Metropack tests the packaging of tomorrow
Packaging testing and validation laboratory Metropack supports luxury brands in the approval of their packaging. The company also plays a key role in innovation and agility to reduce time-to-market, according to Julien Foret, Business Engineer[…]
A first for L’Occitane en Provence: 100% recycled PET bottles using Loop technology
L’Occitane en Provence debuted a collaboration with Loop Industries in 2018 to integrate molecularly recycled PET into its product value chain. This week, the French beauty brand revealed its first limited run of 100% Loop-recycled PET bottles[…]
Virospack hones its leadership
The world’s leading producer of cosmetic dropper packs for the luxury cosmetic industry, Virospack maintains its position by investing in CSR, cutting-edge facilities, international development, and R&D—the Barcelona-based company leaves nothing[…]
Amid market challenges, Bormioli Luigi positions for growth
The European energy crisis is proving to be a critical time for glassmakers. Luxe Packaging Insight visited Bormioli Luigi’s glassworks at its Parma headquarters earlier this month and spoke with the Italian company’s management about current[…]
Albéa announces management changes, unveils LUXE PACK Monaco innovations
French beauty packaging supplier Albéa has announced organizational changes following the retirement of President and CEO François Luscan earlier this year. At a press conference in Paris, the company also gave a sneak peek of packaging[…]
Quadpack appoints Alexandra Chauvigné CEO
Beauty packaging supplier Quadpack has named former DS Smith and Aptar executive Alexandra Chauvigné as CEO. The appointment will see Co-founder Tim Eaves take on the role of Chief Impact Officer alongside his position as Chairman of the Board.[…]
Fives to build electric furnace for Pochet du Courval's glassworks
Groupe Pochet has selected industrial engineering group Fives to construct an electric furnace for luxury flacons at its Guimerville glassworks. Representing an investment of between €22m and €30m, the furnace is slated to be operational by the[…]
Gainerie 91 boosts French production with new site
A testament to the growing demand for French-made luxury packaging solutions, Groupe Gainerie 91 inaugurated its new production site and headquarters in Lieusaint, outside Paris this month. Arnaud Haefelin, CEO of the packaging and merchandising[…]
Comité Colbert x BCG – what’s in store for the luxury industry?
A recent report French luxury association Comité Colbert and Boston Consulting Group points to the luxury industry as a “bold pioneer of change”. The metaverse and NFTs, finding innovative alternatives in the face of raw material shortages and[…]
Reshoring production: What impact on luxury packaging?
The health pandemic and growing spike in sustainability concerns have made reshoring a growing concern. In our Dossier, we examine how this market shift is impacting luxury packaging players throughout the supply chain.