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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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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...

Anti-counterfeiting cosmetics packaging set for big growth

25-Jun-2015 - The market for anti-counterfeiting cosmetic and pharmaceutical packaging is set to see annual growth in excess of 15% in the course of the next five years, a new report finds.

Ball and Henkel join forces on sustainable aerosol packaging

10-Jun-2015 - Leading aerosol packaging provider Ball and hair care leader Henkel have co-developed a lightweight aluminum aerosol packaging for the Fa hair care brand.

New eco packaging to debut in personal care industry

10-Jun-2015 - The Body Shop has teamed with Newlight, a sustainable materials company using captured carbon—as opposed to fossil fuel—to manufacture plastic.

Art of Packaging awards celebrate top industry achievements

03-Jun-2015 - The Pratt Institute annual Art of Packaging gala dinner was held in New York recently, celebrating top industry achievements by both established and up and coming packaging designers.

Pack Peek Gallery

Pack Peek: Looking into the world of cosmetics packaging

29-May-2015 - A lot has happened in the cosmetics packaging world over the last month so here we take a look at some of the highlights in this Pack Peek gallery...

Luxe Pack NYC 2015, in photos

21-May-2015 - The Luxe Pack 2015 opened its doors May 13 - 14 at Pier 92, Manhattan, New York and in this photo gallery collection we bring you some of the show...

MWV launches new airless pump-on-pouch concept

04-May-2015 - MWV has taken airless pumps to the next level by including the dispensing system in a range of pouches designed for the personal care and beauty segment.

New TRESemmé hairspray packaging stands tall

22-Apr-2015 - The Unilever brand in partnership with Crown Aerosol Packaging of North America launched a line of new hairsprays in cans sensibly designed to catch the attention of consumers.

Exclusive interview

3D printing adding a new dimension to cosmetic packaging

14-Apr-2015 - We spoke to Sarah Hoit, material scientist at Material ConneXion, about the latest developments with 3D printing - and how its use in the packaging business can benefit manufacturers and...

P&G raises the game on sustainability by joining US plastic wrap recycling group

13-Apr-2015 - As part of efforts by Procter & Gamble to raise the bar on its sustainability targets, the consumer products giant has joined the Flexible Film Recycling Group (FFRG).

Art of Packaging Gala to honor MAC creative director

31-Mar-2015 - This year's Art of Packaging gala will honor one of the boldest and most innovative names in the cosmetics industry - the creative director of MAC Cosmetics and Jo Malone...

Luxe Pack unveils seminar program featuring top industry leaders

30-Mar-2015 - The Luxe Pack New York 2015 event will this year feature some of the biggest decision-makers and experts in the business as part of its two-day seminar program.

Airless skin care packaging goes big

30-Mar-2015 - Fusion Packaging launched a new collection of large airless bottles intended for use with personal care products.

Special Newsletter - Men's Grooming

Time for men’s grooming to stand out by going novel

25-Mar-2015 - The importance of packaging in creating identity for men’s grooming means there is set standards for brands to conform to; but opportunities lie in standing out from the traditional offerings...

Faber-Castell Cosmetics and VariBlend team up on LipMix

18-Mar-2015 - The packaging design company out of Greenville, South Carolina, and Faber-Castell have collaborated on a blended lip shade package-product solution.

LiquiGlide dispensing technology gets extra push from private equity funding

09-Mar-2015 - LiquiGlide, the company behind the packaging dispensing innovation of the same name, says it has been given a boost after securing a private equity investment of $7 million.

Consortium extends product shelf life by using actives in pack rather than product

06-Mar-2015 - An EU-funded project has developed an active packaging for cosmetics that extends the product’s shelf life, incorporating natural antioxidant preservatives into the packaging rather than the cosmetic product itself.

Dr. Bronner’s goes for “Old & Improved” for its new label redesign

05-Mar-2015 - Probably one of the most distinguishing aspects of Dr. Bronner’s eponymous soaps is the old-fashioned packaging, which meant maintaining the brand image heritage was integral to the label redesign.


Beiersdorf amends ‘pocket’ deodorant packs following Unilever’s confusion challenge

05-Mar-2015 - Having been reported to the courts in France by competitor Unilever over similarities of deodorant products, Beiersdorf has amended the packaging and reached an agreement with the Anglo-Dutch firm.

MWV survey shows very few consumers completely satisfied by packaging

04-Mar-2015 - Getting packaging right really can prove the key to overall customer satisfaction, but a new market research report from packaging provider MWV suggests that most consumers feeling there is room...

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