Household and Personal Care encompasses a wide range of goods from luxury cosmetic, fragrance and beauty products to toiletries, oral care, OTC medicines, household cleaning and laundry products.
Challenges across these categories are numerous: from simply maintaining product quality and integrity to store shelf, to ensuring consumer safety, offering convenience and ease of use, pursuit of improved shelf stand-out and increased brand relevance, to the development of luxury packaging and product propositions and managing brand and product authenticity.
Clients rely on our solutions-focused packaging, print and substrate support with:
- Primary Packaging Evaluation and Testing - including advice on pack safety, modifications, improvement of print finishes, use of holographic inks and substrates and the introduction of novel product delivery mechanisms and more.
- Packaging Materials Testing - Our ISO 17025 accredited laboratories are fully equipped for standard and non-standard testing services for paper, board and plastic materials. We offer an extensive range of material tests, providing clients with an objective understanding of material performance.
- Packaging Performance Improvement and Troubleshooting.
- Packaged Goods Distribution and Supply Chain support. Smithers' expert knowledge and comprehensive package testing facilities enable us to provide effective solutions for a range of core issues, such as pack design, damage prevention and reduction, and sustainability challenges.