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ColorForge forges ahead with 3D-printed makeup formulas and packs

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ColorForge forges ahead with 3D-printed makeup formulas and packs

US-based start-up ColorForge won a Cosmetic Victories* award last month for its additive manufacturing technology that allows for the simultaneous production of powder-based color cosmetics and packaging. We spoke to ColorForge President John[…]

11/26/2020 |
Design spotlight: 3 creative alternatives to leather

Design spotlight: 3 creative alternatives to leather

A multi-material, multi-process and multi-sector resource center, FCBA’s Innovathèque is Europe’s very first materials library, founded 20 years ago. Among the 2,200 references on offer, 99% are ready to be industrialized. Sourced from the[…]

11/11/2020
Paboco's gameplan to pioneer the paper bottle

Paboco's gameplan to pioneer the paper bottle

Paboco, the Paper Bottle Company, is out to shake up packaging norms with its first branded paper bottle slated for launch in 2021. Currently in a start-up, scale-up phase, the Danish company’s “pioneer community” is a joint venture between[…]

Shiseido to launch in-store refills, biodegradable packs

Shiseido to launch in-store refills, biodegradable packs

A new in-store refill service and a lip palette said to be biodegradable “even in sea water” are among the first packaging developments to come out of Shiseido’s newly released Sustainable Beauty Actions initiative. The Japanese beauty group is[…]

10/30/2020 |
Exclusive report: 3D printing trends to watch in 2020

Exclusive report: 3D printing trends to watch in 2020

There seems no end in sight in the fast-paced development of 3D printing technologies. A new report* published by trade show 3DPrint Lyon (an Infopro Digital event) outlines emerging trends in the sector in France. While luxury remains a tiny[…]

10/27/2020 | Design
A bottle made of carbon emissions? L’Oréal & partners embark on “world-first”

A bottle made of carbon emissions? L’Oréal & partners embark on “world-first”

A collaboration between L’Oréal, carbon recycler LanzaTech and energy giant Total, the project aims to “make single-use carbon a thing of the past”. L’Oréal aims to launch a first packaging application by 2024. A first step in what could well be[…]

10/27/2020 | Trends
Texen partners with Roctool for molding technology

Texen partners with Roctool for molding technology

Beauty packaging supplier Texen (PSB Industries) has signed a non-exclusive partnership with Roctool to use the company’s patented heat-molding technology in its production processes. Texen says it is using Roctool’s technology with recycled[…]

10/08/2020 | CSR
Authentic Material partners with Daumet for watchmaking sector

Authentic Material partners with Daumet for watchmaking sector

Authentic Material, specialized in the creation of upcycled materials for the luxury sector, has partnered with gold coatings specialist Daumet to strengthen its offering for the watchmaking segment. Daumet, which creates new gold alloys,[…]

09/10/2020
Sulapac CEO sets out road map following new investment

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Sulapac CEO sets out road map following new investment

In 2019 biocomposite materials specialist Sulapac finalized an A-round of financing and welcomed new investors, including Chanel. Sulapac CEO Suvi Haimi talks to Luxe Packaging Insight about the Finnish company’s new business model, its launch[…]

Trends in 3D printing

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Trends in 3D printing

In the luxury packaging sector, advances in 3D printing are opening a world of possibilities. We sum up a few of the latest trends in this area. Read the full article in the Summer issue of our sister publication Formes de Luxe.

08/25/2020 |