Procter & Gamble is the first company to use Amcor Flexibles'
easy-open Amcor EasyPack system for an updated line of wet wipes.
The move marks the Australian-based company's debut in the personal
care packaging arena,...
Italian company Unifill, a manufacturer of vertical thermoform,
fill andseal machines for monodose plastic packs for the food,
pharmaceutical,cosmetics and personal care industries, will be
displaying upgraded and new models at the...
Alcan is to sell its European aluminum tubes business operationsto
its current management team and 21 Centrale Partners, an investment
fund specialised in high-potential mid-size industrial companies,
reports Simon Pitman.
As cosmetics and personal care suppliers in both Europe and North
America race to meet RFID deadlines, a new market report reveals
that many retailers are still finding problems and frustrations
when trying to implement the technology...
PolyOne has introduced a new additive for FDA-regulated PET
designed for use in health and beauty packaging applications. OnCap
AA scavenger aims to reduce the risk of odor and taste build-up
associated with some types of PET packaging,...
The Europeran Commission has launched an initiative to ensure that
all cosmetic products with a durability of more than 30 months will
have to indicate so on the labelling. The move means changes for
manufacturers of a variety of...
Microtrace, a provider of traceable anti-counterfeit technologies,
has enhanced its Microtaggant Identification Particle technology as
well as the availability of several ready-to-use solutions aimed at
brand protection for the cosmetics...
The talent pool of RFID professionals is shallow and could impact
the successful adoption of the technology by companies keen to
comply with the expectations of major retailers, a recent industry
report shows, writes Simon Pitman.
The Metro Group is currently demonstrating a number of future
technologies at the EuroShop exhibition fair in Dusseldorf,
Germany. Amongst the highlights will be a demonstration of Avery
Dennison's RFID labelling technology,...
In relation to mounting pressure from the world's leading retail
group, global health and hygiene company, Kimberly-Clark, has
confirmed that it is transferring its global expertise in Radio
Frequency Identification technology...
As a new report backs up growing evidence that companies' IT spend
budgets are continuing to expand in an effort to incorporate RFID
tagging, the latest word from global retailers is that
implementation will take time.
Active ingredients have long been the focus for anti-ageing
products, but now many of the cosmetics giants are beginning to
place an increasing emphasis on increasingly sophisticated delivery
systems in an effort to improve efficacy.
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) cranked up the volume in
2004, with most of the major global retail companies, including
many of the leading players in the personal care and cosmetics
industry, making significant investments...
Eastman Chemical is expanding its cosmetic packaging with two new
polymer bottle lines, one that brings a range of colours, another
that brings increasing flexibility for bottle design. The expansion
is in answer to increasing demands...
German self-adhesive label specialist Herma has joined the
internationally active RFID working group Licon Logistics asa new
member. The move taps into the growing alliance between packaging
providers created by the need by many retailers...
Carton packaging continues to be significant for the cosmetics
industry, with steady global market growth of 9 per cent in the
period 1998-2003 largely represented by a visible shift towards
secondary packaging for mass market brands.
Sun Chemical has increased the price of all packaging inks and
coatings by three to seven per cent this month, blaming rising
petrochemical costs that could affect the entire packaging industry
for the next couple of years.
Innovative production and design techniques in glass packaging will
be decisive factors in the future growth of the cosmetics sector,
claims German packaging company the Gerresheimer Group. Tom
Silgan Holdings has confirmed the acquisition of the plastic tube
manufacturing assets of Amcor Plastube located in Pennsylvania, US.
The acquisition is part of its acquisitive streak in the cosmetics
tubes packaging sector.
Italian packaging company G Candiani has launched a new perfume
called Just Cavalli. Part of the the Roberto Cavalli fragrance
line, it uses glass polymer packaging from Eastman Chemical to help
produce a bottle that uses three different...
Packaging and bottling systems provider Krones has developed a new
high-speed packing tray capable of running at up to 100 cycles per
minute and a new PET-Asept Filling System for cold aseptic filling
of high- and low-acid products...
The organisers of Propak Asia expo, held in Bangkok last month,
claim that strong growth and an upward trend in investment in the
region's processing and packaging markets were reflected by record
attendance, with particular...
An Italian company has selected Eastman's glass polymer for the
bottle for Just Cavalli, a new Roberto Cavalli fragrance. The
transparent bottle is made up from different fully integrated
parts: a glass core, a resin shoulder...
French stamping foil manufacturer Kurz has developed a wide variety
of design options, including a dual processing system that utilises
a hot stamping and overprinting process, as demonstrated at Drupa
French beauty salon brand Matis opted for a vessel made from
Eastman Specialty Plastics' super-transparent copolyester resin,
Glass Polymer, to convey the superior qualities of its new luxury
range of face creams.
Crown Zeller has introduced two new small-sized flip-top packaging
products for small bottles and tubes, suitable for use with hotel
amenities, sample- or travel-sized toiletries and cosmetics
The fast turnaround and high quality finish of Decorative Sleeves'
latest UV Flexo printing technology has enabled the company to
produce and deliver special promotional sleeves to L'Oréal to meet
critical customer deadlines.
Perfume bottle designer Pierre Dinand and branding and
communications expert Tim Girvin have formed an alliance to offer
brand design programmes for prestige beauty and fragrance
clients, writes Louise Sheridan.
Sonoco, a global packaging company, has signed a definitive
agreement to acquire privately held CorrFlex Graphics, a US
point-of-purchase (POP) display company, for an all-cash purchase
price of approximately €210 million.
Avery Dennison Roll Materials Europe has unveiled Fasson
Iridescent, a multi-layered film in their premium packaging range,
claimed to give designers a creative means of achieving
multi-colour shelf impact, without the use of additional...