Plasticum extends its range of horizontal spray caps with Jill. This elegant spray cap has been especially designed for female cosmetic applications. Jill is fitted with Plasticum’s patented Integrated Spray technology, integrating the actuator and insert. This technology allows different orifices and channel designs to generate many spray patterns with a one-piece spray cap. Jill will be presented at the Aerosol & Dispensing Forum in Paris where Plasticum exhibits at stand C12.
Jill has an exclusive appearance and is perfectly suitable for personal care applications, such as deodorants, body sprays and hair sprays. The Integrated Spray technology offers flexibility to handle various formulations and to obtain different spray patterns, depending on the required effect. A complete product range can be covered with this functional design. The first launch in the series has a diameter of 52 mm.
Jill has a high gloss surface finish that complements the stylish look. Also translucent materials, metallic or pearl effects give the cap a glamorous image. This horizontal spray cap has a clearly marked finger recess area that offers a light and convenient actuation of the spray, supported by the solid hinge that is situated on the push side. The fixed and flared stem fit offers the advantage of easy positioning during assembly. The compact and integrated design guarantees an economical choice.
The polypropylene spray cap exists of only one piece and is manufactured in one single moulding shot. The actuator and insert are fully integrated, so there is no need for additional assembly. This makes the manufacturing process simple and efficient, while the Jill can be recycled easily. All products are produced in a clean and well equipped production environment honouring operational excellence.
Samples from the pilot tool are already available. The final products will be launched in the second quarter of this year. Customers already showed serious interest for their personal care brands.
Weener Plastics presents new corporate identity, HQ and name
Weener Plastics is strengthening its well-established position as a strong, competent and reliable full service global supplier of innovative plastic packaging solutions. Therefore, it is implementing a new corporate identity, the HQ is being relocated and several name changes are being executed.
Weener acquires Brazilian molding activities
Weener Plastic Packaging Group (WPPG) has acquired the shares of its joint venture partner Globalpack and currently owns 100% of Weener Globalpack Indústria Plástica Ltda in Jaraguá, São Paulo, Brazil. The plant produces plastic packaging components for deodorants and antiperspirants. The company has been renamed and will operate as Weener Indústria Plástica Ltda from now on.
CosmoTop tube closures, a new level of quality and appearance
In recognition of market demands for innovative and superior quality tubes closures, Weener has developed a family of attractive tube closures called CosmoTop. These are available in several diameters, designs and surface finishes. Various smart features with additional consumer benefits were incorporated in this development.
3i invests €250m in Weener Plastic Packaging Group
3i Group plc (3i), the international investment manager, has agreed to invest approximately €250 million (c. £183million) in Weener Plastic Packaging Group, a leading manufacturer of innovative plastic packaging systems for the world’s leading FMCG companies and private label manufacturers. The former shareholder, Lindsay Goldberg Vogel, has sold its stake in WPPG.
Weener expands operations in the Netherlands
Weener Plastic Packaging Group (WPPG) has expanded its production activities in the Netherlands. The facility in Ede – Plasticum Netherlands, part of WPPG since June 2013 – has almost doubled its operations with the annexation of its 4,400m2 neighbour building. A newly built corridor connects the two buildings, resulting in a total space of 11,000m2.
Weener launches its new corporate website
Weener has launched its new corporate website - www.wppg.com. Plasticum - part of the Weener Plastic Packaging Group since June, 2013 - has been integrated into the new site. The fully redesigned website has a contemporary look and feel, and much more user-friendly navigation, following the latest world wide web web standards. The new site reflects the company's focused strategy and the capabilities to meet today's customer needs.
New cream cheese package for Hochland developed by Weener Plastic Russia
Hochland, the leading expert for cheese products in Europe, has recently launched a new range of cream cheese products. Being a valued supplier for many years, Weener Plastic Russia was awarded the job to design and develop the complete new packaging range. The packaging is functional and appealing. The jars and lids are injection moulded while decorated with an In-Mould-Label and have been optimized to offer a stable and sound filling process on high speed filling lines.
Weener Plastic Packaging Group inspires with a cost-effective dosing system
The Weener Plastic Packaging Group has developed a new patented cost-effective dosing system: the Pure Dispense technology. The applied membrane is a sustainable solution for an accurate and controlled dispense of various formulations, thanks to the efficient and direct movement of the membrane when squeezing the tube or bottle. It is particularly suitable for personal care solutions, such as creams, gels and lotions.
Nutri-Line: Innovative lids and scoops for enhanced hygiene and comfort
Weener Plastics has developed the Nutri-Line, a new total packaging concept for a safe and hygienic dosing of infant formula which benefits a patented tamper-proof indicator. The Nutri-Line features a hinged lid with a convenient grip for easy opening and closing, and an integrated stackable scoop.
Weener Plastic Packaging Group acquires 100% of Weener Empire Plastics Ltd
After being a minority shareholder for 8 years, the Weener group, a German based globally active corporation, has acquired the remaining shares of the Mumbai headquartered Weener Empire Plastics Ltd for an undisclosed amount. The deal includes 7 factories across India.
The integration of Weener and Plasticum
In order to support customers internationally even better in the future and expand Weener's market position, the Weener Plastic Packaging Group will restructure: The Dutch Plasticum Group B.V. with its 300 employees and four European production facilities will be integrated into the Weener Plastic Packaging Group as a subsidiary.
Weener Plastic Packaging Group strengthens its market position
To fully exploit the considerable international potential in the personal care, food and beverage, home care, chemical, and pharmaceutical packaging markets, Weener Plastic Packaging Group located in Weener (Lower Saxony) has restructured. Plasticum Group B.V. of the Netherlands, with its 300 employees and four European plants, will be integrated into the Weener Plastic Packaging Group.
