As part of Certina Packaging's (CP) one-stop-shop service to brands, the group offers a range of sustainable packaging decoration options to ensure a polished finished look for its jars, bottles and closures but without negatively impacting on the environment.
It is well known that packaging needs to look good in order for the consumer to make a purchase, and that the functionality must be impeccable from fast to final use for the product to be purchased again. In addition, Millenials and Gen-Z are demanding that active measures are taken to ensure that products are ecologically friendly and purposefully seek out products that align with their ideology.
One of the most popular decoration techniques offered by CP, silk screening offers a precise print that can be very cost-effective when just one or two colours are required. Water-based inks don't damage habitats in the way in which solvent-based inks can as VOC's (volatile organic compounds) are very significantly reduced.
Also popularly requested is hot foil stamping, a dry solvent-free process for packaging decoration. This process requires very little energy to create a dynamic visual which will capture the eye of the consumer, with no detrimental environmental impact.
As the name implies, this packaging is black coloured, but free from carbon black, a typically petroleum-based colorant used for absorbing UV radiation in PP products as well as coloring purposes. While offering a rick dark colour, carbon black stops detectors from being able to determine the composition of a product when it is sent for recycling and this results in plastic being sent to landfill instead of being recycled.
Certina Packaging's carbon black-free packaging benefits from the same rich, dark shade, however when the consumer recycles the product after use, the plastic can be detected and recycled, ensuring that the material is used once again and not wasted.
Post Consumer Recycled (PCR) resin is an ideal way for brands to support the circular economy and limit waste, however, it can prove challenging for inexperienced manufacturers to guarantee that a product matches the quality, finish and colours of product lines previously manufactured with virgin resin. CP has worked with PCR for many years and ensures that the finished look always exceeds brands' expectations.
The most recent addition to CP's green decoration capability is a brand new frosted finish which utilizes a technique that does not require lacquering, so customers can achieve an eyecatching frosted effect but without the emission of solvents and VOC's into the environment.
Working closely with colour suppliers, CP achieves unique decorative effects for its clientele. Whether glossy or matt, a metallic look or frostbatch, Certina Packaging delivers.
"There are so many different ways in which brands can now adopt sustainable packaging. Certina Packaging has its 5R Greenline offering of packaging, however, brands should also be aware of other ways in which their choice of packaging can impact the environment. Sustainable sourcing and low impact manufacturing are key, as too are choices made for packaging decoration and logistics. The full impact of packaging on the environment is the sum of all of these things; therefore many careful considerations should be made in order to realize a product that both looks stunning on shelf, and is respectful of sustainability."
With so many green packaging options available, Certina Packaging can help brands to easily incorporate sustainable products into their lines, whilst guaranteeing an incredible finished look.
OPTIMA in Heavy Wall PET: stability and strength for your cosmetic products
Following the successful release of the COLONNA series, REBHAN expands its Heavy Wall PET range with the OPTIMA 30ml bottle. The attractive bottle has a number of advantages from sustainability to visual and tactile impact, adding extra value to your product.
HK expands its refillable range with 2 new jar options: Kim & Kyra in different sizes
HK Cosmetic Packaging adds 2 more jars to the refillable product range: Kim Refill (100 ml and 150ml) and Kyra Refill (now available in 50ml, 100ml, 200ml). The collection has been developed with a new refill system that is user-friendly and perfect for the cosmetics industry.
Take a second look at our sticks
Sticks never go out of packaging fashion and for good reason. Tall or short, chunky or slim, these handy packs lend themselves well to balmy products for a range of topical applications. In addition to their highly functional form, sticks are relatively easy to transform with decoration, so that the same product can take on a brand new feel according to the market and user groups to which the product is targeted.
Rebhan's top selling Colonna range just got even better!
The sleek, round Colonna is Certina Packaging’s best selling bottle. What makes it so appealing is not only its simple yet highly chic silhouette but that it is absolutely customizable and will fit any cosmetic or personal care product. And now, this top selling range has expanded!
HK Packaging updates best selling Antonella jar
HK Cosmetic Packaging continues to innovate and update its product line. One of HK's best selling series, Antonella, now has even more to offer with its brand-new look for the 10ml jar. The well-known PP doubled walled jar is now also offered with a more angular finish. Antonella is both practical and luxurious, it keeps your brand’s cream products safe while being easy to reach
The results are in: Certina Packaging contributes to award-winning Coty Lancaster beauty product
ELLE have released their International Beauty Awards 2021 and named Lancaster Sun Beauty as the best sun care product. Certina is happy to have contributed to this success with their Colonna range PET bottle and wants to congratulate the teams at Coty Lancaster Monaco and Rebhan Group who worked on it.
New Ariella jar is set to make waves
HK Cosmetic Packaging is well known for its extensive array of boldly designed packaging products which allow brands to create unique packs by combining complementary products. The addition of the enchanting Ariella jar is going to make waves in the personal care market.
