Packaging & Design

Neopac breaks ground on North Carolina facility

Neopac opens US headquarters and manufacturing

By Simon Pitman

Primary packaging provider Neopac has solidified its emphasis on the US market with a move to open a US production facility and headquarters in Wilson, North Carolina.

Packaging network event to take place in London

Packaging network event to take place in London

By Lucy Whitehouse

A business-to-business matchmaking event with a focus on packaging relevant to the beauty and personal care industry is set to take place in London, 26 April 2018.

How printing technology is keeping up with customization

How printing technology is keeping up with customization

By Simon Pitman

The huge growth in customised and tailor-made cosmetics has sent an already fast-paced industry into overdrive. Formulation labs have never been busier, and so is the packaging and labelling side of the business.

Albéa packaging set for new owner

Albéa packaging set for new owner

By Lucy Whitehouse

Packaging player Albéa is facing a change of shareholders, as its current owner, an affiliate of Sun European Partners, LLP (‘Sun’), has announced its intention to sell the company.

Cosmopack Asia director discusses show highlights

Cosmopack Asia director discusses show

By Simon Pitman

Cosmetics Design caught up with Cosmopack Asia show director Rossano Bozzi to find out about all the developments at the expanded packaging event, held in Hong Kong recently. This year's innovations included a full make-up compact production line,...

Cosmogen: latest innovation roundup

Cosmogen: latest innovation roundup

By Lucy Whitehouse

We take a look at some of the latest innovations coming from major packaging players within the beauty and personal care industry. Here, we take a look at Cosmogen.

Aptar: latest innovation roundup

Aptar: latest innovation roundup

By Lucy Whitehouse

We take a look at some of the latest innovations coming from major packaging players within the beauty and personal care industry. First up, Aptar.

ADF&PCD gears up for next European edition

ADF&PCD gears up for next European edition

By Lucy Whitehouse

The aerosol dispensing forum (ADF) and the packaging of perfume cosmetics & design (PCD) trade shows are are gearing up for the ‘leading packaging event of the year’ with their 2018 edition.

Luxe Pack Monaco highlights Connected Pack

Luxe Pack Monaco highlights Connected Pack

By Simon Pitman

Technology is being incorporated into packaging to create an enhanced connection between consumers and the products they buy, and this year’s Luxe Pack Monaco puts this crucial trend under the spotlight.

Nexgen Biotechnologies opts for digital labelling

Nexgen Biotechnologies opts for digital labelling

By Simon Pitman

Biotechnology ingredients provider Nexgen has opted for Thinfilm’s NFC solutions as a means of enhancing its global supply chain to provide heightened security and distribution transparency.

Paper and packaging company WestRock acquires Hanapak

Paper and packaging company WestRock acquires Hanapak

By Deanna Utroske

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.

Cosmoprof North America marketing director talks packaging

Cosmoprof North America marketing director talks packaging

By Simon Pitman

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 a bit more about the event's focus on cosmetic and personal care packaging.

Carbios makes progress on biorecycling of PET plastic

Carbios makes progress on biorecycling of PET plastic

By Simon Pitman

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

Lumson high-end makeup packaging acquisition

By Lucy Whitehouse

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

image courtesy of BillerudKorsnäs

BillerudKorsnäs announces big plans for the US market

By Deanna Utroske

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 in earnest. At the event, Cosmetics Design spoke with Inger Heinke,...

Packaging: Silgan acquires WestRock division

Packaging: Silgan acquires WestRock division

By Lucy Whitehouse

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.

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