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European Tube Industry Continues Expanding

April 2014 The manufacturers of aluminium, plastic and laminate tubes belonging to the European Tube Manufacturers Association (etma) managed once more to achieve growth of one per cent...  more ›

YOUR TUBE AWARD

September 2013 YOUR TUBE AWARD: A dazzling appearance for the aluminium tube Staging the "International Aluminium Tube Design Award" for the second time, the European Tube...  more ›

100 years aluminium tubes

August 2013 Aluminium tube celebrates centenary: Unique success story began in 1913 Exactly one hundred years ago a new technical development made the industrial scale production...  more ›

etma Tube of the Year 2013 competition

July 2013 etma Tube of the Year 2013 competition Jury focuses on print, design and application   The winners of this year's etma Tube of the Year competition were again...  more ›

Growth in European tube industry bucks trend

March 2013 Growth in European tube industry bucks trend Total production again well over ten billion tubes The member companies of etma, the European tube manufacturers association,...  more ›

etma Tube of the Year 2012 competition

July 2012 etma Tube of the Year 2012 competition: Impressive designs and real innovations This year’s winners in the etma Tube of the Year competition were chosen in...  more ›

Change of leadership at etma: Members elect new president

 June 2012 Change of leadership at etma: Members elect new president Brussels / Düsseldorf. Dr Monika Kopra-Schäfer (Linhardt) is the new president of...  more ›

New service for packaging professionals from etma

May 2012 First issue of Tubes & TRENDS with news and innovations from tube industry   The european tube manufacturers association, etma, has intensified...  more ›

European flexible tube production in 2011: further improvement on record level of previous year

March 2012 Aluminium tubes steady, plastic and laminate tubes record small gain   Tube manufacturers in Europe were able to post further production gains in 2011 even...  more ›

Further increase in European tube production in 2011

September 2011 Following a record result in 2010, European tube producers who are members of etma were able to increase their production by a further two per cent in the first half...  more ›


 


Cosmetics

The cosmetics market accounts for about 43 % of overall European tube deliveries.

The share of this market segment has constantly increased in Europe over the last few years because of the hair dye boom and – in general - due to rising European consumer incomes spurring demand for cosmetics products. With increasing incomes in Eastern European and some of the major Asian and South American countries prospects are rather good for this market segment.

According to the properties of the fillings cosmetics are packed in plastic, aluminium or laminate tubes.

The most important applications are:

  • Hair care products
  • Hair dye products
  • Skin care products
  • Shaving creams