A premium touch to the most exclusive fragrances
Luxury packaging is all about the senses – fine decoration, weighty components and nice touch are some of the features that customers usually connect with sophistication and elegance. Answering to these expectations, Quadpack has just launched its line of Zamac caps.
27 Feb 20
A gentle gesture for well-being
Feeling good is not only a matter of external beauty. The rise of holistic wellness is proof that consumers are increasingly attracted to formulas and treatments that boost energy and comfort feelings, leading brands to invest in products that create a sense of well-being.
12 Dec 19
Let's Twist It Up!
New ingredients and applications are revolutionising skincare products, so why not do the same with skincare packaging? Responding to brands’ demands for products that provide both strong formulation protection and user-friendly experience, Quadpack has launched Twist Up tube.
14 Nov 19
Stepping up the sustainability game
Sustainability is a challenge that grows over time for packaging industries: as society evolves and demands cleaner and greener alternatives, the market pushes itself forward to launch products that bring positive innovation. Quadpack’s Eco-warrior is a new concept that responds to the winds of change.
24 Oct 19
A Flawless Duet
Makeup artist to the stars, Charlotte Tilbury has revealed her biggest launch of 2019: NEW! Airbrush Flawless Foundation, an innovative natural matte finish foundation that is available in 44 shades. Quadpack has partnered with the brand to create a perfect match for the product, a Flawless Bottle of frosted glass with a rose gold lid that evokes the Art Deco glamour which has long inspired Charlotte’s beauty aesthetic.
15 Oct 19
Wooden collars add an elegant accent to sprays and disk-top cap
From Autumn 2019, Quadpack launches a striking new accessory for its range of bottles and sprays; an attractive wooden collar that creates instant eco-chic. Wooden collars are a relatively easy add-on for disc-top bottles and sprays, rendering perhaps the most common format in the beauty aisles with a premium touch.
26 Sep 19
The Family Is Growing: Meet Quadpack’s New Konjac Sponges!
Ancient ingredients are a big skincare trend - so why not combine them for a natural and pleasant experience? Inspired by centuries-old beauty rituals, Quadpack has just expanded its Konjac Sponge family with 2 brand new ingredients: Mushroom and Hemp Seed.
25 Jul 19
The YouWood collection rides the eco wave
A new consciousness is changing the way consumers look at packaging. In the quest for sustainable formats, there is a return to natural materials. Quadpack’s ever-expanding YouWood collection rides this new natural wave in style. YouWood’s attractive wooden caps, lids and cases are crafted at Quadpack’s own manufacturing facilities using ash wood that has been harvested from sustainably managed forests – an asset to any brand.
27 Jun 19
On a roll with Quadpack's fragrance vials
We all know the feeling. We are stuck in traffic or leaving the gym, and need a quick hit of our favourite fragrance or essential oil. When we are on the move, sprays can be cumbersome and bottles can break. Pocket-friendly, roll-on vials therefore provide the perfect format for crazy busy lifestyles. Quadpack’s range of glass roll-on fragrance vials look great and provide a sensory experience.
27 Jun 19
From sketch to shelf. The story behind the Franck Muller perfume bottle
Precision, creativity, craftsmanship, heritage and innovation; the art of horlogerie and perfume have much in common. Franck Muller, the prestigious Swiss watchmaker, decided to explore this special relationship with the creation of five exquisite Franck Muller eau de parfums. Quadpack’s product development team made the magic happen for this very special project.
27 Jun 19
Sustainable tubes with an evergreen appeal
The market shows a strong consumer-led desire for natural and back-to-basics make-up and skincare products. PCR and biobased PE Tubes with wooden caps are perfect for hand, face and eye creams that are naturally formulated, as the consumer can be assured that the packaging shares common values with the product inside.
28 May 19
The New Magnetic Stylo – It's all in the click
Quadpack has developed a high-tech gesture for lipsticks with the new Magnetic Stylo; a stylish lipstick case that closes magnetically with the snip of a click! Its elongated shape is designed for slanted tip lipsticks, a design cue that denotes a premium product. It is crafted in shiny metal, a material that communicates luxury, is cool to touch, and can be decorated with a wide range of techniques, from anodizing, to embossing and silkscreen printing.
27 Mar 19
The Feel Good Factor – Packaging concepts for new textures
It seems like the dark ages when we only talked about ‘creams and colognes’. These days, technology, innovation and a host of cultural and social factors have pushed the textures of beauty and cosmetic products beyond our imagination. Capsules, balms, jellies, scrubs – beauty these days is not just high-tech, it’s also fun and consistently surprising.
27 Feb 19
Korean brand The SAEM embraces wood for its new masculine range
Korean brand The SAEM is all about nature. There, it finds inspiration for its products, which focus on natural ingredients and healthy beauty, with an emphasis on ethnic wisdom and a deep respect for the environment. When it developed its new prestige skincare range for men, it wanted the packaging to reflect its ethos, so wood was a natural choice.
27 Feb 19
A touch of packaging magic for Charlotte Tilbury
Forget about dark circles and imperfections. Charlotte Tilbury's Magic Away Liquid Concealer offers full coverage for great-looking skin, every day. This make-up essential comes in a gorgeous 4ml twist flow pen custom-developed jointly by the brand and Quadpack, to offer precision application and a look that’s pure luxury.
24 Jan 19
Yonwoo Ampoule Dropper: turning skincare upside down
The beauty world is becoming more inclusive than ever, with fragrance, make-up and skincare products tailored for a more diverse audience. The latest trend of customising face creams with boosters and other active ingredients means you can tailor your product to your own, individual needs. These high-tech formula depend on precision dosage. Now, Quadpack proposes an innovative way to dispense these technical formulas, while giving consumers greater control: the Yonwoo Ampoule Dropper.
24 Jan 19
Beauty in a stick
The curse is broken! The days of leaking creams and shattered powder in your handbag are over, thanks to today’s new solid formulas. They save us from spillage and perform just as well as liquid or powder products. With on-the-go beauty and personal care high on the list of consumers’ priorities, it's no wonder that these practical, easily-transportable products continue to gain traction. Quadpack's latest stick from Yonwoo is the perfect travel-sized container for the new generation of skincare, make-up and fragrance balms.
24 Jan 19
The high-end tube made of 100% recycled plastic
Post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic makes a lot of sense. It uses raw materials made of plastic waste, reducing landfill and pollution of our streets and oceans. It uses less energy to produce, even considering collection, recycling and remanufacture. And when it takes the shape of a Quadpack tube, its performance is second to none.
19 Dec 18
Luxury jars capped with wood
Quadpack’s Skincare Division has taken three of its most popular acrylic jars and matched them with gorgeous wooden caps – designed, produced and decorated entirely at Quadpack’s Manufacturing Division in Spain. The result? A versatile range of 50ml jars, quickly adaptable to any brand requirements.
21 Nov 18
Smell, touch, feel... Experience 'The Elemental Collection'
Buying a fragrance is a personal thing; one you experience on multiple levels. The packaging plays a vital part of that experience. Beyond the aesthetic, it can touch all the senses, just like the fragrance inside. With a view to providing an enhanced sensory experience, Quadpack’s Fragrance Division presents The Elemental Collection.
24 Oct 18
Wood with a golden touch for Loewe Esencia
Loewe is known for enduring luxury, blending classic substance with modern aesthetics. Its Loewe Esencia Eau de Parfum fragrance was launched in 1988, yet is continually refreshed, making it relevant and desirable for today’s generation of men. So, too, the latest flanker, which comes in a dramatic black bottle with a stunning wooden cap, created by the master craftsmen at the Quadpack Wood factory in Spain.
24 Oct 18
Keep it cool with Yonwoo’s Ice Tube
Feeling tired? Does it show? Yonwoo’s Ice Tube from Quadpack helps soothe puffy, swollen skin, thanks to its ice-cold applicator. The perfect package for gel-based formulas, it turns a skincare routine into a calming ritual or a much-needed moment of me-time. What’s more, it can be used to relieve muscle pain all over the body, for OTC brands targeting athletes or a wider audience.
24 Oct 18
YouWood airtight pot blends glass and wood
The YouWood range recently launched by Quadpack's Make-Up Division has a small but powerful new member: an airtight glass pot. Designed for 24-hour products such as gel eyeliner, lip colour or creamy eye shadow, this attractive 4ml jar boasts some special features.
25 Sep 18
A spirited fragrance by La Distillerie de Paris
Tucked away in the St Denis district, La Distillerie de Paris is a boutique distillery run by two brothers. Since 2015, Sébastien and Nicolas Julhès have been creating artisanal gins, vodkas, brandies, aged spirits and whiskeys. Now, they have applied their expertise to launch their very first eau de parfum, exclusively packaged in a bespoke bottle and box by Quadpack.
25 Sep 18
The perfect 'less mess' accessory for clay face masks
Clay has been used for beauty treatments throughout the ages and, now, clay face masks are making a comeback. They remove impurities and absorb oil, while their mineral content deeply nourish the skin. These masks leave your skin beautifully clear and soft, but applying them can be a messy business. Now, Quadpack’s secondary packaging team presents the ideal solution in the shape of a dual-sided applicator.
25 Sep 18
Celebrity treatment for Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter is a customisable complexion booster that has the versatility of a face primer, the mega-watt glow of a highlighter and the perfecting properties of your favourite digital filter. It contains special ingredients that help to soft-focus, illuminate skin and make lines and pores appear smoother.
23 Jul 18
Eliminate the negativity with new Tourmaline Konjac Sponge!
Gently rub your skin with Quadpack’s new Tourmaline Konjac sponge and you may just get the same sense of wellbeing as if you were standing by a waterfall. That’s because the tourmaline ingredient is loaded with negative ions. These magical molecules effectively disarm airborne pollutants and allergens.
23 Jul 18
Collistar Rosetto Unico turns lip colour into sensory delight
Rossetto Unico is Collistar's new premium lipstick. Available in 16 vibrant shades, its rich, creamy and ultra-comfortable texture glides onto your lips, for long-lasting colour that doesn't smudge. A companion product to Collistar's best-selling Mascara Unico, Rosetto Unico deserved a premium treatment in terms of packaging.
