A preview of the 13th annual beauty trade show held this month in New York City.
The 13th Annual Health and Beauty America Expo is slated for Sept. 27-29 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City. Last year, more than 16,000 people attended the event. This year’s expo promises to be equally exciting, featuring an extensive exhibition, conference programs and the 6th Annual International Package Design Awards (IPDA).
HBA will kick off at 9 a.m. on Sept. 27 with a keynote address from Susan Kropf, president and chief operating officer of Avon Products Inc., who will be discussing the critical drivers to brand power. Avon markets to women around the world through 4.9 million independent sales representatives in 100 countries. Its product lines include brands such as Anew, Skin-So-Soft and Mark.
The exhibition opens its doors following the keynote address. Over 600 international exhibitors are expected to be in attendance this year.Suppliers of packaging, private label and contract manufacturing, raw materials, ingredients, point of purchase displays, finished goods, promotional accessories, design and consulting will be on hand to present attendees with the latest products and ideas related to the cosmetic and personal care industries.
Industry Awards Dinner
Held Sept. 27 from 5:30 p.m. through 9 p.m., the industry awards dinner takes place at the New York Hilton in New York City. Finalists have been selected in different categories and channels of distribution for excellence in cosmetics, personal care and fragrance packaging. For more information on IPDA finalists, see p. 42 in this issue.
A new category has also been added this year. Besides mass and limited distribution, companies had the opportunity to submit packages for the salon and spa professional industry. All category leaders and the grand prize recipient will be announced at the dinner. The IPD Awards are sponsored by Cosmetic Packaging & Design and Happi.
Preceding the presentation of category leaders and the grand prize award, three individuals and one research and development team will be honored at the evening event.
John Demsey, global brand president, Estée Lauder, will be the first recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award in Marketing. Alan J. Meyers, senior vice president—corporate scientific research and development, L’oréal, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award in Product Development. Lorraine Ahart, vice president of packaging development at Victoria’s Secret Beauty Company will be honored with The Packaging Executive of the Year award. The New Product Research and Development Technical Team Award will go to the product development team for Lancôme’s Resurface Peel.
A conference program spanning three days will include over 200 speakers aligned with the cosmetic and personal care industries. Various tracks will be offered—among them, master’s, marketing, packaging and point of purchase displays.
Packaging sessions will be held throughout the day on Sept. 28. Topics in the packaging track include: adding value through great design, labeling and decorating, prestige packaging within a budget, the power of the package and utilizing technology to speed products to market.
The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association will present a special session titled CTFA Regulatory Affairs: U.S. and International Issues Affecting Cosmetics and OTC Drugs. The panel of experts will discuss domestic and international issues affecting the development and marketing of cosmetic products in the U.S. and worldwide markets.
INSIDE BEAUTY, a three-day trade show and educational conference, will run concurrently with HBA. The new event will focus exclusively on the convergence of beauty, health and wellness for the cosmetics and personal care industries.
Also running concurrently with HBA is an expanded PCITX Personal Care and Technology Expo, an event which features the latest trends in formulation, naturals, high performance ingredients and bio-engineered delivery systems.
For more information on HBA Health and Beauty America, visit www.hbaexpo.com.
The HBA Show Exhibitor Preview:
Over the following pages, Cosmetic Packaging & Design is providing an in-depth look at many of this year’s HBA exhibitors. Information has been provided by exhibitors, and it’s a chance to see the products and services that will be introduced and showcased at this year’s HBA show. Companies appearing in the preview are listed below in alphabetical order:
Alcan Packaging Cebal
Alcan Packaging Techpack
Bright Vision Industrial
Chemir Analytical Services
Cho Chuang Industrial
Chu Yeuan Industrial
Cosmetic Packaging and Design
Cosmetic Packaging Group/O.BERK
Cosmetics & Perfume Filling & Packaging
DKSH North America
Ichthyol-Gesellschaft Cordes, Hermanni & Co.
Innovative Swab Technologies
Living Fountain Plastic Industrial
McLean Packaging Corp.
Netbridge & Co.
Plastic Bottle Corp.
Portola Tech International
Ri Way Enterprise
Rieke Packaging Systems
Roberts Metal Packaging
Soho Cosmetic Accessories
Teknor Color Company
The Papillon Ribbon & Bow Company
TPC Printing & Packaging
Well Leader Industrial
265 Royal Avenue
Hawthorne, NJ 07506
3C Inc. will introduce a newly designed bottle from Stak Plast.The new “SPA” bottle has a long neck and features a flat straight face and a rounded back. A full line of automatic lip and treatment pens will also be featured, including an automatic pen with a lip brush, single opening applicator, showerhead applicator and the new soft silicone applicator.A two sided container for roll-on and lip gloss products will also be displayed.
