SUPPLIER REVIEW OF COLOR COSMETICS COMPONENTS



Cosmetic component suppliers are busy developing new products: near right, a duo-pack from Arrowpack; far right, compacts chosen by Avon from Toly.



Cosmetic Packaging & Design asked suppliers of cosmetic packaging to share their latest products with our readers. So, between Cosmoprof and HBA, we offer the following show-in-print of what some leading suppliers are featuring.

ARROWPAK INC.
120-19 89th Ave.
Richmond Hill, NY 11418
Contact: Louisa Kamelhar
Phone: (718) 849-1600
Fax: (718) 849-1343
Website:
www.Arrowpak.com
E-mail: Arrwpk@aol.com

Arrowpak is introducing a wide range of cosmetic packaging products including: lipsticks, mascara tubes, lip gloss applicators, and acrylic and metal jars. All items are available in custom colors.

AIRSPRAY INTERNATIONAL
3768 Park Central Blvd. North
Pompano Beach, FL 33064
Contact: David J. Stob
Phone: (954) 972-7750
Fax: (954) 972-7797
Website: www.airspray.net
E-mail: d.Stob@airsprayintl.com
Airspray Fingertip Foamer is just right for certain cosmetic/personal care products that must be dispensed evenly. Neutrogena chose the Fingertip Foamer as the dispensing system for its Neu­trogena Sunless Tanner Foam, which is said to provide a “natural looking tan that is non-streaking and fast drying.”

The introduction is the fourth product line within Neutrogena’s product offering using instant-foamers; others are Hair Color Defending Foam and Oil Free Acne Wash for a total of 6 SKU’s.

AUGROS
100 13th Avenue
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Contact: Peter Arentzen
Phone: (631) 585-4807
Fax: (631) 585-6870
E-mail: parentzen@augros.com

Augros serves the HBA market withinjection molded plastic components. It also offers design services and re­cen­tly developed the Y2K Compact, which stores the makeup separately from the applicator in a swing-out compartment on the bottomof the compact. All parts are SAN with ABS added for impact resistance.

CEBAL AMERICAS
101 Merritt 7 – Suite 1
Norwalk, CT 06851-5121
Contact: Bertrand Daru
Phone: (203) 845 6320
Fax: (203) 845 6397
Website: www. CebalAmericas.com
E-mail: Bertrans.Daru@pechiney.com

Cebal recommends its Angled Appli­cator, 3/4", Round for any direct-application products, such as lip moisturizers, glosses or treatments and eye applications. This tube delivers an angled head design with the convenience and has the appeal of an all-plastic tube.

Cebal also advises marketers to replace a basic cap on a 3/4” tube with the company’s high end over shell, a cap that can be metallized or sprayed for strong shelf appeal.

COLT’S PLASTICS CO. INC.
P.O. Box 429
Dayville, CT 06241
Contact: Michael E. Warford
Phone: (860) 774-2277 or (800) 222-2658; Fax: (860) 779-0782
Website: www.coltsplastics.com
E-mail: mwarford@coltsplastics.com

Colts is intro­ducing the Colt-Ainer IV, a low profile heavy-wall line of PETG jars. Sizes include 7ml, 15ml, 30ml, 50ml, and 100ml.

The company is also offering a 100mm low profile jar line that is available in 6oz., 8oz., 10oz., and 12oz. sizes. These jars can be ordered in GPS, SAN or PETG.

Matching caps are available for both new jar lines.

COSMOPAK CORP.
150 West 28th Street
NY, NY10003
Contact: Walter Dwyer
Phone: (212) 764-4822
Fax: (212) 764-4833
Website: www.cosmopak.com
E-mail: sales@cosmopak.com

Cosmopak’s new Felt-Tip Eyeliners combine the latest in long-wearing formula technology with sleek package design. Multi-functional, the eyeliner delivers precision lines with a built-in felt-tip applicator.

DieterBakicEnterprises
Am Moosfeld 11
81829 München, Germany
Contact: Peter Smorscek
Phone: +44 89 490 436 25
Fax: +49 89 490 436 55
Website: www.bakic.com
E-mail: P.Smorscek@bakic.com

DieterBakicEnterprises has developed the Wave compact line featuring a slight, symmetrical concave curve in the center of the lid for a sensuous look and feel. The lid offers space for sophisticated customizing.