26 Jun 18
Yonwoo Two Way Applicator for perfectly matched lips and cheeks
The best way to match your lip colour to your blusher? Use the same product! New from Quadpack is Yonwoo's Two Way Applicator. Created for formulations that are suitable for both lips and cheeks, it offers – as the name suggests – two ways to apply the product.
26 Jun 18
Stackable, portable perfection from Trinny London
Trinny London's capsule range of cream-based make-up offers stackable, portable perfection, in signature packaging developed by Quadpack. 'The Stack' enables you to build your own personal make-up kit with a choice of face, eye, cheek and lip colour. The products come in transparent 5ml pots which click together in an attractive stack that also makes them ideal for travel.
26 Jun 18
Soft lip formula? No problem!
Soft and creamy formulas are wonderful for luscious lips. Their texture can pose a challenge for the packaging, however. As the bullet is screwed up and down, there is a risk that it gets bent out of shape or, worse, that it breaks off. Yonwoo has engineered a lipstick with a ground-breaking mechanism that neatly circumvents the problem: ST Lipstick, now available from Quadpack.
26 Jun 18
Home fragrance goes luxe with Lalique
Lalique Odyssée is an exceptional diffuser which embodies the essence of the brand’s refined expertise. With a choice of three perfumery creations held in a crystal bottle, this is home fragrance raised to new heights of luxury. Its gleaming zamak cap and beautiful gift box were proudly developed by Quadpack.
24 May 18
Make-up and skincare packaging inspires new fragrance formats
Fragrance formats are evolving. Recent launches on the market are shaking things up and generally making perfume sexier and more fun than ever before. Chanel, Kenzo, Derek Lam, Victoria's Secret, Byredo… a host of brands are starting to launch new scents onto the market which eschew the traditional liquid format.
22 May 18
Sea meets wood in Acqua di Giò Absolu
Giorgio Armani's Acqua di Giò Absolu fragrance for men celebrates the union between fresh water and warm wood. Maintaining the iconic shape of the Acqua di Giò bottle, it is topped by a unique cap made of sustainably-sourced ash wood, made at the Quadpack Wood factory.
18 May 18
Brush Tube supports Lavanila’s category-creating underarm mask
The Healthy Underarm Detox Mask by US brand Lavanila is an all-natural treatment mask formulated to detoxify and beautify the underarm area, while working to ease the transition to a natural deodorant. This entirely new body care concept comes in surprising packaging developed by Quadpack. The brand needed a solution to protect the complex formula, while simultaneously making it easy to dispense and apply. Quadpack's Brush Tube provided the answer.
20 Apr 18
Delilah’s beautifully bottled radiance
British boutique brand Delilah offers carefully-formulated cosmetics which offer women a touch of understated luxury they can enjoy every day. Pure Light Liquid Radiance is one of its latest treasures: a beautiful liquid illuminator, which instantly brightens and evens out skin tone, giving a lit-from-within glow.
18 Apr 18
Make-up wrapped in nature: ready-to-go range in wood
Is any packaging material more precious than wood? Its texture, its smell, its finish all touch the senses in a way that reaches you on an emotional level. And when it’s responsibly sourced, it sends a powerful message about sustainability. Now, make-up brands who have such a story to tell can choose from a beautiful new collection of wooden packaging from Quadpack’s Make-Up Division: YouWood.
23 Mar 18
A timeless elegance that’s yours to transform
Proud, strong and classic, yet open to a touch of contrast. Charismo is the newest launch by Quadpack’s Fragrance Division. Its strong lines can be complemented by a cap that follows its silhouette for a pleasing, coherent aesthetic. But combine it with a vastly different cap shape and material, and the juxtaposition is surprisingly effective.
21 Mar 18
Arno, the acrylic jar with a touch of glamour
Quadpack’s Skincare Division is extending its range of luxury jars with Arno, a high-end acrylic jar that’s perfect for premium brands. Designed in-house and manufactured at the Quadpack Plastics injection-moulding facility, Arno is a shining star in the Q-Line range.
20 Mar 18
Aesthetic perfection from La Cristallerie des Parfums
Perfume is precious and we wear it like jewellery. As such, it should be kept in a precious case. So says La Cristallerie des Parfums. The niche French brand was created in 2015 by Helena Robin and it has found a loyal following in the ultra-luxury market. Now, she is targeting men with a new range, suitably encased in sumptuous packaging. Quadpack helped her fulfil her vision.
02 Mar 18
The feel-good deo stick that's colourful and fun
When it comes to deodorant roll-ons, bigger really is better. A large, well-manufactured roller ball glides the product on the skin in a comfortable gesture. Quadpack’s new Big Ball Deo Roll On has a perfectly-welded ball held in a bottle with an integrated ball support. What makes it stand out is the sheer scope for decoration: Big Ball Deo comes with snap-on colour changing discs, the option of coloured balls and a host of bottle and cap shapes to play with.
22 Feb 18
Gemel Purse Spray – the design of your dreams
The new Gemel Purse Spray is Quadpack's latest addition to its Q-Line family of products. Conceived by its in-house design team together with Quadpack's Fragrance Division, Gemel is a beautiful little pack with a unique look and feel that hooks into today's trends in aesthetics and usage.
12 Dec 17
Beautiful bespoke packaging for Skeyndor Timeless Prodigy
Premium beauty brand Skeyndor is celebrating 50 years of innovative skincare. To mark this anniversary, it has launched Timeless Prodigy, an anti-ageing range that brings together luxury and science, to slow down cellular ageing for a youthful genetic expression. The serum and cream look spectacular in their anniversary-edition packaging, manufactured and developed by Quadpack.
20 Nov 17
Mix or don't mix - you decide with Yonwoo's Dual Dish jar!
Some days, you prefer to go natural; others you prefer a little more coverage. Yonwoo's Dual Dish allows you to decide on the spot. This airless cream jar has two compartments for moisturiser and foundation – or any other winning combination that your brand devises. These are pumped separately into a central mixing dish where they can be blended and applied with fingertips or a brush.
20 Nov 17
Yonwoo Drop Tube: the high-tech answer for mass and masstige brands
New from Quadpack is Yonwoo's Drop Tube, offering accurate dosage one drop at a time. Designed with a plastic nozzle, it offers excellent price performance compared to high-end dropper tubes. Simply perfect for liquid skincare and pharma treatments in small sizes, such as eye drops, concealer, hair essence, undereye serum or facial oil.
20 Nov 17
Oval tubes for Charlotte Tilbury's first unisex product – #GLOWMO Unisex Healthy Glow
Charlotte Tilbury's #GLOWMO collection harnesses the power of glow to deliver a radiant look. Part of the range are two self-tanning products that promise a bronzed, beach look all year round – for both women and men. The hydrating tinted moisturiser and Overnight Bronze & Glow mask, packaged by Quadpack, come in two-tone tubes with a unisex design.
19 Oct 17
The perfect lipstick for kiss-proof formulas
Soft, long-wearing lipsticks are the busy woman's best friend. On the go all day and perhaps all night, these little helpers ensure the perfect pout, with colour that won't kiss off. Such hard-working formulas need hard-working packs. Now, Quadpack's Make-Up Division puts a high-tech proposal within the scope of mass market brands. Suitable for any lipstick and lipbalm formulation, its new Q-Line Airtight Lipstick has added features which help keep soft, long-lasting formulas fresh and ready.
19 Oct 17
The game-changing pack for dry formulas
The no-water trend is growing and with it, a fast-expanding range of dry formulas. Beyond their water-saving properties, powders have the capacity to delight, as the formula is ejected in a magical cloud. Baby powder, shimmering body powder, SPF powder, face powder, fragrance dusting powder; these are just some of the products available on the market today, with many more to follow.
21 Sep 17
Yonwoo's new applicator tube for masstige brands
Invest in the formula, save on the packaging. Mass market and masstige brands now have a tube for local application that offers unparalleled price/performance. Launched by Quadpack's Skincare Division, Appli Tube from Yonwoo is a cost-effective solution that combines ease of use, a pleasant application method, a high value perception and surprisingly powerful formula protection – all delivered in an unassuming yet appealing little pack that hooks right into the small format trend.
21 Sep 17
Epara: luxury skin care for women of colour
When Ozohu Adoh couldn't find a skin care product that effectively treated her dry, uneven skin, she created her own. Using organic ingredients from her native Africa, she developed a formula that addressed the skincare issues faced by women of colour. Her brand, Epara, is a new luxury skincare brand for women of colour, exclusively available at Harrods.
21 Sep 17
Guadiana, the luxury jar with a high-end look
Meet Guadiana, Quadpack's most luxurious jar. Its combination of attractive shape with calibrated weight translates into the ultimate acrylic jar for luxury brands. The latest member of the Q-Line family, Guadiana is designed in-house and manufactured at the Quadpack Plastics injection moulding plant in Spain. As such, it is 100% customisable, with a choice of materials, seals and decorating options that can transform it into a unique packaging proposition for the most prestigious skincare products.
21 Sep 17
Karen Murrell's Lip Palette offers a burst of colour "like a luscious bouquet"
A woman in beautiful lipstick can brighten a room like a bunch of fresh flowers, says New Zealand brand Karen Murrell. That captivating burst of beauty inspires everything it does. Its latest lip product comes in a palette developed by Quadpack, offering a handy array of naturally beautiful shades like a luscious bouquet.
23 Jun 17
Dual Slim Jumbo for practical make-up magic
Apply, perfect, carry on. Make-up application is becoming more professional by demand, but not at the cost of convenience. Consumers want expert tools that save time and make their life easier. The Dual Slim Jumbo is designed to offer exactly that: a practical jumbo stick that helps you make up your face like an artist.