AGI/Klearfold Booth 2313
299 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10171
AGI/Klearfold, a MeadWestvaco Resource, develops and markets creative and visual packaging. In addition to being a large producer of plastic folding cartons, the company is a supplier of cosmetic-quality paperboard folding cartons, rigid set boxes and litho-laminated fluted packaging. Please stop by the booth to see the company’s newest innovations in cosmetic and personal care packaging, including Image Compacts, InSight Visual Packaging, Evolution Box and Accents Dimensional Coating.
Alcan Packaging CebalBooth 1319
101 Merritt 7 – Suite 1
Norwalk, CT 06851-5121
Alcan Packaging Cebal is introducing the latest innovations in oval tubes.The Tandem SC40 is a 1.5" plastic monolayer tube with a threaded, removable cap.The cap is a bi-color flip top.For product volumes of 1.4 oz. to 5.4 oz., consider the Tandem SC40 tube.
Alcan Packaging Techpack Booth 1319
595 Madison Avenue, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Come see the company’s latest innovations at HBA 2005. A massaging mini roll-on specifically designed for targeted skin care and active formulations for fragile areas, Tri-Ball (10 mL) delivers accurate application. Its integrated measuring chamber ensures distribution of the right dose and its three-ball system gives a mini-massage that stimulates micro-circulation to make the product more effective.
Suite 3008 New Tech Plaza
34 Tai Yau St., Sanpokong
Kowloon, Hong Kong
(852) 2363 6801
Arombience is a GMP certified manufacturer of personal care products,specializing in bath products. The company produces its own brand as well as private label brands. It is capable of product development — from formula to packaging designs.
Aspiring CosmeticsBooth 1355
No. 88, Sec. 1, Fuchyan Road, Tainan, Taiwan
Aspiring Cosmetics works with worldwide brands and private labels. The company offers manufacturing, package design and formulation with natural ingredients. OEM/ODM orders on finished products or packages are welcome.
Beraca IngredientsBooth 1036
+55 11 5509-3722
Beraca Ingredients has been active in the chemical market since 1956. The company produces natural vegetal actives and Brazilian specialties . Beraca produces in factories certified by the Forest Stewardship Council.
Berwick OffrayBooth 114
1 West 34th Street, Suite 602
New York, NY 10001
Berwick Offray, LLC will present a full line of specialty ribbons to the attendees of HBA 2005. It carries a broad range of decorative ribbons and specializes in customizing ribbon to meet customers’ packaging needs.
296 Washington Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Biogenesis Inc. is a contract manufacturer of personal care products and private label skin care. Products can be sold under the Biogenesis brand name or under a private label name and packaging. In addition to 70+ stock formulations, Biogenesis can formulate any request according to a client’s specifications and needs. The production facilities are equipped to serve all sizes of orders.
Bright Vision IndustrialBooth 563
No. 52, Fong Chang St.,
Bright Vision is a cosmetics company located in Taiwan with an OEM cosmetics factory in China. Bright Vision has its own color-matching and new products development facility.
Chemir Analytical ServicesBooth 1238
2672 Metro Blvd.
Maryland Heights, MO 63043
Chemir Analytical Services can help develop a new formulation, reformulate an existing product or provide a customized blend.With expertise in deformulation, ingredient identification and packaging testing, our chemists can help meet your cosmetic, personal care or other formulated product needs.
Cho Chuang Booth 573
No 223, Yen-Ho Street, Yung-Kang city
Tainan Hsien, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Cho Chuang Industrial’s products range from empty containers to finished goods. The company owns three factories near Yung-Hong city: a mold and production factory, a laboratory and filling factory, and an office and printing facility.
Chu Yeuan Booth 1952
No. 230, Yude 1st Street
Tainan 704, Taiwan R.O.C.
Chu Yeuan is an original equipment manufacturer of plastic injection products, and a designer providing clients with designing, sampling, tooling and manufacturing. The company has a professional design team and specializes in providing technical solutions and improvements.
Cosmetic ColorsBooth 1564
Av. Tlahuac, No. 89, Col. Minerva
Mexico City, DF 09801
Cosmetic Colors manufactures a range of cosmetic products, with a core business in woodcased pencils. A new formula has been developed that is based on 100 percent natural ingredients. Product/Service Categories: cartons, shipping and individual color make-up, containers, plastic, contract manufacturer and filler, cosmetics, export, pencils, private label.
