Packaging & Design

Bioplastics packaging poised for massive growth

Bioplastics packaging poised for massive growth

By Simon Pitman

The global market for bioplastics packaging is poised to grow at 17% a year over the next five years, as the race to find more environmentally-friendly alternatives gathers a pace.

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A next-generation lip balm packaging solution is in the works

By Deanna Utroske

Personal care package maker TricorBraun has released new market research findings that zero in on just what sort of container features consumers look for when choosing and using lip care. The data suggests that both current container styles and the forthcoming...

Urbanisation to build personal care packaging growth

Rising urbanisation to spur personal care packaging growth

By Natasha Spencer

With CDA reporting how the global personal care sector is set to focus on widening its market share to skin care and hair care products that contain active ingredients and multifunctional benefits, we look at how packaging within the industry is also...

WestRock acquires Multi Packaging Solutions International

WestRock acquires Multi Packaging Solutions International

By Deanna Utroske

WestRock is strategically selling and buying businesses to specialize in paper and corrugated packaging solutions. Two deals this week help the company do just that, while continuing to serve the cosmetics and personal care market.

P&G targets zero waste from personal care and CPG manufacturing

P&G targets zero waste from manufacturing

By Deanna Utroske

As the New Year got underway the CPG and personal care company announced an initiative to further reduce, recycle, and repurpose manufacturing waste. It’s a strategy that presents both new challenges and new opportunities.

Clearwater Paper acquires paperboard and tissue maker Manchester

Clearwater Paper acquires Manchester Industries

By Deanna Utroske

The paperboard and tissue maker announced recently the acquisition of Virginia-based Manchester Industries, a paper sheeting company with facilities in five states across the US.

DuPont packaging innovation awards open for entries

DuPont packaging innovation awards open for entries

By Deanna Utroske

The chemical, material company has put out a call inviting entries in its annual packaging award competition. DuPont’s contest is meant to highlight and inspire packaging in cosmetics, personal care, and every other industry, that’s better for people...

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