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Superga names VP Business Development

Beauty supplier Superga Beauty has appointed Laurent Bourgoin as VP Business Development. Reporting to President Leslie Bréau Meniger, Bourgoin is tasked with accelerating the development of new business, new geographical areas and high-added[…]

09/16/2021 |

Goldfield & Banks opts for Quadpack cap

Looking for a European provider for its perfume caps, Australian niche fragrance brand Goldfield & Banks turned to Quadpack. The wooden cap is made of ash from sustainably managed forests and has a PP liner. It is decorated using lacquering and[…]


Pantone’s Colors of the Year 2021

Color institute Pantone has elected two colors – gray and yellow – for its traditional Color of the Year for 2021, with the shades said to be “both enduring and uplifting”. Pantone 17-5104 Ultimate Gray is described as being emblematic of solid[…]


Laminate manufacturer API files for bankruptcy

API Americas, supplier of laminates and foils for the luxury packaging sector among others industries, has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US. The supplier is hoping to find a buyer, according to industry reports. API’s UK business also[…]


James Cropper appoints Global Luxury Packaging Lead

James Cropper has named Tricia Hartmann to the role of Global Luxury Packaging Lead, a newly created position for the UK paper manufacturer. Hartmann comes from Arjowiggins Creative Papers, where she was in charge of luxury packaging development[…]


L’Oréal names Packaging Design Director

Pierre Favresse has been appointed Director of Packaging Design at L’Oréal. He was previously with home furnishing brand Habitat and Creative Director at Spanish luxury porcelain specialist Lladró.


Strand Cosmetics merges with Marvinpac

Formulation specialist Strand Cosmetics Europe and filling and co-packaging company Marvinpac, have merged to create MS Beautilab, a full-service beauty and wellbeing product supplier. The new entity is aiming for consolidated turnover of €100m[…]


Édition Spéciale by Luxe Pack renews sustainability theme

Édition Spéciale by Luxe Pack (Infopro Digital) has confirmed that the 2020 edition of the Paris show will be once again devoted to sustainable packaging solutions. Some 75 exhibitors will participate, an 18% increase on the first edition in[…]


Quadpack and Sulapac ink partnership

Beauty packaging supplier Quadpack and Finnish sustainable materials specialist Sulapac have signed a “preferred partnership agreement”. This coming spring, Quadpack will launch Sulapac Nordic Collection, a range of jars in 15ml, 30ml and 50ml[…]


Chinese niche fragrances rewarded in Shanghai

China’s first niche perfumery awards, mNPA, organized by Chinese distributor Minorité and sponsored by fragrance house Firmenich, were held in Shanghai in January. The people’s jury awarded local brands Kong Bai, Uttori and O D’Hora the prize[…]