Sustainable packaging proves a Royal Affair
When The Royal Affair started looking for a packaging solution that was entirely sustainable, and at the same time could convey that sense of "royalty" evoked by the brand, there was no doubt that Kim Pai Tuba’s mono-material laminated tube equipped with Giflor’s Eco Low Profile closure art. 772 was the only choice.
23 Feb 22
Giflor's dispensing solutions enhanced through Sempack® partnership
The new mono-material tottle packs offered by closure manufacturing specialist, Giflor, are a result of the company's latest partnership with French company, Sempack®. The Giflor and Sempack® alliance combines the manufacturing excellence of two well-known packaging producers for brands to access mono-material PP tottle packs with corresponding PP dispensing closures.
04 Nov 21
A touch of elegance with Giflor's 736-737 closures
Exploring objects through touch can generate detailed, lasting memories of an object enabling the tactile sense an opportunity to create a significant connection within the unconscious part of the mind. Using this to its advantage, Giflor Closure Technologies has designed the new 736 and 737 cylindrical flip-top models with a tantalizing matte finish to provide consumers with this experience with its closures.
22 Aug 21
EuPhidra chooses Giflor for maximum sustainability!
EuPhidra is a brand of cosmetic products pertaining to the Zeta Farmaceutici Group dedicated to skin care and health. As an extremely innovative brand with high sustainability values, EuPhidra has chosen an Eco Low Profile closure for tubes from the Giflor catalogue to crown its new "Floreali" collection of 98% natural shower gels .
22 Apr 21
Giflor Closures: Consistently trusted by Tulipan Negro
Tulipan Negro bath gels stand out not only for their refined formulations, but also for their modern packaging that packs a strong visual and emotional impact into every product. It's no coincidence that the closure system chosen by Tulipan Negro is, once again, produced and designed by Giflor Closure Technologies.
05 Apr 21
There's a new arrival in Giflor's Just Colors line this spring!
Giflor's distinctive Just Colors product collection continues to expand and strengthen its market position through the addition of 2 new Ø20mm closures. The patented designs benefit from a classy look so that the newcomers to Just Colors are highly versatile and multi-skilled caps which are appealing across a variety of industries ranging from beauty to cosmetic, and food to pharma.
23 Mar 21
Giflor, where hygiene and sustainability meet
Giflor Closures has worked with Oliofora, a Portuguese brand of body care products made from native raw materials of northern Portugal to create easy-to-use sanitizing products. Sustainability comes first and foremost for Oliofora, so it comes as no surprise that Oliofora has chosen Giflor's 405 model in PCR.
16 Mar 21
Giflor wins gold for innovation - again!
Giflor has once again proven that it is a leader in the pursuit of producing innovative packaging which conforms to both the desires of brands and consumers. The Italian closure manufacturer is proud to announce that its patented Eco Low Profile 772 mono-material tube system has received a top award during the Tube Council's prestigious 2020 Tube Of the Year Awards.
09 Feb 21
Giflor's recycle-ready cap and tube solution
Following intensive development and testing, Giflor's eco low profile cap (ELP) is now part of a brand new laminate mono-material tube system that is recycle-ready as a single piece of packaging. The new launch marks another milestone on the path towards sustainable packaging and a circular economy.
16 Nov 20
Giflor's 560 is compliant with Amazon standards
Giflor's 560 closure is an exclusive screw-on push-lock cap with bore seal, which has ISTA-6 validation fulfiling Amazon's testing requirements for SIOC. The 560 has been tested in accordance with Amazon's own SIOC test methods which simulate different handling and transportation risk scenarios.
12 Nov 20
Top result for Giflor's BRC certificate
Giflor has obtained the British Retail Consortium (BRC) certificate with an impressive grade AA result, a step ahead of the company's initial grade A. This new certification accredits the constant evolution of processes and hygienic standards at the company.
07 Sep 20
Giflor's new products focus on sustainability
Giflor Closure Technologies, an international leader in the production of plastic closure systems for over 40 years, has a set a new goal for this year. Despite all of the global challenges 2020 has brought, Giflor has decided to further its efforts from an environmental point of view. The company slogan, "2020: two times green" testifies that this will be a decisive year for sustainability, a challenge that Giflor has been at the forefront of for some years now and wishes to continue improving upon. See how their latest products get greener.
