PCD prepares for 10th edition in 2014

By Katie Nichol

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PCD prepares for 10th edition in 2014

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The perfume and cosmetics packaging event is gearing up for its 10th edition in 2014, which is taking place on 5-6 February and is set to play host to over 200 exhibitors including Albéa, Gerresheimer and Mega Airless.

PCD is being held at the Espace Champerret in Paris in parallel with the 8th​ edition of the Aerosol & Dispensing Forum, a format that proved popular in 2013 among brands using dispensing technologies.

Some 3,400 visitors from over 60 countries are expected to attend the two-day event in 2014, where they will able to connect with various cosmetics and perfume packaging industry professionals including raw material suppliers, packaging machinery manufacturers and customized packaging producers.

Conference programme

PCD will feature a comprehensive conference programme, with six sessions over two days covering topics including sustainability and innovation. Featured speakers will include representatives from L’Oréal, Chanel Parfums Beauté, Bormioli Luigi and Dupont.

Hervé Bouix of The Estée Lauder Companies will chair a session looking at technical packaging innovations and prospects in cosmetics and make-up. This session will address various issues faced by packaging manufacturers, such as sustainable development, decoration techniques and sensoriality and innovation and technology transfers.

A similar session on packaging innovations and prospects for perfumes will see experts share their latest knowledge on forming techniques, recycled glass and coatings. Elsewhere during the conference sessions, L’Oréal packaging executives Pierre Ducastin and Olivier de Lataulade will delve into recent advances in secondary packaging.

PCD Awards

The 10th​ edition of the event will also feature the PCD Awards, where the best packaging innovations as selected by a panel of experts will be announced. Lancôme’s La Vie est Belle fragrance, Givenchy’s Le Rouge lipstick and L’Occitane’s Bonne Mère skin care product were just some of the creations recognized during the 2013 awards.

In 2013 at the 9th​ edition of PCD, 170 suppliers of packaging, dispensing systems, services and technologies exhibited at the show, which attracted more than 3,000 participants from 56 countries.

For more information about the 2014 edition of the event, please click here.

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