23 Jun 17
Wood lends elegance to Guerlain's L'Art et la Matière
Guerlain's feminine fragrance range L'Art et la Matière has been revamped with an elegant wooden cap, made at Quadpack's Technotraf wood factory. Neroli Outrenoir, Cruel Gardenia, Spiritueuse Double Vanille, Tonka Imperiale and Joyeuse Tubereuse are all part of Exclusive Collections, "a range of fragrances for aficionados of rare scents, those who appreciate noble raw materials and refinement down to the last detail".
29 May 17
Carner's Black Collection celebrates the Mediterranean soul
Spanish niche brand Carner Barcelona exists to capture the spirit of the Mediterranean in its exquisite perfumes. Its Black Collection features three new fragrances that celebrate the different cultures that shaped the region's soul. Each are complemented by Carner's 'signature of elegance': a wooden cap, produced by Technotraf at Quadpack's Manufacturing Division.
29 May 17
Quadpack provides a touch of distinction for BioNike's OTC eye contour serum
Founded in Milan in 1930, ICIM International is known in Italy and abroad through its leading dermocosmetics brand BioNike. Its mission: to provide innovative solutions that bring beauty and health to skin. Over the years, ICIM's formulation know-how has resulted in a product range distinguished by its 'Without Philosophy': without parabens, without perfume, without gluten and nickel-tested. This philosophy is reflected in its new Defence Xage Eye Lift, a hard-working eye contour serum that's packaged by Quadpack in a tube with a very special applicator.
08 May 17
Quadpack presents new Q-Line Liquid Foundation with flock for comfort
The popular Q-Line Liquid Foundation range has expanded. Answering market demand for greater precision and convenience, the new addition features a wand with a flocked doe foot applicator. The flock tip makes it incredibly easy and comfortable to apply liquid products, especially two-in-one formulas such as foundation and concealer.
28 Apr 17
Flexible pot for long-lasting make-up formulas
Today's busy women don’t want to waste time having to touch up their make-up too often. That's why brands are offering 24h formulas that stay fresh all day. To support this trend, Quadpack's Make-Up Division has made a new introduction into its catalogue: the Airtight Glass Pot.
28 Feb 17
Dare to be different! Gorgeous caps in wood and surlyn
Quadpack's Fragrance Division has developed a number of eye-catching cap concepts that will make any fragrance bottle stand proudly apart from its peers. The designs have been created to complement the exclusive Q-Line Sylvie de France range launched last year, but can also be used to embellish other bottle formats.
28 Feb 17
EH embraces Airless Spray Tube for its new facial mist
"At first I was a bit flummoxed by the packaging because, it may be a first, but what difference does that make to the actual product? I soon changed my mind when it squished perfectly into my in-flight transparent beauty bag for my long haul flight to New York. The packaging is actually incredibly efficient and it was indeed the best travel option."
28 Feb 17
Tooth whitening brand looks to make-up packaging for inspiration
Tooth whitening is all the rage. A brilliant smile is now becoming an essential part of any look. And TINT is among the first to provide a simple, effective solution – by cleverly integrating it into the daily make-up routine, using a lipgloss pack from Quadpack.
26 Jan 17
Cooling Roller Tube for feel-good skincare treatment
When it comes to skincare, some areas on the face need more tender loving care than others. The Cooling Roller Tube gives these areas the attention they deserve, combining product application, accurate dosing and massage, while delivering a cooling sensation to soothe the skin.
26 Jan 17
Quadpack's optimized pump for natural ingredients
Real ingredients present a new challenge to packaging. The used must be able to dispense the formula without the risk of blocking or disintegrating the elements contained. That's why Quadpack's Skincare Division is introducing a new solution that perfectly supports this new trend: the natural ingredient pump.
03 Oct 16
Quadpack's Click Stilo: One click innovative lipstick delivery
One click, one dose. It's a new lipstick gesture that consumers will love. Click Stylo offers an innovative delivery system for lip colour. Where lipstick tends to be actuated with a twist, this stick uses a click button that doses just enough colour for a single application.
26 Sep 16
Quadpack's seductive, luxury fragrance cases
Premium brands know just how much time, effort and passion go into launching a new luxury fragrance. The challenge is to make it as special to consumers as it is to its creators. Presenting it in its own, precious box is an effective way to achieve this. To this end, Quadpack Group's secondary packaging team has developed a beautiful bespoke concept which shows how a fragrance can be showcased in the most irresistibly tempting manner.
01 Aug 16
Lalique Encre Noire à l'Extrême: redefining masculine sensuality
The Encre Noire saga by Lalique takes its inspiration from the 'Encrier Biches' (inkwell) designed by René Lalique in 1913. First introduced in 2006, the latest edition is an intense, masculine fragrance that sheds new light on the personality of the Encre Noire man. The powerful woodsy blend of cypress and vetiver is reflected in the packaging, which features a wooden cap produced by Quadpack Group.
25 Jul 16
Quadpack's exclusive Sylvie de France perfume bottle line launched
One glance at these stunning bottles is enough to know you're looking at a Sylvie de France exclusive. Quadpack's Fragrance Division is proud to unveil its exclusive Q-Line bottles designed by the renowned French packaging artist. Three unique shapes that capture the elegance and sophistication of 'Haute Perfumerie' and each one offers graceful contours that help enhance a brand's image.
18 Jul 16
Quadpack Group crafts Guerlain's Terracotta Pause d'Été
Guerlain's Terracotta bronzing powder is back with Pause d'Été. The star of the 2016 Terracotta Summer Collection, it once again comes packaged in a beautiful wooden compact expertly crafted at Quadpack Group's Technotraf manufacturing facility. The 2016 edition is just as sumptuous as its predecessors. Inspired by the sunny terraces of the French Riviera, its exquisite palette captures all the reflections of the sun.
04 Jul 16
Quadpack's perfect Comb Pen for brow styling
Impeccably groomed eyebrows are the focal point of today's make-up look. Achieving it requires the right products, packaged in a way that enables you to apply it correctly. Quadpack's product range has expanded to help you do just that. The latest addition is the Comb Pen, designed for easy and controlled application of brow treatment and colour.
27 Jun 16
Quadpack's Maxi Jumbo for picture-perfect make-up
Quadpack Group's new Maxi Jumbo is one packaging solution that helps accomplish a picture-perfect look in minutes. An evolution of the panstick, Maxi Jumbo has cup size 18 for larger-volume make-up. It is designed to enable quick, consistent coverage all over the facial area. This is a facestick ideal for foundation, blush and highlighter, but its use can extend to skin care, sun care and even solid perfume.
20 Jun 16
Quadpack brings a blush to its Liquid Foundation range
The Liquid Foundation range from Quadpack has expanded. The popular Q-Line family now has a new member specifically designed for blush. Its 15ml capacity is just right for liquid face products such as blusher and highlighter, while perfectly complementing the rest of the 30ml range. With this new addition, brands can launch a great-looking collection of liquid foundations that's elegant and consistent across the board.
13 Jun 16
Quadpack Group develops new Heart Chakra Essence roll-on for Kora Organics
"The heart chakra is an all-encompassing 'source-centre' of love, joy and compassion; our connection to life and all living things." So says Kora Organics in explanation of its new Heart Chakra Essence roll-on, its packaging developed by Quadpack Group. Just launched in Australia, the product comprises certified organic oils to nurture and heal the heart chakra.
25 May 16
Premium Pamper Pack launched by Quadpack's Skin Care Division
Travel kits have long been a practical way to carry personal care essentials on journeys, holidays or just to the gym. Now, the concept is evolving beyond the vanity bag containing a miniature shower gel, shampoo and conditioner. Brands are launching more focused kits aimed at particular targets or applications, such as men's skin care, sun care and hair care. Quadpack Group presents its own proposal: a Premium Pamper Pack for high-end beauty routines.
18 May 16
Quadpack wraps Jean Patou's purse sprays in velvet
Scent is the one sense that impacts directly on a person's state of mind. Your favourite fragrance can instantly make you feel good and ready to face the world. Carrying it around with you therefore makes sense, which is why Jean Patou issued two of its most popular fragrances – Sublime and Joy – in 10ml sprayers. The bottles come in a velvet pouch developed by Quadpack Group, turning them into something special, while protecting the bottle and making them easy to locate in a handbag.
11 May 16
Quadpack's Double Panstick for portable beauty essentials
Pansticks are perfect for make-up, local applications, face care, sun care and even solid perfumes. Quadpack's new Double Panstick provides an additional advantage that puts it squarely in line with the 'beauty on the go' trend. This neat portable pack enables consumers to carry their beauty essentials around anywhere they go. A cylindrical stick that's perfect for touch-ups throughout the day.
04 May 16
Quadpack's Metal-Sleeved Dropper gets a special gift wrap
The headline-making Metal-Sleeved Dropper – part of the Q-Line range – has been singled out for the luxury treatment by Quadpack's Secondary Packaging team. The bespoke handmade box is covered with pearl effect PU leather and has a matt satin lining decorated with logo. The bottle is held in place using a flocked thermo tray, and the closure has a hidden magnet. It is just one example of what can be created to complement a primary package in the most attractive way.
24 Mar 16
Lipstick innovation: Quadpack launches silicone-free mechanism
When it comes to engineering, functionality is king and Quadpack Group's new silicone-free lipstick mechanism improves on standard designs, requiring no lubricant and delivering exceptional performance. A line extension of Quadpack's range, this new design is aimed at brands looking for a high-end solution at the premium end of the market.
23 Mar 16
Clarins' exclusive co-development with Quadpack Group company Yonwoo Europe
Men's grooming products are now so commonplace, it is hard to remember a time when they were not. Yet Clarins Men continues to shine brightly in the market with its high-quality formulas, diverse range and distinguished petrol blue, white and silver presentation. When launching two new products – Anti-fatigue Eye Serum and Revitalising Gel – the company turned to Quadpack Group company Yonwoo Europe for a bespoke packaging concept.
23 Mar 16
Quadpack meets French Haute Parfumerie in the shape of Atelier des Ors
Atelier des Ors is driven by a passion for the heritage of French Haute Parfumerie. Its "magnetic, passionate, elegant and sophisticated fragrances" are the height of luxury, each one containing flecks of gold. The packaging is equally precious, creations dreamed up by Centdegrés – and has been brought to life with some help from Quadpack's Fragrance Division.