Silver Ecovadis award exemplifies Rebhan's continuing growth
Rebhan has further enhanced its sustainability credibilities through the achievement of a silver award rating from Ecovadis placing the company in the top 25 per cent of evaluated companies from around the globe. The German plastic packaging manufacturer has been integrating a number of new policies and practices throughout the past months which this year have culminated in the achievement of the well-known, coveted CSR award.
Certina Packaging shares its Christmas spirit with charities across Europe
Christmas is a time for giving and helping those who are less fortunate or in difficult situations. This year, the companies which comprise Certina Packaging have made many donations to a range of charities in their local areas.
SMART bottles prove ideal for many applications
Smart packaging is well designed to be highly functional. Consumers want handy-sized packaging that is quick and easy to use, whilst brands look for iconic styling which catches attention, yet is easy to fill and label. Certina Packaging's SMART bottle is the epitome of smart packaging.
HK's Combi-Cap is twice as useful and twice as nice!
HK Cosmetic Packaging has launched the brand new “Combi-Cap”, an innovative closure solution with multiple uses. The 2-in-1 Combi-Cap can be used to combine two different products, or as a possible applicator for tubes. Comprised of two lightweight components, consumers can choose to keep the inner soft applicator screwed on to the tube for gentle application or keep it inside the overcap to be able to directly access the tube’s contents.
An explosion of choice for Rebhan's best-selling OPTIMA bottle
Rebhan‘s best-selling OPTIMA bottle series now offers more options to choose between. Simple, noble, colorful and sassy, OPTIMA's appearance is highly appealing and can be tailored to any which way a brand desires. Now the timeless design is also offered in HDPE.
PERLA brings French facial care to the global cosmetic market
PERLA is an exciting cosmetic packaging collection with more than a touch of French chic. Made in France, the PERLA line features a standard tottle that is fully customizable, in combination with cometic applicators designed especially for the face.
Sustainable packaging lines with Certina Packaging's 5Rs
Now in the mainstream, environmental responsibility for plastic packaging producers has opened up new opportunities for innovation. Single-use plastic is no longer an option therefore Certina Packaging has explored creative ways to offer green packaging options.
Retro chic - 'Boston Style' brings the 1920s to the 2020s
Rebhan has just introduced a new PET bottle into Certina Packaging's repertoire that meets modern consumerism head-on. Ideal for any number of personal care products, the PCR PET bottle is part of CPs Green Line of products which respect the planet.
Certina Packaging's black plastic is now green
New technology is now allowing black plastic to be recycled and re-used. Certina Packaging is utilizing this new technology to produce carbon-free black packaging. The company uses different particles which can be detected by the scanners, ensuring that black continues to be a colour option available to brands, and enhancing the opportunity for its packaging products to be recycled and incorporated as material for use again in a brand new product.
Certina Packaging takes the Green Line
Protecting the environment is becoming increasingly significant in our society. Due to clearly evident climate change and global warming, it is becoming ever more important to save resources and employ technology that does not cause harm to the environment. Certina Packaging does just that with Green Line. Green Line is not just a line of products, but a new way of packaging.
Qualiform enriches its offer with ELEGANCE
SIMPLE, ELEGANT, PRECISE: Qualiform's brand new packaging standard embraces all of this. The 200ml Elegance bottle offers a rectangular shape with distinctive sharp-looking edges that both meets the needs of the market and completes Qualiform's square Quadratus range.
Certina Packaging's harmonious alliance for beauty packaging
Comprising HK Cosmetic Packaging, Rebhan and Qualiform, Certina is most certainly assured of its position in the beauty packaging industry as the global boutique packaging leader. Individually, the companies have made a strong mark on the packaging industry over the years. As Certina, the company synergy is united in its creation of innovative packaging solutions with the traditional quality for which European manufacturers are globally recognized.
Metal Avenue, Certina Packaging's Glass Polymer line with shimmery metallic appearance
The New Square cubic bottle, produced by Rebhan, part of the Certina Packaging Group, has been given a brand new look with an incredibly eye-catching appearance. Metal Avenue is inspired by some of the world's most iconic locations.
Modulo, a new bottle concept by Qualiform, is released
Often, personal care and beauty brands release complementary products in the same sort of bottle to ensure coherence with regard to a line's look. Qualiform has taken that idea and gone one step further by releasing the Modulo set of bottles. The bottles are comprised of a simple trio of bottles that fit together thanks to a clever series of tabs and slots to create a unified whole.
Print around the EDGE: now it's possible!
New print capabilities are now an option thanks to our latest Glass Polymer standard bottle design: and it makes the packaging even more interesting! The outstanding, sporty, and elegant shape with two rounded corners is a real eye-catcher and is also extremely comfortable to hold.
New jar lines, ready to provide brands with ways to give consumers only the best usage experiences
The Xenia jar is extremely cutting edge and designed to be a show-stopper. When tailoring the jar to the needs of an international hair care brand, the goal was to use excellent materials while providing consumers with a better experience.
- Jo Webb
- Company News
- Created 30 Sep 2021
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