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Cellulose Valley: a French research chair to drive new cellulose packaging solutions

Cellulose Valley: a French research chair to drive new cellulose packaging solutions

The Cellulose Valley teaching and research chair aims to develop new cellulose-based materials for packaging applications. Launched by France’s Fondation Grenoble INP, the four-year initiative is backed by DS Smith Packaging France, Ahlstom[…]

01/24/2022
Eastman & Loop Industries announce massive investments in French recycling initiatives

Eastman & Loop Industries announce massive investments in French recycling initiatives

Global specialty materials company Eastman and clean technology expert Loop Industries, in partnership with Suez, have each announced plans to invest in ambitious new plastics recycling and processing facilities in France. US-based speciality[…]

Verallia details electric furnace project at Cognac site

Verallia details electric furnace project at Cognac site

French glassmaker Verallia is investing in electric furnaces at its site in Cognac as it strives to meet its ambitious CO2 reduction targets. The furnaces are set to come on-stream in 2023-2024 and will produce extra-flint glass for wines and[…]

01/06/2022 | Corporate strategy
Packaging recyclability: a strategic priority for Axilone

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Packaging recyclability: a strategic priority for Axilone

Sustainability and environmental stewardship are central to Axilone Group’s development strategy. Reducing the environmental impact of our products has been a pillar of the group’s R&D efforts for a number of years. Among the solutions offered[…]

12/15/2021 | Materials
IPL Packaging debuts sustainable champagne packaging concept

IPL Packaging debuts sustainable champagne packaging concept

Luxury packaging supplier IPL Packaging has developed a champagne pack made from injection molded paper foam. The company came up with a sophisticated design that hugs the contours of the bottle. To address the market's growing demand for[…]

11/24/2021 | Materials
The Estée Lauder Companies joins Pulpex paper bottle consortium

The Estée Lauder Companies joins Pulpex paper bottle consortium

The Pulpex paper bottle consortium has a new member. Beauty group The Estée Lauder Companies will look to scale the Pulpex technology across its brand portfolio. The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) has become the first prestige beauty company to[…]

11/17/2021 | Corporate strategyTrends
LUXE PACK in Green 2021 – The New York winners

LUXE PACK in Green 2021 – The New York winners

A record-breaking number of submissions were received for the LUXE PACK in Green awards at LUXE PACK New York last week. More than 50 entries were competing in the awards, which recognize sustainable product innovations and CSR initiatives. We[…]

11/04/2021 | Trade showTrends
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[…]

09/23/2021 |
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 |