Household and Personal Care

Smithers Pira offers expert packaging, print and brand protection support to brand owners and packagers across all categories of the household and personal care product industry.

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.

Smithers Pira Solutions-focused Packaging Development Support

Primary Packaging Evaluation and Testing
We provide 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
Our independent laboratories provide:

Packaged Goods Distribution and Supply Chain Support 
Smithers Pira’s 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. 


For more information, please contact us.