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The Goldn platform is consolidating the cosmetics development process into data-driven, actionable steps. © Goldn

Streamlining the supply chain

Goldn platform to digitally bring cosmetics NPD under one roof

By Ravyn Cullor

Cosmetic new product development is a layered and lengthy project, and increasing speed of trends is adding pressure, but a new platform aims to a help by consolidating the process into one program.

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Innovations in Color Cosmetics: 2021 made makeup more sustainable

By Deanna Utroske

So far, the year has seen Sun Chemical acquire the Colors & Effects business from BASF, the launch of Be A 10 Cosmetics, biotech company Amyris buying and launching color brands, Coty taking Kyle Cosmetics vegan, and more. But recent headlines about...

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Beauty packaging manufacturer CPP Global acquired

By Deanna Utroske

This month, plastic parts and packaging maker Westfall Technik announced the acquisition of Carolina Precision Plastics. The deal gives Westfall access to prominent cosmetics and personal care companies including L’Oréal, Estée Lauder, and Clorox (which...

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Albéa recommits to North American beauty market

By Deanna Utroske

In a recent online presentation to international trade media, the cosmetics and personal care packaging company outlined new investments, operational strategies, and market trend alignment initiatives meant to serve beauty makers in Canada, the US, and...

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Plastic Pollution: A ‘wicked problem’ for sustainable beauty

By Deanna Utroske

At the North American edition of this year’s Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, Daniella Russo, CEO of the Think Beyond Plastic Foundation, is talking about Plastic Materials for a Circular Economy. Cosmetics Design spoke with Russo in advance of the event...

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New ownership for beauty packaging distributor TricorBraun

By Deanna Utroske

On Thursday, January 7, the global packaging company announced a definitive stock purchase agreement with Ares Management Corporation’s Private Equity Group and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board.

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Beauty makers and industry suppliers sign on to Golden Design Rules

By Deanna Utroske

The rules are an initiative of Canada – based Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Plastic Waste Coalition of Action. And already companies like Unilever, J&J, Henkel Canada, and Colgate-Palmolive are supporting the initiative, which aims to ensure “no plastic...

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Berlin Packaging invests further in Canadian beauty market

By Deanna Utroske

This month the Chicago-based supplier acquired Consolidated Bottle Corporation, a 110-year-old packaging business, headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, serving pharma, cannabis, food and beverage makers, and the industrial market, as well as cosmetics and...

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