13 Jul 20
Green is the goal for Giflor in 2020
Despite the countless challenges presented in the global market during 2020, Giflor has decided to further intensify its environmental efforts as the slogan chosen by the company indicates, "2020: two times green". It testifies that this will be a decisive year for the sustainability challenge, a challenge that Giflor has been at the forefront of for some years now. From products to processing, sustainability is at the heart of all company projects.
29 Jun 20
Giflor's classic and customizable Mushroom Caps
With their classic design, Giflor's Mushroom Closures are a timeless solution for any cosmetic, personal care, and health care products. The attractive and distinctive shape, flip-top opening, and different finishes of these plastic caps for evergreen pack solutions suit different brand attitudes and philosophies.
30 Mar 20
Giflor's 100% PCR closures
Giflor’s environmentally conscious Post Consumer Resin collection revolves around the use of “recycled” materials. This highly innovative and eco-friendly PCR closure collection responds to the growing demand for a circular economy and helps brands improve their sustainability credentials with 100% green packaging solutions.
19 Feb 20
One material, one vision: Giflor's innovative low profile closure system for laminate tubes
As increased efforts are being made for a more sustainable planet in 2020, Giflor has joined forces with Sibo for its "one material, one vision" commitment to lighter weight, recycle-ready full tube packs. This is a major innovative step forward towards an eco-friendly product developed through the design and manufacture of tube packages.
15 Jan 20
Giflor's Carbon Black Free resin enables recycling
Black plastic packaging poses a great challenge for the recycling process because the presence of carbon black does not allow the correct sorting of black parts at recycling facilities. Giflor’s Carbon Black Free (CBF) resin is the latest response to this challenging issue.
19 Nov 19
Giflor obtains grade A BRC Packaging and Packaging Materials certification
Giflor has recently obtained the prestigious BRC Packaging and Packaging materials with a grade A certification. The BRC standard, which is internationally recognized within the GFSI, allows GIFLOR to further qualify as a supplier of products to large retailers and stores as well as consolidate its position in foreign markets, especially the UK, USA and other countries that acknowledge this certification for its undisputed distinctive value.
07 Oct 19
Giflor's environmental commitment is enhancing sales
Cutting edge technology is being utilized to enhance sustainability at Giflor. And it's not just machinery that is benefiting a more environmentally-friendly production. Find out how the world renowned caps manufacturer is making its product offering greener and saving the world's resources.
28 Mar 19
Behind the scenes at Giflor Closures
Denis Dalla Fontana, Operations Manager at Giflor offers a unique opportunity for a behind the scenes look at the Italian caps and closures company. Inspiration comes from within at Giflor as the company maintains a cutting edge position at the forefront of closure technology and production techniques through investing, testing and exploring new materials.
27 Mar 19
Giflor's Eco Low Profile with big impact
Nowadays, a focus on sustainability is a MUST to ensure the survival of our planet. Always staying ahead of the times, Giflor Closure Technologies has been committed to this ever since 2006, when it launched its Eco Low Profile line for bottles, and the company now works with this philosophy in mind every day. As brands look for simple ways to improve their sustainability credentials, Giflor's Eco Low Profile cap options have gone from strength to strength, offering a lightweight packaging option utilizing less plastic material and benefiting a reduced carbon footprint.
10 Dec 18
Advantages of caps and liners for e-commerce
E-commerce has opened up global growth possibilities for many companies, however, there are characteristics which make some products more viable options for the sector. Headquartered in Italy, Giflor is one of the world's most innovative plastic cap manufacturers and much of the company's product offering is ideal for e-commerce trading.
04 Dec 18
Giflor is right on trend with its matte finish closures
As one of the world's best-known plastic cap manufacturers, Giflor is always at the forefront of closure trends. The Italian company's latest development is the enhancement of its Just Colors line with the inclusion of 2 new options that are ideal for the creation of stylish personal care packaging.
16 Oct 18
The 850 closure, launched by Giflor in 2017, confirms its success internationally
Giflor is experiencing a moment of great growth and success, positioning itself as a relevant brand in the cosmetics packaging market. 850 closure is the latest born of the Italian brand, a patented double-walled cap of 50 mm, which makes it unique in its design, functionality and versatility.
22 May 18
Giflor expands its territory in South America
Giflor Plastic Caps, the internationally renowned and award-winning caps manufacturer will be participating at Colombia's Andina Pack as the Italian company further expands its territory across South America. The South America market is a growing market for Giflor as the company already has a number of key customers in the region that turn to the company because of its excellent reputation and wide offering of closure options.
