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Amorim battles cork taint with newly patented processes

Amorim battles cork taint with newly patented processes

With the launch of its latest patented solutions Naturity and Xpür, Portuguese stoppers specialist Amorim is aiming for cork taint to soon to be a thing of the past. Naturity and Xpür are the latest innovations to come from Amorim’s R&D[…]

01/20/2021 |
YSL Beauté gets personal with Perso

YSL Beauté gets personal with Perso

Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Sur Mesure Powered by Perso is the first branded incarnation of the personalized beauty device conceived by L’Oréal’s tech incubator. Launching later this year, its AI technology enables users to create custom lip shades[…]

GoodsID's blockchain security solution to drive the luxury consumer experience

Interview

GoodsID's blockchain security solution to drive the luxury consumer experience

Targeting the luxury market, GoodsID is in full development mode for its "digital passport"—a blockchain-based digital authentication solution. Loÿs de la Soudière, co-founder and CEO, says that 2021 will be the year that sales take off. He[…]

01/19/2021 | Corporate strategy
With Eastman’s Cristal Renew, Axilone sites certified ISCC Plus

With Eastman’s Cristal Renew, Axilone sites certified ISCC Plus

Axilone has been awarded ISCC Plus certification for its sites in Europe, the US and China, making it the first beauty packaging manufacturer using Eastman’s Cristal Renew to obtain certification on three different continents. By integrating[…]

01/14/2021 |
Guala Closures debuts use of ocean plastic in wine & spirits stoppers

Guala Closures debuts use of ocean plastic in wine & spirits stoppers

In a move to diminish its reliance on virgin grade plastic, Guala Closures is developing a range of wine and spirits stoppers made of ocean-sourced plastic. The Italian closures specialist is working with California-based Oceanworks to source[…]

01/05/2021 | Industry bodiesTrends
Virospack expands portfolio of premium metal finish bottles

Virospack expands portfolio of premium metal finish bottles

Spanish droppers specialist Virospack has expanded its range of metal shell bottles with a 30ml format featuring a 20/410 neck. The new size joins the existing 15ml and 20ml options and can be fitted with either a classic or push button dropper.

01/05/2021 |
Geka looks to bounce back from the crisis

Geka looks to bounce back from the crisis

Despite a forecast 20% drop in sales due to the health crisis this year, German mascara specialist Geka is looking to the future, with its expanded headquarters set to be inaugurated in January 2021, a continued sustainability push and new[…]

Sustainable caps & stoppers a new focus for Guala Closures

Sustainable caps & stoppers a new focus for Guala Closures

In line with its aim to use 35% recycled materials by 2025, Guala Closures has launched a project to promote the creation of sustainable closures, with each product developed according to one of the group’s four “design-to” models. The[…]

12/17/2020 |
Breitling creates watch case made from plastic bottles

Breitling creates watch case made from plastic bottles

Set to hit the market in early 2021, Swiss luxury watchmaker Breitling has unveiled what it says is the industry’s first 100% recycled and recyclable watch box that is both foldable and reusable. Breitling has launched a watch box made entirely[…]

12/11/2020 | TrendsLifestyle
Plastic transformed: Cutting-edge alternatives & new solutions

Dossier

Plastic transformed: Cutting-edge alternatives & new solutions

From paper bottles and bio-plastics to compostable materials, the packaging industry has seen the number of alternatives to virgin plastic skyrocket in recent months. In our Dossier, we highlight a selection of innovations and interviews meant[…]

12/10/2020 |