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Brazilian cosmetics labeler Prakolar acquired

24-Nov-2015 - This weekend, Japan’s SATO, a global auto-ID supplier with solutions for supply chain management, tracking, labels, RFID and more, announced its purchase of the São Paulo–based company. ...

Berlin Packaging acquires Diablo Valley Packaging

17-Nov-2015 - Berlin Packaging has announced the acquisition of Diablo Valley Packaging, a company specializing in glass solutions for a host of consumer industries, including cosmetics and personal care.

New packaging options address consumer expectations

11-Nov-2015 - The latest launches from personal care and beauty packaging makers key in on industry trends such as convenience, personalization, and multifunction. Here Cosmetics Design explores a handful of the newest...

Winners announced for the NJPEC Package Of The Year Award

05-Nov-2015 - The New Jersey Packaging Executives Club has announced the winners for its 37th Annual Package Of The Year Awards, who will all be acknowledged at a banquet ceremony later this month....

Sustainability Special Newsletter

Synthetic brush fibers as a sustainable choice

05-Nov-2015 - Natural animal hair was once readily available as a by-product of food industries. Now that’s changing along with the global food supply. And, consumer attitudes are shifting too. As a...

ADF & PCD trades shows coming to New York in 2016

02-Nov-2015 - The Aerosol & Dispensing Forum and Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design shows have run for more than a decade in Paris and are currently recruiting speakers for the inaugural...

New packaging from reclaimed plastic

08-Oct-2015 - One social enterprise organization has masterminded a supply chain to keep discarded plastic from harming the environment by salvaging it to make new injection molded containers and other items.

Organics boosting beauty packaging sales in the US

06-Oct-2015 - Cosmetics and personal care packaging is enjoying sales growth in the US thanks to the rising consumer demand for organics, a new report by Transparency Market Research has revealed.

Cosmopack Symposium New York City 2015, in photos

21-Sep-2015 - The Cosmopack Symposium was held in New York City last week, and included a half-day conference program, exhibition area, scheduled B2B meetings, as well as an innovation zone. The following is a...

Cosmetics and Personal Care Packaging: sustainable materials

03-Sep-2015 - Sustainability has become integral to the beauty business since environmentally intelligent packaging design can benefit the plant, satisfy consumers, and bolster a brand’s bottom line.

Makeup in New York opens next week and showcases new packaging competition

03-Sep-2015 - Makeup in New York is now an established event on the cosmetic industry calendar in North America, and this is the first year to feature a major new packaging competition.

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Cosmetics and Personal Care Packaging: outside inspiration

02-Sep-2015 - Packaging design that’s functional, compelling, and elegant seems intuitive but requires a special combination of powers: observation, creativity, technical knowledge, and an historical appreciation for the cosmetics industry.

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Cosmetics and Personal Care Packaging: top trends

01-Sep-2015 - Being on trend in the fast-paced business of beauty has its advantages and its challenges. We caught up with Leslie Sherr, co-author of the forthcoming book Material Innovation: Packaging, to...

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Cosmetics and Personal Care Packaging: material solutions

31-Aug-2015 - The physical properties of packaging material can have as much to do with the success of a beauty product line as the formulation, distribution, and marketing do. Design expert Leslie...

From waste prawn shells to shampoo - scientists develop new polymer

28-Aug-2015 - So you have made a lovely prawn cocktail, but what to do with the waste? Well, scientists have looked into producing shampoo using polymers found in seafood shells in a...

Axilone redesigns lipstick packaging with simplicity in mind

25-Aug-2015 - According to the US-based packaging provider Axilone, its packaging engineers have come up with a lipstick concept that is simple, economical and can be opened and applied with one hand.

Pack Peek Gallery

Pack Peek August 2015 Gallery

20-Aug-2015 - Summer is in full swing, and while we can all be forgiven for having a week or two off for holidays, it seems this does not stop the cosmetics packaging...

Cosmopack Symposium unveils conference program

19-Aug-2015 - The second Cosmopack Symposium will open its doors in New York City next month, complete with two-days of network opportunities and a targeted conference program.

ICMAD tables one-day packaging conference in California

12-Aug-2015 - Industry body ICMAD has launched a one-day conference called MasterMinds Personal Care. Looking at the big issues in the cosmetics packaging category, the event will take place in Irvine California on September 9th....

Are sunscreen and sun exposure guidelines unhealthy?

22-Jul-2015 - Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to numerous health conditions, and now an organization in Canada is calling for public health groups to advise consumers about the benefits of moderate...

Pack Peek July 2015: Taking a peek into the packaging world

22-Jul-2015 - As July ends and summer is in full swing, we take a look at some of the latest news and innovations in the cosmetics and personal care packaging sector.

GualapackGroup acquires stand-up pouches player Trabador

16-Jul-2015 - As the market for stand-up pouches continues to grow in the personal care world, Italy-based Gualapack Group moves in to acqure Brazil-based Trabador.

Reducing waste with slimmer labels for personal care

15-Jul-2015 - A new partnership between labeling company Avery Dennison, WS Packaging Group, and OGX hair care aims to limit the energy and materials that go into product labels as well as...

The cosmetics of profitable ecommerce

08-Jul-2015 - Incorporating this season’s trending eye shadow shades into a website design will likely loose you customers, while having data on how color affects online consumer behavior helps brands and designers...

Pack Peek June 2015: A peek into the cosmetics packaging world

26-Jun-2015 - It's June and summer is beginning, but that does not mean the cosmetics packaging world is winding down. Here is a collection of some of the latest launches in the...

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