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Alliora under new French ownership

Alliora under new French ownership

Coffret manufacturer Alliora is back in French hands after a consortium of investors purchased the beauty supplier from GPack late last year. Packaging industry veteran Antoine Bruno, Alliora’s new CEO and also part owner, aims to steer the[…]

01/11/2021
Geka looks to bounce back from the crisis

Geka looks to bounce back from the crisis

Despite a forecast 20% drop in sales due to the health crisis this year, German mascara specialist Geka is looking to the future, with its expanded headquarters set to be inaugurated in January 2021, a continued sustainability push and new[…]

12/23/2020 |
Heinz Glas outlines steps to boost sustainable production

Heinz Glas outlines steps to boost sustainable production

Reducing its carbon emissions is a strong focus for Heinz Glas in the years to come, as illustrated by its recently launched Multigen offer of sustainable solutions. Investing in production is another priority and its new glassworks in China[…]

12/22/2020 |
Lalique Group’s The Glenturret reveals new identity

Lalique Group’s The Glenturret reveals new identity

The rebrand of Whisky distillery The Glenturret, acquired by Lalique Group in 2018, highlights the heritage of Scotland’s oldest working distillery, founded in 1763. Paris-based brand and packaging design agency Appartement 103 is behind the[…]

L’Oréal’s Jacques Playe lays out ambitions to drive packaging science & UX design

Interview

L’Oréal’s Jacques Playe lays out ambitions to drive packaging science & UX design

L’Oréal is out to reinvent the consumer experience and packaging will play a vital role in this transformation. In our exclusive interview, Jacques Playe, appointed Global Head of Packaging & Product Development earlier this year, speaks with[…]

Groupe Pochet sets out roadmap for return to profitability

Groupe Pochet sets out roadmap for return to profitability

With the hard-hit premium fragrance market its core business, Groupe Pochet is set to see around a 30% drop in sales for 2020 as a result of the health crisis. A return to profitability and increased agility are two big goals for the French[…]

12/08/2020
Amorim’s RE-Cork: unveiling the biodegradable stopper

Amorim’s RE-Cork: unveiling the biodegradable stopper

Described as the premium spirits market’s first sustainable alternative to conventional plastic closures, including biodegradable options, Amorim’s RE-Cork, the newest collection to launch in the Portugal-based supplier’s Top Series portfolio,[…]

Salinas rebrands, sets sustainability roadmap

Salinas rebrands, sets sustainability roadmap

Along with its newly minted identity, Salinas Packaging Group, the Spanish rigid box manufacturer, has outlined its sustainability goals for the years ahead. The year 2020 has been busy for Alicante-based box supplier Salinas. In March, just[…]

12/01/2020 |
HCP invests in ex-Rusi plant, makes strides in sustainability

HCP invests in ex-Rusi plant, makes strides in sustainability

Following the acquisition of mascara specialist Rusi in 2017, HCP is aiming to make the Germany-based operation its “packaging platform”. The cosmetics packaging supplier is also innovating on the sustainability front with EcoWood, a bio-based[…]

Quadpack bets on sustainable solutions & collaborative innovation

Quadpack bets on sustainable solutions & collaborative innovation

Cosmetics packaging supplier Quadpack is targeting €400m in sales for 2025, up from €131m in 2019, and a global market share of 2%, up from 0.6% currently, making it one of the world’s top-five suppliers in its sector. To get there, the company[…]

11/26/2020 |