personal care

04 May 2022
--- Berry Global is unveiling a recyclable lock-up dispenser suitable for e-commerce applications that can handle products with all types of viscosities. The solution reportedly makes the company the first packaging manufacturer... Read More
26 Apr 2022
--- Dow is boosting the circular plastics economy with recycle-ready PE packaging innovations, but waste management infrastructure needs investment and new technologies to improve recycling rates, according to Han Zhang, global... Read More
22 Apr 2022
--- Sidel is launching a PET aerosol container design that will give home and personal care brands the opportunity to offer environmentally sustainable dispensing spray packaging. This PressureSafe solution is approved for the... Read More
22 Apr 2022
--- Nextek’s Nextloopp food-grade PP recycling project is dispatching recycled PP (rPP) prototype resins from post-consumer food packaging to its 43 participants for new production trials. The move follows successful... Read More
12 Apr 2022
--- Toppan is bolstering its GL Barrier series of transparent barrier films with a new grade that provides high-barrier performance combined with light-shielding. The “GL-ME-RC” solution expands the series’... Read More
08 Apr 2022
--- The Body Shop is broadening its refill program in stores across the US, with the goal of having 49% of all locations equipped with refill stations by the end of 2022. The easy-to-use in-store stations allow customers to... Read More
31 Mar 2022
--- Cosmetics and health care tube manufacturer 3D Neopac, part of Hoffmann Neopac Group in Switzerland, has strengthened the capabilities of its signature SpringTube, upgrading its on-site manufacturing technology with two... Read More
22 Mar 2022
--- Mondi is unveiling a flexo printing line for hygiene products at its plant in Gronau, Germany. The new machinery will service the hygiene industry’s growing demand for advanced printing options for films and laminates... Read More
21 Mar 2022
--- L’Occitane en Provence (L’Occitane) is unveiling a refill container for its Shea Ultra Rich Body Cream products made entirely from recycled polypropylene (rPP). VPI, a French specialist in injecting plastic... Read More
15 Mar 2022
--- The Refill Coalition has brought together leading UK retailers to pioneer scalable refill solutions, including an “industry-first” bulk home delivery model. We speak to Catherine Conway, founder and director of... Read More
10 Mar 2022
--- LVMH Beauty (LVMH) is joining Avantium’s PEFerence consortium to develop plant-based, recyclable PEF (polyethylene furanoate) packaging for its perfumes and cosmetics brands, such as Christian Dior and Marc Jacobs. PEF... Read More
09 Mar 2022
--- Personal care packaging is exploring avenues to greater environmental sustainability, as increasingly stringent legislation and consumer preferences support brands transitioning toward refillable, recyclable and... Read More
08 Mar 2022
--- The International Organisation of Aluminium Aerosol Container Manufacturers (AEROBAL) reports global shipments by its members declined by 1.2% in 2021 to around 5.6 billion units. AEROBAL, whose members include metal... Read More
24 Feb 2022
--- UFlex has launched a host of flexible packaging solutions focused on brand optimization, user experience and environmental sustainability. India’s largest flexible packaging multinational has been recycling almost... Read More
23 Feb 2022
--- Innova Market Insights has unveiled its Top Packaging Trends 2022, with “Food Waste Fighters” taking the top spot. The climate crisis, COVID-19 pandemic and political upheavals have elevated food waste concerns,... Read More
21 Feb 2022
--- Uni is unveiling the “first closed-loop system” for body care packaging across the US. The launch comes as a “high-performance unisex product line” of hand soap, haircare, and body care, formulated... Read More
02 Feb 2022
--- Avery Dennison is launching a certified-vegan labels portfolio, containing no animal-derived components. Additionally, every item in the market-first collection was created without animal testing or the use of animal origin... Read More
31 Jan 2022
--- Henkel’s Fa body care brand has invested in a KHS stretch blow molder to enhance the energy efficiency of its weight-optimized oval PET bottle production. The move marks the first investment in a KHS stretch blow... Read More
28 Jan 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Carbios revealed plans to accelerate the industrial development of its enzymatic recycling with the construction of its reference unit in Europe. Meanwhile, Albéa launched a... Read More
17 Jan 2022
--- Eastman is investing up to US$1 billion in building what it says is the world’s largest molecular plastics recycling facility in France. The announcement was made jointly this morning by French President Emmanuel... Read More