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Microfluidic manufacturing: Capsum outlines strategy for US beauty market

Microfluidic manufacturing: Capsum outlines strategy for US beauty market

At the inauguration event of Capsum’s brand new manufacturing site in Austin, Texas, CEO Sébastien Bardon sat down with Luxe Packaging Insight to discuss the French formulation company’s roadmap for its US business.As of 2020, Capsum, a...

Rémy Cointreau’s Telmont tests lightweighted Champagne bottle

Rémy Cointreau’s Telmont tests lightweighted Champagne bottle

Striving to reduce its carbon footprint, Champagne Telmont is working with French glassmaker Verallia to reduce the weight of its bottles by 35g. The first Champagne to launch in this new bottle could hit the market in 2025.Champagne...

LVMH Beauty inks partnership with Origin Materials for sustainable packaging

LVMH Beauty inks partnership with Origin Materials for sustainable packaging

A partnership between French luxury group LVMH and US-based Origin Materials will see LVMH Beauty secure sustainable, carbon-negative PET for use in its perfume and cosmetics packaging.As it works towards its goal of zero plastic from virgin...

Who are the finalists of the Tom Ford Plastic Innovation Prize?

Who are the finalists of the Tom Ford Plastic Innovation Prize?

The nine finalists of the Tom Ford Plastic Innovation Prize have been revealed. The shortlisted projects, which aim to replace single-use plastic packaging with environmentally friendly solutions, will now enter a year-long material testing...

04/06/2022 | InnovationMaterials
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...

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...

03/23/2022 | Consumer trends
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...

02/24/2022 | Trade showApplicators
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,...

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...