Lumson gets involved in make-up and creates L4Belle

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [gallery link="file" ids="22760,22761,22762,22763,22764,22765"] The Italian company will take advantage of the MakeUp in NewYork show to introduce its new company L4Belle, mainly dedicated to the make-up industry. Explanations by, the Marketing Director. MakeUp in…™: An important step for the development and diversification of Lumson? Lumson: L4Belle is the result of another acquisition of the Lumson Group, a new born company specialized in providing Standard or “Tailor Made” Primary Packaging Solutions specifically for the Colour Cosmetics/Make-up market. “We believe that packaging has to be attractive and seduce the final consumer at first sight”, said Matteo Moretti, Lumson’s CEO and newly appointed President of L4Belle....

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Yoshida: “do what nobody else can and do what nobody else will”!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [gallery link="file" ids="22644,22645,22646,22647"] Quite a fine motto for the number one Japanese plastic injection specialist for the beauty packaging sector and which is confirmed over time. A long history that began in 1946 for a Group “of its own” whose sales this year will exceed $ 180 million and who is marked by a number of major developments in injection and decoration processes that have revolutionized the whole industry. The latest to date, Plaglass ™, its flagship product, developed with the Du Pont Group and which enables to design an overmoulded bottle that looks like glass, and most of all, enables...

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Innovation and economic constraints: a far from perfect world!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [gallery link="file" ids="22601,22602,22603,22604,22605,22606,22607"] Innovative Packaging has always been important for our Industry, but the economics of the 21st century have applied a huge incremental pressure on brands to be the 1st to Market with their new concepts. So what makes that a difficult achievement is that Innovative Packaging is always long in the making: It takes time to jump from a concept to a validated system that actually works, it means a solid Marketing, scientific and economical product. Overview with Marc-André Houx, President, Shya Hsin Packaging North America. MakeUp in…™: Innovation is primarily expressed in constraints? Marc-André Houx: Yes, that’s true! I can...

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Livcer: an obsession with quality

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [gallery link="file" ids="22407,22408,22409,22410,22411"] Livcer, a family business established in 1988 and run by Charles de Livonnière (printing) and his sister Aude de Livonnière (packaging), achieved last year a turnover of EUR 13 million, for a workforce of 47 people. The company focuses on two very different activities: Flexographic printing, mainly for the pharmaceutical industry and the packaging of thermoformed samples and single doses (45% of which for make-up). Recent investments to date: A whole battery of new filling systems for the dispensing, for example, with nitrogen of sophisticated products. Details are given to us by Aude de Livonnière...

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KURZ France is celebrating its fortieth anniversary!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [gallery link="file" ids="22395,22396,22397"] Kurz, the German Group specialized in the hot stamping and cold foiling technology celebrated this month the fortieth anniversary of its French subsidiary, the largest in Europe. The opportunity for its leaders, including Walter Kurz and Peter Kurz, to invite their French customers to visit the new cutting and storage centre which was recently opened in the Paris suburbs. A new centre on a covered area of 3,500 sqm including 500 sqm of offices employing forty people, and whose main activity consists in receiving large widths of rolls of foils and to cut them at the size and...

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CTK: innovate, never stop innovating

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [gallery link="file" ids="22343,22344,22345,22346,22347"] A Korean firm truly reflecting the general atmosphere prevailing within the beauty industry in this country. Eight million dollars in turnover equally divided between the make-up and the skincare sectors, Cosmetics Technics Korea (CTK), not only is no exception to the rule, but intends to prove every day that this desire to innovate is real. Explanation from its founder/owner and CEO, Ian Chung. MakeUp in …™: Your company isn't that old really? Ian Chung: Actually the company started as Tai-Ka Co in 1979 with a speciality in metal manufacturing. It has since evolved into CTK Co Ltd in 2001 not...

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