DMI
86 N. Main Street
Wharton, NJ,\\ 07885-1600
Contact: Eugene Sylva
Phone: (973) 328-1600
Fax: (973) 328-4598
Website: www.dminj.com

DMI is introducing OptiJel, a cosmetic base that creates dramatic visuals forproducts such as lip glosses, solid fragrance, skin care, and other treatment products where visual presentation is a major concern.

OptiJel is composed of three finely-balanced state-of-the-art polymer systems for outstanding clarity. When the polymer systems are combined with DMI’s proprietary fluid sculpting process, the results are dynamic three-dimensional visuals.”

EMSAR
125 Access Road
Stratford, CT 06615
Contact: Des McEttrick
Phone: (203) 377-8100
Fax: (203) 377-9878
Website: www.emsargroup.com
E-mail: emsarsales@emsargroup.com

EMSAR offers four treatment pumps, with unique benefits to address specific cosmetic packaging needs. The PAV and PAV/C pumps are available in dosages from 100 to 200 mcl and finishes in a range of 18/415 to 24/ \\415. The two are designed with a dual spring technology which gives a smoother and more fluid deli­very of product. There is also a high viscosity option. The PAL/C offers the same benefits with a crimp finish in sizes of 15, 18 and 20mm.

The PAV/U, an up-locking treatment pump, provides added value to consumers as it locks easily eliminating product leaks. The PAV/U is available in the Europa 5 neck finish and will soon be available
in an 18/415 and 20/410.

HCT PACKAGING
350 Main St
Bedminster, NJ 07921
Contact: Dennis Anderson
Phone: (908) 901-0807
Fax: (908) 901-0807
E-mail: bjanderson@hctusa.com

The HCT line includes an array of standard designs of compacts, eye and lip color cases, makeup kits, lipsticks, tubes and bottles. For this spring, HCT is introducing a unique polypropylene sliding kit that is a clear compact within a matte outer pack.

HCT offers a limitless array of case colors and special finishes such as soft-touch, translucent, metallic or matt spray and printing processes such as silk screen, foil blocking, offset and hot stamping.

MADELINE BLONDMAN
60 Cutter Mill Rd.
Great Neck, NY 11021
Contact: Randi Barron
Phone: (516) 466-2400
Fax: (516) 466-2925
E-mail: info@madelineblondman.com

Madeline Blondman has introduced compact inserts of mirror-like mylar which are die-cut. The company has also developed beautiful printing onits discs in metallics, which an greatly enhance the addition of a logo.

O. BERK COMPANY
Cosmetic Packaging Group
3 Milltown Court
Union, NJ 07083
Contact: Steven J. Nussbaum
Phone: (908) 851-9500
Fax: (908) 851-9367
Website: www.Oberk.com
E-mail: marketing@oberk.com

O. Berk is introducing the flint glass Footed Round Nail Polish Bottle with a 15-415 finish. These bottles are available with lacquer brushes and plastic caps. The Footed Round Nail Polish bottles are ideal for the cosmetics/personal care market, including the nail/skin care and beauty salon sectors. This line can be further enhanced with optional frosting and many other decorating options.

REXAM BEAUTY & CLOSURES
287 Bowman Ave.
Purchase, NY 10577
Contact: Charles Gounod—makeup; Hervé Bichon—dispensers
Phone: (914) 251-8420
Fax: (914) 251-1450
Website: www.rexam.com
E-mail: charles.goundd@rexam.com or herve.bichon@rexam.com

For the color cosmetic market, Rexam has developed new airtight compacts, a new pump for foundations as well as new airless packaging for foundations. A catalog for a new stock collection of cosmetic packaging is available on a CD Rom.

Rexam Reboul recently unveiled a new metallization pro­cess called Meta­reflect which gives a semi-transparent, semi-metallized finish. The finish seems to change as the angle of view moves.

Rexam has developed DK 1094, a stock item which is a stackable multi-lipstick. It has also created Teen Fun, a stock line ofpackaging line targeting teens and tweens that is “playful and light-hearted.”

