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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...

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

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

10/08/2020 | Corporate strategy
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...

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...

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