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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
Cosfibel's new chapter: What does GPA’s acquisition mean for the French group?

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Cosfibel's new chapter: What does GPA’s acquisition mean for the French group?

Luxe Packaging Insight spoke with Cosfibel founder Alain Chevassus and CEO Marie Sermidiras to find out what’s in-store for the French secondary packaging specialist following its acquisition by GPA Global. From product diversification to...

01/11/2023 |
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 | Corporate strategy
Pusterla 1880 enters North America with rigid box M&As

Pusterla 1880 enters North America with rigid box M&As

Adding rigid box manufacturers Burt Rigid Box and Taylor Box Company to its portfolio provides Italian luxury packaging company Pusterla 1880 with a foothold in the US market.Pusterla 1880 has announced a merger with packaging supplier Burt...

01/05/2023 | Corporate strategy
Mainetti snaps up Belgian luxury packaging supplier CenturyBox Group

Mainetti snaps up Belgian luxury packaging supplier CenturyBox Group

Mainetti Group is integrating CenturyBox into its Structural Packaging division to boost its capabilities in Northern Europe. Rebranded as CenturyBox Mainetti, the new unit is headed up by CenturyBox CEO Igor Fromont.M&A activity in the...

01/04/2023 | Corporate strategy
“Beauty packaging has reached a turning point,” says François Luscan

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“Beauty packaging has reached a turning point,” says François Luscan

In an excerpt from Formes de Luxe’s upcoming Winter issue, we spoke with packaging industry veteran and former CEO at Albéa, François Luscan. He reflects on his career, where the beauty packaging market is headed and the importance of...

12/15/2022 | Corporate strategyPeople

Alliance Etiquettes acquires Italian label printer Tonutti Tecniche Grafiche

Alliance Etiquettes acquires Italian label printer Tonutti Tecniche Grafiche

France’s Alliance Etiquettes has purchased Italian label printer Tonutti Tecniche Grafiche. The transaction will enable it to develop in the wine and Prosecco production regions in northern Italy.Marking its tenth acquisition since 2015,...

12/15/2022 | Corporate strategyStrategy
GPA Global builds on nearshoring capabilities with Jenco Productions acquisition

GPA Global builds on nearshoring capabilities with Jenco Productions acquisition

Luxury packaging specialist GPA Global is continuing its acquisition spree, snapping up family-owned rigid box manufacturer Jenco Productions. The purchase builds on GPA’s North American footprint and gives it a presence in Mexico.After...

12/14/2022 | Corporate strategy
Inside Verallia’s large-format and custom Champagne bottle production site

Inside Verallia’s large-format and custom Champagne bottle production site

The glassmaker produced 8,000 bottles this year during the month-long production run dedicated to 9-liter, 12-liter and 15 liter formats. Luxe Packaging Insight got an inside look at the annual manufacturing process.Each year in a month-long...

12/12/2022 |
HP: Opening a world of possibilities

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HP: Opening a world of possibilities

Christophe Gramfort, Country Manager France at HP, talks to Luxe Packaging Insight about recent partnerships and the company’s new digital presses for labels and packaging, which are opening up a whole new world of possibilities for a...

11/14/2022 |