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Delta Neo: turning over a new leaf

Delta Neo: turning over a new leaf

Micro-drilling specialist Delta Composants unveiled a revamped visual identity this summer along with a new name, Delta Neo. The French company’s luxury business, which accounted for some 25% of sales last year, versus just 12% in 2018, remains[…]

08/10/2020 | Corporate strategy
Erpro group CEO on the evolution of 3D printing in luxury

Erpro group CEO on the evolution of 3D printing in luxury

A specialist in additive manufacturing, Erpro 3D Factory notably produces Chanel’s famed Volume Revolution mascara brush. Cyrille Vue, CEO of the Erpro group, deciphers 3D printing’s 4.0 mode of production. How is Erpro 3D Factory positioned in[…]

08/07/2020 |
Adam patents innovative opening system for wine crates

Adam patents innovative opening system for wine crates

French wood packaging company Adam, founded in 1880, haNewsletterss launched an innovation that makes opening its crates and coffrets that much more intuitive. “One of the recurring demands from our clients when it comes to traditional wooden[…]

08/04/2020 |
Coverpla’s refillable on-the-go flacon

Coverpla’s refillable on-the-go flacon

Coverpla has expanded its portfolio with the addition of a 15ml refillable travel spray. Bormioli Luigi produced the Coverpla-designed flacon, which targets perfumers and brands wanting to showcase their creations. Dubbed Tess, its pump produces[…]

07/24/2020 |
James Cropper maps out plans for luxury packaging business

Interview

James Cropper maps out plans for luxury packaging business

Tricia Hartmann, James Cropper’s newly appointed Luxury Packaging Global Lead, talks to Luxe Packaging Insight about the UK-based specialist papermaker’s luxury packaging ambitions, sustainability and upcoming investments. You joined James[…]

07/23/2020 | Corporate strategy
Diageo to roll out first spirits bottle made of paper

Diageo to roll out first spirits bottle made of paper

Drinks group Diageo is launching what it says is the world’s first paper-based, plastic-free spirits bottle in collaboration with Pulpex. The company will roll out a first paper bottle for Johnnie Walker early next year. Diageo is bringing the[…]

Autajon Étiquettes’ label design contest puts illusion on center stage

Autajon Étiquettes’ label design contest puts illusion on center stage

Autajon Étiquettes, French group Autajon’s labels division for the wine and spirits market, announced the winners of its 2020 Wilaaw* competition, which celebrates design in the realm of wine labels. The fourth edition of the competition—whose[…]

07/09/2020 | Design
GEKA’s CEO on plastics, sustainability and innovating for the future

Interview

GEKA’s CEO on plastics, sustainability and innovating for the future

Florent Lafond, CEO at mascara applicator specialist GEKA, talks to Luxe Packaging Insight about the Germany-based manufacturer’s sustainability push, 3D printing and targeting the luxury market. How do you reconcile manufacturing plastic[…]

Bormioli Luigi’s Eco-Friendly Matting: the “look and feel of acid etching”

Bormioli Luigi’s Eco-Friendly Matting: the “look and feel of acid etching”

Following the launch earlier this year of its UV protection coating, the Italian glassmaker is introducing a ceramic-based glass matting process that it claims is significantly kinder to the environment than acid etching. Dubbed Eco-Friendly[…]

07/03/2020 | Decoration
James Cropper launches first 100% recycled paper for premium packaging

James Cropper launches first 100% recycled paper for premium packaging

The UK-based paper manufacturer’s Rydal Packaging Collection offers different levels of post-consumer waste fibers. The line offers grades in either 40% or 100% post-consumer waste fiber as well as paper made of 100% fresh fiber from responsible[…]

07/01/2020 |