17 Mar 16
Quadpack's new dropper makes it easy!
Using a dropper is effortless with Quadpack's new addition to its range. Easy Dropper offers a new gesture that makes it straightforward and fun to use. With a 30ml blown glass bottle and a host of decoration options, this new solution will support any brand looking for a premium, highly-functional dropper with a difference.
25 Feb 16
Prima-Derm revamps its XPERT range with Quadpack's Q-Line acrylic jar
Award-winning pharmaceutical company Prima-Derm has revamped its XPERT range using Quadpack's Q-Line 50ml Acrylic Jar. Part of its flagship brand SingulaDerm, the Barcelona-based company wanted to modernise the OTC range with a new image and the jar's clinical look and feel fit the bill perfectly.
25 Feb 16
Fine, dry mist from Quadpack Group's airless tube
Mist dispensers are all the rage at the moment. Applications are many and varied, including refreshing facial mists, make-up fixers, facial toners and a host of hair care uses such as hair spray and ocean mist with UV protection. Now, Quadpack Group unveils its own contribution to the category that offers distinct advantages over the current batch of fine mist sprayers on the market: the Yonwoo Airless Spray Tube.
25 Feb 16
Quadpack dresses eco-chic hair care
For the makers of Organic HairSpa, a new range of organic hair care products from Denmark, the packaging had to be as carefully considered as the organic formulas inside. Quadpack's Body Care Collection, together with wooden caps from Technotraf, provided the perfect solution.
25 Feb 16
Nuori takes freshness to the max
Nothing beats freshness. This is the premise of new Danish beauty brand Nuori, who has built its business around 'fresh'. This means pure products, free from preservatives and synthetic additives, and 100% efficacy, as the active ingredients are not weakened by time-related breakdown. As such, all of its products carry a sell-by date.
25 Jan 16
The box that turns your product into a precious gift
Imagine your beauty product in a luxury presentation box. It could look something like this. A beautiful, premium wooden box that positions your product firmly in the realms of high-end aesthetics. Created by Quadpack Group's secondary packaging team, this concept demonstrates one of the many possibilities available to entice the consumer and make them love the brand.
04 Jan 16
Erborian revives traditional Korean cleansing rituals
Beauty brand Erborian adapts Korean skincare expertise to beauty rituals around the world. One of its latest offerings brings traditional Korean cleansing routines into the modern age, in a new collection packaged and supplied by Quadpack.
04 Jan 16
The airless dropper for precise dosing control
Cosmetics companies put much effort into their formulas. Facial treatments have never been more complex or multi-functional. The more advanced the formula, the more important the delivery system to ensure it performs exactly as it was intended. Yonwoo's Auto-Loading Dropper promises exactly that, offering a high-end airless solution for precise dosing control.
27 Nov 15
Sinerga selects Yonwoo's finest for its new cosmetics range: Hyperforming Skincare
Quadpack Group has been working with Sinerga to package its innovative formulas. The leading Italian contract manufacturer chose four Yonwoo airless packaging solutions and has incorporated these into its latest hyper-performing formulations offering to the cosmetic, dermocosmetic and pharmacy industries.
27 Nov 15
Cute Glass Pot offers more than meets the eye
The Glass Pot is an extension of Quadpack's range of airtight pots. Designed for eye formulas like eyeliner gel or creamy eyeshadow, it is made of glass and wood, two natural materials that transform it from a mere container into something you'll want to keep. What's more, with great compatibility and an airtight closure, its technical specifications offer high formula protection.
27 Nov 15
Hey presto! New gesture in airless for make-up and skin care
Quadpack Group presents another first in dispensing technologies. Developed by manufacturing partner Yonwoo, the Presto system comprises a pump which features a unique push button alongside a dispensing hole. Pressing it down automatically opens the valve, dispensing a controlled dosage onto the disc (up to 1.5cc), where it can be swiped off with a sponge, cotton wool disc or your finger.
26 Oct 15
Beauty therapists use Q-Line Zamak Spatula with Skeyndor's lifting treatments
Consumers are being pampered with Skeyndor's Power Hyaluronic facial lifting massage at over 10,000 spas and beauty centres across Spain. What makes the treatment special is its four-phase programme and the use of Quadpack's Q-Line Zamak Spatula.
26 Oct 15
Premium droppers dressed in wood and metal
The popularity of droppers has led to a host of launches using this type of pack. Available in various formats, they offer an ideal delivery system for high-value serums, lotions, oils and even liquid make-up. At the luxury end of the market, however, there is little that is new in terms of aesthetics. Quadpack Group now meets that need with two proposals for premium brands.
02 Oct 15
Quadpack's wooden travel perfume packs offer an elegant and sustainable solution
The new wooden Travel Purse Spray from Technotraf Wood Packaging offers an elegant and environmentally-friendly solution for fragrances that is also handbag friendly. Comprising a standard glass bottle encased within in a beautiful wooden sheath made of sustainably-sourced (PEFC-certified) maple, the packs stand out from all other perfume offerings.
28 Sep 15
Natio's new foundation in bold new Quadpack brush strokes
Australian women like many others around the globe love an effortless make-up experience. Natio, the Australian brand that specializes in natural beauty products, has achieved this for its new foundation at the touch of a Quadpack brush. Quadpack's Brush Tube is part of a range of special applicator tubes conceived to provide end-to-end solutions for innovative beauty products.
04 Sep 15
Technotraf gets 'into the Groove' with its new decoration technique
Inspired by the geometric patterns of both modern art and ancient eastern architecture, the wood manufacturer has achieved a way to recreate these designs on wood. Using a number of technologies including fine milling and micro perforation, Technotraf has developed a new kind of decoration called Groove. Groove engraves a fully customisable geometric design deep into the top surface, transforming a simple wooden component into a work of art.
18 Aug 15
Smooth, rich foam with Quadpack's new 3 Mesh Foamer
The 3 Mesh Foamer from Quadpack Group uses Apollo's patented technology, designed with different meshes, to produce a greater volume of rich, luxurious foam that spreads easily onto the skin. The foamer has been constructed with three fine meshes. The liquid formula is forced through each of these in order to obtain smaller bubbles. The resulting foam is therefore velvety soft rather than soapy, in addition to being more voluminous. Furthermore, the richness of the foam lasts longer before turning back to liquid.
05 Aug 15
Quadpack provides a trendy solution for Deborah’s all-in-one lip and cheek tint
According to Deborah Milano, it's simply irresistible! flowerTOUCH LIP & BLUSH, part of its deBBY brand, is a limited edition lipstick and blush. Contained in a trendy pot with a bright decoration, the product has a domed shape that is reflected in the outer transparent cap, and as Deborah's supply partner, Quadpack was entrusted with the packaging.
14 Jul 15
Quadpack's Airtight Jumbo Stick for long-lasting formulae
Quadpack's Make-Up Divsion has released a new airtight version of Jumbo Stick, its high-performance pen for lip or eye colour. Part of the growing Q-Line make-up range, the new format is specifically designed for long-lasting formulae, keeping them fresh inside a sealed container that helps prevent them from drying out.
07 Jul 15
Stronger, longer, fuller lashes from Germaine de Capuccini, in a pack developed by Quadpack
Germaine de Capuccini's Full Lashes is designed to make lashes thicker, longer and 100% stronger. Contained in a Brivaplast brush pack developed by Quadpack Group, this densifying booster works on both eyelashes and eyebrows with a brush that makes application both easy and precise. The 8ml bottle and cap are colour-matched white, with black and green branding screenprinted onto the bottle.
03 Jul 15
Quadpack's new line for liquid foundation can be tailored to suit
Quadpack's Make-Up Division has launched a line for liquid foundation comprising four elegant packs that are a direct response to modern make-up formulas. The new range shifts foundation packaging beyond airless to include atmospheric pumps and droppers, and is part of Quadpack's Q-Line brand.
01 Jul 15
Quadpack offers competitive packaging in harmony with nature with the Eco PP Jar
Quadpack's new Eco PP Jar is an attractive proposition for natural, organic and cosmeceutical formulas. Entirely made of polypropylene, from the base to the cap, it is 100% recyclable and offers excellent compatibility. Its competitive price point makes it ideal for house brands and other mass market offerings, though its decoration options can ensure a look suitable for any masstige product.
17 Jun 15
Quadpack develops refillable airless for Ethical Beauty's anti-ageing range
Ethical Beauty of Milan is driven by a passion for natural beauty. The Italian cosmetics brand produces products using plant-based ingredients that respect the environment. Its vision extends to packaging, where it aims to minimize materials. This is evident in the refill bottles developed by Quadpack Group for its EthicalBio range. The anti-ageing and blemish control range is beautifully showcased in Yonwoo's 50ml Show Bottle.
09 Jun 15
Quadpack brings sophisticated beauty to eco friendly make-up packaging
Quadpack Group company, Technotraf Wood Packaging, has broken the mould once again with its new Wooden Compact. A stunning blend of sophistication and environmentally-friendly material, the compact is crafted from wood sourced from sustainable forests certified by the PEFC. The Wooden Compact is expertly hewn from maple wood for an exceptionally smooth finish. Maple endows feminine elegance to the pack, with its unique texture that appeals to the senses.
29 May 15
Quadpack creates luxury packaging collection for Dermafutura
DF+ is the new range from prestige brand Dermafutura, a complete line of facial products created for skin that needs specific treatment. Quadpack created a luxury packaging suite, comprising jars, airless packs and a high-end dropper, for the seven products in the range. The entire range enjoys a consistent, sumptuous look and feel, with white colour-matched bodies and gold metallized caps.
12 May 15
The Auto-Loading Dropper: Quadpack's twist on a classic concept
Quadpack's new Auto-Loading Droppers provide a scientific solution for precision dosage – one that engages users and draws them closer to your brand. Using the dropper adds to the experience of a beauty product, making each precious drop treasured and appreciated. The mechanism is ingenious yet simple. Twisting the cap open automatically charges the correct dose of 0.5ml.