Cosmetic Packaging Group/O.BERKBooth 941
3 Milltown Ct.
Union, NJ 07083
O.BERK company will be featuring its new line of tubes and colored sprayers. Its polyethylene plastic tubes are readily available in a wide range of diameters and lengths, with various orifices. O.BERK’s 24-410 Mini Trigger Sprayers are available in custom colors or can be purchased from stock in natural. The polypropylene sprayers feature rotating heads.
Cosmetics & Perfume 2321
Filling & Packaging
50 West Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Cosmetics & Perfume Filling & Packaging Inc. has been a contract service provider and filler to the fragrance and HBA industry since 1991. Capabilities include filling all fragrance needs from vials to 8 oz. bottles. The company can fill solid perfumes, deodorants sticks and assemble gift sets and GWP's.
The coompany’s new plant in Edison, NJ fills creams, lotion, shower gels, shampoo, conditioner and samples. The staff can assist you in every phase of production.
Dapy ParisBooth 1563
Dapy Paris is celebrating its 25th year specializing in the transformation of plastic materials by injection molding. Dapy has delved deeply into the development of this technology. The company attributes its success to its ability to imagine and create new applications, concepts and sophisticated techniques.
DayGlo Color Booth 2411
4515 St. Clair Ave.
Cleveland OH 44103
DayGlo Color Corp. will be featuring a new line of D&C approved Cosmetic Colorants called DermaGlo. Also featured will be a wide variety of products for packaging.
Am Moosfeld 11
81829 München Germany
49 89 490 436 25
DieterBakicEnterprises provides standard packaging for fragrance, treatment and color cosmetics. New products in 2005 include the NAGANO bottle with snap on closure and the KIMONO bottle with snap on and screw closure. Both bottles (250 mL) are particularly suited for a hair or skin care line.
DKSH North AmericaBooth 1055
300 East Lombard Street, Suite 1175,
Baltimore, MD 21202
DKSH North America, Inc. offers diverse raw materials in an expanding portfolio focusing on unique natural and naturally-derived ingredients. The company also provides the services of a full-service cosmetic research and development laboratory to help customers develop formulations from concept to first production run, as a courtesy service.
1708 Hwy. 11, Bldg. G
Landrum, SC 29356
FlackTek’s lab size SpeedMixer has the capacity to mix samples from 3-700 grams and offer quick and uniform mixing, with no clean-up. The SpeedMixer is able to disperse as well as mix powders, putties, pastes and low viscosity materials without air entrainment.
FMI Booth 1030
200 Cascade Drive, Bldg. D
Allentown, PA 18109
(610) 266-7580 Ext. 18
“The Short-Run Professionals”—FMI is a full service contract manufacturer offering supply chain management for the fragrance, personal care and household products industries. We feature extensive use of systems to deliver fast and reliable service, helping our customer partners to grow more rapidly and reduce their concept-to-cash time.
Gilbreth Booth 769
Gilbreth offers a wide range of spectral effects: iridescent, holographic, metallic, pearlescent, interference, photoluminescence, and color shifting pigments. Gilbreth is a pioneer in tactile sleeve technology enhancing the feel and texture of a product. Essence scented sleeves allow consumers to experience the scent of a product without damage to its contents.
Hoyden EnterpriseBooth 656
No. 22, SingGong Rd.,
Yong Kang City, Taninan 710, Taiwan.
Hoyden Enterprise is a manufacturer of cosmetic components, including mascara, eye liner, lip gloss and pressure sensitive jars. Products range from mass market plastic cases to metallic cases. The company has 465 stock molds and has filling capability.
Ichthyol-Gesellschaft Booth 1164
Cordes, Hermanni & Co.
22335 Hamburg Germany
49 40 50714 360
Sulfonated shale oil specialties are a tradition at Ichthyol-Gesellschaft. Ichthyol Pale for skin and hair care will debut in the U.S. It features a broad spectrum of efficacy against dandruff and skin impurities.
Innovative Swab TechnologiesBooth 2231
702 Anita Ave.
Pro-Swab is a pre-moistened, single-use swab package, featuring a patented snap-open design.It offers a convenient sanitary package and is available in 4" and 5" sizes with capabilities ranging from 0.25 to 2.5 mL.The swab stem is made from either polypropylene or polystyrene, and applicator tip options are rayon, foam and custom.
Living Fountain Plastic IndustrialBooth 260
No. 105, Renhua Rd., Dali City,
Taichung, Taiwan 412
Living Fountain is a plastic industrial company in Taiwan. The company produces items such as cream pumps, lotion pumps, trigger sprayers, PET preform/bottles, and various plastic caps.The company is ISO 9001:2000 approved.
