The BIG Plastics Debate puts plastic alternatives under the microscope

Experts from some of the world’s biggest brands, including Carlsberg, LUSH Cosmetics, and Just Eat, will come together at Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London 2019 to debate the industry’s hottest topic – sustainability. With plastic no longer king of the packaging arena, the show’s headline feature will welcome an array of industry experts to discuss the alternatives to traditional plastic and take a critical view of their green credentials.

Pollards enhances quality with additional investment

Rigid box specialist Pollard Group, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, has invested a further £200,000 in new equipment for its Leicestershire factory. The company has installed a Lamina 1116 Blackline fully-auto litho sheet laminator, in particular to meet the demands of a significant new order from a major high street retailer.

PE tube for Aqua Savon Spa Collection

Accompanied by a dark brown flip-top cap, the tubes are decorated with detailed offset printing that shows delicate graphic designs and texts on the packaging. PE tube is known for its good performance of compatibility with chemicals. It is also a guarantee of keeping the product under stable condition, hence an excellent solution for special formulas that are built for sensitive skin type.

Antares Vision introduces traceability solution with consumer engagement capabilities

Antares Vision, global leader in visual inspection systems, track & trace solutions and smart data management, has introduced TrackMyWay, a next-generation track & trace platform providing dialogue between various stakeholders throughout a product’s supply chain journey and lifecycle. This new tech product aims to further protect and guarantee the transparency of production processes and distribution channels along with keeping increasingly sophisticated consumers informed about the products they purchase.

Procos expands its European reach

Patrick Rissmann has joined the management committee of the Procos team, a leading manufacturer of luxury packaging. According to Leander Kritikos, CEO of Procos, this is part of Procos’ strategy to further expand its production capacities in Europe, to best meet the growing demand for European-produced packaging for the luxury goods industry.

GCC launches the San Souci natural bamboo collection

Inspired by the minimalist elegance of nature, GCC launches Natural Bamboo Collections "San Souci" to endue cosmetics a natural and healthy soul. The outside parts are made from 100% bamboo, which is unique and toxin-free, and will return back to nature at the end of the life cycle. This delightful bamboo cosmetic packaging set includes jars in a variety of capacities, lipsticks, compacts and eye shadows.

Keune chooses LageenTubes' Soft Feel tube

Keune, the leading Hair Cosmetics Company for professionals, has chosen LageenTubes' unique Soft Feel tube for its premium brand "Style". LageenTubes produced a luxurious looking tube for Keune that feels like velvet and optimizes the entire customer experience from the point of purchase to the product's daily use.

Stora Enso launches wood-fibre-based biocomposite solutions for cosmetics, food and luxury packaging

Introducing DuraSense to new customer segments is another step on Stora Enso’s journey to gradually replace fossil-based packaging materials with renewable solutions. DuraSense is a blend of wood fibres and polymers, which can be fossil, bio-based or recycled. With DuraSense, Stora Enso offers customers a more eco-friendly alternative to plastics while improving sustainability performance and reducing carbon footprint. With the blend of wood fibres and bio-based polymers, it is possible to get up to 98% renewable content and, thus, reduce the dependency on limited fossil resources.

The rest of the conference program is here!

You were all waiting for it... The rest of the conference program is here! Conferences, animations, workshops, competitions, parades, auctions... The 10th edition of MakeUp in Paris promises to be a colourful event. We look forward to seeing you at the Carrousel du Louvre on June 20 and 21, 2019!

Multi-material expertise: aluminum accessories

At the last edition of the Bologna Cosmopack Urban Luxury, Premi Beauty Industries presented a new line of all-aluminum accessories. The new "Urban" trend has been represented on the packaging thanks to the stone effect customization of the items in the P collection; to embellish the line we can also find aluminum accessories to match the glass bottles and jars.

Premium Pack's luxury glass bottle range is set to turn heads

Premium Pack presents its delightful luxury glass bottles range with a metallised aluminium sprayer. The range includes four different bottle sizes: 30ml, 40ml, 50ml and 60ml, and this elegant packaging brings a touch of class to any cosmetic or personal care product looking for that premium edge.

Luxe Pack Shanghai 2019: why visit and exhibit?

Luxe Pack Shanghai 2019, taking place 10th & 11th April, features the widest range of creative and luxury packaging solutions represented at any event in Asia. The event unites the biggest high-end producers and buyers of premium packaging from all over the world.

Slim Metal Panstick for a touch of brilliance

Quadpack’s latest panstick is gloriously wrapped in metal. Part of the Q-Line range, the Slim Metal Panstick adds elegance and lustre to any beauty product, making it perfect for luxury and masstige brands.

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