Caps and closures for cosmetics and fragrances serve an integral purpose in relation to the overall pack, offering both security and style. Sonia Sharma finds out more
A fundamental component of any pack format is the cap or closure. Primarily, in the past, the cap had a sole function to seal and protect the product inside. However, nowadays, closures play a more substantial role and serve a variety of functions, playing a vital part in added-value benefits such as driving aesthetic appeal, brand identification, ease-of-use and convenience.
Ensuring the safety and preservation of the product inside the packaging is arguably one of the core functions of a cap or closure. When trying to open a product, such as a chemical bottle or a personal care or cosmetic item, a delicate balance needs to be maintained.
Caps and closures that are too easy to open – such as chemicals or pharmaceutical products – can be hazardous. Protective measures such as child-resistant packaging are in use. However, for specific cohorts such as the ageing population, difficult-to-open lids and caps can be debilitating.
Innovations in the caps and closures sector, for instance easy-to-use solutions, are constantly evolving to meet all of these different challenges, and pioneering new offerings are being unveiled to address these issues while pushing brands to the forefront....
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