A container made from Eastman Chemical Company's Glass
Polymer copolyester resin has been choosen for the latest
Alexander McQueen designer label toiletry product, Kingdom. The
material is boasted to have crystal-clear properties...
Expression is to be the key word for design innovation in 2004,
according to the German Gerresheimer group that exhibited at
Cosmoprof in Bologna over the weekend. New design ideas were
filtered from regional and international markets...
L'Oréal has been named 'Packager of the Year' for 2003 by
CPC Packaging, an American trade journal for the cosmetics and
personal care industry. The award underlines the Group's capacity
to meet consumer needs...
Elopak Plastic Divisions is to showcase an overview of its products
and services at the Total Packaging & Processing event in
Birmingham next week. Unifill will exhibit its portfolio of
innovative portion packages for food, personal...
Owens-Illinois - the largest manufacturer of glass containers in
America, Australia and New Zealand - is to make further inroads
into Europe. The company that packages cosmetics has announced a
definitive agreement to acquire BSN...
Appleton has introduced MoistureBloc for Ream Wrap, a completely
repulpable and 100-percent recyclable ream wrap developed for
environmentally friendly paper-based products. The company claims
that the product offers excellent moisture...
Eastman Specialty Plastics (ESP) has introduced Glass Polymer, a
value-based alternative to glass. The material - that looks and
feels like glass - is claimed to provide manufacturers with a
durable and shatter-resistant alternative...
The first-ever encyclopedia for the label industry is to be
launched this year at Labelexpo Americas 2004. The encyclopedia is
the result of almost four years of research by Mike Fairley,
founder and publisher of Labels & Labeling...
Airspray has signed a packaging agreement with Procter & Gamble
to produce F2 instant-foam dispensers for P&G's latest Pantene
Pro-V product launch. European-based Airspray already supplies
dispensers to Wella, L'Oréal...
Rieke Dispensing has launched a new 10ml pump, which is said to be
capable of handling a variety of liquid products from free-flowing
liquids to highly viscous creams, as well as those containing small
Palomar Medical Technologies has launched its new pulsed-light and
laser system - StarLux - at the American Academy of Dermatology's
(AAD) annual meeting. The system includes the Lux1064 YAG laser
handpiece to treat vascular...
Airspray International today announced the launch of the first
dual-chambered foam mechanism to be made for consumer products.
Entering the market in the company's third quarter, the Dual Foamer
opens up new design possibilities...
The Gerresheimer Group, an international manufacturer of glass
packaging for perfume and cosmetics, is to expand its opal-glass
production in Belgium. New high-performance smelting and production
facilities were commissioned by the...
Diamond Packaging is to be honoured for its creativity at the
International Mobius Advertising Awards. The company's Trix Remix
Counter Display and Sampler - produced for L'Oreal USA - warded off
competition from 33 other...
A new acrylic coating claimed to guarantee seal retention in humid
environments has encouraged Colgate-Palmolive to introduce a new
line of soap-bar packaging. The new film, Bicor MBR666, is believed
to be ideal for the design of...
Aluminium and packaging multi-national, Alcan, has acquired the
remaining 65 per cent stake of the French Aluminium Dunkerque
smelter. The move comes six months after acquiring the initial 35
per cent share - previously owned by Pechiney...
US beauty group Coty is targeting the teen market with the roll-out
of its first fragrance range under the Chupa Chups label. Created
by independent designer Emmanuel Fenasse, glass bottles are encased
in brightly-coloured plastic...
Packaging group Ileos has introduced Swift Open sachets as the
latest addition to its Flexpaq range ofsampling vehicles. The new
sachet, claimed to be unique in design, is not the only innovation
to be revealed by the company this...
UK-based engineering group IMI is to branch out into cosmetic
retail display design with its £47 million acquisition of Artform
International, a European specialist in Point-of-Purchase
development and manufacturing.
RPC Bramlage has developed a custom-designed jar for cosmetics
manufacturer Schwarzkopf-Henkel's new Taft Fixing hair gel.
Combining speed and quality, the new jar was apparently ready for
production just 13 weeks after initial...
Global research and development specialist DuPont has developed a
new technology, Delrin Decorating Solutions, designed to give
package designers more ways to combine the look of luxury with high
functionality in cosmetic closures...
Adding to its wide selection of foam technology dispensers,
non-aerosol-dispenser specialist Airspray was demonstrating its new
'foaming fragrance' concept this week at the 2003 HBA Health Beauty
Glass and plastic packaging supplier the Gerresheimer Group is
currently exhibiting at Taropak 2003 in Poland, displaying a varied
and innovative range of products for the personal care and
Netherlands-based Airspray International's Waterguard dispenser
technology is to be used in a new foaming bodywash by US personal
care product supplier Bath & Body Works, which operates more
than 1,600 stores worldwide, with...
When marketing a product, standing out from the crowd makes all the
difference. Philadelphia-based global packaging supplier Crown
Holdings claims to be able to offer companies just that, with its
shaped aerosol packaging technology...
California-based Merle Norman Cosmetics claims to have discovered a
new blend of processing technique and material called AN004 which
resulted in 'uncompromising clarity, at wall thicknesses unheard of
in a clear polymer'.
US company Avery Dennison has signed an agreement to sell its
package label converting business in Europe to CCL Industries, a
label and packaging solutions company based in Toronto, Ontario in
Unilever's €1.9bn global brand Dove will take on the dispensing
technology of Airspray for a new line of foaming cleaners. As
Unilever aims to capture the number one position in the daily face
care category in North America,...
The fifteenth Labelexpo Europe event is to take place at the Parcs
des Exposition, Brussels on 24 - 27 September 2003. In addition to
the exhibition - with anticipated visitors of 20,000 - a series of
seminars will cover the major...
As part of the company's ongoing effort to expand the industry's
widest selection of instant-foam mechanical dispensers, Dutch
company Airspray has just introduced its new WaterGuard
line, engineered for bath and shower...
The deadline for the 4th Annual International Package Design Awards
(IPDA) has been extended until June 15th. Finalists and category
leaders will be selected in seven different categories for
cosmetics, personal care, skin care and...
Leading cosmetics and toiletries manufacturer Beiersdorf has
selected Santoprene thermoplastic vulcanisate (TPV) from US company
Advanced Elastomer Systems (AES) for the new actuator head
(dispensing system) of its latest Nivea shaving...
Canadian company CCL Container has launched a new take on its
popular Trimline aluminum container. The first client to use the
new design is Zotos International for its new Hold It! Maximum
Hold Whipped Mousse.
The recent unveiling of Sara Lee's instant foam Delial suncare
products - to be sold throughout Europe - is further proof that
easy-to-use one-touch foamers from Airspray International have made
rapid inroads into another consumer...
Leading packaging firm Rexam Closures & Containers has
announced the FGC for personal care and beauty applications. The FG
extension is targeted for personal care products impacted by the
new CPSC Hydrocarbon regulation.
Jim Bigham has been appointed director of sales and marketing,
Closures at US cosmetic packaging company Risdon-AMS. In a
statement this week, the company said Bigham will be responsible
for directing sales and marketing efforts for...
Risdon-AMS announced this week that it is to manufacture the CRAVE
CALVIN KLEIN spray package for Calvin Klein Cosmetics, a division
of Unilever Cosmetics International. Risdon-AMS developed the
complete package and supplied all components...
One of the new market segments to embrace instant-foam dispensing
technology from packaging company Airspray is the growing baby care
field. From Playtex Baby Magic comes two new products,Foaming
Hair and Body Wash, and Foaming Shampoo.