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With a flurry of investments, Stoelzle readies for the rebound

With a flurry of investments, Stoelzle readies for the rebound

A new, less energy-intensive furnace, mold-machining and decoration capacities, automated packing lines, the debut of bottle production for the spirits segment… Stoelzle’s €20m investment in its Masnières site is shaping the glassmaker’s offer[…]

06/03/2021
Quadpack invests in local production and airless capacity

Quadpack invests in local production and airless capacity

Beauty packaging supplier Quadpack has announced a €4m investment in manufacturing at its plants in Spain and Germany. Of this, some €2m is earmarked for new injection molding, decoration and assembly tooling at Quadpack’s Louvrette site in[…]

05/27/2021
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
LVMH's Alexandre Capelli: "We see CSR as a source of growth, rather than an expenditure"

Interview

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 | Trends
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,[…]

05/18/2021 |
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
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
Parfums Caron's CEO on combining heritage and novelty

Interview

Parfums Caron's CEO on combining heritage and novelty

Under the ownership of Ariane de Rothschild since 2018, Parfums Caron is in reinvention mode. In our sneak preview of the feature interview to be published in the upcoming issue of sister magazine Formes de Luxe, CEO Hugues de la Chevasnerie[…]

05/05/2021