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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
With an eye on refills, Stoelzle launches screw-pump flacon

With an eye on refills, Stoelzle launches screw-pump flacon

In response to growing demand for screw-pump bottles in perfumery catering to refillable formats, glassmaker Stoelzle has launched a new stock screw-pump bottle. The supplier predicts that screw-ring formats will make up 50% of its fragrance[…]

05/20/2021 | DispensingTrends
CSR & luxury packaging: Five brand leaders speak out

Dossier

CSR & luxury packaging: Five brand leaders speak out

Sustainability concerns have become primordial in the luxury packaging community, and what was once a trend has been further accelerated by the health pandemic. How are luxury brands facing up to the challenge? In our monthly Dossier, we examine[…]

05/19/2021 |
Stora Enso & Pulpex ink partnership to industrialize paper bottles

Stora Enso & Pulpex ink partnership to industrialize paper bottles

Finnish paperboard specialist Stora Enso has signed an exclusive agreement to produce Pulpex paper bottles on an industrial scale. A high-speed production line is expected to be operational in 2022. Packaging technology company Pulpex Limited,[…]

05/18/2021 |
KDC/One: priority on regional expansion, greener packs

KDC/One: priority on regional expansion, greener packs

Following a spate of acquisitions over the last two years in the beauty arena, Canadian full-service beauty supplier KDC/One is looking to develop its presence outside of North America with “aggressive growth plans” for the Asia region. Work is[…]

04/22/2021 | Corporate strategy
Magical Mushroom Company is out to “disrupt the polystyrene market”

Magical Mushroom Company is out to “disrupt the polystyrene market”

Magical Mushroom Company (MMC), a UK-based manufacturer of Ecovative Design’s mycelium-based biodegradable Mushroom Packaging, believes that its sustainable trays represent a “seismic shift” from polystyrene. After inaugurating a first factory[…]

04/15/2021 | Trends
Amorepacific to debut paper-based tubes

Amorepacific to debut paper-based tubes

Amorepacific has unveiled patented technology for the in-house manufacturing of paper-based tubes. The South Korean beauty group’s primera brand will be the first in its portfolio to launch the new packaging. Compostable tubes are also in the[…]

04/01/2021 |
L’Oréal banks on transparency and green sciences

L’Oréal banks on transparency and green sciences

In a bid to develop renewable alternatives to the use of petrochemical ingredients, L’Oréal is putting a focus on green sciences in research and innovation. Luxe Packaging Insight attended the beauty group’s first Transparency Summit earlier[…]

03/10/2021 | CSR
Yonwoo looks to greener airless dispensers

Yonwoo looks to greener airless dispensers

Korea-based packaging manufacturer Yonwoo is seizing on the dynamic airless pump market to implement an engineering strategy aimed at improving the environmental impact of these particularly technical products. With their hygienic profile,[…]

03/09/2021 | Consumer trends
FS Korea drives eco-design of applicator portfolio

FS Korea drives eco-design of applicator portfolio

Korean manufacturer of brushes and other packs and applicators, FS Korea is moving to focus its engineering on more eco-friendly products. Its research on materials, recyclability and reusability are leading to a string of new concepts. For the[…]

03/02/2021 | Trends