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Delta Neo: turning over a new leaf

Delta Neo: turning over a new leaf

Micro-drilling specialist Delta Composants unveiled a revamped visual identity this summer along with a new name, Delta Neo. The French company’s luxury business, which accounted for some 25% of sales last year, versus just 12% in 2018, remains[…]

08/10/2020 |
A look at Glencairn Crystal's premium decanter business

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A look at Glencairn Crystal's premium decanter business

Scotland’s Glencairn Crystal crafts bespoke decanters to house some of the world’s oldest prestige spirits. New Product Development Director Scott Davidson talks to Luxe Packaging Insight about his priorities for the business. How is the current[…]

08/05/2020
State of Mind pairs scent and tea

State of Mind pairs scent and tea

French niche brand State of Mind, launched in 2017, has built its offer around scented teas and fine fragrances. The company just opened its first “olfactory tea room” in Versailles, and plans to expand this concept via franchises. State of[…]

08/03/2020
Sabé Masson reveals development plans

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Sabé Masson reveals development plans

Isabelle Masson-Mandonnaud, Founder and CEO of Sabé Masson and former co-founder of Sephora, is taking her “soft perfume” brand to the next level this year. A search for new investors and a packaging revamp are in the pipeline. Sabé Masson is[…]

07/30/2020
James Cropper maps out plans for luxury packaging business

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James Cropper maps out plans for luxury packaging business

Tricia Hartmann, James Cropper’s newly appointed Luxury Packaging Global Lead, talks to Luxe Packaging Insight about the UK-based specialist papermaker’s luxury packaging ambitions, sustainability and upcoming investments. You joined James[…]

07/23/2020 |
GEKA’s CEO on plastics, sustainability and innovating for the future

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GEKA’s CEO on plastics, sustainability and innovating for the future

Florent Lafond, CEO at mascara applicator specialist GEKA, talks to Luxe Packaging Insight about the Germany-based manufacturer’s sustainability push, 3D printing and targeting the luxury market. How do you reconcile manufacturing plastic[…]

07/07/2020 | ApplicatorsTrends
BillerudKorsnäs restructures business units

BillerudKorsnäs restructures business units

Paperboard manufacturer BillerudKorsnäs has announced a “simplified organizational structure” for its businesses as of August 1. The new structure is comprised of three divisions: Wood Supply, Operations and Commercial. Sustainability and[…]

06/19/2020
Steklarna Hrastnik shutters tableware business to focus on packaging

Steklarna Hrastnik shutters tableware business to focus on packaging

In September, extra white flint glass packaging will make up 100% of the Slovenian glassmaker’s production. The move away from glass tableware had been in the works for some time now. Steklarna Hrastnik managing director Peter Cas told Luxe[…]

06/04/2020
Cosfibel's Alain Chevassus forecasts spike in consolidation for brands & suppliers

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Cosfibel's Alain Chevassus forecasts spike in consolidation for brands & suppliers

Alain Chevassus, Cosfibel founder and packaging industry veteran, discusses the impact of the health crisis on the market and predicts consolidation for both brands and suppliers in the months to come. How is the market performing in light of[…]

06/03/2020

EFP-Chavassieu signs with PBP

UK-based Preston Board & Packaging (PBP) has selected French import agent EFP-Chavassieu to market its products in France. PBP is aiming to develop its sales at export and has been rapidly expanding into the luxury and premium packaging segment.[…]

05/20/2020