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Aptar to acquire Fusion Packaging

Aptar to acquire Fusion Packaging

The wave of consolidations announced since the new year began continues apace. Packaging and dispensing solutions company Aptar Group is to acquire US-based Fusion Packaging (FusionPKG), a specialist in airless and color cosmetics packaging as[…]

02/19/2020
Albéa creates new beauty division following acquisitions

Albéa creates new beauty division following acquisitions

French packaging company Albéa has created a new division, Innovative Beauty Group (IBG), in a bid to address the market’s need for fast turnaround, turnkey solutions and custom packaging collections. IBG brings together Albéa’s former Beauty[…]

02/17/2020 |
PSB Industries to acquire Qualipac

PSB Industries to acquire Qualipac

Consolidation continues apace in the luxury-packaging realm. PSB Industries, French owner of beauty packaging manufacturer Texen, has announced that it is in talks to acquire Qualipac, the plastics and metal (aluminum and zamak) supplier owned[…]

02/05/2020
HCT merges with KDC/ONE

HCT merges with KDC/ONE

Beauty packaging company HCT has joined forces with Knowlton Development Corporation (KDC/One), the company that acquired French cosmetics manufacturer Alkos Group in July 2019 to form a “comprehensive global end-to-end solutions provider for[…]

12/18/2019 | Makeupplastic
Neyret acquires Seram

Neyret acquires Seram

Through the acquisition of Seram, Neyret has bolstered its position in the luxury-goods ornamentation market by creating a group with "highly complementary trades," explains group ceo Benoit Neyret. Indeed, the supplier, founded in 1823, is[…]

11/18/2019 |
Arjowiggins Creative Papers opens a new chapter

Arjowiggins Creative Papers opens a new chapter

Arjowiggins Creative Papers, in receivership since January 2019, was acquired earlier this month by a consortium of the company's managers via an MBO in partnership with agency Scottish Enterprise. The paper company will now be managed by a team[…]

10/09/2019 |
Quadpack acquires Louvrette

Quadpack acquires Louvrette

Quadpack has acquired injection-molding specialist Louvrette. The deal gives the beauty packaging specialist both a strong foothold in the German market and an expanded capacity when it comes to thick-walled injection molding. Louvrette, with[…]

09/30/2019 |
Lumson acquires Marino Belotti

Lumson acquires Marino Belotti

Italian manufacturer of cosmetic bottles, jars and pump systems, Lumson has acquired Marino Belotti, a specialist in high-end makeup cases. With the deal, the group confirms its interest in a market where it took its first steps in 2017 with the[…]

09/12/2019 |
Campari acquires Trois Rivières and La Mauny

Campari acquires Trois Rivières and La Mauny

Campari has its sites set on the rum category. Last July, the Italian group announced its intention to acquire Rhumantilles, French owner of Bellonie & Bourdillon Successeurs, propreitor of premium rum agricole brands Trois Rivières and La Mauny[…]

09/05/2019 |
KDC/One snaps up Alkos Group

KDC/One snaps up Alkos Group

Consolidation among cosmetic formulators continues apace. Knowlton Development Corporation (KDC/One) has acquired Alkos Group, French cosmetics manufacturer and specialist in hot-cast formulas that operates three entities: Alkos Cosmetics,[…]

07/03/2019 |