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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[…]

09/09/2021 |
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[…]

08/25/2021 | Trends
Paper bottles: Exploring new horizons

Paper bottles: Exploring new horizons

What are the latest technological innovations to hit the paper bottle market? While there remains ample room for improvement, notably in terms of barrier solutions, the first forays into the field have been promising with paper being used for[…]

08/16/2021 |
L’Oréal’s Biotherm to debut “infinitely recyclable” plastic bottle

L’Oréal’s Biotherm to debut “infinitely recyclable” plastic bottle

Biotherm will be the first L’Oréal brand to launch a cosmetics bottle made entirely from plastic recycled via Carbios’ enzymatic technology – in 2025. At a virtual event last week, the brand highlighted several sustainable design initiatives and[…]

07/08/2021 | Bottles
With RECOSYS, Kurz moves towards closed loop recycling

With RECOSYS, Kurz moves towards closed loop recycling

Stéphane Royère, Head of Business Area Print & Packaging at Kurz, gives Luxe Packaging Insight the lowdown on RECOSYS, the German film specialist’s transfer recycling initiative for its PET carrier, launched last year. What is at the origin of[…]

06/30/2021 |
Future, Aptar's answer to the mono-material pump

Future, Aptar's answer to the mono-material pump

The launch of Aptar Beauty + Home’s Future pump, entirely made of PE, is set to shake up the dispensing market. Future is dispensing specialist Aptar Beauty + Home’s answer to the market’s demand for a mono-material, 100% recyclable pump. Free[…]

06/03/2021 | Trends
Sulapac launches flexible grade & bio-based barrier

Sulapac launches flexible grade & bio-based barrier

Along with its new flexible material conceived for thin-walled cosmetics jars, Finnish bio-composite specialist Sulapac is rolling out a patent-pending barrier solution that it claims leaves no trace of microplastics. In September 2020, Sulapac[…]

05/26/2021 | Corporate strategyTrends
Salinas, Kurz & L’Oréal team up for upcycling initiative

Salinas, Kurz & L’Oréal team up for upcycling initiative

Spanish box manufacturer Salinas Packaging Group has kicked off a collaboration with Kurz to upcycle the plastic waste resulting from its use of stamping foils. Salinas is the first to apply the process, dubbed Recosys, outside of Germany. Yves[…]

05/25/2021 | Trends