Pucker up, Rexam introduces new flocked-tipped gloss applicators
Rexam Personal Care Division has introduced the second edition of lip-gloss applicators to it Glossy Days collection; eight new flocked-tipped applicators.
Shiseido maps out latest environmental initiative by focusing on packaging materials
Japanese cosmetics and personal care giant Shiseido has focused on packaging as part of its plans to reduce the carbon footprint of its products throughout their life cycle.
Reynolds Group Holdings is to buy Graham Packaging for US$1.68bn after succeeding in outbidding original suitors Silgan Holdings.
Amcor pledges to cut waste, emissions and energy use
As part of its latest sustainability initiative global packaging giant Amcor has pledged significant reductions in energy use, waste and CO2 emissions.
In an industry renowned for its luxury image, there are signs that manufacturers’ attention is turning to the sustainable development of cosmetics packaging, although there is a long way to go.
UK study shows that personal care is still main driver for aerosols
A new report shows that personal care remains the most important sector for aerosols in the UK market and also underlines the fact that growth remains strong.
BASF forms joint venture company with INEOS for styrenes
BASF and INEOS have formed a global joint venture company, named Styrolution, for the production of styrene, used in a number of applications for cosmetic packaging.
Bioplastics market set to double in size by 2015
The market for bioplastics is set to top one million tons in 2011 and will grow rapidly to double in size by 2015, according to the European Bioplastics association.
Yonwoo launches 2–in–1 airless concealer pack for heightened product hygiene
The airless concealer packs by Korean–based Yonwoo are available as both jumbo jars and tubes, which are designed for two–part cosmetics such as foundation with concealer.
Pharma and cosmetic sector demand drives Gerresheimer in Q1
Gerresheimer reported revenue growth in the first quarter of fiscal 2011, citing demand from the pharmaceutical and cosmetics sectors as the key drivers.
Sustainability is key trend in luxury packaging: Pira International
Sustainability is emerging as a key trend in luxury packaging as luxury marketers look to promote their environmentally responsible credentials through their choice of packaging materials, a recent report from the UK-based market research company Pira...
Complex formulations, sustainability and premiumisation drive developments at Rexam
Complex product formulations, concerns over sustainability and the growing trend towards premiumisation are just some of the factors that will influence new product development at Rexam Personal Care, according to its global marketing and innovation director...
AFA Dispensing targets growth in aerosol replacement
Building on growth in its food and household packaging divisions Netherlands-based AFA Dispensing says it is now set to focus on aerosol replacements for the personal care segment.
Sustainable packaging hot topic at industry events in 2011
With Organic Monitor predicting an increase in the take up of sustainable packaging initiatives by beauty companies in 2011, the topic promises to a focus of industry events this year.
Portola Packaging announces its environmental improvements
Portola Packaging has announced its environmental improvements in energy and packaging source reduction and recycling, as it seeks to minimize its environmental impact in a sustainable way.