05 May 15
A touch of wood for Guerlain's Terracotta Le Parfum - made by Technotraf Wood Packaging
Terracotta Le Parfum is the 30th anniversary edition of Guerlain's acclaimed Terracotta range of compact powders. Contained in an elegant 30ml bottle, the fragrance is topped with a beautiful cap, made by Technotraf Wood Packaging. The pack as a whole is a harmonized fusion of wood, metal and glass, paying tribute to a legendary collection that created a new aesthetic standard in cosmetic design.
29 Apr 15
High-end formula protection for Skeyndor's Retinol range
The new Retinol range from Spanish premium brand Skeyndor delivers the regenerative properties of retinol. This purest form of vitamin A ensures its intensive rejuvenation effect on wrinkles and dark spots. The three products in the range are housed in a Yonwoo airless pump and barrier tube, for optimum protection of the hard-working formulas. Quadpack developed the packaging, aiming to match high performance with a luxurious look and feel.
06 Apr 15
Quadpack introduces a tube that offers total control, one drop at a time
Quadpack has just introduced the first dropper on the market that offers perfect dosage. It's total control from a tube and whilst it sounds too good to be true, the new 15ml Dropper Tube from Yonwoo gives exactly that. No matter how hard or soft the Dropper Tube is squeezed, it actuates the liquid formula contained within in 0.055ml drops, each and every one the same*, allowing for precise application to a local area.
27 Mar 15
Soft, smooth wood for luxury baby skin care range made by Technotraf Wood Packaging
When Gudrun Wurm looked for the ultimate natural skin care for her baby son, it remained elusive. So she decided to create it. That's the story of Little Butterfly London, the first luxury organic range developed for the delicate skin of babies. The wooden caps made by Technotraf Wood Packaging help reinforce the brand's natural credentials, which include ECO-CERT certification.
10 Mar 15
Quadpack expands range with new acrylic jar
OTC/cosmeceutical brands looking for a more cosmetic look for their face creams may find the answer in Quadpack's new 50ml Acrylic Jar. The latest member of the Q-Line range, it offers minimalistic elegance, an attractive price/performance ratio and excellent product compatibility. What's more, the 50ml jar is complemented by a 5ml mini size, allowing for travel packs or sample packs to warm up product launches.
06 Mar 15
Quadpack joins the COVID-19 task force
Thanks to our people’s talent and our partners’ resourcefulness, we’re now part of a task force against the virus that is bringing out the best in us. Some of our projects are already in place, supporting health care and other COVID-19 frontline workers.
30 Apr 20
Let’s experience the future!
We’re experiencing a turning point in how we live, behave, improve our lives and those of others. Inspired by such powerful changes in society, Quadpack’s Design and Advanced Technology team is presenting #qppackfuture, a collection of themes based around experiences.
30 Apr 20
Engineers in charge: making packaging happen
In the third article of our product development series, our Engineering team explains how to transform ideas into projects. It’s not only about drawings and calculations: there’s also a fair amount of innovation and collaboration involved in each project.
30 Apr 20
Waterless beauty: a sustainable innovation
Waterless formulas have become a smart, green solution for beauty brands, answering to consumers’ needs for more eco-conscious products. Besides saving water, which is the main ingredient in many cosmetic formulas, these products allow reduced packaging and are mostly preservative-free, since these additives are used to avoid bacterial contamination that is common in water.
26 Mar 20
Quadpack advances in sustainable procurement
Quadpack has held an EcoVadis Silver Medal since 2018, which means the organisation complies with the highest standards of CSR, covering environment, labour & human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement. By joining the Buyer Module, Quadpack will also be able to conduct the assessment and follow the evolution of all its suppliers, globally.
26 Mar 20
CBD, the trend you won’t want to miss
Forget the taboo. Cannabis sativa is not a synonym of narcotics – this resourceful plant has much more to offer than meets the eye. From textiles to medicine that helps many conditions like Parkinson’s and epilepsy, the famous hemp is multi-purpose and may have amazing effects if added into your skincare routine.
27 Feb 20
Quadpack and Sulapac join forces for sustainable cosmetic packaging
Beauty industries committed to sustainability, we have good news for you! Quadpack has just been named a “Preferred Cosmetic Partner” by Sulapac, a pioneer in development and manufacturing of microplastic-free materials, and will provide truly sustainable packaging for cosmetic customers worldwide.
27 Feb 20
No challenge is too great – business development in the 21st century
Disruptive technology and the urge for innovative solutions have been the main drivers of the 21st-century businesses, and it includes the packaging industry. Discover more about what’s behind Quadpack's business development work.
27 Feb 20
Starting a digital transformation journey
Technology has been at the heart of Quadpack’s global expansion. In recent years, organic and inorganic growth posed many challenges for processes, data and system harmonisation throughout the business, so the organisation has opted for a bold digital transformation strategy that will support its future evolution: Quadpack Connect.
26 Feb 20
2019, a remarkable year
2019 has been a remarkable year. As packaging providers, we have a big responsibility towards our planet and communities, so we decided to carry out ambitious plans. We’ve successfully achieved many of them and I’m proud and grateful for what the year has brought to us all.
23 Jan 20
A, B, C…Choose your favourite beauty routine!
In recent years consumers around the world have seen a rise in skincare trends inspired by traditional rituals or a lifestye connected to nature and well being. But don't be confused by the alphabet soup - we help you discover what's behind these trends.
23 Jan 20
Sustainability and Innovation in the spotlight
As Sustainability and Innovation are key priorities for Quadpack and the global consumer market, the organisation feels the responsibility to work with supply partners from all regions to establish a new way of doing business, where collaboration is the new competition. On November 13, 2019, Quadpack held a dedicated suppliers’ conference on Sustainability and Innovation in Hong Kong to facilitate this new era of partnerships. Held during the 2019 edition of Cosmopack Asia, in attendance were Quadpack’s top 20 Asia supply partners.
07 Jan 20
The fantastic factory of ideas – transforming trends into products
In this first article of our series about product development, we take a glimpse into the early stages of design through the work of Quadpack’s department of Design and Advanced Technology, which tracks trends and behaviours, and distils them into tomorrow’s packaging innovations.
12 Dec 19
Quadpack Foundation gives back
The global reach of projects developed by the non-profit organisation proves that social action is in the heart of Quadpack’s commitment with its surrounding communities. The non-profit organisation, established in 2016 went from Good to Great, ending the year with a record mark of 10 projects in 7 countries.
12 Dec 19
Modern but Mature, Lavinia Is Curious about What's to Come
The most experienced member of the Quadpack Family doesn’t believe in age labels. Her beauty routine translates into a mix of traditional and new: while she’s kept loyal to her favourite brands so far, she’s curious about new formulas and packs.
21 Nov 19
Quadpack Presents Its New Laboratory
Last June, the Quadpack laboratory team moved to a new home: the brand new 4th floor of Barcelona headquarters, where they benefit from more space and equipment. The laboratory is a competitive differentiator for Quadpack, as few packaging industries provide such a comprehensive range of services.
21 Nov 19
A day in the life of Lauren, Quadpack's proud eco-citizen
Like many urban spirits, Lauren loves her busy life. As an ever-connected urban citizen, she’s already ordered everything online, making sure that the packaging is reusable and recyclable. Tired but still committed to her self-care, she doesn’t forget to finish the day with her beauty regime.
24 Oct 19
Quadpack and ICMAD Award celebrate youth creativity
Every year, Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD), a US-based organization of industry providers, organizes a prize to celebrate young design talent at college level. The ICMAD Young Designer of the Year Award, of which Quadpack is a proud sponsor, is part of our commitment with the future of beauty packaging.
24 Oct 19
Crafting the future: How luxury packaging is changing for the better
Business transformation for a more sustainable world was a key topic of Luxepack Monaco, one of the most important luxury packaging exhibitions in Europe that was held from September 30 to October 2, 2019. By rethinking packaging, the industry is investing in reusable, renewable, recyclable and reduced solutions, even for the most sophisticated products.
23 Oct 19
Quadpack acquires Louvrette and is now placed among the top 10 cosmetic packaging providers in Europe
A recently announced deal has put Quadpack among the leaders in cosmetic packaging manufacturing in Europe. The German beauty packaging company, Louvrette, with more than 180 employees, 8,500m2 manufacturing facilities, 40 injection-moulding lines and a range of more than 100 innovative and sustainable products, is the new member of the Quadpack family.
30 Sep 19
Rosa likes her skincare and make-up rituals to have a spiritual side
Over the past few months, as part of the new Trend Roadmap, we have introduced you to Quadpack’s new tribe of virtual personalities. Each one of them expresses a driving tendency in the here, now and future of the beauty and fragrance sector. They are there to help you keep you ahead of the curve in a consumer landscape that is increasingly nuanced. This month, representing the Oracle trend, we are introducing Rosa.
26 Sep 19
What next for beauty? New trends unveiled at the Quadpack Roadshow
Twice a year, Quadpack managers, sales teams, designers, technicians and executives get together at the company’s global HQ in Barcelona for the Roadshow. It’s an exciting, inspiring event, where future trends in beauty packaging are presented. These predictions are based on solid market research, an intimate study of shifts in social and consumer behaviour, and most importantly, feedback from Quadpack’s clients and customers.
26 Sep 19
Let's connect with Charlotte
Over the past few months, as part of our Trend Roadmap, we have introduced you to Quadpack’s family of virtual personalities. Together, these people paint a picture of modern life and are there to guide you through an increasingly complex consumer landscape. Now it’s time to meet Charlotte, the Gen Z embodiment of the Phygital trend.
22 Aug 19
Starting out right - The Quadpack Foundation and Los Primos
Quadpack Foundation, the charitable arm of Quadpack, is particularly concerned with helping disadvantaged children. As Accounting Manager at Quadpack’s Dallas-based, US Distributor East Hill Industries, Casandra Sanders was well aware of Quadpack Foundation’s values. She thought them a good fit with Los Primos Dallas, a local, non-profit organization she herself is involved with.
22 Aug 19
How to choose packaging for my product?