09 Oct 17
Paolo Lobba at Giflor tells us about expansion and what it takes to foster a packaging brand's success
Recently we were able to speak to Paolo Lobba, Giflor's head of R&D, to get his impressions on the current trend for packaging firms to expand into previously untapped markets. Giflor is one of Europe's leading closure providers, and Paolo was able to give us some details on how his company is meeting the challenges of expansion successfully.
23 Jun 17
Giflor showcases numerous lines at this year's Interpack
Giflor has had quite a successful expansion year, with a number of ranges being recognized internationally as leading items in the beauty and personal care spaces. At this year's Interpack, the company showcased several of its flagship products to garner further exposure and make brands aware of the benefits of low profile closures.
01 May 17
Giflor launches a new website, where "innovation and Italian design meet sustainability"
Giflor is one of the world's leading suppliers of low-profile caps to a number of international markets, including some fo the world's largest packaging consulting firms. Recently, Giflor launched a new website to show existing and prospective clients its simple mission to offer innovative closures featuring gorgeous Italian design without added environmental impact.
19 Dec 16
Giflor comes away with five separate prizes at the Starpack Industry Awards
Renowned internationally for producing a number of industry leading closures, Italian firm Giflor has won five times at this year's edition of the Starpack Industry Awards. Two of the company's closures were entered and managed to take top prizes based on a number of key features.
28 Sep 16
Eco Low Profile takes on the world
The industrial patent for Giflor's Eco Low Profile 772 tube cap has just been accepted in China, the 3rd major region to accept the Italian company's cap. Giflor's 772 tube cap has already been patented in Europe and the United States and the acceptance of the patent in China coincides with the anniversary of the invention and patenting of the first tube by John Goffe Rand, 175 years ago.
26 May 16
Giflor crowns award winning Coeur de Cigale body milk
It's a common requisite for natural products to source packaging of an eco-friendly nature. Afterall, a natural product is kindlier to the skin, so it makes sense that its packaging is kindlier to the Earth. This is the rationale which led Giflor's Eco Low Profile Cap crowning the award winning Coeur de Cigale body milk.
09 May 16
Winni's Bio Naturel selects Giflor caps for its latest product launch
Italian firm Winni's produces a number of natural products designed to offer consumers a full range of products for personal care and cleaning the home. When the Winni's team needed a new closure to offer proper dispensing and top its personal care items, they turned to Giflor and the popular 844 closure.
16 Sep 15
Giflor's bicolor flip top closures topping Expo travel kits
One of Giflor's most popular items and part of the Just Colors line, the 24/410 bicolor cylindrical flip top cap, art. 856, was selected to sit atop smaller format containers for this year's Milan Expo travel kits, providing perfect retention and dispensing for travel kit mainstays like shampoo, body gel, or moisturizer. Giflor's bicolor caps offer a unique and easy to use option for companies to create a unique piece of contemporary packaging.
19 Aug 15
Giflor's Eco Low Profile flip-top cap for tube wins in the Rosupack 2015 PART awards
Italian plastic cap specialist, Giflor has just taken the top prize at this year's Rosupack PART awards. The Packaging, Art, Research and Technology award was presented for the company's Eco Low Profile flip top cap for the tube which makes a considerable saving on the amount of plastic required when compared to a standard tube cap, thus helping the environment and whilst saving considerable costs in logistics.
07 Jul 15
Giflor takes inspiration from vibrant spring hues and tones to extend its standard colour range
Following the launch of Giflor's Eco Low Profile Oval bicolour closure, which is already generating positive results, Giflor has made the decision to extend its range of standard colours available. The company's standard range of colours now encompasses 333 different tones, shades, and hues from which to choose without any surcharge.
23 Apr 15
Giflor extends its offering to innovative new cap liners
Giflor, the Italian firm behind the latest advances in closures like the Eco Low Profile, has announced that it will be expanding its offering to include liners in its broad range of caps and other closures, providing clients with a simple and cost-effective way to provide a proper seal on products.
12 Jan 15
Giflor's Eco Low Profile line, now in bi-color XL
Giflor, one of Italy's most reputable and international closure firms has been busy further developing its popular Eco Low Profile line, today one of the company's top selling innovations. The line now offers an XL item for companies seeking to provide a more robust closure solution.
25 Jul 14
Giflor's mushroom caps are sprouting up all over
Giflor, Italy's premier supplier of a high quality closures for a variety of sectors, has extended the scope of its popular mushroom caps to meet the high market demand for the closures. The mushroom cap closure, long associated with ease of use and versatility, have become a top seller for Giflor over the years, and are now available in even more configurations.
