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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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Pack Peek July 2015: Taking a peek into the packaging world

22-Jul-2015 - As July ends and summer is in full swing, we take a look at some of the latest news and innovations in the cosmetics and personal care packaging sector.

Reducing waste with slimmer labels for personal care

15-Jul-2015 - A new partnership between labeling company Avery Dennison, WS Packaging Group, and OGX hair care aims to limit the energy and materials that go into product labels as well as...

Lynx steps up packaging game with 'blackest material known to man'

10-Jul-2015 - One of Lynx's deodorant cans has been kitted out in 'Vantablack', a material claimed to be the blackest known to man, which absorbs all visible light that hits it and...

P&G set to change Olay packaging after settling slack fill lawsuit

07-Jul-2015 - Procter & Gamble says it will change the packaging design for its Olay Skin care products in the US after a lawsuit resulted in the company paying $850,000 in civil...

Does sunscreen labelling need to change after survey uncovers confusion?

30-Jun-2015 - Following confusion among consumers over what protection different sun care products provide, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has called for a change in labelling of sunscreen due to what it...

Pack Peek June 2015: A peek into the cosmetics packaging world

26-Jun-2015 - It's June and summer is beginning, but that does not mean the cosmetics packaging world is winding down. Here is a collection of some of the latest launches in the...

Anti-counterfeiting cosmetics packaging set for big growth

25-Jun-2015 - The market for anti-counterfeiting cosmetic and pharmaceutical packaging is set to see annual growth in excess of 15% in the course of the next five years, a new report finds.

Ileos to sell folding cartons business to MM Packaging for €80m

24-Jun-2015 - As it looks to increase its focus on other product lines, it looks like Ileos is selling its folding carton operations to Austrian-based Mayr-Melnhof Packaging (MM Packaging) for €80 million.

Ball and Henkel join forces on sustainable aerosol packaging

10-Jun-2015 - Leading aerosol packaging provider Ball and hair care leader Henkel have co-developed a lightweight aluminum aerosol packaging for the Fa hair care brand.

New eco packaging to debut in personal care industry

10-Jun-2015 - The Body Shop has teamed with Newlight, a sustainable materials company using captured carbon—as opposed to fossil fuel—to manufacture plastic.

New plastic packaging conglomerate emerges in South America

08-Jun-2015 - Amfora Packaging SAS effectively merges two regional companies making cosmetics containers in Lima, Peru and Bogota, Colombia.

Pack Peek Gallery

Pack Peek: Looking into the world of cosmetics packaging

29-May-2015 - A lot has happened in the cosmetics packaging world over the last month so here we take a look at some of the highlights in this Pack Peek gallery...

Lumson moves airless packaging into Australia

29-May-2015 - Cosmetics packaging specialist Lumson is taking its 'world-first' Airless Bottle Technology to Australia and New Zealand through Sydney cosmetics manufacturer Trulux.

Packaging is important in seducing the consumer, says L’Oréal

21-May-2015 - Packaging will ultimately make cosmetics and personal care products stand out from the crowd and seduce the consumer, making differentiation of utmost importance, according to L’Oréal’s packaging expert....

Size matters: Unilever pays out for deceptive Axe packaging

18-May-2015 - A recent settlement between the District Attorney’s Office in Orange County and Unilever has seen the consumer goods giant shell out over $770,000 for the ‘deceptive’ packaging of products.

Advances in metallic decoration for plastic packaging

05-May-2015 - Cosmetic container manufacturers in Asia continue to update foil and metal packaging looks with new technologies and designs.

MWV launches new airless pump-on-pouch concept

04-May-2015 - MWV has taken airless pumps to the next level by including the dispensing system in a range of pouches designed for the personal care and beauty segment.

The design and strategy behind Schwan Cosmetics’ new US headquarters

04-May-2015 - Murfreesboro, Tennessee, is home to a combined manufacturing and operations center for the German private label cosmetics company.

New TRESemmé hairspray packaging stands tall

22-Apr-2015 - The Unilever brand in partnership with Crown Aerosol Packaging of North America launched a line of new hairsprays in cans sensibly designed to catch the attention of consumers.

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.

Silgan Plastics expands with new plants

14-Apr-2015 - The container and closure manufacturer is moving on plans to build two new facilities in Hazelwood, Missouri and Erie County, Pennsylvania.

Exclusive interview

3D printing adding a new dimension to cosmetic packaging

14-Apr-2015 - We spoke to Sarah Hoit, material scientist at Material ConneXion, about the latest developments with 3D printing - and how its use in the packaging business can benefit manufacturers and...

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...

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