Lindsay Goldberg acquires Plasticum Group B.V.
Private equity firm Lindsay Goldberg LLC, New York, in Central Europe represented by Lindsay Goldberg Vogel GmbH, has acquired Plasticum Group B.V., the Netherlands. The Competition Authorities have already approved the acquisition, that has been fully financed with own equity capital.
Sunshine, Plasticum’s revolutionary 65 mm over cap
Plasticum, market leader in aerosol caps, recognizes the market need for high quality, cost-efficient and eco-friendly products. Therefore Plasticum has developed Sunshine, a lightweight 65 mm over cap for ambitious customers in the technical aerosol market. Sunshine is unique and distinguishes itself from the competition as it offers several benefits to efficiency on the line, during packing, and throughout delivery.
Revlon adopts Plasticum’s spray actuator Jessica
Revlon, a renowned global A-brand in the cosmetics market, has chosen Plasticum’s Jessica for their successful brand Charlie. This integrated spray actuator has been adopted for the aerosol body fragrances, fitting into the company’s vision of “glamour, excitement and innovation through high-quality products at affordable prices”.
Added aromas for beverages are in fashion: Flavour is in vogue
Within a very short time, new beverage additives have turned into a real lifestyle product. This development is another manifestation of the global trend toward increasing personalization, where we adapt the products we use to our own preferences and wishes. On behalf of a US manufacturer, Weener has recently started to produce a complete package for such added flavours.
Plasticum launches an oval valve closure with double TE
Plasticum has extended its valve closure range with a new oval closure fitted with two tamper evident functions. This closure has been designed for food and personal care applications. It is offered in two neck sizes: snap-on 25 mm and snap-on 27 mm.
Plasticum Group launches new corporate website
Plasticum has announce the launch of its new corporate website www.plasticumgroup.com. The completely re-designed site has a fresh look and feel and user-friendly navigation. It reflects the company's strategy and shows the latest innovations and developments to meet customer needs.
KMS California again in the salons with innovative new packaging design
Weener has produced the press-top cap for the KPSS-Kao Professional line of KMS California hair care products. The innovative (and for this product segment, entirely new) soft-touch surfaces plus an improved cap are what characterise the KMS California product range.
Lipstick: An instrument of seduction and a stable commodity
For the direct sales of its products renowned Swedish cosmetics supplier Oriflame uses trial size lipsticks to a large extent. For over 40 years now the company has developed cosmetics using pure and natural ingredients from selected plant and herbal extracts. Weener has already been working globally in the field of plastic packaging as an Oriflame partner for a long time, and has now also been enlisted to produce lipstick samplers.
Plasticum acquires BRC accreditation
Plasticum Norwich Ltd has recently been awarded the British Retail Consortium (BRC) accreditation for Packaging and Packaging Materials – issue 4. The production plant in North Walsham (UK) has gained the "A-level", which is the highest level. The accreditation enables Plasticum to expand and further develop its business into products that have contact with food.
Weener Mexico produces complete packaging for Nivea roll-on
For many years Weener has been supplying Beiersdorf worldwide with various packaging solutions as a partner in the development of a large number of innovative projects. Now, Weener has developed a full packaging solution for Nivea's Deo roll-on for men, featuring a precisely coordinated fitment offering a guarantee of air-tight packaging.
Weener develops new closure for shower products from Colgate-Palmolive
Summer, sunshine, a holiday feel… "Tahiti" shower products still conjure up images like this for many consumers ever since the French product launch in the 70s with a TV spot showing a young woman taking a shower in a warm tropical rain. The compact bottle, with its spout cap that can be opened with one hand, has been a distinctive feature of the "Tahiti" packaging since then.
The Axe Effect - Weener USA manufactures Axe shower gel cap
In this Unilever project, Weener acts as a co-converter and partner and was heavily involved in the development of the Axe press top. The special characteristic of the manufacturing process for the cap is the in-mould assembly of the two cap components – usually this is done in a downstream production process outside the mould. This technology saves one complete processing step and is therefore especially efficient and economical.
Dove VisibleCare cap comes care of Weener
It has taken Unilever experts over ten years of in-depth research to be satisfied with the results and to feel comfortable with launching their new NutriumMoisture™ technology. Now it is an essential ingredient of the Dove VisibleCare™ shower cream series. The packaging unit is upside down and entails especially high requirements for the injection moulding process since tightness must be ensured throughout the entire life cycle of the container.
New jar concepts for luxury care products
In addition to its actual function (to protect the product) packaging also obviously provides important statements about the product it contains. For this reason, many suppliers use high-quality jars for their skin and hair care products. While consumers value the appealing appearance, they are skeptical about classic glass jars in daily use due to their fragility. Nobody likes glass breakage. Weener now offers three jar concepts that fulfill all demands on appearance and functionality.
Pioneers in Sealing: Weener develops a new concept for sealing foods
Weener has now developed a new process that allows food to be sealed airtight without the use of the hitherto customary wax-clad cardboard/disc seal foils. The new concept developed by Weener within the framework of a technical project allows the seal foil to be bonded directly to the plastic lid.
Plasticum markets a new oval valve closure: MD Oval snap-on 28
Plasticum’s contemporary valve closure range has been extended with a large oval version. This snap-on dispensing closure – fitted with patented MaxiDose (MD) technology – is an accurate, mess-free dispenser for Food and Personal Care applications.
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