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Salinas rebrands, sets sustainability roadmap

Salinas rebrands, sets sustainability roadmap

Along with its newly minted identity, Salinas Packaging Group, the Spanish rigid box manufacturer, has outlined its sustainability goals for the years ahead. The year 2020 has been busy for Alicante-based box supplier Salinas. In March, just[…]

12/01/2020 |
Shiseido to launch in-store refills, biodegradable packs

Shiseido to launch in-store refills, biodegradable packs

A new in-store refill service and a lip palette said to be biodegradable “even in sea water” are among the first packaging developments to come out of Shiseido’s newly released Sustainable Beauty Actions initiative. The Japanese beauty group is[…]

10/30/2020 |
Rémy Martin outlines plans to reduce secondary packaging

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Rémy Martin outlines plans to reduce secondary packaging

In keeping with its guiding principle of “L’Exception Durable” (Sustainable Exception), premium cognac brand Rémy Martin, part of Rémy Cointreau group, is also working to reduce the environmental impact of its packaging. This year, the brand[…]

10/28/2020
Albéa & Sabic developing molecularly recycled plastic tube for Origins

Albéa & Sabic developing molecularly recycled plastic tube for Origins

Described by Albéa as an “advanced recycled tube”, the plastic making up the tube for Estée Lauder-owned Origins will be the fruit of Sabic’s chemical recycling technology. Beauty packaging supplier Albéa will manufacture the polymer resin tube[…]

10/16/2020 | Trends
Texen partners with Roctool for molding technology

Texen partners with Roctool for molding technology

Beauty packaging supplier Texen (PSB Industries) has signed a non-exclusive partnership with Roctool to use the company’s patented heat-molding technology in its production processes. Texen says it is using Roctool’s technology with recycled[…]

10/08/2020 | Corporate strategy
Guerlain's Cécile Lochard outlines sustainability priorities

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Guerlain's Cécile Lochard outlines sustainability priorities

Cécile Lochard was named Director of Sustainable Development for Guerlain this month. In our preview from the full interview to be published in the Fall issue of Formes de Luxe, Lochard talks about how the luxury beauty brand has restructured[…]

Mijenta: premium tequila with a local edge

Mijenta: premium tequila with a local edge

Former Bacardi CEO Mike Dolan has launched a new business venture, Mijenta, an artisanal small-batch “super premium” tequila brand that uses production by-products to create some of its packaging elements. Dolan is lead investor and co-founder[…]

09/21/2020 |
Labels specialist Inessens builds its presence in new markets

Labels specialist Inessens builds its presence in new markets

French group Inessens, a creator of premium labels for the wine and spirits markets, has been progressively growing its portfolio. Last year the group snapped up four French suppliers allowing it to expand into new product territories including[…]

09/16/2020 | Labels
Albéa outlines ambitious sustainable packaging goals

Albéa outlines ambitious sustainable packaging goals

In 2019, Albéa drew up its sustainable roadmap for 2020-2025. The French packaging manufacturer has now shed more light on those targets with the publication of its 2020 sustainability report. The company has affirmed that 100% of its packaging[…]

08/24/2020
Philippe Bonningue details L’Oréal’s green packaging roadmap

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Philippe Bonningue details L’Oréal’s green packaging roadmap

L’Oréal For the Future, the group’s environmental strategy through 2030 unveiled last week, includes ambitious goals for its packaging across all brands, divisions and regions. Philippe Bonningue, Global Director of Sustainable Packaging, gives[…]

07/01/2020