TECHPACK AMERICA
750 Lexington Ave., 18th Floor
NY, NY 10022
Contact: Catherine Godon
Phone: (212) 832-1100
Fax: (212) 832-6100
Website: www.techpack.fr
E-mail: Catherine.godon@pechiney.com

Techpack launched Urban, a new line of tottles that includes several sizes and are available in PP, PE. CoEx. The two-piece cap is designed to house an ophthalmic plug, consists of an outer in ABS and inner in PP.

The Eclipse line is a stock collection including four compacts made by Laffon, and a mascara and lipstick made respectively by Benson and ICM. The line can be customized through choice of colors, decorations and finishes.

TECHPACK –
COSMETECH MABLY INTERNAT’L
595 Madison Avenue, NY, NY 10022
Contacts: Jackie Paterno or Caroline Defrance
Phone: (212) 371-5100
Fax: (212) 829-9539
E-mail Addresses: JackieP@cmi-intl.com or CarolineD@cmi-intl.com

CMI is launching the Cracked finish, an original finish that allows unique and bold “cracking” effects in any color.

Created through a special spraying process, the cracks can be wide, thin, tightened or spaced out. The company recommends the finish for packaging of powders, lip balms, skin-care or bronzing formulations. A new Shimmer finish has also been developed for the color cosmetic market. It is created via the spraying of a special colorant and covered with a clear UV top-coat. A new pearl pigment produces colorful reflections and offers color changes when exposed under light. Available in gold, violet, blue and green, the colorants can be sprayed on any clear, clear tinted or opaque plastic component, giving different color intensity.

3C INC.
265 royal Avenue
Hawthorne, NJ 07506
Contact: Lou Della Pesca
Phone: (973) 427-2244
Fax: (973) 427-2166
Website: www.C3CINC.com
E-mail: C3CINC@att.net

3C is offering a new hinged compact with lens cover for eye shadow, blush and pressed powder. It is also introducing a standard lipstick and lip gloss container that has a removable base that holds a lip gloss product or applicator. And for samples, travel size or make-up kits, the company is offering a new mini lip gloss/applicator.

TOLY PRODUCTS USA INC.
Executive Plaza
10 Parsonage Rd., Suite 214
Edison, NJ 08837
Contact: Jerry Sapienza
Phone: (732) 549-5665
Fax: (732) 549-5678
Website: www.toly.com
E-mail: js@toly.com

New for spring 2002, Toly introduces Bourjois, a custom pressed powder compact. Bourjois features five separate moldings with three ultrasonic welding processes, four tampo prints and a gold hot foil decoration on the button. A pinned hinge and a specially shaped mirror are produced at Toly's manufacturing facility in Malta.

For Orlane Be21, Toly created the fragrance cap molded in transparent nylon for high clarity and product compatibility. For Chanel, the company supplied Lumieres Polychrome, a UV lacquered compact with distinctive Chanel decoration hot stamping into logo recess.

TOPLINE PRODUCTS COMPANY
65 Willowbrook Blvd.
Wayne, NJ 07470-7056
Contact: Charles Chang
Phone: (973) 785-1600; Fax: (973) 785-8866
Website: www.Topline-usa.com
E-mail: mail@topline-usa.com

Topline has enhanced the traditional window pot for the cosmetics industry with the LuxePot. The company changed the threaded cap to a hinged topcover and bottom cover and uses the hollow in the be­neath the product for a mirror, brush or foam applicator. LuxePot is available in three popular sizes: 1.5” x .75”; 2” x .75” and 2 5/8” x .75”.

The company has developed Sprinkles to solve packaging problems with cosmetic glitter. Sprinkles is a container with the glitter in the package cap complete with a sifter flip-top so that consumers can control the amount of glitter.

For lipstick samples, Topline has developed True-tester, a bullet shaped based that can be dipped and coated with enough actual lipstick formula for two to four applications.

VALOIS OF AMERICA
250 North Route 303
Congers, NY 10920-1408
Contact: Jerry Whelan
Phone: (845) 639-3669; Fax: (845) 639-3901
Website: www.valois.com
E-mail: jwhelan@valois.com

Valois offers many airless systems for packaging and dispensing of cosmetic and personal care formulas that best protected from exposure to air. The Orion is a bottle-within-a bottle package. The inner container is made of flexible polyethylene that collapses as the product is dispensed.

The Vega is a new airless container from Valois in the shape of an ellipse, with a collapsible foil pouch inside, which holds and protects the product from exposure.