McKernan PackagingBooth 541
PO Box 7281
Reno, NV 89510
McKernan Packaging Clearing House has been buying and selling surplus components for 46 years.Selling obsolete unbranded packaging to McKernan can recoup some of your investment, and is a better alternative to landfilling.
McLean Packaging Booth 1635
3450 Salmon Street
Philadelphia, PA 19134
(215) 423-7800 Ext. 6330
McLean manufactures transparent E-Z Crease folding cartons and rigid set-up boxes in a wide range of materials, shapes and sizes. Each style can be enhanced with printing and decorating techniques including silk screening, foil stamping or offset printing. Other products include vacuum formed trays, transparent lids and corrugated POP displays.
Microspray Delta Booth 2021
V. G. Di Vittorio, 29
20090 Fizzonasco di Pieve E.
(MI) - Italy
39 02 90 41 461
Microspray Delta is announcing two new products. The LFV-Eu4 screw pump, with metal screw thread ferrule, fits on a standard Europa4 bottle neck for small packaging. The ERF15 nasal actuator is especially created for children and can be supplied fitted onto a pump.
Minoga IndustrialBooth 651
The Taiwanese company manufactures machines for emulsifying/homogenization, mixing and filling. The machines are used in a variety of countries, including Australia, Japan, Thailand and the U.S. Minoga offers sound after-selling services as well.
Multicell PackagingBooth 877
Multicell Packaging manufactures custom chipboard and corrugated assembled box partitions and layer pads.With manufacturing facilities in Pennsylvania and Georgia, Multicell Packaging is situated to competitively service the whole eastern United States, as well as most of the Midwest.
Netbridge & Co. Booth 570
9F, No.108, Nanking East Road Sec.5
Taipei City, Taiwan
An exporter and manufacturer, Netbridge & Co. runs three factories in Taiwan and China. The company will be highlighting bath and body brushes, scrubbers and bathroom accessories such as PE Mesh Sponges, toweling bath products, natural loofah, sisal and ramie bath sponges.
PAO-YI Cosmetics Booth 657
No.68, Sishih Rd., Yung Kang City,
Tainan Hsien 710, Taiwan, R.O.C
PAO YI is a professional mascara and eyeliner manufacturer in Taiwan. It is offering advanced technology and innovation to create new formulations. All of its products are FDA and EEC approved.
Penn-Wheeling ClosureBooth 1251
1701 Wheeling Avenue
Glen Dale, WV
Penn-Wheeling Closure, a manufacturer of metal closures for over 125 years, developed a custom print two-color 38 mm Saf-Lok* (CRC) with heat induction liner, for WinFuel Vitamins.Penn-Wheeling offers a variety of custom and stock continuous thread closures as well as custom designed closures for your packaging needs.
Planet CanitBooth 2105
843 Kimball Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
Decorative tin packaging will be highlighted at the booth. Planet Canit-packaged cosmetics are eye catching on the retail shelf, and keep your brand name in front of the customer long after the product has been used. Planet Canit's quality, high-impact tinware makes a point of difference.
Plastic Bottle Corp. Booth 1269
Plastic Bottle Corp. manufactures plastic bottles and jugs throughout the United States and Canada. Sizes range from 2 oz. to 4 liter and are available in a wide variety of different materials. These materials include HDPE, OPET, PVC, PETG and Barex.
Portola Tech InternationalBooth 1627
85 Fairmount St.
Woonsocket, RI 02895
(401) 765-0600 Ext. 1340
Portola Tech International will be highlighting its new private design packages, as well as its line of stock closures and containers, including the new stock 30 mL thick-walled PETG jar. Portola will also be displaying samples of packages using new technologies, such as heat transfer decorating and environmentally-friendly resins.
Try the company’s new swing and stack eye-shaped palette with mirror and applicator part #50010.This eye shadow container swings open to display five individual pans and a foam applicator, perfect for powders or creams.The package snaps shut with a click for firm closure.Thepolystyrene container is clear with a mirrored top.Each pan capacity is 1.5 grams of product.
Ri Way EnterpriseBooth 572
No. 113-2, Yian Rd., Sec. 2
Taiwan City, Taiwan 709
The company is presenting its LS08-12 nozzle lipstick filling machine. The durable 12 nozzle machine can be customized to fit a company’s special needs.
Rieke Packaging Booth 1670
500 West 7th Street
Rieke Packaging Systems provide boutique manufacturers and the world’s leading brands with dispensing systems. Rieke will be highlighting its new airless dispenser as well as foamers and personal care pumps.
