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L’Oréal invests in specialist packaging software

02-Apr-2014 - L’Oréal has invested in technology provider Siemens' latest software in an effort to enhance its global packaging operations and inspire product innovation.

Luxe Pack New York to expand, with new features

19-Mar-2014 - Luxe Pack New York continues to develop into one of the most important events for the North American beauty packaging industry, with a bigger than ever event planned for this...

Scientists develop fully degradable bioplastic from shrimp shells

19-Mar-2014 - Researchers at Harvard's Wyss Institute have developed a method to carry out large-scale manufacturing of objects using a fully degradable bioplastic isolated from shrimp shells. 

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Sustainable packaging leadership event planned for 2015

12-Mar-2014 - As industry focus on sustainability continues to mount, Smithers Pira and GreenBlue’s Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) have announced their intention for a new packaging event aimed at industry leaders.

L’Oréal adopts new technology aimed at enhancing packaging quality and accuracy

05-Mar-2014 - L’Oréal has forged a deal with Siemens that will see it invest in new software aimed at enhancing both product innovation and the quality for its global packaging operations....

Pujolasos launches wooden standard make-up range

05-Mar-2014 - Spanish company Pujolasos, which develops and produces wooden packaging for the cosmetic and fragrance sectors, has launched a standard range of wooden make-up packaging.

Precision Color Graphics creates flexible packaging manufacturing subsidiary

05-Mar-2014 - US pre-press, printing and packaging company Precision Color Graphics has opened Specialty Packaging Technologies, a flexible packaging manufacturing subsidiary that will serve various markets including beauty and personal care.

Expert reveals customisation opps brands may be missing in ecommerce

18-Feb-2014 - Analysts predict e-commerce purchasing to dominate 70% of all goods bought by 2020. With the rise of this platform comes the opportunity for packaging customisation, but the industry has yet to tap into...

MWV reveals US consumers 'less satisfied' with packaging

13-Feb-2014 - According to MeadWestvaco, consumers in markets such as the US, where packaging is highly developed, are much less satisfied with personal care packing than less developed markets such as Brazil, China or...

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MWV talks packaging ahead of offical reveal...

11-Feb-2014 - MeadWestvaco exclusively talks to Cosmetics Design about the findings of its latest ‘packaging matters’ research ahead of its official webinar unveiling for industry professionals tomorrow.

Lynx gets new brand identity as Unilever continues revamp

06-Feb-2014 - In part two of its brand redesign, Unilever announces the new identity for its Lynx/ Axe grooming range having worked closely with design consultancy, Elmwood.

Unilever announces next generation Axe deodorant design

05-Feb-2014 - Unilever’s leading deodorant brand Axe has had its body spray packs go through a makeover as it looks to breathe new life into the range and stand out on the...

Quadpack launches double roll-on fragrance dispenser

04-Feb-2014 - Packaging provider Quadpack has launched a new fragrance roll-on that gives on-the-go fragrance fans the opportunity to choose different fragrances that fit different occasion in the day.

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Crest develops a taste for chocolate

29-Jan-2014 - Crest, an oral hygiene brand from consumer goods company Procter & Gamble, is launching a new range of unusually-flavored toothpastes.

Oil based cosmetics driving high viscosity packaging innovation

29-Jan-2014 - The popularity of oil based cosmetics like Moroccan or Argan serums is creating demand for packaging that will be able to hold and dispense the thick formulations in a more efficient and sustainable way....

L’Oréal’s Redken brand gets a redesign to reflect new focus on customisation

24-Jan-2014 - The L’Oréal Redken professional hair care brand has been given a face-lift, which includes a complete redesign of its packaging that incorporates interlocking jars for the many different hair styling...

Experts outline top four personal care packaging trends

21-Jan-2014 - Market researcher Smithers Pira has compiled four packaging trends it says brands need to know about to stay ahead of the curve as consumers continually change the way they view, interact with...

Pack Peek: New year, new packaging

15-Jan-2014 - So, here's the New year, well and truly under way. And, Cosmetics Design has taken at look at some of the new packaging in the cosmetics industry.

Anti-aging skin care poised to push on cosmetics packaging

15-Jan-2014 - The cosmetics packaging market is expected to be worth $32.4 billion by 2018 thanks to growing demand from the skin care packaging market as anti-aging remains a top consumer priority.

Art of Packaging Award Gala to honor Mary Kay achievements

08-Jan-2014 - The annual Art of Packaging Award Gala is set for May 6th, at the University Club of New York, and this year the event will honor Mary Kay for its...

Global cosmetics packaging market set to boom, driven by Asian demand

02-Jan-2014 - The global market for cosmetics packaging is set to grow at in excess of 5% every year for the next five years, according to the latest market report on the category.

Pack Peek: December’s packaging innovations

18-Dec-2013 - Winter is in full swing now and the end of the year is upon us, but there has still been an array of new wrappings and packs in the cosmetics...

Bioplastics have a potential for being 'truly sustainable'

18-Dec-2013 - EU Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik has highlighted the crucial role bioplastics play in Europe‘s transition towards a circular bio based economy at the 8th European Bioplastics Conference last week....

Mintel: Asian luxury packaging innovations

05-Dec-2013 - Despite the growth of mass-market Asia products, innovations in luxury packaging from this region are often overlooked. In recent years, high-end glass products from Asian companies, particularly those in Korea,...

Facial masks creep on to the radar for U.S. beauty consumers

04-Dec-2013 - They have long been on the beauty shopping list for Asian consumers, but U.S. consumers are now also starting to pick up facial masks, claims major manufacturer Taiki.

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