The success of any product depends heavily on the message it carries. Luxury, youth, sustainability, minimalism are more than mere categories: they communicate with consumers’ feelings and expectations. And how better to convey your message than with the perfect packaging? Some of Quadpack’s best specialists will guide you through the enchanted world of jars, tubes and packs.
22 Aug 19
Quadpack opens new corporate floor in Barcelona
The last 2 years have seen hard work and growth for Quadpack - while the company experienced constant expansion, the teams have gotten bigger, requesting more space and comfort. The group commitment with sustainable practices and people wellbeing posed a very welcome challenge to the Facilities team in the Barcelona headquarters: how to create an office that is easily adaptable to the business changes, eco-conscious and welcoming to Quadpackers and visitors?
05 Aug 19
Quadpack boosts its Asian presence with a new office and service team in South Korea
South Korea is a global leader in the beauty industry. Not only does it host some of the world’s largest cosmetic companies, but many trends born here have a huge influence in Europe, the US and beyond. Quadpack was an early adopter of the Korean beauty phenomenon. Since 2007, the company has been the exclusive partner of Yonwoo – pioneers of airless packaging – in Europe and Australia.
18 Jun 19
Translating Sustainable Development Goals into actions
The United Nations Global Compact initiative proposes 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that lay out a path to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice and protect our planet. Quadpack has now designated the four SDGs where, as a beauty packaging provider, it can have the greatest impact.
28 May 19
Meet Frankie. He’s hip and eco-aware. Just don’t call him a hippy
Last month you met Georgina. This month it’s Frankie’s turn. Frankie is the eco warrior of the new Quadpack family of personalities. The 3R’s (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) is Frankie’s mantra, and these values guide everything he does. Frankie spends time and money making sure his food and clothing are from ethical sources. Personal grooming is important, but formulas and their packaging must adhere to green criteria.
28 May 19
Quadpack at Cosmoprof 2019 gets people talking
Held in Bologna, Italy every year, Cosmoprof Worldwide is one of the beauty industry’s leading trade events, covering everything from raw materials to finished products. As Quadpack grows, logically so must its presence at trade fairs, and the intent at Cosmoprof 2019 was to make the company stand bigger, better and more Wow. It worked! This year, the Quadpack stand received a record number of visitors.
24 Apr 19
Seeking synergies at the Quadpack European Suppliers’ Conference
Quadpack hosted its annual European Suppliers Conference in March 2019, an event that provided an opportunity for suppliers and partners to get together, learn, workshop common goals and study ways to grow together. Over 60 representatives attended the event at the historic 1898 Hotel in Barcelona.
24 Apr 19
Themes not Trends: The New Roadmap
Quadpack has kicked off 2019 with exciting news from its Design and Advanced Technologies Department. New collections will now be presented within a theme-based approach, and each one expresses the needs and desires of consumers through virtual personalities.
27 Mar 19
Understanding Sustainability. It starts with Eco Design
The first Quadpack Roadshow for 2019 gave Category Managers and Sales teams the opportunity to discuss the topic on everyone’s mind; sustainability. Making Quadpack’s products and processes greener touches every inch of the company as it aims not only to reduce its own carbon footprint, but that of its clients and customers.
27 Mar 19
Helping beauty brands develop sustainability goals
Everyone is talking about becoming sustainable. When you are a beauty brand, however, it is not easily achieved. The formula can be additive-free, animal-friendly and 100% organic, but what about the packaging? That’s where Quadpack is stepping in to help, offering clients insights into the various approaches to sustainability.
27 Feb 19
Quadpack: a Little Big Company
Quadpack is a company built on people. Our skills, values, work ethic and shared vision are what drives us forward. We are today an almost 400-strong global team, expanding into new territories. Last year, we significantly increased our presence in Asia and the US. We invested €2.4 million in our production facilities. And we increased our sales by 15%, with a turnover set to hit €104 million.
24 Jan 19
How can beauty companies meet green and sustainability targets?
One of the major movements being seen across the packaging board and not just within the beauty industry is that of sustainability. As a well-known global beauty packaging supplier, and one of the top 20 European beauty solution suppliers, Quadpack takes sustainability very seriously.
20 Dec 18
Driving the debate on sustainability
Sustainability. Everyone is taking about it, but what does it really mean? There are many different interpretations and even more courses of action. So how can businesses best embrace it? As an active member of the beauty packaging industry, Quadpack has taken the debate to its clients, with a view to sharing knowledge and working together towards a common vision.
19 Dec 18
Nurturing tomorrow’s talent in design and innovation
Quadpack is a company that depends on constant innovation, so encouraging and promoting talent is vital to what it does. Tied closely to its CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) strategy, it works in several areas: strengthening ties between universities and industry, sponsoring relevant prizes and awards, boosting entrepreneurship and supporting small business initiatives.
19 Dec 18
Quadpack Foundation reaches out across the globe
2018 has been a busy year for Quadpack Foundation. Quadpack's charitable arm supports social and environmental projects wherever the company is present in the world, with an emphasis on helping disadvantaged children and young people get a good start in life. Throughout the year, it worked with NGOs in Europe, the US and Asia.
19 Dec 18
Cosmopack Asia: a time for partnership and celebration
Cosmopack Asia was a huge success for Quadpack this year. The YouWood collection in particular was a real crowd-puller, comprising selected Q-Line packs adorned with sustainably-sourced wood. As always, Yonwoo’s airless packs proved very popular. Quadpack also participated in the event’s SKINTONIC skincare project, plus we hosted our annual cocktail party – this year, in celebration of our 15th anniversary!
12 Dec 18
Innovation first: cutting-edge 3D printing technology accelerates creative process
Quadpack’s department of Design and Advanced Technologies has invested over €200k in the latest 3D printing technology at its UK research & design facility. The Stratasys J750 will accelerate the early stages of bespoke package design and development, while helping to test new ideas.
21 Nov 18
Quadpack consolidates growth as it marks its position in the top 20 European beauty solution suppliers
There's no doubting that Quadpack has been working hard to grow and now benefits a dynamic presence within the beauty packaging market. The company celebrates its 15 year anniversary this year and the Quadpack name is now firming established as a go-to manufacturer and supplier within the beauty industry. Sarah Eaves explains how Quadpack has achieved its well-deserved success.
26 Oct 18
Quadpack sponsors degree project at ELISAVA design school
The way we experience fragrance is changing. Young consumers have different expectations and want more than a nice scent in an attractive bottle. So how do we relate to fragrance and how can packagers ensure engagement with the new generation? Investigating this topic was Quadpack’s brief to the students at the ELISAVA University School of Design and Engineering in Barcelona, Spain.
24 Oct 18
Quadpack Industries closes 2017 with €90.7m turnover and 29% growth
Quadpack Industries delivered strong results in 2017, thanks to its diversified business model and sustainable growth strategy. EBITDA reached a healthy €6.8 million, an increase of 2% over the 2016 results. With a consolidated presence in the European skincare packaging market, 2017 saw the company increase its penetration of the fragrance and make-up markets, together now accounting for 35% of its business. Its hybrid manufacturing/sourcing model keeps its offering flexible, while delivering specialised differentiation through its own manufacturing output.
24 Jul 18
New Design & Advanced Technologies department concentrates on pro-active research and conceptual ideas
Beauty brands need packaging that protect and enable the formula, fit the brand and bring differentiation. Considering this triple requirement as early as possible is the focus of the new department of Design & Advanced Technologies at Quadpack Industries. Dedicated to proactive research into new trends, product ideas, techniques and materials, it aims to work alongside brands and contract manufacturers during the creation of their new formulations.
23 Jul 18
Quadpack hosts inaugural Asia Supplier Conference
Quadpack held its Asia Supplier Conference on 8 May 2018 in Kowloon, Hong Kong, in recognition of the strategic importance of its Asian business partnerships. Held at the stylish Hotel ICON, over 30 key suppliers attended the event, as did Quadpack’s Asia Pacific team.
23 Jul 18
Manufacturing Division expansion reflects corporate growth
A new production line has been installed at the Quadpack Plastics injection-moulding plant to manage the increased volume of acrylic jar manufacture. Quadpack’s Manufacturing Division now has a combined production capacity of 170 million items a year, including the Quadpack Wood and Quadpack Impressions facilities.
23 Jul 18
Roll up, roll up! The most inclusive show's in town!
There is no surer way of putting a smile on a child’s face than a circus performance. When that child is disadvantaged through health or circumstance, it’s a way of forgetting day-to-day struggles for some much-needed fun. So when Circus Starr announced its plans to go to Stoke-on-Trent, Quadpack Foundation saw the perfect opportunity to lend a helping hand.
23 Jul 18
Customisation: make-up meets diversity
Women of mixed ethnicity constitute a target group that is set to growth exponentially. Yet their colour cosmetics needs are far from being met. As brands seek ways to cater to the many skin tones within this group, packaging will emerge as a key factor in 'serving the underserved'.
26 Jun 18
Niche is the new normal
It is every brand's wish to be different. In fragrance, where aesthetics rule, differentiation becomes even more important. In recent years, this has spurred a trend that has seen more and more niche brands appearing in an ever-crowded market. With a large percentage of the 2,000 global fragrance references launched by these niche players last year, the current status looks to be stabilising. In other words, niche is the new normal.
15 May 18
Quadpack ramps up US activity with new appointment, new distributor
Quadpack has made two key moves designed to increase its penetration into the US market. The company has appointed Anthony Le Minoux as head of its US operations. At the same time, it has named East Hill Industries as the official distributor of its Q-Line range of products in the United States.
23 Apr 18
Quadpack joins UN Global Compact to help shape a better world
Quadpack Industries has signed up to the United Nations Global Compact, the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative. The move is in line with the company’s CSR strategy and offers a set of agreed guidelines to ensure responsible governance, while helping to shape a better world.
19 Apr 18
Quadpack trend directive: 3 emerging trends for 2019
Quadpack’s designers have developed three key trends based on architectural, fashion, art and demographic influences. Three trends which can be applied to beauty packaging to create surprising new designs ahead of the curve for forward-looking brands.
