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Reusable packaging: Niche segment or new norm?

Reusable packaging: Niche segment or new norm?

Without a “significant change in trajectory”, the global market for refillable and reusable packaging is forecast to reach a mere 5% penetration rate by 2030. Yet, says McKinsey, increased consumer demand, regulations promoting reuse and product[…]

Autajon Group enters South Korea with Pacific Package acquisition

Autajon Group enters South Korea with Pacific Package acquisition

Autajon is strengthening its presence in Asia with the purchase of South Korean company Pacific Package. The cosmetics packaging supplier is specialized in folding cartons and rigid boxes. Following its purchase of US-based Zapp Packaging last[…]

11/15/2022 | Corporate strategy
HP: Opening a world of possibilities

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HP: Opening a world of possibilities

Christophe Gramfort, Country Manager France at HP, talks to Luxe Packaging Insight about recent partnerships and the company’s new digital presses for labels and packaging, which are opening up a whole new world of possibilities for a greener[…]

How Guala Closures' future UK site fits with its premiumization strategy

How Guala Closures' future UK site fits with its premiumization strategy

Italy’s Guala Closures Group has been given planning approval to build a new 20,500m2 plant in Gartcosh, Scotland. The facility, set to debut operations from January 2024, will exclusively serve the whisky closures market. Italian closures[…]

Ardagh Group and Absolut Vodka co-invest in hydrogen-fired furnace

Ardagh Group and Absolut Vodka co-invest in hydrogen-fired furnace

At Ardagh's Limmared glassworks in Sweden, the production of Absolut Vodka (Pernod Ricard) bottles will move to a partly hydrogen-fired glass furnace in the second half of 2023. Absolut will become the first global spirits brand to move to such[…]

11/08/2022 | CSR
Positive changes at Technicaps

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Positive changes at Technicaps

Off to a sustainable start, Technicaps is continuing to evolve by diversifying its range of materials and technologies for its cellulose caps, while developing a forward-looking approach. Founded in 1965 and based in Challes, near Le Mans,[…]

Steklarna Hrastnik to buy Serbian glassworks SFS Paracin

Steklarna Hrastnik to buy Serbian glassworks SFS Paracin

With Serbian glassmaker SFS Paracin slated to join its portfolio early next year, Steklarna Hrastnik is moving ahead with its strategy of focusing production at its Slovenian headquarters on premium glass packaging. Slovenian glassmaker[…]

Quadpack opens decoration facility in Germany, reveals further investments

Quadpack opens decoration facility in Germany, reveals further investments

Representing an investment of €1m, a new 900m2 decoration center at Quadpack’s Kierspe plant in Germany enables the beauty packaging supplier to bring two previously outsourced activies, silkscreening and hot-stamping, in-house. Spain-based[…]

Verallia enters UK market with acquisition of premium glassmaker Allied Glass

Verallia enters UK market with acquisition of premium glassmaker Allied Glass

The purchase of Allied Glass expands French glassmaker Verallia’s manufacturing footprint into the UK and strengthens its premium spirits packaging offer, particularly for Scotch whisky and gin. France’s Verallia is buying UK-based glassmaker[…]

11/02/2022 |
Van Genechten signs JV with CartonCare Group

Van Genechten signs JV with CartonCare Group

Reinforcing its presence in the UK market, Belgian packaging group Van Genechten has inked a 50/50 joint venture with UK-based paper packaging supplier CartonCare. A joint venture was announced this week between Van Genechten and CartonCare, a[…]