The latest cosmetics packaging products released over the past
month atWebPac's product innovation site include a novel two-part
bottle dispenser,a way of integrating cap designs into aerosolcans,
a economical pump dispenser...
Curtis Packaging says it is unveiling its new CurtChrome
technology, a unique, exclusive and proprietary metallic printing
process, at the HBA show, to be held in New York City at the end of
RPC Cresstale is producing a new range of packaging for Avon's
European cosmetic lines aimed at making products more eye-catching.
To achieve this a range of compacts has been produced using a
Leading cosmetics packaging provider O Berk has launched a number
of new packaging lines that reflect the growing demands for
sophistication and diversity to help make products appear more
distinguishing on retail shelves.
Food processors can expect the higher raw material costs hitting
packagers to be passed on soon depending on their contracts. This
means that, depending on contractural obligations, cosmetics and
toiletry producers can expect the...
Technical problems, consumer suspicions and high prices have served
to put many cosmetics companies off investing in Radio frequency
identification (RFID) technology. However, falling prices and new
technology allowing tags to be...
Australian company Rheology Solutions says it has found a way of
enhancing the bottling of 'stringy' and difficult to handle
liquids, leading to a cleaner more efficient and cost-effective
packaging process, reports Simon...
Colgate-Palmolive, the leading liquid hand soap maker in the US,
has broadened its selection of Airspray-powered foam dispensers
with the launch of the manufacturer's first adult anti-bacterial
instant-foam product, reports Simon...
As part of plans to restructure its operations Playtex Products
says it is moving to a consolidated North American structure and
restructuring its Canadian operations. The company also announced a
restructuring of its US Banana Boat...
Nova Chemicals has launched Zylar 631, a clear, tough resin for
injection molding applications used in cosmetics packaging. The
resin is said to offer increased clarity and toughness, and is
competitively priced, reports Simon Pitman.
Airspray, a leading provider of dispensing solutions for cosmetic
and household products, says that it is expanding its manufacturing
operations in both the US and Europe in an effort to meet rising
demand, reports Simon Pitman.
QAL, a leading packaging provider to the cosmetics and personal
care industry, has announced its new Packaging Products Printing
division - QAL Innovations Group - which will specialize in
producing and printing premier packaging...
Dermisonics, an ultrasound device company, says it has started the
development of a new handheld cosmetics delivery device called the
U-Wand. Simon Pitman reports on a device that could
revolutionise the delivery of topical cosmetics.
Rexam's beauty packaging division has developed an expanded
portfolio dedicated of spray components that cater to the
ever-expanding and increasingly sophisticated market for men's
fragrance and personal care products, reports...
Canada-based Alcan is to sell its European beauty bottle business,
Decoplast, to IPH Group Spid - a move that sees the small French
company breaking into beauty packaging for the first time,
reports Simon Pitman.
International Bottle Company (IBC), a market leader in cosmetics
and toiletries packaging, has developed a new line of contemporary
custom bottles for FCUK's 'Scentsual' perfumery range. The design
has been rolled out...
European researchers claim they have moved closer to creating the
perfect glass. The move could prove a boost for premium cosmetic
products and fragrances, where high-quality presentation and
durability is of the utmost importance,...
Low doses of Bisphenol-A (BPA), a chemical widely used in dental
products, food packaging, baby bottles, cans and toys could be a
contributing factor to the development of breast cancer inwomen,
scientists say in a new study.
CCL Industries, a global packaging and labelling provider, has
completed the sale of its North American CCL Custom Manufacturing
Division to KCP Income Fund for approximately Cdn $273 million. The
move marks the company's move...
With the latest market survey revealing that more than 70 per cent
of Britons do not know what the UV index represents for weather
forecasts, aims to harmonise and simplify the present SPF standard
for sunscreen products are now all...
Schroeder & Tremayne has updated its Crayola children's foaming
hand and soap packaging, two years after it was first introduced.
The new packaging aims to give the product more appeal by making it
interactive, reports Simon...
In the US National Starch Personal Care and Acupac Packaging have
formed an alliance that will focus on the commercialisation of
dissolvable film technology as a delivery platform for a broad
range of product types for the personal...
Swedish direct sales cosmetics company Oriflame has increased its
expenditure on software for its supply chain. The investment
centres on its new business in China, which is due to be
inaugurated at the end of the year, reports Simon...
RPC Bramlage-Wiko has expanded its standard range of containers for
personal care and beauty products with the launch of the new
Diamond series, aimed at combining low cost with functionality and
high-end styling, writes Simon Pitman.
Compounds found in plastic compounds used in cosmetics products
could be cancer-causing researchers in the US have revealed. The
research, although still to be completed, could lead to a shake up
in the types of plastic packaging...
Alcan is to sell its European aluminum tubes business operationsto
its current management team and 21 Centrale Partners, an investment
fund specialised in high-potential mid-size industrial companies,
reports Simon Pitman.
As cosmetics and personal care suppliers in both Europe and North
America race to meet RFID deadlines, a new market report reveals
that many retailers are still finding problems and frustrations
when trying to implement the technology...
Alcan is to purchase a packaging manufacturing site in the
ChineseSuzhou region, which will be equipped to fabricate beauty
and personal care products. The company says the move will better
serve it to and meet fast growing regional...
PolyOne has introduced a new additive for FDA-regulated PET
designed for use in health and beauty packaging applications. OnCap
AA scavenger aims to reduce the risk of odor and taste build-up
associated with some types of PET packaging,...
Microtrace, a provider of traceable anti-counterfeit technologies,
has enhanced its Microtaggant Identification Particle technology as
well as the availability of several ready-to-use solutions aimed at
brand protection for the cosmetics...
The talent pool of RFID professionals is shallow and could impact
the successful adoption of the technology by companies keen to
comply with the expectations of major retailers, a recent industry
report shows, writes Simon Pitman.
Alcan has unveiled plans tocreate a dedicated printing facility for
its folding carton operation in Quebec, Canada, in an effort to
help optimizeits North American packaging business and better meet
its customers' needs in the...
The Metro Group is currently demonstrating a number of future
technologies at the EuroShop exhibition fair in Dusseldorf,
Germany. Amongst the highlights will be a demonstration of Avery
Dennison's RFID labelling technology,...
In relation to mounting pressure from the world's leading retail
group, global health and hygiene company, Kimberly-Clark, has
confirmed that it is transferring its global expertise in Radio
Frequency Identification technology...
As a new report backs up growing evidence that companies' IT spend
budgets are continuing to expand in an effort to incorporate RFID
tagging, the latest word from global retailers is that
implementation will take time.
Active ingredients have long been the focus for anti-ageing
products, but now many of the cosmetics giants are beginning to
place an increasing emphasis on increasingly sophisticated delivery
systems in an effort to improve efficacy.
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) cranked up the volume in
2004, with most of the major global retail companies, including
many of the leading players in the personal care and cosmetics
industry, making significant investments...