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From innovation in 3D printing to specialist software and bioplastic packaging, this is the place to stay up to date with what's happening in the ever-evolving cosmetics packaging sector.

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Will sustainability and convenience make resealable packaging big in cosmetics?

20-Oct-2014 - Zip-Pak has been successfully marketing its resealable packaging in the food and household sectors for years, but now the company says sustainability and convenience could sway personal care consumers.

Packaging provider Technimark opens new facility in Mexico

08-Oct-2014 - Technimark, a provider of plastic injection moldings for the cosmetics and personal care packaging industry, has opened up a new injection molding facility in Silao, Mexico.

Unilever and P&G both hit by US lawsuits alleging deceptive deodorant packaging

07-Oct-2014 - Two of the world’s biggest deodorant players have been hit by lawsuits alleging that consumers are being deceived into thinking the packaging contains more deodorant formula than it actually does....

RPC invests in expanded US production facilities

22-Sep-2014 - Global packaging provider RPC says it has invested in it US subsidiary RPC Bramlage-Wiko USA by expanding it production facility in Morgantown, Pennsylvania.

Lindal aerosol technology chosen by Unilever for Axe shaving products

16-Sep-2014 - Packaging firm Lindal has turned its attention to developing aerosol solutions for high viscosity products in order to stay ahead in the global shaving cream market, and has already caught...

Cosmopack New York Symposium conference program unveiled

08-Sep-2014 - September 22nd is the date to mark in your calendars for the first ever Cosmopack New York Symposium, an event that will bring together leading players in the packaging segment.

Cracking the Chinese consumer by addressing packaging challenges

03-Sep-2014 - The secret to packaging success in China lies in recognising consistent global challenges and then factoring in the unique dynamics of the Chinese market, according to new research.

Breakthrough trial for recycling based on fluorescent light of technical polymers

27-Aug-2014 - A group of scientists in Europe have discovered a way to identify plastic for recycling through the automated recognition of polymer constituents.

Breakthrough trial for recycling based on fluorescent light of technical polymers

26-Aug-2014 - Researchers at LMU University of Munich, in Germany, have discovered a way to identify plastic for recycling through the automated recognition of polymer constituents.

Berlin Packaging acquired by private equity company

26-Aug-2014 - Berlin Packaging, which serves a wide number of sectors including cosmetics, has been sold to private equity company Oak Hill Capital Partners for $1.43bn.

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Pack Peek: Summer round-up

22-Aug-2014 - We take a look at the announcements and highlights in the cosmetics packaging world, whether it be in masstige or prestige, fragrance, skin care, make-up, the list goes on.

Rieke Packaging System’s China facility secures packaging standard

14-Aug-2014 - US-based packaging provider Rieke says that its cosmetics and personal care manufacturing facility in Hangzhou, China has secured the highest rating from the British Retail Consortium.

NJPEC packaging awards opens up for nominations

13-Aug-2014 - The New Jersey Packaging Executives Club (NJPEC) has opened up the channels for nominations in its annual Package of the Year Awards.

MWV posts strong results helped by beauty packaging sales

31-Jul-2014 - Packaging and specialty chemicals provider MWV says that the strongest results came from its home, health and beauty packaging division, helping it post strong overall second quarter results.

Packaging segment remains the most important Italian capital goods sector

22-Jul-2014 - According to the Italian national trade association, the packaging machinery manufacturers sector confirms its status as the most important Italian capital goods sector, generating 21.8% of total turnover and 23.7% of exports.

Albéa invests in $14 million Suzhou cosmetics packaging plant

03-Jul-2014 - French packaging giant Albéa Group has invested in a new plant in Suzhou as it aims to boost its cosmetic presence in China with integrated decoration and assembly capabilities and...

Topline moves more packaging production to Mexico

17-Jun-2014 - Having established a cosmetics packaging facility in Mexico in 2010, Topline is now relocating another facility to a bigger premises in Reynosa, Mexico.

Fusion Packaging opens up showroom and office in Manhattan

17-Jun-2014 - In an effort to get closer to its customer base in the Eastern board, Dallas-based Fusion Packaging has opened up a showroom and office in the heart of Manhattan, New...

Winners announced for the International Design Packaging Awards at HBA

17-Jun-2014 -  The winners of the International Design Packaging Awards were announced at last week HBA event in New York, and it was kids' toothpaste packaging that made it big.

New UVA logo in Canada meets rising demand for ‘broad spectrum’ sun protection

11-Jun-2014 - A new logo launched in Canada responds to the increasing consumer awareness of the need for sunscreens which offer both UVA and UVB protection.

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Packaging innovation squeezes last drop out of the bottle, while also dispensing more

05-Jun-2014 - A new coating technology developed by Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company LiquiGlide is being heralded as a way to make formulation flow faster and more easily, minimizing waste but encouraging the consumer...

Unilever’s eco deodorant wins top DuPont Packaging Awards prize

27-May-2014 - A compressed deodorant design from Unilever scooped the top prize at the recent DuPont Packaging Awards, in a competition that was dominated by other categories.

Luxe Pack New York director says latest event was a ‘big new step’

22-May-2014 - The Luxe Pack New York event, held for the first time at Pier 92 in Midtown West, Manhattan, proved to be the most successful ever thanks to highly polished organization...

Sensorial packaging 'central' to skin care routine experience

15-May-2014 - Global player on the packaging scene, MeadWestvaco (MWV), has released findings from its recent study which show consumers expect the packaging of their skin care products to contribute to “sensorial...

Fusion creates Naked Skin packaging for Urban Decay

14-May-2014 - Building on the existing relationship between the two companies, make-up brand Urban Decay once again selected US firm Fusion Packaging to supply the packaging for a new product launch.

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