Corporate strategy

Axilone to double aluminum production capacity with new site

Axilone to double aluminum production capacity with new site

French beauty packaging group Axilone is breaking ground on a second site in Spain for its aluminum business. Production is slated to debut early 2025.Faced with continued strong demand from the beauty market, Axilone has announced it is...

Yangi’s fiber-based packaging solution gets investment from Chanel and Voith

Yangi’s fiber-based packaging solution gets investment from Chanel and Voith

The investments will enable Swedish start-up Yangi to ramp up commercialization of its manufacturing technology for sustainable packaging. Centered on dry-forming, it can notably be used for beauty and cosmetics packs.French luxury brand...

Arcade Beauty's latest fragrance products boost full-service portfolio

Arcade Beauty's latest fragrance products boost full-service portfolio

At Paris Packaging Week, beauty sampling specialist Arcade Beauty showed new additions to its Retail range. The company’s alcohol-free fragrance formulas are designed to promote new fragrance gestures.Paris Packaging Week was the launchpad...

01/24/2023 | Applicators
Univerre looks to premiumization with Crystal Spirit acquisition

Univerre looks to premiumization with Crystal Spirit acquisition

With Crystal Spirit, glass packaging distributor Univerre is strengthening its luxury market positioning and geographic reach.Glass packaging wholesaler Univerre has purchased fellow French company Crystal Spirit (Rica Consulting & Design)....

01/23/2023 |
Haute couture spirits: Spirit-Brothers details plans to double its turnover

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Haute couture spirits: Spirit-Brothers details plans to double its turnover

Former Moët Hennessy Managing Director and Stoli Group CEO Hugues Pietrini founded Spirit-Brothers in 2020. Focused on small-batch, artisanal production, the latest addition to the French luxury spirits company’s portfolio is Celosa rosé...

01/16/2023 | Trends
Crealis-owned Supercap bolsters cork stopper business with Portugeuse acquisitions

Crealis-owned Supercap bolsters cork stopper business with Portugeuse acquisitions

Three family-owned stopper suppliers based near Porto are poised to join Crealis’ portfolio.French packaging group Crealis is reinforcing its stopper business with a new natural cork offer. The company’s Supercap entity has announced the...

01/13/2023 | M&AStrategy

Holmen Iggesund and Yangi team up for alternatives to plastic beauty packaging

Holmen Iggesund and Yangi team up for alternatives to plastic beauty packaging

The two partners hope to develop new sustainable cosmetics packaging concepts by combining Iggesund’s fiber-based material with Yangi’s dry forming technology. Refills, inserts and testers are just some of the applications under...

GPA Global acquisition streak continues with purchase of Cosfibel

GPA Global acquisition streak continues with purchase of Cosfibel

The purchase of France-based luxury packaging specialist Cosfibel strengthens GPA Global’s nearshoring capabilities, boosting its position in beauty and food as well as wines and spirits.Following the acquisition of US-based Jenco...

01/10/2023 | Regional focus
Axilone strengthens its sustainable, premium offer

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Axilone strengthens its sustainable, premium offer

Everlast, Axilone’s new rechargeable, single-material range offers infinite sustainable possibilities and proves that it is possible to produce environmentally sound luxury products. Laurent Fontaine, Sales Director Europe, and Reynald...

Berlin Packaging UK worked with Waterford Whisky to ditch the typical cork closure for a custom glass Vinolok closure

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Berlin Packaging UK worked with Waterford Whisky to ditch the typical cork closure for a custom glass Vinolok closure

Unashamedly influenced by the world’s greatest winemakers, Waterford Whisky obsessively brings the same intellectual drive, methodology and rigour to barley – the very source of malt whisky’s complex flavour.Extolling a hundred...

01/09/2023 |