07 Apr 14
Giflor's latest 24/410 and 24/415 closures
Giflor, one of the world's primary sources for Italian designed closures and packaging items, has released a wide range of flip-top caps for standard 24/415 and 24/410 neck finishes. The company's full line is not only available in a number of interesting and innovative shapes, they also come in over 300 standard colour choices, providing firms with a huge amount of flexibility when it comes time to selecting the perfect closure for standard bottles.
24 Feb 14
Giflor introduces a new paradigm with jigger flip-tops
Giflor, the leading Italian firm dedicated to excellent closure design and production, has released a new closure perfect for a number of applications. The closure combines the best of two paradigms as it may be used as either a dosing jigger or as a simple flip top.
10 Dec 13
Giflor releases its updated version of a timeless closure classic
Giflor, one of Europe's premier closure suppliers for a wide array of markets, including the personal care, cosmetic, and household spaces, has a trio of closures available designed to offer companies a superior item while maintaining a classic paradigm. The simple flip-top caps are the perfect fusion of technology and design, easily recognizable to consumers but with distinctive features that set them apart.
25 Nov 13
The Pushlock redesign by Giflor
Years ago Giflor introduced a totally new cap for cosmetics, a cap that offered both the performance of a classic disc top and flip top (open with one hand), and the security of a push pull closure. Now Giflor is relaunching the Pushlock with a modern design and improved functionality, along with a new series of bi-color caps for standard items (24, 28, and 38 mm).
08 May 13
Giflor receives TricorBraun's 2012 Supplier Innovation Award
More than 5 years ago, TricorBraun management visited Cosmoprof in Bologna and were intrigued by Giflor's display and product offerings. This introduction to Giflor, its products, and most importantly its people have obviously progressed quickly and finally after a number of smaller projects seems now to be on the development of impact business.
19 Dec 12
Giflor adds a new option to its Just Colors range
Giflor' Just Colors (Match emotions) range of products has grown once more with the addition of a new bicolor cap specifically for 28/410 necks. The new closure features a fusion of Italian design and perfect engineering, to create a cap that not only looks superb, the flip-top portion fits perfectly into the mount to create an excellent seal.
09 Oct 12
Giflor unveils a closure based on fine Italian design
The Giflor Just Colors (Match emotions) range of products has just seen the addition of a new bicolor cap for 38/400 necks. The new closure sets itself apart from others on the market by offering spectacular Italian design that gives the closure an aesthetic appeal that's closer to art than engineering.
01 Oct 12
Giflor releases a distinctive new oval bicolor cap
Due to an increasing need to provide fresh ideas for customers, Giflor strives to create products with original features. This promise of continuous innovation has led the company to create a new line of flip-top, bicolor cylindrical caps with distinctive oval tops for the cosmetic and personal care markets.
25 Sep 12
Giflor's new bi-colour and Eco Low Profile closure collection
Giflor is to intropduce its newest bi-colour and Eco Low Profile closure collection for sustainable and attractive packaging. This new closure collection is suitable for standard neck finishes 24, 28 and 38mm, and also for oval snap-on neck finishes.
01 Mar 12
Domed or flat bi-colour closures
Giflor has launched a new standard dispensing closure, available in an oval shape and featuring a bi-colour decoration option. The new closure was designed to open up new markets looking for a premium closure option for personal care products. The new closures are available as either elegant, domed tops or flat caps to convert just about any bottle used into a tottle.
09 Sep 11
A premium closure for a wider market
Giflor has launched a standard oval bi-colour dispensing closure which has enabled them to open up the premium capping option to a wider market. As a complement to the existing Giflor range of oval dispensing closures, the new bi-colour closure provides an ideal solution for on-shelf product differentiation allowing for premium positioning in the mass market.
10 May 11
Giflor offers Cleo a solution
Giflor is a sound partner for many companies: through a combination of planning, technology, design, rational product management and thorough quality control procedures, the company offers ensure a continuous supply of high-quality, thoroughly tested products. The company has just incorporated its special Low Profile closure into the redesign of Italy's Cleo line of skin care products. The closure was chosen thanks to its light weight and stability as a tottle base.
15 Feb 11
Giflor - The pushlock redesign
Years ago, Giflor introduced the market to a totally new cap for cosmetics, a cap that offered both the performance of a classic disc top or flip top (which can be opened with one hand), and the security of a push pull closure. Upon its launch five years ago, the Pushlock became an immediate hit among consumers and industry professionals.
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