22 Mar 18
‘People, planet, profit’ go hand in hand with Quadpack’s CSR strategy
Quadpack is proud to announce its corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy, as it approaches its 15th anniversary. Since its foundation in 2003, it has seen a steady year-on-year growth, transforming into a thriving, global organisation. Now, with over 250 employees on four continents and an annual turnover approaching €100 million, it seeks to formally outline its commitment to responsible governance through a far-reaching CSR programme.
26 Feb 18
Tata Harper Beautifying Face Oil wins prestigious NJPEC award
It's a beautiful pack for a beautiful product and, now, it has been recognised by one of the industry's most prestigious associations. Tata Harper's Beautifying Face Oil, contained in a dropper pack developed by Quadpack, is the winner of the New Jersey Packaging Executives Club (NJPEC) award in the Health and Beauty category. Tata Harper Director of Product Development Amy Christian and Quadpack's Christin Cupo proudly received the prize at the Awards Gala at The Madison Hotel on 16 November in Morristown, New Jersey, US.
12 Dec 17
November 2017 Mix it! Blend it! Skincare goes BIY
Mixing facial treatments is an age-old tradition. Preparing your ingredients before applying them to your face turns skincare into a ritual. One that brings a feeling of wellbeing, of spending some precious 'me-time'. Whether blending your favourite colours or combining different products, this active involvement in the practice of skincare is trending – and packaging is here to help.
20 Nov 17
Quadpack targets growing Asia Pacific region
Asian beauty brands now have a new source for packaging, design services and the latest in global trends. Recognising the steady growth of Asian domestic markets, Quadpack is expanding its presence in the region. The international packaging group has created a dedicated sales operation to service brands and contract fillers in the Asia Pacific region, led by Regional Director Jason Smith.
19 Oct 17
Meet our Asia Pacific team at Cosmopack Asia!
The 22nd edition of Cosmoprof Asia will see Quadpack as an exhibitor for the first time, introducing its new Asia Pacific team in the Cosmopack segment of the show. On display will be the finest packaging solutions from Quadpack's portfolio, dressed up to inspire, in a variety of attractive designs.
19 Oct 17
Double award win for Quadpack at Luxury Packaging Awards 2017
The gala dinner of the Luxury Packaging Awards 2017 on 13 September in London was a very special night for beauty packaging provider Quadpack Industries, as it scooped up two major awards. Quadpack was announced the winner in both the 'Personal Care' and 'Luxury Packaging Supplier of the Year' categories.
28 Sep 17
Rail freight: beauty packaging takes the Silk Route
It's quicker than sea and cheaper than air freight. Rail transportation is now becoming a viable option for the beauty packaging sector, offering a host of benefits to cosmetics companies. To trial the service, Quadpack's Supply Chain team has just successfully completed its first shipment via rail, on an inaugural journey along the old Silk Route.
21 Jul 17
Quadpack prepares for expansion as John McDermott takes on role of COO
He was the founder and owner of Collcap and is now a board member of Quadpack Industries, following the merger of the two companies. John McDermott now takes on the role of Chief Operating Officer for the group, working with Manufacturing Division Director Ernesto Cara and Supply Chain Director Alex San Miguel, as the company prepares to expand its operations. Here, he tells us of his role, his plans and his experience throughout the merger.
11 Jul 17
Quadpack Plastics celebrates first anniversary
It's been a year since Quadpack Plastics was formed and a lot has happened. Adding injection moulding to Quadpack's manufacturing capability has widened the company's offering, being able to either source or manufacture the right solution for its clients. Skeyndor and Germaine de Capuccini are just two of the brands now taking advantage of Quadpack Plastics' services.
11 Jul 17
Automating the extraordinary: Technotraf ramps up jar cap production
New machinery has been installed at Quadpack's Technotraf wood factory to industrialise the production of unique shapes in wooden componentry. A high-speed CNC (computer-numeric controlled) milling machine and a six-head CNC sanding machine have been added to the plant's installations, following a €400,000 investment.
11 Jul 17
Navigating make-up's new frontier
The make-up game has changed. The dynamic of 'fast fashion', where customers expect to see something new from their favourite brands on an almost weekly basis, has impacted the colour cosmetics industry. Even for large companies, the lead time from product development to launch has gone from two years to less than three months.
23 Jun 17
FFF prepares for a special edition of the FiFi awards
The FiFi awards are just around the corner. Over 50 perfumes have been shortlisted to claim the coveted prizes. This year's ceremony, held on June 8 at the Cirque d'Hiver-Bouglione in Paris, France, is a very special edition as it also celebrates the 25th anniversary of the awards.
29 May 17
Fragrance goes natural
The world is changing. New generations have new priorities, driven by an acute awareness of the need for sustainability. As the Millennials grow up, so their influence grows. While this generation does not have great spending power (yet!), these youngsters are demanding products and practices that respect the planet. Fragrance brands are quick to recognise this demand, understanding that their own efforts at sustainability can only benefit by meeting their needs.
29 May 17
New glass decorating line arrives at Quadpack Impressions
Quadpack Impressions has been upgraded with a brand new decorating line. The installation offers high-precision screen printing and hot-stamping on glass bottles, as well as other materials. The plant now offers a complete, Europe-based decoration service for all types of beauty packaging.
17 Apr 17
Quadpack trend directive: 3 emerging trends for 2018
Quadpack's creative team identifies the next big trends in the beauty industry. Its Trend Directive takes a global view of major cultural trends, including consumer lifestyles, and predicts how these will influence formulations, as well as packaging.
28 Feb 17
Quadpack Foundation supports Marató TV3 charity drive
Quadpack Foundation has lent the expertise of Technotraf Wood Packaging to the Marató TV3 charity drive. The Catalan channel hosted its annual awareness-raising broadcast, this year focusing on strokes and spinal and brain cord injuries, on 18 December 2016. A full day’s worth of programming was dedicated to explaining the conditions, in order to raise funds for research.
26 Jan 17
Quadpack: planning for a bright future
Quadpack ended the year with a bang. Our merger with Collcap Group had the industry buzzing. For us, however, it was the culmination of a plan a long time in the making. An agreement to the companies' mutual long-term benefit. And driven by an aggressive growth strategy that will continue to make headlines.
26 Jan 17
Quadpack celebrates merger at Hong Kong party
The annual Quadpack cocktail party during Cosmoprof Hong Kong this year celebrated the merger with Collcap. Previous Collcap members, including founder John McDermott, joined their new Quadpack colleagues on 17 November on the Rooftop Terrace of the Wooloomooloo Steakhouse in Wan Chai. Over 140 staff, clients and suppliers took a break from the show to relax and enjoy the stunning views over Victoria Harbour.
30 Dec 16
Collcap and Quadpack merge
UK packaging provider Collcap Group Ltd and international packaging manufacturer and provider Quadpack Industries SA have merged. The combined group will retain the Quadpack name. Quadpack Industries is now a leading presence in Europe for the manufacture and supply of packaging solutions to the beauty industry.
14 Nov 16
Quadpack Plastics sees arrival of high-end injection-moulding line
Since its incorporation into Quadpack Group in April this year, the production experts of the Manufacturing Division have been streamlining the layout of the plant. The new setup ensures optimal workflow, from injection-moulding, through decoration, to assembly and warehousing. The arrival of a high-end injection moulding machine in June signifies the start of two-year plan to deploy state-of-the-art injection moulding equipment at Quadpack Plastics.
22 Aug 16
Krampak becomes Quadpack Impressions and reports record sales
Quadpack Group's decoration plant has a new name. Krampak, which was incorporated into the group in 2014, has now been rebranded 'Quadpack Impressions'. Two years since its inclusion, its facilities and its turnover have seen significant growth. The rebranding reflects its full integration into the group and the incorporation of the decoration facility at the newly acquired Quadpack plastics.
15 Aug 16
Quadpack invests in new emission control system at Technotraf
Quadpack Group has made a major investment at its Manufacturing Division in Torrelló, Spain, as part of its long-term environmental commitment. The installation of a €400,000 bespoke regenerative thermal oxidiser (RTO) ensures its facilities exceed environmental regulations now and in the future. The state-of-the-art equipment processes emissions from the Technotraf factory's spray coating line.
08 Aug 16
Changing times in the fragrance industry
As trends go, perfumery is more enduring than other beauty sectors like colour cosmetics or skincare. This area is less fickle and changeable and more inclined to embrace classic sophistication. Nevertheless, change does happen and is happening now, much of it driven by the new generation of consumers. Isabelle de Maistre, Quadpack's Perfumery Category Manager explains.
11 Jul 16
Make-up meets skin care
It's a fact that make-up and skin care are growing ever closer, and it's the packaging that makes it possible. With formulas combining all kinds of benefits, ranging from anti-ageing treatment, through SPF, to colour, new designs allow favourite cosmetics to be delivered through multi-function packs. The same pack that's good for cream is now often also good for make-up. Sonia Cerato, Quadpack Make-Up Category Manager explains.
27 Jun 16
Catalan reforestation project is first act of newly-formed Quadpack Foundation
Spanish NGO La Fundació Antigua Caixa Sabadell 1859 has formally reopened the Can Deu forest in Catalonia, Spain, as part of a massive regeneration project co-supported by the Quadpack Foundation. The project is the first act to be sponsored by the new foundation, which was formed on 8th April by international packaging manufacturer and provider Quadpack Group.
06 Jun 16
Beauty on the go: Packaging trends seen by Quadpack
The pressure is on for today's busy woman. Increased self-consciousness, pushed by the pressure of social media, compounds her accelerated life rhythm, nurturing the demand for smart beauty products. These must allow beauty routines to be applied anytime, anywhere. Packaging providers are responding with ever more innovative solutions, riding the wave of this rising trend: Beauty on the go.
27 Apr 16
Sustainable forests: Quadpack interviews Juan Luis Abian Perruca, Executive Director of the Forest Ownership Centre of Catalonia
Can a commercial forest be 100% sustainable? What is 'certified' wood and why should we care? Quadpack interviews Juan Luis Abian Perruca, Executive Director of the Forest Ownership Centre of Catalonia which provides technical and administrative support to the Catalan Association that promotes the PEFC in Catalonia, who explains.