Roberts Metal Booth 364
This year at HBA, Roberts will be showing:
• Aluminium containers & jars, including the new Soft Line range and the company’s window tins;
• Aluminium screw caps & closures, including the new straight edge range; and
• A selection of pressed powder Godets.
Saffron InternationalBooth 566
3F, No. 91 Kung-Yi Road,
403 Taichung, Taiwan
Saffron International Inc. was founded in 1991 and has devoted itself to the creation of stylish design, in-depth knowledge and understanding of the fashion and cosmetic markets. It seeks to help customers create new brands with a high product image.
San-Mar Booth 935
4 Warehouse Lane
Elmsford, NY 10523
(914) 592-3130 ext. 725
San-Mar is an over-the-counter drug, and health and beauty aids formulator, manufacturer and filler.
The company is announcing its renovation and expansion with a computer system, labs, batching and filling areas, as well as highlighting its affiliation with The New York Botanical Garden.
Soho Booth 557
Soho has more than 30 years experience in the development and production of makeup brushes for the beauty industry.Today Soho’s product line has grown to include many specialty brushes and promotional items within the beauty industry.The company’s sales and technical teams work with clients toachieve custom items.
(909) 987-7898 Ext. 809
Swabplus manufactures single unit dose tubular delivery systems.The company offers convenient, disposable delivery systems that protect formulas from contamination.The delivery systems are ideal for applying cosmetics, OTC and pharmaceutical formulas. FDA approved and GMP compliant, Swabplus also offers many packaging options for a turn-key product.
Teknor Color CompanyBooth 1377
505 Central Avenue
(401) 725-8000/(800) 554-9885
PETek color concentrate beads reduce swirl, haze, and other defects, providing a vibrant look in PET cosmetic and personal-care packaging.
Temkin InternationalBooth 365
302 West 900 North
Springville, UT 84663
Temkin International’s interesting Gift Totes perk up current packaging.Multiple sizes are available in a spectrum of colors. All Gift Totes are made of semi-rigid plastic with extra-long satin handles and are hot stampable.
The Papillon Ribbon & Bow Company Booth 134
32 West 39th St., 4th Floor
New York, NY 10018
(800) 229-2998 Ext. 266
The company manufactures hand tied bows, a stock program of woven ribbons, all types of printed ribbons, stock and custom sewn bags, bulk elastics and stretch loops in many matte and metallic colors, 47 colors in rayon cords, custom tassels, metallic boxes in sheer finishes and more.
TPC Printing & Packaging Booth 678
P.O. Box 9296
The shapes of the future: Innovative paperboard packaging.TPC’s structures can save time and money. Get an edge in today's competitive marketplace.
Tube Council Booth 1672
1601 North Bond Street, Suite 101
Naperville, IL 60563
At the booth, the organization will display this year's tube competition award winners, as well as general information about the council and its members.
TYH PackagingBooth 1064
No. 50 Wu Kuang Road, Wu Jih Hsiang
Taichung Hsien, Taiwan
TYH Packaging is offering a selection of stock molds and the ability to create custom looks to meet specific requirements. TYH specializes in the manufacture of plastic packaging: plastic jars, bottles, pump dispensers, cosmetic cases and cosmetic accessories. Decoration is available.
1702 Industrial Drive
VersaPak unit-dose plastic Thermoform-Fill-Seal containers are a cost-effective solution for packaging liquids and semi-viscous products.VersaPak can be formed to duplicate full-sized signature products and can be designed to emphasize brand identity for eye-catching samples and hotel amenities.Decorating options include six-color printing and custom color films. Sizes range from 3 to 200 mL.
Well Leader IndustrialBooth 867
Flat L, 3/F., Wai Cheung Industrial Centre, No. 5
Shek Pai Tau Road, Tuen Mun, N.T. HongKong
(852) 2462 5702
The company provides design and sample development for all kinds of packaging bags, including cosmetic and promotional bags. The bags are made from a wide range of material, such as nylon, canvas, micro-fiber, mesh, organza, PVC, EVA and non-woven material.
Yuan Harng Booth 555
Rm. 101, Bldg 6th, Yang Hong Xin Cheng No. 65
Xiamen, China 361004
Yuan Harng Co. is a tube manufacturer for the cosmetics, skin care, pharmaceutical, chemical, food and toothpaste industries. Products range from single/multi-layer cylindrical or oval tubes with diameters from 13 mm to 60 mm. The company also offers up to six-color offset printing, screen printing and hot stamping, and various cap options.-