Middle East Airlines is launching on board a new kit exclusively designed by Albéa Travel Designer. This design is an exclusive creation of Albéa Travel Designer for MEA. The modernity of the kit matches with the airline’s recent investment in keeping its fleet rejuvenated, constantly replacing older models with new generation, more fuel-efficient aircrafts.
“We love its sleek design and simple yet stylish look, mirroring the Lebanese elegant simplicity. The color combination of the kit is chic yet timeless. The kit is adorned with simple touches of the MEA logo and the Lebanese Cedar Tree, adding a sense of loyalty and patriotism. The inserts are diverse and modish yet very functional, guaranteed to satisfy our passengers’ tastes and needs” explains Middle East Airlines.
These new comfort kits will be onboard in the upcoming spring season 2019 to coincide with Easter, and Eid al Fitr.
A smart and exclusive collaboration between Albéa Travel Designer and Skin&Co Roma
Albéa Travel Designer has collaborated with the cosmetics brand Skin&Co Roma for the cosmetic range included in the kit: a 10ml hand cream, a 5ml face cream, and a 5ml lip balm. Skin&Co Roma products are inspired by the Mediterranean lifestyle and traditions. The natural and ecological products are based on truffles harvested in family farms.
“Together with Albéa Travel Designer, we can bring the Mediterranean handcrafted experience in the air and around the globe” says Gabriel Balestra, Executive Director for Skin&Co.
The amenity kit also includes:
- A dental Kit - Signal Cavity fighter 20g and Toothbrush
- An eyemask in neoprene with MEA debossed logo
- “Do Not Disturb” sticker
- Bicolor socks
- MEA branded Pen
- 2-in-one hairbrush with mirror
From design to complete solutions
Drawing on 25 years’ experience in supporting the leading selective fragrance brands, Albéa’s expertise in designing and manufacturing made-to-measure promotional items is widely recognized. For more than 14 years, the Airline activity’s integrated design department has been conveying airlines’ values and enabling them to renew their kits. This know-how serves KLM, Middle-East Airlines, Thai Airways, La Compagnie, Air Calin and Air France which has entrusted Albéa Travel Designer with the design and production of millions of kits every year for over a decade.
Albéa’s inhouse “Studio 360” takes inspiration from the latest fashion and lifestyle trends to create made-to-measure solutions that reflect the unique value in its customers’ DNA. Through this approach, Albéa has produced amenity kits for prestigious airlines.
Complex project management
The Albéa travel Designer expertise includes the full management of complex projects, coordination of the entire supply chain, manufacture of kits and comfort products and assembly of kits, as well as managing logistics and conducting all quality control checks during production and prior to shipment.
“Airline amenity kits contribute to the wellbeing of long-haul passengers. They promote the brand image of both the airline and the associated beauty brands. At 11 kilometers up, the traveler experience should mean pleasure, comfort, wellbeing, excellence and authenticity – every detail matters! Our mission is to make travel a unique experience,” — Corinne Brand, VP Airlines activity at Albéa.
Albéa, Origins, The Estée Lauder Companies and SABIC partner in breakthrough recyclable tube packaging
As a pioneer in the development of sustainable packaging for beauty brands, Albéa will leverage its expertise in the use of advanced recycled resins to provide Origins with a high-performing tube composed of a certified polymer resin manufactured by SABIC’s revolutionary, certified circular polyethylene and polypropylene advanced recycling technology. Albéa, Origins, The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC), and SABIC have announced their strategic partnership to bring an advanced recycled tube package to market in 2021.
Albéa and beauty care giant Henkel have taken a stand to avoid plastic waste. Henkel will convert its entire Oral Care portfolio to fully recyclable tubes produced by Albéa. The transition, to be concluded across all oral care brands beginning of next year, will be pioneered by the Spanish toothpaste brand Licor del Polo.
Albéa and Pinard Beauty Pack donate 1,000 pumps for hydro-alcoholic gel to Groupe SEB
Highly invested in the fight against COVID-19, Albéa is once again committed to its ecosystem by producing and donating 1,000 pumps to Groupe SEB. This donation of 1,000 bottles and pumps enabled Groupe SEB to bottle and make hydroalcoholic gel available to its employees on all the group's sites in France.
Albéa Publishes its 2019 CSR Report and its Sustainable Development Strategy 2020-2025
Albéa publishes its Sustainable Development Strategy 2020-2025, an ambitious CSR strategy that puts the circular economy at the heart of its business model. The packaging company also reflects on their commitment to sustainable development during 2019.
