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Quadpack gains strength

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Quadpack gains strength

Quadpack ceo Tim Eaves tells us what Louvrette and Inotech, its latest acquisitions, bring to the table. You purchased German primary packaging company Louvrette last month. What was behind the acquisition? First, we wanted to increase our[…]

10/08/2019 | Corporate strategy
Albéa sets out its sustainability road map

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Albéa sets out its sustainability road map

For Albéa, 2019 looks to be a turning point when it comes to sustainable development. In July, the French group published its first sustainability report and it is now a member of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, meaning that in time 100% of its[…]

09/24/2019 | Corporate strategyCSR
Heinz Glas reaches new heights for PCR glass

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Heinz Glas reaches new heights for PCR glass

German glassmaker Heinz Glas is inaugurating a new furnace mid-2020 at its Kleintettau glassworks that will be able to integrate up to 50% PCR glass. Coo Jörg Utsch and sales director Rudolf Wurm talked to Formes de Luxe about the project. Why[…]

09/17/2019 | Corporate strategyCSR
“Luxury will be key for Eska in the years to come”

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“Luxury will be key for Eska in the years to come”

Rienk Jan van der Kooi, ceo of Dutch board manufacturer Eska, explains why his 140 year-old company is a good fit for luxury brands on the lookout for sustainable solutions. Eska has long been involved in recycled materials. Indeed. One hundred[…]

09/04/2019 | Corporate strategy
L'Oréal aims to transform the pack into a "lasting object"

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L'Oréal aims to transform the pack into a "lasting object"

Delphine Bromberger, L'Oréal’s director of packaging innovation skincare, perfume and hygiene, reflects on the urgency of sustainable innovation. Most observers in the luxury market predict the end of throw-away packaging: what is your view?[…]

09/02/2019 |
Reboul forges ahead with 100% metal solutions

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Reboul forges ahead with 100% metal solutions

Having made a splash with its refillable all-metal lipstick for Lush, Reboul (Aptar) is moving on to other projects in the plastic-free domain. Sandrine Bréchon, innovation & development manager, and Marc Cooper, ceo, talk to us about this[…]

07/22/2019 | Corporate strategy
Lush sets the standard for greener packaging

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Lush sets the standard for greener packaging

Lush launched its first refillable lipstick earlier this year in partnership with supplier Reboul/Aptar. Nick Gumery, creative buyer for packaging at the UK brand, discusses how Lush is giving value and a much longer life span to its packaging.[…]

Yanghe aims for international markets

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Yanghe aims for international markets

One of China’s top spirits players, Jiangsu Yanghe Distillery describes itself as the "pioneer of Chinese mellow liquor". Chief product officer and vice president Xueqian Zhang talks to Formes de Luxe about product development at the company.[…]

06/24/2019 | Corporate strategy
Comte de Grasse:  projects on the horizon

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Comte de Grasse: projects on the horizon

Comte de Grasse made waves with its packaging design and novel approach to distillation with the launch of its first gin, 44°N, in November 2018. Bhagath Reddy, founder and ceo of the Grasse-based company, talks to Formes de Luxe about his[…]

06/19/2019 | Corporate strategy
Terroir inspires Belvedere's Single Estate collection

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Terroir inspires Belvedere's Single Estate collection

Nicole Bourdette, global product development manager at LVMH-owned Belvedere, talks about the vodka brand’s latest premium-positioned launch, Single Estate. What was behind the creation of this new range? Single Estate takes its roots from the[…]

06/03/2019 | Corporate strategy