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Hong Kong distribution for natural emollients and exfoliants

Floratech has appointed PCC Worldwide, Hong Kong, as part of the Floratech Asia distribution team. Founded in 2005 by Mr Francis Kwan and Mr Steve Lee, PCC Worldwide will represent Floratech in Hong Kong SAR as of 1 August 2016.

Health and hygiene go digital

Hygiene categories, traditionally perceived as ‘quiet’ in terms of innovation, will soon see a distinct shift towards systems and products which employ digital tools and unique technologies to better manage personal hygiene, as today’s digitised and connected consumers seek to align this preference across their lifestyles, according to consumer insight firm Canadean.
Innovation in spotlight in North America

Innovation in spotlight in North America

During a series of Innovation Seminars, taking place at in-cosmetics North America in the heart of New York City from September 7-8, some of the world’s most forward-thinking personal care ingredients suppliers will offer exclusive insights into their latest product developments, while also sharing new formulation techniques.

Smallholders supported in Indonesia

When renewable raw materials such as palm oil and palm kernel oil are used, the main focus is on economic, environmental and social impacts along the entire supply chain – from field to shelf.

New website showcases global reach

TRI-K Industries has unveiled a complete redesign of its website. The new website is designed to enhance user interaction with a stylish new layout that provides language options, improved navigation performance, global contact information, multiple enhanced search functions, quick and easy access to product information and real time information updates on events, company news and product launches.
European acquisition announced

European acquisition announced

Innospec has announced that it will acquire the European Personal Care and Home Care business of Huntsman. Based in Belgium with manufacturing sites in France, Italy and Spain, the business employs approximately 430 people and has sales revenue of around $230 million.
Bangkok event to focus on R&D

Bangkok event to focus on R&D

The global beauty and personal care industry continues to go from strength to strength. Luxury cosmetics, anti-ageing and skin whitening products have all helped maintain steady growth of around five percent over the last decade.
New event for North America

New event for North America

in-cosmetics North America is the brand new personal care ingredient sourcing event taking place this September in New York City.

Health leadership award

Innospec's UK manufacturing site in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire has won the UK Chemical Industries Association’s prestigious 2016 Health Leadership Award.

US: 'The King' of beauty

Euromonitor International has released a preview into the latest data on the beauty and personal care market ahead of its seminar at in-cosmetics North America

Substantiating claims for hair care products

The hair is a complex structure with many variations in coloration and texture, and the brittleness and susceptibility to mechanical injury which causes hair damage, is a common occurrence.
New lab facilities aid Formulators

New lab facilities aid Formulators

Basildon Chemicals, a subsidiary of KCC Corporation, has recently made large investments in new technology and facilities at their Oxfordshire (UK) headquarters.

UK and Ireland partnership

As of July 2016, Brenntag UK & Ireland has been appointed as a distribution partner of Stephenson Group for their Durosoft range of patent pending emulsifiers.
New data showcase emulsification capabilities

New data showcase emulsification capabilities

DSM Personal Care unveils new data on its emulsifier brand Amphisol K, which proves its excellent applicability in novel cosmetics formulations compared to similar potassium cetyl phosphate emulsification technologies.
Agreement for production of marine-derived actives

Agreement for production of marine-derived actives

Merck has entered into a long-term cooperation agreement with the French company Agrimer to use innovative marine active ingredients. This cooperation has now produced the first marine active ingredient from a new genetically decoded species of algae: RonaCare RenouMer is specifically designed to maintain the skin’s firmness and support collagen formation.

Korea becoming epicentre of the Asian cosmetics industry

Korea’s cosmetic industry is accelerating rapidly and continues to command the spotlight as one of the leading nations in cosmetic trends, innovation and technology. Its influence seems to be reaching fever pitch, not only domestically but internationally too.

New product launches in Seoul

Croda International will be presenting the latest product launches, formulation expertise and insights at Stand E70 at the in-cosmetics exhibition in Seoul, South Korea, from 6 to 7 July.

Sun protection conference participation

Centre International de Développement Pharmaceutique (CIDP), a Mauritius-based private and independent Contract Research Organisation (CRO), will take part in the Sun Protection & Anti-ageing Skin Care Conference Asia 2016, which is slated to take place from 13 - 14 July at the Hilton Hotel, Singapore.
New aroma ingredients unveiled

New aroma ingredients unveiled

BASF exhibited its broad portfolio of aroma ingredients at the 2016 World Perfumery Congress at Fontainebleau Resort in Miami from June 13-15.
Korea show looks set for visitor increase

Korea show looks set for visitor increase

The organisers of the annual in-cosmetics Korea event have reported a huge increase in visitor pre-registration ahead of the 2016 show.

Upcoming Events

in-cosmetics North America 2016

Pier 36, New York City, USA
7 - 8 September 2016

Cosmetorium 2016

Palau de Congressos de Barcelona. Fira 1, Spain
28 - 29 September 2016

in-cosmetics Latin America 2016

Expo Center Norte, São Paulo, Brasil
5 - 6 October 2016

Sepawa 2016

Esperanto Hotel, Fulda, Germany
12 - 14 October 2016

in-cosmetics Formulation Summit 2016

London
19 - 20 October 2016

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