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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.

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...

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.

UPDATE

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.

Pack Peek Gallery

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....