Packaging & Design

NJPEC Package of the Year Awards Gala takes place this month

NJPEC Package of the Year Awards Gala takes place this month

By Deanna Utroske

The 2017 edition of the annual New Jersey Packaging Executives Club awards event on Thursday, November 16, will be a celebration of this year’s winners—winners whose names have already been announced. And, several prominent beauty brands and esteemed...

New packaging partnership creates TricorBraun South America SAS

New packaging partnership creates TricorBraun South America SAS

By Deanna Utroske

TricorBraun has teamed up with Amfora Packaging on a joint venture that will reach 5 countries in South America. Both companies, on their own, serve the cosmetics and personal care market, and TricorBraun South America will do the same.

ADF&PCD comes to NYC this September

ADF&PCD comes to NYC this September

By Deanna Utroske

ADF and PCD events have been held in Paris for over a decade, and now for the second year running this international trade show for aerosol, dispensing, perfume, and cosmetic packaging professionals is coming to the US, complete with exhibitors, awards,...

Paper and packaging company WestRock acquires Hanapak

Paper and packaging company WestRock acquires Hanapak

By Deanna Utroske

Both companies serve the cosmetics and personal care industries (among others). But this deal advances WestRock’s business in Australia, where Hanapak is well established in the consumer packaging market.

Annual PACk event debuts in New York City

Annual PACk event debuts in New York City

By Deanna Utroske

Last week in Manhattan, design and pre-press agency Diadeis hosted the first annual Packaging Artwork Conference, bringing together professionals in artwork, labeling, merchandising, and packaging concept development to learn and share insights on visual...

image courtesy of BillerudKorsnäs

BillerudKorsnäs announces big plans for the US market

By Deanna Utroske

The packaging material company serves luxury cosmetics and personal care brands around the globe; and last week at LuxePack in New York City began its expansion into the Americas region in earnest. At the event, Cosmetics Design spoke with Inger Heinke,...

BPI Labs to offer single-use packaging options as of May 31st

BPI Labs to offer single-use packaging options as of May 31st

By Deanna Utroske

The private label personal care contract manufacturer recently purchased new equipment that will enable the company to meet client needs for sample-size and single-portion packaging. BPI also has plans to innovate in the bath bomb space starting this...

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.

image courtesy of TricorBraun

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...

Sustainable personal care packaging materials and design reconsidered

Special Newsletter: Sustainability

Sustainable personal care packaging materials and design reconsidered

By Deanna Utroske

Manufacturing in a sustainable way is undeniably good business for any industry that hopes to outlast the current moment. But what ‘sustainability’ is and how to make it an accurate description of the beauty product packaging supply chain is another matter...

the Flatti Mascara collection from FS Korea

The lash category is on the brink of change

By Deanna Utroske

Innovative mascara applicators, trends and textures out of Asia, and clean beauty looks are all influencing the category, and what ‘volume’ means is changing too.

Shampoo brands Prell, Denorex, & Zincon bought by Scott’s Liquid Gold

Prell, Denorex, and Zincon bought by Scott’s Liquid Gold

By Deanna Utroske

The three mainstay consumer hair care brands, previously owned by Ultimark Products of Pennsylvania, were acquired for several million dollars and will be folded into Scott’s existing health and beauty portfolio.

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