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Holmen Iggesund and Yangi team up for alternatives to plastic beauty packaging
The two partners hope to develop new sustainable cosmetics packaging concepts by combining Iggesund’s fiber-based material with Yangi’s dry forming technology. Refills, inserts and testers are just some of the applications under...
Lebiu Design upcycles cork into leather alternative
Corskin is Sardinian supplier Lebiu Design’s flagship material made of cork production byproducts.Lebiu Design’s Corskin is a leather-like material made of cork production waste – from local cork manufacturing – combined with PLA...
FunCell’s bio-sourced barrier solutions to boost paper resistance
Integrated into the paper production process, FunCell’s BioWet and BioGraft solutions are based on bio-sourced additives.BioWet, a solution designed by French start-up FunCell (Functionalization for Cellulosic Materials) is a bio-sourced...
Cilkoa's coating conceived as novel barrier solution
French start-up Cilkoa aims to raise the bar when it comes to paper packaging barrier solutions.Founded in June 2022 by a quartet of technicians specialized in the paper industry and microelectronics, Cilkoa is a treatment for...
How is refillable packaging pushing beauty's boundaries?
Refillable packaging options are proliferating in the luxury perfume and cosmetics market. With their emphasis on functionality, practicality, safety, and—especially where luxury brands are concerned—aesthetics, new possibilities are...
Axilone strengthens its sustainable, premium offer
Everlast, Axilone’s new rechargeable, single-material range offers infinite sustainable possibilities and proves that it is possible to produce environmentally sound luxury products. Laurent Fontaine, Sales Director Europe, and Reynald...
Berlin Packaging UK worked with Waterford Whisky to ditch the typical cork closure for a custom glass Vinolok closure
Unashamedly influenced by the world’s greatest winemakers, Waterford Whisky obsessively brings the same intellectual drive, methodology and rigour to barley – the very source of malt whisky’s complex flavour.Extolling a hundred...
ALPLA invests in Blue Ocean Closures to futher boost fiber-based cap R&D
Austria’s ALPLA Group, the co-owner of sustainable closures start-up Blue Ocean Closures, has made a second investment in the Swedish company. Blue Ocean Closures aims to bring its fiber-based screw caps to market in 2023.Founded in 2021,...
What is the theme of the 2023 Verallia Design Awards?
French glassmaker Verallia has unveiled the theme of its 2023 Design Awards. The patron of the glass packaging design competition this year is designer Pierre Charrié, known for his work on the sensorial aspect of everyday objects.The theme...
Holiday special: unpacking advent calendars
From wine and tea to chocolate and cosmetics, we take a look at an edited selection of the advent calendars that have hit the market this year, and the packaging suppliers behind them.Maison Wineted’s advent calendar houses 12 French wines...