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With Crealis, Sparflex and Enoplastic closures enter new era

With Crealis, Sparflex and Enoplastic closures enter new era

Nearly three years after Italian closures specialist Enoplastic acquired French group Sparflex, the manufacturer has revealed a new name and brand identity. With annual turnover of more than €300m, the new entity, Crealis, has a portfolio of[…]

Webinar Replay: A journey into the future of color with Peclers Paris

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Webinar Replay: A journey into the future of color with Peclers Paris

What's in store for color in luxury packaging in the months and years to come? For our second webinar in collaboration with Peclers Paris, the French trend forecaster revealed upcoming trends in the premium packaging landscape. Turbulence,[…]

11/17/2022 | Consumer trendsTrends
Reusable packaging: Niche segment or new norm?

Reusable packaging: Niche segment or new norm?

Without a “significant change in trajectory”, the global market for refillable and reusable packaging is forecast to reach a mere 5% penetration rate by 2030. Yet, says McKinsey, increased consumer demand, regulations promoting reuse and product[…]

11/17/2022 | Research & DevelopmentCSR
Creative paper trends: How are sustainble aspirations impacting fine papers?

Creative paper trends: How are sustainble aspirations impacting fine papers?

When it comes to sustainability, paper is everywhere. Recycled variants are moving upmarket with improved print quality, while alternatives to wood pulp are reinforcing their presence. The paper industry as a whole is devising new[…]

11/09/2022 | CreativeMaterials
Ardagh Group and Absolut Vodka co-invest in hydrogen-fired furnace

Ardagh Group and Absolut Vodka co-invest in hydrogen-fired furnace

At Ardagh's Limmared glassworks in Sweden, the production of Absolut Vodka (Pernod Ricard) bottles will move to a partly hydrogen-fired glass furnace in the second half of 2023. Absolut will become the first global spirits brand to move to such[…]

11/08/2022 | CSR
Positive changes at Technicaps

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Positive changes at Technicaps

Off to a sustainable start, Technicaps is continuing to evolve by diversifying its range of materials and technologies for its cellulose caps, while developing a forward-looking approach. Founded in 1965 and based in Challes, near Le Mans,[…]

Quadpack opens decoration facility in Germany, reveals further investments

Quadpack opens decoration facility in Germany, reveals further investments

Representing an investment of €1m, a new 900m2 decoration center at Quadpack’s Kierspe plant in Germany enables the beauty packaging supplier to bring two previously outsourced activies, silkscreening and hot-stamping, in-house. Spain-based[…]

Formes de Luxe x Glass Valley fetes the Year of Glass

Formes de Luxe x Glass Valley fetes the Year of Glass

Formes de Luxe, Luxe Packaging Insight's sister publication, published a special issue dedicated to Glass Valley, France's industrial glassmaking cluster, this summer. Access the full digital version of the magazine below.

With Re-Play label range, Fedrigoni Self-Adhesives upcycles glassine

With Re-Play label range, Fedrigoni Self-Adhesives upcycles glassine

Italian label specialist Fedrigoni’s Re-Play is a 100% recycled paper label that incorporates upcycled siliconized glassine liner. In line with its strategy of implementing recycled and reuse solutions for its self-adhesive label liners,[…]

A first for L’Occitane en Provence: 100% recycled PET bottles using Loop technology

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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[…]

09/29/2022 | BottlesMaterials