23 Mar 16
Quadpack highlights lifestyle trends for its skin care packaging
As brands focus on particular audiences, packaging will reflect the target in three key areas: materials, functionality and decoration. Quadpack's Skin Care Division highlights three lifestyle trends which will be popular in 2016.
25 Feb 16
A great year for Quadpack Group
2015 was an important year for Quadpack Group. It was the year we propelled our Fragrance Division. We strengthened our eco-friendly credentials. Our joint venture Yonwoo Europe saw its co-parent company enter the stock exchange. And we scooped up a few more awards.
22 Jan 16
Three Part Harmony by Origins wins NJPEC award
Another win for Quadpack Group! Three Part Harmony from Estée Lauder's Origins brand has scooped up the Package of the Year Health and Beauty Silver award in New Jersey, US. Organised by the New Jersey Packaging Executives Club, the event – now in its 37th year – celebrates excellence in the packaging industry.
04 Jan 16
Sylvie de France interview: Designing the perfect perfume bottle
What makes a good perfume bottle design? Its shape? The materials used? Or the fact that it starts a whole new trend? Packaging designer Sylvie de France – currently creating a range of Q-Line perfume bottles for Quadpack – explains how she incorporates that certain 'je ne sais quoi' that makes her designs so special.
04 Jan 16
Quadpack Group manufacturing partner, Yonwoo Korea, has entered the Seoul Stock Exchange
Quadpack Group manufacturing partner Yonwoo Korea has entered the Seoul Stock Exchange. The listing raised 60,623,136,000 won (€48.7m), which will be destined to support its long-term growth plans, as it seeks to enter new markets and make substantial investments in research and development.
27 Nov 15
Isabelle de Maistre to head up Quadpack's Perfumery Division
Fragrance packaging specialist Isabelle de Maistre has joined Quadpack Group as Category Manager of its Perfumery Division. The appointment signals the start of major growth plans, as the company aims to increase its market penetration in this area.
09 Oct 15
Technotraf on tour: wooden packaging training for design agencies
Wood is a relatively recent entry into the packaging materials market for beauty products. As pioneer of the category, Technotraf continues its mission to educate and inform on the subject. The latest initiative in this ongoing drive is a training tour specifically targeting design agencies. The first leg of the tour took place in summer in the UK, with sessions held at leading London agencies.
01 Oct 15
Technotraf strengthens commitment to sustainability with FSC certification
Technotraf Wood Packaging, part of Quadpack Group's Manufacturing Division, has been certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). With its existing PEFC certification, it is now on the Chain of Custody of two of the world's largest forest management programmes.
10 Aug 15
Quadpack demonstrates forward-thinking in eco friendly beauty packaging
Earth-friendly containers help save resources, energy, money and, of course, the environment. For cosmetics brands, however, such words may conjure up images of low-quality bottles, jars and tubes, that look cheap and perform accordingly. Now more than ever, this could not be farther from the truth. Today's reality is that sustainable packaging can look and perform as well as concepts devised without the planet in mind, while tying in with a rising public awareness.
03 Jun 15
Quadpack manufacturing partner Yonwoo unveils strategy to enter Chinese domestic market
Quadpack manufacturing partner Yonwoo has opened a Chinese sales office as the first stage of its strategy to target the cosmetics market in China. Based in Shanghai, Yonwoo's plans include local manufacturing and a two-phase sales strategy to gain a firm foothold in the region.
21 Apr 15
Quadpack interviews Antoni Arola about design
With Armand Basi's Wild Forest for Men continuing to scoop up packaging awards, it is clear that wood is a material that is positively trending. Does this mean we will see more of this kind of packaging in future? What inspires designers to integrate it into a pack? And where does such a design begin? Antoni Arola, head of the design studio responsible for Wild Forest, grants an exclusive insight into what makes a good perfume bottle design.
17 Apr 15
Quadpack commits to global sustainability
Quadpack Group is publishing its environmental report this month, following an extensive internal review conducted with service partner Lavola. The report contains a study of the company's environmental impact, along with a summary of action points to minimize it.
13 Apr 15
Quadpack strengthens bespoke service with new appointment
Steve Haley has joined Quadpack Group as Group Sales Director. The appointment is a key step in Quadpack's plans to reinforce the group's bespoke strategy. Steve's strong technical background in mould-making places him in an ideal position to help keep the bespoke service tightly tuned to the needs of global beauty brands.
23 Mar 15
Quadpack partner Yonwoo gears up to enter pharmaceutical market
Quadpack manufacturing partner Yonwoo has recently been awarded ISO 15378:2011 certification. This standard relates to the design, manufacture and supply of primary packaging materials for medicinal products. The certification is the first step in Yonwoo's plans to break into the pharmaceutical packaging market.
23 Feb 15
Quadpack inaugurates manufacturing division on 10,000m2 site
Following extensive renovations and upgrades, Quadpack has officially inaugurated its manufacturing division in Torrelló, Catalonia, Spain. The state-of-the-art facilities now boast five separate areas, including the wooden component factory of Technotraf and the specialist decoration plant of Krampak. The new Division reflects the group's industrial strategy as an end-to-end provider of differentiated packaging solutions.
02 Jan 15
Quadpack's place to get inspired
The Quadpack Group manufacturing facility which houses the Technotraf factory now includes the Inspiration Room, a brand new space designed to inspire. A peaceful haven amid the industrial activity, the room provides a tranquil environment in which to dream up new beauty packaging ideas. Located in the beautiful Catalan countryside in the foothills of the Pyrenees, this creative space offers stunning, verdant views, among the fragrant smell of wood that permeates the facilities.
10 Dec 14
A Quadpack expert's view: Wood's natural beauty
It's trending, it's distinctive, it's natural. The series of interviews with Quadpack's specialists continues and on this occasion it's on the subject of wood. Jaume Ordeig, Product Specialist – Wood, explains just what wood can add to the packaging of cosmetics and perfumery products.
03 Nov 14
Quadpack's UK office has moved!
After a decade in Clapham on the banks of the Thames, we have decided to move to Central London. Our new offices are located just off Trafalgar Square, close to the UK headquarters of many of the leading beauty brands. New premises means new facilities, and we have access to state-of-the-art communications and AV equipment. This means we can keep close - physically and in real time - with all of our clients, wherever they are.
14 Oct 14
Welcome to the Barcelona Beauty Cluster
Catalonia's Cosmetic Valley forges ahead with the creation of a new industry association. Quadpack is among the founding members of the Barcelona Beauty Cluster. This initiative kick-started by the Catalonian government brings together local companies active in the beauty sector. Its mission: to exchange knowledge, encourage partnership and promote business within Spain and beyond.
05 May 14
Quadpack acquires Spanish screen-printing company
Quadpack has purchased Krampak, a well-established Spanish screen-printing company based in Torelló, in the heart of Catalonia’s Cosmetic Valley. The newest member of the Quadpack group of companies will benefit from a substantial investment to upgrade its facilities over the next few months. Once complete, Krampak will help improve efficiencies, accelerate response times and increase flexibility for Quadpack’s customers.
18 Feb 14
Cherry Pack III – bright ideas in beauty packaging
Yonwoo Europe proudly took part in Cherry Pack, L'Oréal’s annual innovation forum, for the third consecutive year in Paris last November. The two-day event allowed the team to present 23 exclusive packaging concepts from Yonwoo to L'Oréal’s top decision makers.
22 Jan 14
Yonwoo celebrates 30 years
Of all the milestones in the beauty packaging industry over the last decades, the development of airless packaging is one of the most game-changing. Congratulations therefore must go to Yonwoo – pioneer and continued leader in the airless field. Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, the Korean company has developed high-tech airless solutions for major cosmetics companies around the globe, conquering the European and Antipodean markets in partnership with Quadpack.
28 Nov 13
The Creative Room: a space for inspiration
In the fast-moving world of cosmetics, where trends are forever changing, a steady stream of ideas is essential to make a product stand out. That's why Quadpack has inaugurated The Creative Room, a dedicated space at its flagship headquarters where design and marketing specialists can brainstorm new ideas and packaging concepts.
03 Oct 13
Natura Bissé: 10 years in the luxury beauty sector
Our series of 10th anniversary news items continues, with an interview with our most long-standing client, Natura Bissé. Senior VP of Marketing Patricia Fisas recounts how the beauty market has changed and looks back on a working relationship that has spanned a decade.
23 Aug 13
Fragrance, who to be today?
Stylish, subtle, lively, distinguished. Perfume allows consumers to be whoever they want. That makes choosing a fragrance an emotional choice, with packaging a key decision-making factor. Quapack, in partnership with Premi, offers a full range of perfume bottles, from classic shapes and slim vials, to avant-garde formats for niche brands like children's cologne.
20 May 13
Packaging goes 'eco-chic'
Gone are the days when organic cosmetics meant low-cost, do-it-yourself recipes of dubious results. The concept of natural beauty now encompasses the whole spectrum of cosmetics, with high-end luxury brands offering first-class organic treatments, free from artificial ingredients. The beauty sector now goes even beyond organic formulas, to encompass environmentally-friendly packaging, under the new umbrella of 'eco-chic'.
08 May 13
Quadpack acquires wooden component manufacturer Technotraf
Quadpack announces that it has acquired Technotraf, pioneering manufacturer of wooden components for beauty packaging. In a strategic move that gives the company its first manufacturing capability, Quadpack will direct Technotraf’s efforts towards expanding the market category.
18 Apr 13
Quadpack Foundation Successful Projects
La Marató Charity Drive on TV3, Barcelona
Quadpack Foundation lent Technotraf's expertise to the Marató TV3 charity drive. The Catalan channel hosted its annual awareness-raising broadcast, focusing on strokes and spinal and brain cord injuries. A full day’s worth of programming was dedicated to explaining the conditions, in order to raise funds for research.
16 Nov 17
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