Eastman Chemical is expanding its cosmetic packaging with two new
polymer bottle lines, one that brings a range of colours, another
that brings increasing flexibility for bottle design. The expansion
is in answer to increasing demands...
German self-adhesive label specialist Herma has joined the
internationally active RFID working group Licon Logistics asa new
member. The move taps into the growing alliance between packaging
providers created by the need by many retailers...
Carton packaging continues to be significant for the cosmetics
industry, with steady global market growth of 9 per cent in the
period 1998-2003 largely represented by a visible shift towards
secondary packaging for mass market brands.
Sun Chemical has increased the price of all packaging inks and
coatings by three to seven per cent this month, blaming rising
petrochemical costs that could affect the entire packaging industry
for the next couple of years.
Innovative production and design techniques in glass packaging will
be decisive factors in the future growth of the cosmetics sector,
claims German packaging company the Gerresheimer Group. Tom
Silgan Holdings has confirmed the acquisition of the plastic tube
manufacturing assets of Amcor Plastube located in Pennsylvania, US.
The acquisition is part of its acquisitive streak in the cosmetics
tubes packaging sector.
Italian packaging company G Candiani has launched a new perfume
called Just Cavalli. Part of the the Roberto Cavalli fragrance
line, it uses glass polymer packaging from Eastman Chemical to help
produce a bottle that uses three different...
Packaging and bottling systems provider Krones has developed a new
high-speed packing tray capable of running at up to 100 cycles per
minute and a new PET-Asept Filling System for cold aseptic filling
of high- and low-acid products...
The organisers of Propak Asia expo, held in Bangkok last month,
claim that strong growth and an upward trend in investment in the
region's processing and packaging markets were reflected by record
attendance, with particular...
An Italian company has selected Eastman's glass polymer for the
bottle for Just Cavalli, a new Roberto Cavalli fragrance. The
transparent bottle is made up from different fully integrated
parts: a glass core, a resin shoulder...
French stamping foil manufacturer Kurz has developed a wide variety
of design options, including a dual processing system that utilises
a hot stamping and overprinting process, as demonstrated at Drupa
French beauty salon brand Matis opted for a vessel made from
Eastman Specialty Plastics' super-transparent copolyester resin,
Glass Polymer, to convey the superior qualities of its new luxury
range of face creams.
Crown Zeller has introduced two new small-sized flip-top packaging
products for small bottles and tubes, suitable for use with hotel
amenities, sample- or travel-sized toiletries and cosmetics
The fast turnaround and high quality finish of Decorative Sleeves'
latest UV Flexo printing technology has enabled the company to
produce and deliver special promotional sleeves to L'Oréal to meet
critical customer deadlines.
Perfume bottle designer Pierre Dinand and branding and
communications expert Tim Girvin have formed an alliance to offer
brand design programmes for prestige beauty and fragrance
clients, writes Louise Sheridan.
Sonoco, a global packaging company, has signed a definitive
agreement to acquire privately held CorrFlex Graphics, a US
point-of-purchase (POP) display company, for an all-cash purchase
price of approximately €210 million.
Avery Dennison Roll Materials Europe has unveiled Fasson
Iridescent, a multi-layered film in their premium packaging range,
claimed to give designers a creative means of achieving
multi-colour shelf impact, without the use of additional...
A container made from Eastman Chemical Company's Glass
Polymer copolyester resin has been choosen for the latest
Alexander McQueen designer label toiletry product, Kingdom. The
material is boasted to have crystal-clear properties...
Expression is to be the key word for design innovation in 2004,
according to the German Gerresheimer group that exhibited at
Cosmoprof in Bologna over the weekend. New design ideas were
filtered from regional and international markets...
L'Oréal has been named 'Packager of the Year' for 2003 by
CPC Packaging, an American trade journal for the cosmetics and
personal care industry. The award underlines the Group's capacity
to meet consumer needs...
Elopak Plastic Divisions is to showcase an overview of its products
and services at the Total Packaging & Processing event in
Birmingham next week. Unifill will exhibit its portfolio of
innovative portion packages for food, personal...
Owens-Illinois - the largest manufacturer of glass containers in
America, Australia and New Zealand - is to make further inroads
into Europe. The company that packages cosmetics has announced a
definitive agreement to acquire BSN...
Appleton has introduced MoistureBloc for Ream Wrap, a completely
repulpable and 100-percent recyclable ream wrap developed for
environmentally friendly paper-based products. The company claims
that the product offers excellent moisture...
Eastman Specialty Plastics (ESP) has introduced Glass Polymer, a
value-based alternative to glass. The material - that looks and
feels like glass - is claimed to provide manufacturers with a
durable and shatter-resistant alternative...
The first-ever encyclopedia for the label industry is to be
launched this year at Labelexpo Americas 2004. The encyclopedia is
the result of almost four years of research by Mike Fairley,
founder and publisher of Labels & Labeling...
Airspray has signed a packaging agreement with Procter & Gamble
to produce F2 instant-foam dispensers for P&G's latest Pantene
Pro-V product launch. European-based Airspray already supplies
dispensers to Wella, L'Oréal...
Rieke Dispensing has launched a new 10ml pump, which is said to be
capable of handling a variety of liquid products from free-flowing
liquids to highly viscous creams, as well as those containing small
Palomar Medical Technologies has launched its new pulsed-light and
laser system - StarLux - at the American Academy of Dermatology's
(AAD) annual meeting. The system includes the Lux1064 YAG laser
handpiece to treat vascular...
Airspray International today announced the launch of the first
dual-chambered foam mechanism to be made for consumer products.
Entering the market in the company's third quarter, the Dual Foamer
opens up new design possibilities...
The Gerresheimer Group, an international manufacturer of glass
packaging for perfume and cosmetics, is to expand its opal-glass
production in Belgium. New high-performance smelting and production
facilities were commissioned by the...
Diamond Packaging is to be honoured for its creativity at the
International Mobius Advertising Awards. The company's Trix Remix
Counter Display and Sampler - produced for L'Oreal USA - warded off
competition from 33 other...
A new acrylic coating claimed to guarantee seal retention in humid
environments has encouraged Colgate-Palmolive to introduce a new
line of soap-bar packaging. The new film, Bicor MBR666, is believed
to be ideal for the design of...
Aluminium and packaging multi-national, Alcan, has acquired the
remaining 65 per cent stake of the French Aluminium Dunkerque
smelter. The move comes six months after acquiring the initial 35
per cent share - previously owned by Pechiney...