-2015 - No Cosmopack event would be complete without some awards, and the 2015 show was no different, with 9 different companies picking up awards for packaging innovation.

Special Newsletter - Men's Grooming

Time for men’s grooming to stand out by going novel

25-Mar-2015 - The importance of packaging in creating identity for men’s grooming means there is set standards for brands to conform to; but opportunities lie in standing out from the traditional offerings...

Consortium extends product shelf life by using actives in pack rather than product

06-Mar-2015 - An EU-funded project has developed an active packaging for cosmetics that extends the product’s shelf life, incorporating natural antioxidant preservatives into the packaging rather than the cosmetic product itself.


Beiersdorf amends ‘pocket’ deodorant packs following Unilever’s confusion challenge

05-Mar-2015 - Having been reported to the courts in France by competitor Unilever over similarities of deodorant products, Beiersdorf has amended the packaging and reached an agreement with the Anglo-Dutch firm.

Pack Peek Gallery

Pack Peek gallery: News and updates from the beauty packaging world

27-Feb-2015 - Well 2015 seems to be passing by quite quickly, so here's some more announcements and highlights from the cosmetics packaging world, whether it be in masstige or prestige, fragrance, skin...

Narrow package trend leads to new Quadpack design

18-Feb-2015 - The packaging developer and their manufacturing partner Yonwoo created the Slim Well Pump in three volume sizes: 50, 80, 100ml.

MWV merger with RockTenn challenged by lawsuits

17-Feb-2015 - In the wake of the announcement that MeadWestvaco (MWV) is set to merge with RockTenn, several lawsuits have been filed in the past few days questioning the value such a...

ICMAD honors budding packaging designers

16-Feb-2015 - The ICMAD Young Designer award winners have been announced at a recent ceremony held in Newport Beach California, highlighting the talents of the industry’s next generation of packaging designers.

ITENE consortium to develop bio packaging with antioxidant properties for organic creams

03-Feb-2015 - As natural and organic demand continues to increase and many manufacturers in Europe are now targeting this market, a consortium of companies and research centres are working on a project...

Albéa rigid packaging facility opens near Milan

30-Jan-2015 - Dubbed the 'European Mascara Centre of Excellence', the new site consolidates two former regional plants that the company has operated for over 30 years.

MWV and RockTenn combine to create $16bn packaging firm

28-Jan-2015 - MeadWestvaco (MWV) and RockTenn have taken steps towards creating a combined packaging giant with an equity value of $16 billion having signed a definitive combination agreement.

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Pack Peek gallery: A new year, new packs!

27-Jan-2015 - The New Year celebrations already feel like a lifetime ago and 2015 is well underway, so it’s about time we took a look at the announcements and highlights in the...

L’Oréal collaborates with Avery Dennison to reduce environmental impact of labels

16-Jan-2015 - L’Oréal has turned its attention to reducing its environmental impact, particularly concerning its packaging, and announces collaboration with Avery Dennison focusing on the entire lifecycle of its packaging labels....

L’Oreal and Burberry take advantage of RFID technology

15-Jan-2015 - Intelligent packing solutions, like the MicroWing inlay just out from eAgile, can benefit personal care and cosmetic brands.

'Triman' recycling legislation goes ahead, despite opposition

15-Jan-2015 - France has implemented a long-disputed legislation to inform consumers of recyclable packaging with the use of a new logo - ‘Triman’ (Sorting Man), despite voiced concerns from sectors like cosmetics....

RPC makes €386m offer to buy Promens as a ‘natural fit’

08-Jan-2015 - Packaging supplier the RPC Group, is looking to strengthen its European market position with the proposed acquisition of Promens Group for a consideration of €386 million on a cash-free, debt-free...

Pack Peek: A look at the packaging news as the year ends

11-Dec-2014 - As 2014 draws to a close we take a look at the announcements and highlights in the cosmetics packaging world, whether it be in masstige or prestige, fragrance, skin care,...

Packaging to take on further importance in 2015

10-Dec-2014 - As 2014 draws to a close, we are all looking to next year and for cosmetics companies, and many others in the fast moving consumer goods sector, 2015 will see...

Communicating product benefits most important for Brazil skin care

04-Dec-2014 - Many people live busy lives so when it comes to evaluating whether a skin care product will be effective; manufacturers need to make the benefits clear to consumers straight away...

Consumers opt for packages that limit product waste, finds LiquiGlide study

27-Nov-2014 - The surface technology company surveyed 1000+ consumers and found that nearly 75% would change body lotion brands just for more efficient packaging.

Ball wins AEROBAL award for deodorant printing technology

21-Nov-2014 - Ball Aerocan receives the 2014 World Aluminium Aerosol Can Award from AEROBAL, the international organization for aluminium aerosol container manufacturers, for a prototype ‘U Homme’ deodorant can featuring its state-of-the-art...

Luxe Pack Monaco – record numbers for 2014!

20-Nov-2014 - As Luxe Pack Monaco closed its doors on October 29, organisers recorded a rise in attendance of 15% from last year - over 400 exhibitors and 8525 visitors.

Essentra acquires US packaging company Clondalkin

13-Nov-2014 - UK-based packaging provider has acquired Clondalkin Group’s specialist packaging division, giving it a broadened footprint in the personal care, health care and pharmaceutical categories.