Packaging News

GEKA's 'Summer Time' style
GEKA GmbH

Summer Time from GEKA shows a gradual lacquering from purple to pink to orange, paired with 2-colored silk screen print to give a vibrant, summery and eye-catching appearance to the high-quality packaging.

Aluminium bottles are sustainable and convenient
Trivium
Beverage makers and bottlers face increased competition on all fronts and growing pressure from consumers, retailers and even governments for sustainable, environmentally friendly packaging. Specializing in premium and infinitely recyclable metal bottle and keg solutions, Trivium provides the industry with distinctive and innovative packaging solutions.
Albéa, Origins, The Estée Lauder Companies and SABIC partner in breakthrough recyclable tube packaging
Albéa
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.
Toly's Array of Lipsticks
Toly

Toly is renowned for its vast range of stock packaging options and it is no different in the lipstick category. From round to square, slim, chubby and mini formats, there is sure to be a design for every brand.

GOSH Copenhagen‘s DREAMCATCHER supplied by AWANTYS
AWANTYS Group
For its fragrance DREAMCATCHER BY ISABELL KRISTENSEN, GOSH Copenhagen sources the entire primary packaging from AWANTYS Group. The full-service project includes the pump and collar as well as a transparent Surlyn cap and a 50ml bottle which comes with a two-color silk-screen printing.
Stora Enso and Tingstad launch unique formed fiber food service bowls
Stora Enso
Stora Enso is introducing its new eco-friendly take-away bowls for food service packaging, PureFiber by Stora Enso. The products are free from plastic and PFAS and are designed to help customers replace plastic on-the-go food packaging. The bowls are being brought to market together with the wholesale company Tingstad.
Our Western love affair with K-Beauty
APackaging Group

If you produce any type of skincare or personal care item, you are probably well-acquainted with K-beauty by now. For many years, it was more or less of a youth-oriented concept but now it has grown up, creating fans in young and old alike. And with good reason.

Material selection matters: Part 2
TricorBraun

Having worked closely with clients on hundreds of custom packaging solutions, there have been many times at TricorBraun where we needed to incorporate specific test protocols in the qualification process – protocols that went well beyond the standard UN or ISTA certifications.

New cup for pasta is 'hot' - but not burning hot!
The innovative SuperLight container from Superfos, has proved the ideal pack for the new MakeGusto range of tasty Italian ready meals that are easy to prepare and can be enjoyed on the move. SuperLight uses a clever combination of plastic and cardboard to provide a user-friendly solution for the products where boiling water is added to the ingredients to create each meal.
Beauty/Personal Care goes virtual at Webpackaging LIVE
Webpac
Webpackaging LIVE, the world’s first virtual packaging exhibition in full 3D, boasts an incredible lineup of 20 leading packaging suppliers, each with their own interactive virtual stands, 3D products, multimedia and more. Connect directly and chat live with these suppliers to instantly source new packs and ideas at Webpac’s innovative virtual show including some of the top names in the Beauty & Personal Care market.
Spicy tins with a vintage look for Sizl
The Box b.v.

The Sizl brand sells herbs, spices, and blends. The brand's distinguishing feature is the high quality of its ingredients. The Box was tasked with designing a series of tins that represent the quality of the packaged products, are round and stackable, and have a vintage look.

Hand sanitiser dispenser pump testing
Mecmesin
Sales of antibacterial gels have soared enormously following National Health Service advice telling the public to thoroughly wash hands in order to stay protected from Coronavirus. In fact, even before the 2020 pandemic crisis, the presence of hand sanitisers had already become commonplace, not only in hospitals but also in schools, restaurants and offices.