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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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Paper and packaging company WestRock acquires Hanapak

02-Aug-2017 - Both companies serve the cosmetics and personal care industries (among others). But this deal advances WestRock’s business in Australia, where Hanapak is well established in the consumer packaging market.

A hair and skin care line made from rice bran. And that includes the packaging!

24-Jul-2017 - At the recent Cosmoprof North America event we caught up with a spokesperson for the Taiwanese brand Reise. What is different is that not only is the Taiwanese hair and...

Cosmoprof North America marketing director talks packaging

18-Jul-2017 - The Cosmetics Design team caught up with Cosmoprof North America marketing director Daniela Ciocan to find out more about what was new at the show this year and to learn...

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The future of smarter sampling packaging designs for health & beauty

12-Jul-2017 - In this guest article, a packaging expert reveals his insight into the future for sampling packaging in the beauty and personal care industry.

Carbios makes progress on biorecycling of PET plastic

22-Jun-2017 - French bioplastics player Carbios says it has made significant advances in the production of PET oligomers made out of terephthalic acid derived from its biorecycling process of PET plastic bottles.

Lumson high-end makeup packaging acquisition

21-Jun-2017 - Lumnson, a leading packaging player within Europe, has announced the acquisition of another packaging player, Leoplast, a specialist in high-end makeup.

Eco-friendly cosmetics bottles line launched in Spain

01-Jun-2017 - A specialist in packaging distribution of materials for perfumery, cosmetics and pharma, Rafesa, has announced a new line of eco-friendly cosmetics bottles.

Unilever’s new technology tackles ‘global issue’ of plastic sachet waste

17-May-2017 - Unilever has unveiled a new technology that the FMCG company says will reduce sachet waste, an issue due to the ‘hundreds of billions’ of plastic sachets thrown away globally every...

BillerudKorsnäs announces big plans for the US market

16-May-2017 - The packaging material company serves luxury cosmetics and personal care brands around the globe; and last week at LuxePack in New York City began its expansion into the Americas region...

Luxury cosmetics and fragrance packaging will never be the same

11-May-2017 - LuxePack opened yesterday in New York City and Cosmetics Design was there, taking inventory of the latest trends and launches. According to insiders, ecommerce has forever altered the beauty packaging...

Packaging: Silgan acquires WestRock division

11-Apr-2017 - Silgan Holdings Inc., a leading supplier of rigid packaging for consumer goods products, has announced that it has completed its acquisition of the dispensing systems business of WestRock Company.

Cosmoprof North America launches Beauty Innovation & Design awards

30-Mar-2017 - The Cosmoprof North America team has announced its inaugural Beauty Innovation & Design program, also known as the BeautyID Awards.

Stora Enso upgrades its flagship carton board for the beauty market

24-Feb-2017 - Emphasizing just how crucially important the perceived quality of secondary beauty packaging is, Stora Enso says it has based the development of an upgraded carton board on consumer insights.

Men’s grooming boom raises expectations for barcodes

23-Feb-2017 - The men’s grooming category has seen rapid evolution and diversification in recent years, prompting barcode technology provider Videojet to offer more tailored solutions.

Recyclable cosmetics packaging: a central industry focus

15-Feb-2017 - Recent moves by major players including Procter & Gamble and Unilever in the field of recyclable beauty and personal care packaging suggests it’s fast becoming a key area  of innovation...

4 key global packaging trends revealed

14-Feb-2017 - Euromonitor has released a new report on the global state of packaging for beauty and personal care (BPC), which covers four essential trends for the industry.

Refillable packaging: a big focus for the industry?

09-Feb-2017 - Refillable packaging is a cosmetics trend set to hit the mainstream, according to a leading packaging trade fair.

P&G ‘world first’ recyclable shampoo bottle: multinational’s European packaging pledge

26-Jan-2017 - Procter and Gamble has announced that its Head & Shoulders brand is set to produce the ‘world’s first’ recyclable shampoo bottle, made from up to 25% recycled beach plastic.

Digital personalised packaging for cosmetics: ‘world first’

24-Jan-2017 - An electronic ink company has partnered with a major beauty packaging player, with the two announcing that the collaboration offers the industry a ‘world first’ digital solution for personalised packaging.

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....

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