• A baker's dozen of amazing beauty  & personal care packaging

    A baker's dozen of amazing beauty & personal care packaging

    We see a lot of packaging come through the Webpackaging offices. Occasionally, some items stand out as unique or novel. Some products draw attention for their use of colour, others for interesting shapes, still others because they're a contemporary update to a well-known and venerable market favourite. There are always new and interesting packaging configurations available and they all seem to hit the packaging bullseye, comprised of a number of elements based on consumer needs and wants.

  • Beauty Issue 7

    Beauty Issue 7

    In this, our 7th issue of Beauty by Webpackaging, we take a look at a number of trends and issues relevant to the beauty and personal care packaging spaces. How a product is received and how it is accepted by consumers has a LOT to do with its packaging, so make sure read up on the latest releases, newest technologies, and the vast array of solutions available to brands today.

  • Spotlight on Virospack: What it takes to become a dropper expert

    Spotlight on Virospack:  What it takes to become a dropper expert

    Four years ago, Virospack embarked upon the grand adventure of expanding its operations. The proceedings culminate this year with the inauguration of a contemporary new factory. The net result is a company reborn, with modern and more comfortable facilities, less of an environmental impact, a factory offering over 5,000 square metres of production space, and a massive improvement in cost efficiency.

  • When beauty becomes DIY: trends in make-up hacking

    When beauty becomes DIY: trends in make-up hacking

    When a company releases a new product into the marketplace, there's always an intended use. Just about everything that can be purchased can be modified, stripped, tweaked, re-purposed, or yes, even hacked. More and more this is happening with cosmetics, where new techniques using products in ways foreign to their intended purpose are popping up all over.

  • Silgan completes acquisition of dispensing system business

    Silgan completes acquisition of dispensing system business

    Silgan Holdings Inc. a leading supplier of rigid packaging for consumer goods products, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of the dispensing systems business of WestRock Company. This business is a leading global supplier of highly engineered triggers, pumps, sprayers and dispensing closure solutions to major branded consumer goods product companies in the home, health and beauty markets.

  • Video presentation: GCC Packaging at Cosmoprof Bologna, 2017

    Video presentation: GCC Packaging at Cosmoprof Bologna, 2017

    Grace Cosmetics opened in 2002 providing cosmetics to teenagers. Starting in 2012, Grace Chu saw a lot of potential in innovative cosmetic packaging. GCC then began to offer a way to bring simplicity into packaging innovation and production.

  • CSP takes its desiccant packaging concepts into new spaces, including new pharma blisters with desiccant foils

    CSP takes its desiccant packaging concepts into new spaces, including new pharma blisters with desiccant foils

    François Bidet, CSP's Director of Business Development for EMEA, sat down with us recently in order to review some of the company's latest offerings. Of special note is the company's upcoming Activ-Blister concept, which takes desiccant foils manufactured by the firm and applies them to blister packaging for pills and capsules.

  • Webpackaging to sponsor Turbo Talks at upcoming Luxe Pack Shanghai 2017 event

    Webpackaging to sponsor Turbo Talks at upcoming Luxe Pack Shanghai 2017 event

    In 2016, Webpackaging was offered the privilege of hosting the Turbo Talks forum, part of Luxe Pack Shanghai's offering of providing interesting discussions at their yearly event. This year, Turbo Talks will once again take place at the show , with Ms. Wen Hua (Sophie) Tu representing Webpac and leading the discussions.

  • Mecmesin celebrates 40 years of testing packaging to perfection

    Mecmesin celebrates 40 years of testing packaging to perfection

    The importance of visually-appealing packaging is obvious, but just as important are the quality, functionality and integrity of the utilised materials for consumer confidence and brand reputation. We caught up with Declan Tierney, UK Sales Director at Mecmesin, to learn about the key role their equipment plays in ensuring your packaging stands up to the test.

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