Sustainability News
Apr 22, 2021
Consumer demand for sustainable packaging is still growing, despite the pandemic, led by a younger generation who are willing to pay more for eco-friendly packaging, according to a new report. Metal packaging giant Trivium Packaging has released its 2021 Global Buying Green Report in partnership with Boston Consulting Group, surveying more than 15,000 participants across... [Read More]

Features
Apr 21, 2021
A closer look at LINDAL Group’s 3D Aerosol Configurator, created to open up the world of packaging design to its customers. With its recently launched 3D Aerosol Configurator, LINDAL Group has revealed plans to change the packaging design process for the better. To further understand the tool, how it features in the company’s global strategy, and gain customers’... [Read More]

Sustainability News
Apr 21, 2021
TerraCycle has partnered with Sanofi Consumer Healthcare, the company behind the Gold Bond, Cortizone-10, and Selsun Blue brands to launch recycling programmes for its aerosol containers and personal care product packaging. Consumers who wish to recycle empty Gold Bond aerosols pray cans are invited to sign up to the programme page and, when ready to ship, download... [Read More]

Company News
Apr 21, 2021
Procter & Gamble (P&G) reported third-quarter fiscal year 2021 net sales of $18.1 billion (€15 billion), an increase of 5% compared to the previous year. The company’s beauty segment organic sales increased from 7% compared to a year ago. Skin and personal care organic sales increased high single digits, primarily driven by ‘positive mix impact’ from... [Read More]

Other News
Apr 20, 2021
Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna will now take place in 2022. Having previously been rescheduled due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the event will now be held on 10-14 March 2022. Additionally, on 9-13 September, Cosmoprof will host an ‘industry re-launch’ event for the cosmetics industry. “The event will be back in attendance on the expected dates of March, which... [Read More]

Other News
Apr 19, 2021
The Comité Français des Aérosols (CFA) has revealed there was a 5.9% drop in total aerosol filling in France in 2020, but the disinfectants segment increased by 215%. The total volume across all categories was 647 million units in 2020 compared to 668 million in 2019. According to the CFA, this drop in filling, which was predicted by the sector, represents the impact... [Read More]

Company News
Apr 16, 2021
Combitool, Texa and Madag Printing Systems have merged to form PackSys Global. The aim of the merger is to create a stronger force and focus on the continuity of each company’s strengths. PackSys Global is made up of four divisions: premium cosmetics, health and pharma, beverage and specialities, and customer service. The Swiss company’s product portfolio includes... [Read More]

Company News
Apr 13, 2021
Avon Group, a major player in the UK industrial component manufacturing sector, has acquired Edgewest Plastics. The move marks Avon Group’s second key acquisition in the last six months, following the takeover of Scandura. Avon Group is a multi-site, specialist manufacturing and engineering group. Privately owned and with a group turnover exceeding £80 million... [Read More]

Features
Apr 12, 2021
Using compressed air and a virtually all-plastic dispensing system, Airopack has been selected by several brands seeking to boost the sustainability of their packaging. Airopack is a sustainable, virtually all-plastic dispensing system that is powered purely by air, and, perhaps somewhat controversially is not considered to be an aerosol in the traditional sense. Based... [Read More]

Company News
Apr 12, 2021
Ray Bodamer has been promoted to the position of vice-president of packaging operations at Formulated Solutions. Bodamer is a ‘seasoned’ engineering and operations professional with more than 20 years of progressive leadership experience in automation, product design, 6 Sigma Lean manufacturing, and site management. As vice-president of filling and packaging... [Read More]