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.
After years of growth the international aluminium aerosol can industry achieved another production record of 6.93 billion cans in 2012, and with the pack's versatility the years to come will be positive too.
As the industry recovers from the recession and there is the promise of hair care product development fuelled by consumer demand, cosmetics packager Mega Airless is seeing demand in the market for technologies that provide protection.
As the big cosmetics companies opt for sustainable packaging – the buzzword of the industry – one supplier has stated that green packs should not be viewed as special or optional, but should be the norm.
As the quest for natural substitutes to petroleum-based plastics continues, scientists at the Polytechnic University of Catalonidia have discovered a microorganism in South America that produces poly-beta-hydroxybutyrate (PHB), which will come as good...
Aluminium cans used for aerosols containing shaving foam, hair mousse and sunscreen could be a thing of the past if Cambridge Consultants has its way, as the product development firm develops a low cost, environmentally friendly option using PET.
Organisers, Organic Monitor has made green formulations and sustainable packaging focal themes at the next edition of its European Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, in a bid to cater to the growing pressure placed on the industry to reduce its carbon footprint.
The issue of sustainability never seems to be far from the minds of cosmetics manufacturers, and L’Oreal USA’s latest green goal has been realized as its Garnier subsidiary develops the first community garden made from non-recyclable post-consumer beauty...
Unilever’s decision to roll out compressed versions of its Sure, Vaseline and Dove deodorants was a good one according to the latest consumer research and may set the standard for other size reduction initiatives in other consumer goods categories.