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Sulapac launches flexible grade & bio-based barrier

Sulapac launches flexible grade & bio-based barrier

Along with its new flexible material conceived for thin-walled cosmetics jars, Finnish bio-composite specialist Sulapac is rolling out a patent-pending barrier solution that it claims leaves no trace of microplastics. In September 2020, Sulapac[…]

DS Smith boosts circular economy initiatives with €115m investment

DS Smith boosts circular economy initiatives with €115m investment

Paper packaging supplier DS Smith is doubling its R&D and innovation spend for the next five years as it looks to ramp up its circularity efforts. The group is channeling more than €115m into its new R&D and innovation program, which includes[…]

05/26/2021 |
Verpack acquires PLV 37

Verpack acquires PLV 37

French luxury packaging specialist Verpack has acquired PLV 37 (Posson) as it looks to offer its customers greater flexibility and proximity. PLV is specialized in finishing operations for printed materials - lamination, screenprinting, gilding,[…]

05/25/2021 |
Marvinpac Group appoints CEO

Marvinpac Group appoints CEO

Holding company Marvinpac Group has appointed Olivier Salaun to the newly created position of CEO as it looks to strengthen its development, notably internationally. The appointment is effective June 1st. Salaun was previously Chairman and CEO[…]

05/25/2021 |
LVMH's Alexandre Capelli: "We see CSR as a source of growth, rather than an expenditure"

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LVMH's Alexandre Capelli: "We see CSR as a source of growth, rather than an expenditure"

Second-life packs, phasing out virgin plastics, focusing on a product's end-of-life phase... LVMH has mapped out ambitious targets in its drive towards increasingly sustainable packaging solutions. LVMH Group Environmental Deputy Director[…]

05/18/2021 | CSRTrends
Stora Enso & Pulpex ink partnership to industrialize paper bottles

Stora Enso & Pulpex ink partnership to industrialize paper bottles

Finnish paperboard specialist Stora Enso has signed an exclusive agreement to produce Pulpex paper bottles on an industrial scale. A high-speed production line is expected to be operational in 2022. Packaging technology company Pulpex Limited,[…]

Coty looks to strengthen luxury business

Coty looks to strengthen luxury business

A little over six months after the appointment of CEO Sue Y. Nabi, US-based Coty is looking to ramp up its luxury fragrances business and become a key player in prestige make-up as part of a new growth acceleration strategy. Luxury and China are[…]

05/11/2021 |
Luxury seizes on China’s booming market

Luxury seizes on China’s booming market

With China the first economy to make a swift recovery from the health crisis, luxury brands are increasingly targeting this buoyant market. “Luxury companies have never placed such a focus on China's market as they did in 2020,” says Chinese[…]

05/06/2021 |
Metsä Board boosts investment in mills, R&D

Metsä Board boosts investment in mills, R&D

Finnish paperboard supplier Metsä Board is investing in production at its Husum and Kemi mills and exploring new technologies at its Excellence Centre, including barrier solutions to replace plastic in certain packaging applications and[…]

05/06/2021 |
Cosfibel kicks off a new chapter

Cosfibel kicks off a new chapter

Acquisitions, new management, market reorientation, digitalization... French packaging group Cosfibel is gearing up for a major new stage in its development. The big news this year from French premium packaging group Cosfibel is the acquisition[…]

05/06/2021 |