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James Cropper maps out plans for luxury packaging business

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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 |
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
Natura’s innovation pipeline focuses on zero waste packaging

Natura’s innovation pipeline focuses on zero waste packaging

Brazilian beauty company Natura, long known for its sustainability initiatives, has unveiled a selection of projects to come out of its innovation pipeline to combat plastic waste and pollution. Launched last year, the Natura Innovation[…]

06/10/2020 |
Materials spotlight: Allizé Plasturgie

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Materials spotlight: Allizé Plasturgie

In Allizé Plasturgie's library, which contains more than 1,000 samples, biosourced materials are gaining ground. We spotlight three examples, sourced from our sister publication Formes de Luxe.

06/09/2020 |
Albéa & L’Oréal unveil eco-friendly cardboard tube for La Roche-Posay

Albéa & L’Oréal unveil eco-friendly cardboard tube for La Roche-Posay

Beauty group L’Oréal has launched its first product packaged in a paper-based tube, the fruit of a partnership with packaging company Albéa. Housing La Roche-Posay’s Anthelios suncare product, the tube is the result of a year-long collaboration[…]

Eastman expands the potential of recycled plastic

Eastman expands the potential of recycled plastic

Optimizing recycled plastic is a target for US-based supplier Eastman. The group is currently working to develop plastic materials that can regenerate themselves by using complementary recycling methods. In a bid to take advantage of traditional[…]

L’Oréal joins the paper bottle community

L’Oréal joins the paper bottle community

Looking to further boost its initiatives in the sustainable packaging realm, beauty group L’Oréal has joined the paper bottle company community: a consortium of brands, suppliers and technology experts developing what will be “the world's first[…]

10/17/2019 |
BillerudKorsnäs unveils CrownBoard premium range

BillerudKorsnäs unveils CrownBoard premium range

Launched at Luxe Pack Monaco, CrownBoard is BillerudKorsnäs’ new premium board brand. Its high tensile strength allows for substantial lightweighting when it comes to packaging. "With CrownBoard, we’re looking to address the plastic challenge,"[…]

10/15/2019 |
Albéa and L’Oréal to launch paper tube

Albéa and L’Oréal to launch paper tube

In a bid to reduce the amount of plastic used in its packaging, Albéa has teamed up with L'Oréal to develop a paper-based tube for cosmetics. The material is a type of laminate: one layer of paper is covered in two fine layers of polyethylene on[…]

Stora Enso unveils cardboard tube for skincare

Stora Enso unveils cardboard tube for skincare

The prototype presented at Luxe Pack Monaco is made of 70% cardboard paper with added barrier materials. The challenge being to reduce the use of plastic. The idea of a cardboard tube for cosmetics dates back to 2012, when a group of Finnish[…]