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HCP invests in ex-Rusi plant, makes strides in sustainability

HCP invests in ex-Rusi plant, makes strides in sustainability

Following the acquisition of mascara specialist Rusi in 2017, HCP is aiming to make the Germany-based operation its “packaging platform”. The cosmetics packaging supplier is also innovating on the sustainability front with EcoWood, a bio-based[…]

Paboco's gameplan to pioneer the paper bottle

Paboco's gameplan to pioneer the paper bottle

Paboco, the Paper Bottle Company, is out to shake up packaging norms with its first branded paper bottle slated for launch in 2021. Currently in a start-up, scale-up phase, the Danish company’s “pioneer community” is a joint venture between[…]

11/10/2020 | MaterialsCorporate strategy
A bottle made of carbon emissions? L’Oréal & partners embark on “world-first”

A bottle made of carbon emissions? L’Oréal & partners embark on “world-first”

A collaboration between L’Oréal, carbon recycler LanzaTech and energy giant Total, the project aims to “make single-use carbon a thing of the past”. L’Oréal aims to launch a first packaging application by 2024. A first step in what could well be[…]

10/27/2020 | Trends
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
Techniplast on refill technology innovations

Interview

Techniplast on refill technology innovations

Techniplast is a pioneer in luxury fragrance refills for retail and consumer use. Loïc Bouet, the French supplier’s Sales Director, talks about this high-growth market in an excerpt of our upcoming feature interview in the Fall issue of Formes[…]

09/24/2020 | Trends
SPICE champions open innovation with beauty packaging eco-design tool

SPICE champions open innovation with beauty packaging eco-design tool

SPICE, the Sustainable Packaging Initiative for Cosmetics co-founded by sustainability consulting firm Quantis and L’Oréal in 2018, is launching its first eco-design tool. The science-based tool, available online at https://open-spice.com/tool/[…]

09/22/2020 |
Le Rouge Français’ Collection Végétal debuts biosourced pack

Le Rouge Français’ Collection Végétal debuts biosourced pack

Lipstick brand Le Rouge Français, launched by husband-and-wife team Elodie Carpentier and Salem Ghezaili in 2018, boasts natural formulations using pigments sourced from tinctorial plants. Today the brand is moving a step further with partially[…]

09/14/2020 | Fragrance & cosmetics
Sulapac CEO sets out road map following new investment

Interview

Sulapac CEO sets out road map following new investment

In 2019 biocomposite materials specialist Sulapac finalized an A-round of financing and welcomed new investors, including Chanel. Sulapac CEO Suvi Haimi talks to Luxe Packaging Insight about the Finnish company’s new business model, its launch[…]

09/02/2020 | Corporate strategy
Brazil's Wista Airless Systems embarks on European expansion

Brazil's Wista Airless Systems embarks on European expansion

The Brazilian dispensing specialist, with its origins in pharmaceutical devices, is now solely focused on cosmetics. In 2021, the family-owned company is inaugurating its first factory in Europe, a sign of its ambitions for the local beauty[…]

08/27/2020 | Corporate strategy
Diageo to roll out first spirits bottle made of paper

Diageo to roll out first spirits bottle made of paper

Drinks group Diageo is launching what it says is the world’s first paper-based, plastic-free spirits bottle in collaboration with Pulpex. The company will roll out a first paper bottle for Johnnie Walker early next year. Diageo is bringing the[…]

07/15/2020 | Decoration