Silgan Dispensing launches Pearl 2, the next generation airless System, at Luxe Pack Monaco 2021

  • Silgan Dispensing Systems

Silgan Dispensing, a global leader in design and manufacture of highly engineered pumps and sprayers in the beauty, fragrance, personal care, home, and healthcare markets, is premiering Pearl 2, the next generation of its airless systems, at Luxe Pack Monaco 2021.

Pearl 2 delivers all the benefits of standard airless systems, such as formula protection from oxidation, 360-degree dispensing, and a high-evacuation rate to help consumers get out the last drop. This new generation also offers materials designed for recyclability, a robust e-commerce design, and broader technical capabilities.

Guillaume de Demandolx, Vice President, Fragrance and Beauty for Silgan Dispensing said:

“Pearl 2 was designed with our customers’ needs in mind. Our focus in developing the product was on three key areas: sustainability, e-commerce, and improved performance.” 

“Sustainability continues to be a top expectation when it comes to packaging and was our first priority. Finding solutions that do not disrupt today’s recycling streams without sacrificing quality and performance is often elusive. Today’s recycling infrastructure has challenges in sorting the small round packages typical in beauty products, so we focused on designing Pearl 2 with the right mix of materials compatible with the recycling stream.”

To get that mix right, Silgan Dispensing invented LifeCycleTM Technology, a revolutionary, patented plastic spring in Pearl 2 that enables the removal of non-recyclable materials and metal, which led to the dispenser being made almost entirely of a single polyolefin. As a result, Pearl 2 has been certified by RecyClass to not have a negative impact on current European-colored containers recycling based on third-party laboratory testing using the Recyclability Evaluation Protocol for HDPE containers*.

*RecyClass recognition applies for an undecorated clear or white jar + overcap and requires the applied printing technology to be compatible with recycling.

Pearl 2 also passes third-party e-commerce testing protocols due to its robust design and overcap. The pump can withstand changes in air pressure, which means that it won’t leak during transport or air travel.

According to John Ferro, Vice President of Marketing and Innovation at Silgan Dispensing,

“E-commerce has become an important channel for brands to reach and target consumers, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. If a product breaks or leaks during transport, consumers can develop a negative perception of the brand. Packaging that protects throughout online shipment is critical for a positive brand experience and growth within this fast-growing channel.”

The final component of Pearl 2’s development focused on improved performance, both technically and for the consumer. On the technical side, brand owners will appreciate Pearl 2’s high compatibility plus consistency of performance across a variety of different formulas and viscosity levels. For consumers, a longer stroke length provides maximum dosing control in an ergonomic, one-handed dispenser.

Expanded Sustainable Solutions

Silgan Dispensing also will be showcasing new additions to its extensive post-consumer recycled (PCR) portfolio – including a new food-grade material option for beauty and personal-care applications.

In the fragrance category, the company’s PirouetteTM technology changes the way that fragrance pumps connect to glass bottles, providing consumers an easy way to recycle the bottle or refill it with their favorite scent. Silgan Dispensing has expanded Melodie Pirouette and added XD11 PirouetteTM to the family.

Ferro said:

“After a year away, we’re thrilled to reconnect with existing customers and introduce new ones to our expansive product portfolio at Luxe Pack Monaco 2021. Whether a brand is looking to boost its sustainability offerings or provide more customized packaging – or both – we are excited to partner with them on solutions that help them grow their business.”

Silgan Dispensing will be exhibiting at booth RC14 in Ravel Hall throughout the event. All media and customers attending the event are welcome to the booth. 

Contact Silgan for more information. 

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  • Bianka Cramblit
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