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Itochu Corp. invests in Paptic

Itochu Corp. invests in Paptic

Paptic announced a new investor this week. Japan’s Itochu Corporation has entered the Finnish material’s specialist’s capital with an initial investment of €2m. Finnish company Paptic, supplier of the eponymous fiber-based material for flexible[…]

09/16/2021 |
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
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[…]

Uncovering fashion's influence on luxury packaging

Uncovering fashion's influence on luxury packaging

In a report originally published in the winter issue of our sister publication Formes de Luxe, we explore the fashion/sustainability equation and examine how fashion’s influence extends to luxury packaging. From the couture dress splashed across[…]

08/09/2021 | CSRDesign
Cosfibel's Alain Chevassus: "We've chosen to invest for the future"

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Cosfibel's Alain Chevassus: "We've chosen to invest for the future"

In the run-up to the 2021 edition of LUXE PACK Monaco, Luxe Packaging Insight spoke with the heads of leading packaging suppliers on the current market and how the luxury packaging show will help them address a changing landscape Second in our[…]

07/09/2021 | Trade show
Verallia Design Awards 2021: winning concepts revealed

Verallia Design Awards 2021: winning concepts revealed

“Glass in solo format” was the theme of French glassmaker Verallia’s Design Awards, a packaging competition open to students and young designers headed up this year by glass artisan Laura Cambon. Reflecting the societal changes impacting[…]

07/05/2021 | Design
Guala Closures bolsters sustainable caps lineup

Guala Closures bolsters sustainable caps lineup

An eco-designed version of Guala Closures’ bestselling Divinum screwcap is joining the company’s Blossom Sustainable Closures collection. Divinum Blossom is first launching on the French market. As it continues to evolve its product offer to[…]

06/24/2021 |
Jean Paul Gaultier crowns Scandal pour Homme

Jean Paul Gaultier crowns Scandal pour Homme

Four years after the launch of its Scandal women’s fragrance franchise, Jean Paul Gaultier (Puig) is rolling out a men’s version this summer, Scandal pour Homme. The refillable bottle – the screw ring complies with the market’s new Cetie[…]

06/22/2021 |
iD Scent reveals latest perfume sampling solutions

iD Scent reveals latest perfume sampling solutions

Just one year after iD Scent launched monomaterial sample Scentouch, the French sampling specialist is introducing two innovations: Scentpad and Scentdow, also pure paper products. Described as a “high-performance communication tool”, iD Scent’s[…]

06/17/2021 |