Canadian Packaging

Mibelle AG wins Swiss Packaging Award

Swiss firm wins in the technology category for its smartSlide closure.

July 28, 2016
by Canadian Packaging staff

Mibelle AG of Switzerland, has won the Technology category of the Swiss Packaging Award 2016 with its innovative “smartSlide” closure (see image above, on right).

The novel closure provides an easy, intuitive way to open the product, dripless dispensing and safe, simple, one-handed closure.

The bottle can also be placed upside down when open without spillage—practical for shower or facial cleansing products.

For the 47th time, the Schweizerische Verpackungsinstitut (SVI)—the umbrella organization for the Swiss packaging industry—honored outstanding achievement in the packaging industry with the Swiss Packaging Award. The Mibelle Group was again among the 31 companies which submitted 49 entries, entering its new  smartSlide development, winning one of the industry event’s six awards.

Mibelle Group, as a full-service customer brand manufacturer, serves three business units: Personal Care, Home Care and Nutrition. With the business unit Mibelle Group Brands, it is also active in the development and management of exclusive brands in the cosmetics sector. As an independently operating business unit, Mibelle Group Biochemistry is specialized in the research and development of active ingredients for cosmetic applications and has an outstanding reputation in the cosmetics industry worldwide. The Mibelle Group is the number three in the European proprietary brand market. The Group has around 1,000 employees and generates sales of approximately €432 million (~CDN $631 million).

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