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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 |
Bioplastics: NaturePlast's CEO sorts fact from fiction

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Bioplastics: NaturePlast's CEO sorts fact from fiction

A distributor and producer of bioplastic raw materials, NaturePlast currently has Europe’s largest catalog of bio-sourced and biodegradable plastics. We spoke with the company’s CEO, Thomas Lefevre. Bioplastics invite both skepticism and[…]

08/12/2020
Erpro group CEO on the evolution of 3D printing in luxury

Interview

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
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