Albéa donates bottles and airless pumps to the Paris-Saclay University
During the second quarter of 2020, Albéa has helped the Paris Saclay University with a gift of airless pumps and bottles destined to the student of the prestigious campus. It is on the Lacrost site (Burgundy), which belongs since the 1st of June to Silgan Dispensing, that the 1500 packs of bottles and airless pumps were manufactured and given.
The sanitary crisis is inciting the travel industry to adapt and re-invent itself. In this exceptional context, Albéa Travel Designer innovates and proposes “Travel&StaySafe”, a unique and customizable travel kit including mask, hydro-alcoholic gel, gloves etc. This new offer is proposed to airlines, but also to railways, shipping companies and private transport companies.
La Roche-Posay, the dermatological skin care brand from L’Oréal group, has partnered with Albéa to produce an innovation new generation of eco-friendly packaging: a partially cardboard-based tube. the tube packaging, integrating cardboard, is designed as an alternative to the various packaging solutions currently used for cosmetic products. The use of plastic is reduced by 45% compared to existing solutions.
Decor & Development 4.0: Speed, reliability, and flexibility for new Tube developments
In a market with shorter lead-times and smaller order sizes, digital technology is obviously part of the solution – from digital printing to collaborative platforms via data sharing in real-time. Together with our partner and global specialist of the industrial graphic chain Esko, we have developed pre-press tools for digital printing, as well as a collaborative platform to manage projects within our industrial facilities, across sites, and directly with our customers or their design agencies.
Erpro 3D Factory supports hospitals with 3D printing
Albéa partner Erpro 3D Factory is fully mobilized in the sanitary crisis, thanks to 3D printing. All Erpro 3D Factory teams and production workshops have come together to fight the virus. 3D printers run 24 hours a day to manufacture parts for ventilators, and protective glasses and visors.
Albéa and L’Occitane France have taken their 15-year collaboration further by co-manufacturing liquid soap and hydroalcoholic gel in a tube packaging. Albéa is proud to partner with L’Occitane Group,contributing to the delivery of one million care products since February in support of healthcare workers around the world.
While the cosmetics industry is gearing up around the world to supply the hygiene products necessary to fight the epidemic of Covid-19 linked to the new coronavirus, Albea is focusing its production on top-priority items such as tubes for Hand Sanitizer where they are witnessing a huge peak in demand.
In Europe, the Vandières and Argonne (France) and Lubna (Poland) facilities in particular produce millions of tubes for hydro-alcoholic gel while the Lacrost plant (France) manufactures lotion pumps for hand sanitizers. Our tube and pump sites in the US, India, Brazil, and Indonesia also contribute to their customers’ initiatives for national solidarity.
Albéa and Erpro 3D Factory collaborate for creativity and customization at industrial scale
Albéa has announced the launch of a global business partnership with leading 3D technology innovation start-up Erpro 3D Factory. This partnership will allow Albéa and Erpro 3D Factory to offer industrial series of fully personalized cosmetic packaging solutions, in yet-unseen creative shapes.
Albéa reaffirms its unwavering commitment to the New Plastics Economy
Today the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and the UN Environment Programme release the first New Plastics Economy Global Commitment progress report, showcasing their signatories’ efforts to combat plastic waste and pollution. One year ago, in October 2018, Albéa was the first cosmetic packaging company to sign the Global Commitment.
Albéa's APR-compliant recycling-ready tube for oral care & other applications
Albéa's second-generation Greenleaf tube has passed successfully the two tests set by the US-based Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) to assess recycling-readiness. Greenleaf tubes are patented all-plastic laminate tubes for oral care as well as personal care and OTC pharma brands.
As part of their partnership for responsible packaging innovation, L’Oréal and Albéa have announced the development of a breakthrough innovation for cosmetic packaging. The two companies have invented the first carton-based cosmetic tube, where plastic is for the most part replaced with a bio-based and certified paper-like material.
Albéa unveils its first Sustainable Development Report
Albéa is proud to unveil its first Sustainable Development Report. Albéa's commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility goes back 15 years and is widely recognized by its customers and partners, as well as third-party experts such as EcoVadis and CDP. This voluntary report aims at sharing our new Sustainability strategy, which comprises three missions.
- Jo Webb
- Brand Launch
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