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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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
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, 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
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,[…]
Amid market challenges, Bormioli Luigi positions for growth
The European energy crisis is proving to be a critical time for glassmakers. Luxe Packaging Insight visited Bormioli Luigi’s glassworks at its Parma headquarters earlier this month and spoke with the Italian company’s management about current[…]
Gainerie 91 boosts French production with new site
A testament to the growing demand for French-made luxury packaging solutions, Groupe Gainerie 91 inaugurated its new production site and headquarters in Lieusaint, outside Paris this month. Arnaud Haefelin, CEO of the packaging and merchandising[…]
Comité Colbert x BCG – what’s in store for the luxury industry?
A recent report French luxury association Comité Colbert and Boston Consulting Group points to the luxury industry as a “bold pioneer of change”. The metaverse and NFTs, finding innovative alternatives in the face of raw material shortages and[…]