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How Van Genechten is connecting to premium customers

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How Van Genechten is connecting to premium customers

Van Genechten Packaging, the family-owned Belgium-based secondary packaging specialist, has grown its footprint in Europe following the joint venture signed with UK packaging group CartonCare in October. Frank Ohle, CEO of Van Genechten[…]

Fedrigoni snaps up Zuber Rieder, continuing acquisition spree

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Fedrigoni snaps up Zuber Rieder, continuing acquisition spree

In line with its focus on the luxury labels market, Italian paper and labels group Fedrigoni, owned by private-equity player Bain, has purchased independent French label paper manufacturer Zuber Rieder. Fedrigoni CEO Marco Nespolo tells Luxe[…]

11/17/2022 | M&ACorporate strategy
A first for L’Occitane en Provence: 100% recycled PET bottles using Loop technology

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A first for L’Occitane en Provence: 100% recycled PET bottles using Loop technology

L’Occitane en Provence debuted a collaboration with Loop Industries in 2018 to integrate molecularly recycled PET into its product value chain. This week, the French beauty brand revealed its first limited run of 100% Loop-recycled PET bottles[…]

09/29/2022 | BottlesMaterials
James Cropper’s take on molded fiber for luxury

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James Cropper’s take on molded fiber for luxury

James Cropper Colourform, a division of the British papermaker, has been a major player as the luxury packaging market increasingly moves into molded pulp fiber alternatives. In the upcoming Autumn 2022 issue of our sister publication Formes de[…]

09/15/2022 |
Gainerie 91 boosts French production with new site

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Gainerie 91 boosts French production with new site

A testament to the growing demand for French-made luxury packaging solutions, Groupe Gainerie 91 inaugurated its new production site and headquarters in Lieusaint, outside Paris this month. Arnaud Haefelin, CEO of the packaging and merchandising[…]

Iconic Woodacity: Aptar and Quadpack talk lipstick collab

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Iconic Woodacity: Aptar and Quadpack talk lipstick collab

Aptar Beauty + Home and Quadpack co-created and launched premium lipstick Iconic Woodacity earlier this summer. We got the back story from Aptar Beauty + Home Marketing Director Beauty EMEA Patrick Bousquel and Pierre-Antoine Henry, Quadpack’s[…]

08/31/2022 | StrategySustainability
Philippe Bénacin, CEO, Interparfums: “We go where the best skills are found”

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Philippe Bénacin, CEO, Interparfums: “We go where the best skills are found”

CEO of French fragrance group Interparfums, Philippe Bénacin discusses the company's sourcing strategy and how he views the market's current supply chain challenges. Read our exclusive interview published in the Spring 2022 issue of our sister[…]

07/25/2022 | Corporate strategy
“The potential for acquisitions is huge in today’s fragmented packaging market”

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“The potential for acquisitions is huge in today’s fragmented packaging market”

Paolo Recrosio, CEO at Berlin Packaging EMEA, sat down with Luxe Packaging Insight to discuss his ambitious acquisition strategy for the months and years to come for this US-based “hybrid packaging supplier”. Can you give us a bit of background[…]

07/06/2022 | M&ACorporate strategy
Knoll & Albertini seal the deal for European manufacturing

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Knoll & Albertini seal the deal for European manufacturing

Last week, Luxe Packaging Insight announced the signing of a commercial partnership between Knoll Printing & Packaging and Albertini Packaging Group for production at the Italian printing and packaging company’s site in Serbia. This week, we[…]

06/29/2022 |
Axilone talks diversification strategy

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Axilone talks diversification strategy

With its acquisition of formulation specialist Anewcos in China, Axilone is reorienting its strategy for growth. Read our sneak preview of the exclusive feature interview published in Luxe Packaging Insight sister publication Formes de Luxe's[…]

06/13/2022 | Corporate strategy