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
A new report has been released which claims that the excessive use
of aerosols in the home - including hairsprays and deodorants - can
adversely affect the health of babies and their mothers. Tom
Laboratoire Dermscan, an independent French pre-clinical and
clinical testing centre, has been drafted in by the Cosnessens
Company to undertake a clinical and subjective trial of its Ice
Source skincare brand. Tom Armitage reports.
Thermagen, the French manufacturer of specialist container
solutions, claim to have found an innovative storage solution for
application in the cosmetics industry, using a cooling technology
previously found only in rocket engines.
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...
Nanotechnology offers many potential benefits to the cosmetics
industry, but its development must be guided by appropriate safety
assessments and regulation to minimize possible risks to people and
the environment, according to a...
Airspray, the world's leading designer, manufacturer and marketer
of innovative dispensers for the cosmetics and personal care
sectors reported a significant slowdown in sales and profit growth
in the first half of 2004 due to...