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Beauty players team up for “brand-agnostic” environmental scoring system

Beauty players team up for “brand-agnostic” environmental scoring system

With consumers increasingly demanding transparency in their cosmetics products, a new consortium spearheaded by players including L’Oréal and LVMH aims to develop a “brand-agnostic” environmental assessment and scoring system. Consumers will be[…]

What to watch out for at LUXE PACK Monaco

What to watch out for at LUXE PACK Monaco

The luxury packaging industry’s renowned annual rendez-vous, LUXE PACK Monaco is opening its doors next week. New materials, sustainable solutions, the latest innovations, a spotlight on China and the LUXE PACK in Green and Formes de Luxe Awards[…]

09/23/2021 | BottlesClosures
Albéa: tackling packaging’s circular economy

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Albéa: tackling packaging’s circular economy

Cosmetic packaging specialist Albéa has taken a proactive approach to environmental challenges. Gilles Swyngedauw, Vice President in charge of CSR and Innovation, explains the group’s initiatives. How does Albéa view the circular economy in[…]

09/20/2021 |
Itochu Corp. invests in Paptic

Itochu Corp. invests in Paptic

Paptic announced a new investor this week. Japan’s Itochu Corporation has entered the Finnish material’s specialist’s capital with an initial investment of €2m. Finnish company Paptic, supplier of the eponymous fiber-based material for flexible[…]

09/16/2021 | Trends
Edition Speciale by LUXE PACK: innovation round-up

Edition Speciale by LUXE PACK: innovation round-up

Luxe Packaging Insight was on the ground at sustainable packaging trade show Edition Spéciale by LUXE PACK. From recycled and refillable packs to post-consumer waste initiatives, we highlight a selection of the green packaging innovations on[…]

09/15/2021 | DecorationGift Boxes
g.pivaudran trials recycled aluminum

g.pivaudran trials recycled aluminum

French family-owned supplier g.pivaudran is forging ahead with its aim to offer packaging components that integrate recycled aluminum. At Edition Spéciale by LUXE PACK last week, g.pivaudran showcased the results of its latest trials with[…]

French coffret maker Marotte invests in a new factory

French coffret maker Marotte invests in a new factory

French manufacturer of wooden boxes and coffrets for the luxury industry, Marotte is injecting €4.4m, the equivalent of its annual turnover, to renovate its industrial capacity. Of Marotte’s total investment, approximately €1.8m is slated for[…]

09/01/2021 | CSR
Behind Chanel’s N°5 limited-edition pulp pack

Behind Chanel’s N°5 limited-edition pulp pack

Described as “neither a folding carton nor a coffret,” Chanel’s limited-edition pulp blister pack, created for the 100th anniversary of the maison’s N°5 fragrance, hit markets earlier this summer. Knoll Packaging’s Florence Dancoisne and[…]

Hipli’s latest returnable e-commerce packs target beauty brands

Hipli’s latest returnable e-commerce packs target beauty brands

French startup Hipli is expanding its offer of returnable e-commerce packs with a rigid polypropylene box suitable for fragile products, and notably cosmetics. Hipli first launched flexible bags a year ago that were adapted to the clothing[…]

How high-tech product packaging is going green

How high-tech product packaging is going green

Plain paperboard, recycled (and recyclable) materials, and a new demand for mono-material cases... Originally published in the spring issue of our sister publication Formes de Luxe, we explore how technology packaging is headed towards more[…]

08/16/2021