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Unilever committed to 100% recyclable plastic packaging by 2025

17-Jan-2017 - The consumer goods giant has said that by 2025, it will ensure that it is technically possible for its plastic packaging to be reused or recycled.

Major packaging industry shows set to open doors in two weeks

06-Jan-2017 - The Aerosol & Dispensing Forum and the PCD packaging shows’ 2017 editions are to be held together 18 and 19 January in Paris.

The case for natural microbead alternatives

04-Jan-2017 - A supplier of natural ingredients for the cosmetic industry has released its list of key natural alternatives to microplastic particles.

Australia partners with Amyris to create Southeast Asia biotechnology hub

07-Dec-2016 - The Queensland Government in Australia collaborates with Amyris to create a new platform for sustainable ingredient production in APAC.

Quadpack, Collcap merger sees dominant European packing force emerging

29-Nov-2016 - UK packaging provider, Collcap Group, has merged with international manufacturer Quadpack Industries, with the combined group set to trade under the Quadpack name.

P&G to relaunch men’s grooming, including new products and packages for Gillette

28-Nov-2016 - Given recent competition in the shave and grooming categories, P&G is upping its marketing and advertising efforts as well as changing packaging and products to hold on to its market share....

DuPont packaging innovation awards open for entries

14-Nov-2016 - The chemical, material company has put out a call inviting entries in its annual packaging award competition. DuPont’s contest is meant to highlight and inspire packaging in cosmetics, personal care,...

Will improved pouch packaging design hook cosmetics brands?

03-Nov-2016 - Improvements in the functionality and aesthetic of pouch packaging are set to help increase the size of this market, and could attract more cosmetic and personal care brands.

Special Newsletter: Sustainability

Sustainable personal care packaging materials and design reconsidered

02-Nov-2016 - Manufacturing in a sustainable way is undeniably good business for any industry that hopes to outlast the current moment. But what ‘sustainability’ is and how to make it an accurate...

Luxe Pack Monaco 2016: what happened at the show?

02-Nov-2016 - Last month saw the 29th edition of the industry’s key luxury packaging trade show take place. Here, we give a roundup of all the highlights.

Turkey’s rule for barcodes on cosmetics ‘a burden’

02-Nov-2016 - Small and medium-sized enterprises in the beauty industry in Turkey are struggling with new barcode regulations.

Albéa’s Slovakia arm officially opens

21-Oct-2016 - Albéa, a global packaging player, has entered its 15th country, with its recently acquired facility in Slovakia now an official part of the company.

Packaging Design Pentawards winners announced in Shanghai

18-Oct-2016 - The 2016 Pentawards in Shanghai, China, marks the 10th anniversary of the packaging design industry awards.

Going for green: Luxe Pack’s green award winners announced

07-Oct-2016 - Luxe Pack Monaco’s industry awards honoring ‘the most environmentally-friendly packing solutions’ in the industry have taken place, and the winners announced.

Tokyo Pack 2016 - packaging innovations to dominate cosmetics

04-Oct-2016 - Tokyo Pack 2016 will display the latest packaging innovations to show the Japanese consumer-led market what it can expect to see in 2017 and beyond.

Will the future of ethical labelling be defined by fragmentation or integration?

27-Sep-2016 - As the number of ethical labels in Asia’s cosmetics industry is developing rapidly, will new ethical, health and environmental labels join the dominant natural and organic segment? And how can...

Sensory is king: WestRock launches two new fragrance sprays

23-Sep-2016 - The global packaging company has announced the launch of two new packaging solutions for spraying functionality.

The future of beauty tools, accessories and textures

21-Sep-2016 - Mintel has revealed what its analysts believe is up ahead for the beauty accessories market, noting that the segment is likely to start playing a much more central role in...

L’Oreal and Aptar collaborate on 'superior' dispensing hair mousse format

21-Sep-2016 - L’Oréal has launched a new Elnett Creme de Mousse styling foam, working with packaging manufacturer Aptar to design its dispensing format.

Korea Kolmar buys Process Technologies and Packaging

20-Sep-2016 - In a multimillion dollar deal announced just yesterday, Kolmar (under the company name Seokoh) has acquired PTP to expedite expansion into this region’s cosmetics marketplace.

Luxe Pack Monaco opens its doors next week with expanded offering: three shows in one

14-Sep-2016 - Luxe Pack, one of the leading trade shows dedicated to creative packaging, will hold its Monaco 2016 edition next week with an enhanced programme spread over three parts.

Albéa acquires Scandolara Tub-Est to strengthen packaging supply in Europe

24-Aug-2016 - Albéa, a leading packaging supplier for the beauty and personal care industry, has announced the acquisition of Scandolara Tub-Est s.r.o., a laminates tubes company in Slovakia.

Organic cosmetics and convenience driving global packaging market

24-Aug-2016 - The major trends driving the growth of the global cosmetics packaging market have been revealed in a new market report by Technavio, with the rise of organic cosmetics and urbanisation...

Dow launches a studio for packaging in Singapore

16-Aug-2016 - The Dow Chemicals Company has launched its Pack Studios Singapore concept, a platform that aim to provide technical and market support for packaging solutions in the Southeast Asia region.

Smurfit Kappa wins beauty and fragrance packaging award

03-Aug-2016 - Smurfit Kappa, one of the world’s leading paper-based packaging companies, has been recognised for its efforts in beauty and fragrance at the POPAI awards.

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