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“Luxury will be key for Eska in the years to come”

Interview

“Luxury will be key for Eska in the years to come”

Rienk Jan van der Kooi, ceo of Dutch board manufacturer Eska, explains why his 140 year-old company is a good fit for luxury brands on the lookout for sustainable solutions. Eska has long been involved in recycled materials. Indeed. One hundred[…]

09/04/2019 |
Reboul forges ahead with 100% metal solutions

Interview

Reboul forges ahead with 100% metal solutions

Having made a splash with its refillable all-metal lipstick for Lush, Reboul (Aptar) is moving on to other projects in the plastic-free domain. Sandrine Bréchon, innovation & development manager, and Marc Cooper, ceo, talk to us about this[…]

07/22/2019 |
Lush sets the standard for greener packaging

Interview

Lush sets the standard for greener packaging

Lush launched its first refillable lipstick earlier this year in partnership with supplier Reboul/Aptar. Nick Gumery, creative buyer for packaging at the UK brand, discusses how Lush is giving value and a much longer life span to its packaging.[…]

Nippon Shikizai ups its capacity in France

Nippon Shikizai ups its capacity in France

Japanese group Nippon Shikizai is currently focusing its investements in {France. Following its acquisition in 2000 of Thépenier Pharma & Cosmetics, Orléans Cosmetics, renamed Nippon Shikizai France, joined the formula manufacturer's portfolio[…]

07/09/2019 |
Van Genechten Packaging invests in luxury

Van Genechten Packaging invests in luxury

A new eight-color printing press, cutting-edge laminating machines, and additional production lines for rigid coffrets: this year in Latvia, Hungary, and Russia, a third of €19m investment made by the Van Genechten Packaging group (VGP) was[…]

06/28/2019 |
Bouchages Delage & Tapi look to the future

Bouchages Delage & Tapi look to the future

“The acquisition of Bouchages Delage by Tapì group has created an alliance with the shared objective of going further, faster,” explains Christian Delage, CEO of the Cognac-based manufacturer specialized in closures for spirits. The family-owned[…]

06/25/2019 |
Yanghe aims for international markets

Interview

Yanghe aims for international markets

One of China’s top spirits players, Jiangsu Yanghe Distillery describes itself as the "pioneer of Chinese mellow liquor". Chief product officer and vice president Xueqian Zhang talks to Formes de Luxe about product development at the company.[…]

06/24/2019 |
Pochet Du Courval feted at the French Fifis

Pochet Du Courval feted at the French Fifis

Two bottles from Pochet du Courval glassworks were honored at the 27th annual Fifis ceremony held by the Fragrance Foundation France in Paris on June 13th. The prize for “Best Design in Women’s Fragrance” was awarded to Nomade by Chloé (Coty)[…]

06/19/2019 |
Comte de Grasse:  projects on the horizon

Interview

Comte de Grasse: projects on the horizon

Comte de Grasse made waves with its packaging design and novel approach to distillation with the launch of its first gin, 44°N, in November 2018. Bhagath Reddy, founder and ceo of the Grasse-based company, talks to Formes de Luxe about his[…]

06/19/2019 |
Asquan displays its ambitions

Asquan displays its ambitions

“Two years ago, we weren’t even on the radar,” recalls Henri Tinchant, CEO and owner of Asquan, Hong Kong-based manufacturer of cosmetics packaging. “Today, the company employs 42 people and is rapidly gaining visibility.” Tinchant, who is not[…]

06/13/2019 |