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Quadpack invests in European production, catering to demand for local supply

Quadpack invests in European production, catering to demand for local supply

An investment of more than €6m at its Kierspe, Germany site will enable beauty packaging supplier Quadpack to meet increased demand for ‘made in Europe’ solutions. Quadpack is channelling more than €6m into its German manufacturing facility in[…]

Beauty for the ages: How FORMA brands designs for Gen Z and Millennials

Beauty for the ages: How FORMA brands designs for Gen Z and Millennials

San Francisco-based portfolio company FORMA brands is dedicated to buying, building, and boosting cosmetics and personal care brands for consumers under 40. FORMA’s Senior Director of Packaging Design, Lauren Golik, spoke with Luxe Packaging[…]

03/23/2022 | Design
Sustainable packaging: LVMH Beauty joins Avantium’s PEFerence consortium

Sustainable packaging: LVMH Beauty joins Avantium’s PEFerence consortium

LVMH Beauty is the latest company to join PEFerence. The consortium, spearheaded by Avantium, is paving the way for the use of bio-based material PEF in luxury cosmetics packaging. Netherlands-based renewable chemistry company Avantium’s[…]

03/17/2022 |
Live from LUXE PACK LA & MakeUp in LA: Packaging innovations roundup

Live from LUXE PACK LA & MakeUp in LA: Packaging innovations roundup

From airless and monomaterial packs to refills and molded pulp, Luxe Packaging Insight reports from day one of LUXE PACK Los Angeles and MakeUP in LosAngeles on selected packaging innovations seen at the hotly anticipated shows. FusionPKG (Aptar[…]

02/24/2022 | BottlesClosures
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, Ahlstrom[…]

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