A number of new concepts in luxury packaging are lined up to make their debut onto the market with Luxury Packaging London returns to London’s Olympia, alongside the autumn Packaging Innovations show, on September 14th and 15th.
More than 170 exhibitors will be at Luxury Packaging London 2016, the UK’s only event for the luxury and packaging market, with UK and international exhibitors including Favini, BillerudKorsnäs, Jung Design, Etiq’Etains, Fleet Luxury and HH Deluxe Packaging. These will join a host of first time exhibitors such as Think Tank, Sampling Innovations Europe, Forwarded Pack Industrial, Futamura and Les Perfumables.
James Cropper, supplier of the paper for Luxury Packaging 2016’s invitations, will present its first ever food contact-approved stock range of paper. The uncoated paper range, which is available in 12 eye-catching colours, is in response to growing demand for luxury papers within the food industry. The British master papermaker will also demonstrate its tailor-made capabilities and expertise in colour matching live on its stand.
Richmond Containers will be launching its range of metal shell closure caps, and off the shelf gloss and matt lids for the beauty and skincare market. These new caps and lids complement its existing luxury range of dispensers, which include airless bottles and pipette droppers.
Italian company, Favini will be bringing its full ranges of luxury paper, including its new award winning range of eco-friendly paper, Crush. It has a distinctive flecked texture and appearance, made using the process residues from organic products, such as fruits and nuts, to replace up to 15 per cent of the virgin tree pulp.
Another Italian company, Gruppo Cordenons will be debuting its high quality graphic paper, AstroKing, to the UK market – with a luxurious matt finish, imparting an impression of opulence due to its special shimmering lustre.
Rawlings’ new type of glass bottle, Black Glass, obtains its colour from the actual glass, not a coating and features a UV light protection which extends the life of the bottle’s contents.
JUNG Design will be showcasing its latest personalised gift wrapping and tissue paper, which will give customers’ products a classy and luxury look.
Winter & Company UK will use the show to reveal the relationships between the colours and textures of its covering materials product range by presenting three new palettes forecasted for 2017. The forecasted trends will be transformed into tactile packaging designs and visitors will have the opportunity to take away their favourite trend.
Antalis will be showcasing its Creative Papers range of fashion led colours, metallics and translucents, modern textures and unusual finishes, which have been developed to help find the ultimate creative solution for all types of luxury packaging.
This year the show features a new free-to-attend conference, run in partnership with The Dieline, dedicated to the package design industry. The Great Innovation Debate, Starpack Awards and The Innovation Wall will also be returning, plus the show will feature an array of free-to-attend Learnshops.