Distributor awarded sustainable logistics recognition

IMCD has announced that it is the first distributor to be presented with the prestigious Lean & Green Award in Spain. The Lean & Green initiative is a European programme for sustainable logistics, supporting companies in their efforts to achieve a sustainable improvement in mobility.

Improved Sunscreen Simulator

BASF has revised the Sunscreen Simulator, the digital lab for sun care formulations, to make it more user-friendly and versatile.

CEO steps down

Pedro Marcet, co-CEO for nearly 40 years at Provital Group, has announced his decision to step down from his management position at the company, and to leave the company effective 15 November 2018.
Marine biotech centre opens

Marine biotech centre opens

Croda International are celebrating the official opening of their Centre of Innovation for Marine Biotechnology. The centre is based at Prince Edward Island's Nautilus Biosciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of Croda.
New conference structure for PCHi 2019

New conference structure for PCHi 2019

Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions has announced a new structure for its education programme at Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) 2019.
Past, Present & Future theme presented at SCS Formulate

Past, Present & Future theme presented at SCS Formulate

Azelis will exhibit at SCS Formulate, UK’s largest event of its kind, focusing on raw materials, ingredients and formulation services used in creating personal care and cosmetic products.
A celebration of innovation in New York

A celebration of innovation in New York

With an action-packed programme of interactive activities and an increased focus on helping indie brands create innovative new products, the third edition of in-cosmetics North America was a success.

Sustainability Award winners

The winners of the 2018 Sustainable Beauty Awards were announced at a dedicated reception in Paris recently. About 160 senior executives from the beauty industry attended the awards reception.

NACD Responsible Distribution verification passed

DKSH’s Business Unit Performance Materials in North America, an ingredients and specialty chemicals distributor, has secured the new NACD certification, which focuses on the health, safety and security of its employees, communities and the environment.

Personalisation theme for Formulation Summit

The in-cosmetics Formulation Summit 2018 set the agenda for the new, rapidly growing and exciting area of personalisation, which saw delegates from over 24 countries gather at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel in London to gain an insight into the world of bespoke beauty.

New programmes and alliances announced for Suppliers' Day 2019

The North American event for beauty ingredients, formulations, and delivery innovations, New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC) Suppliers’ Day, recently held a press reception in New York City to announce new educational programming and enhanced industry alliances.
Gold award for active at in-cosmetics Asia

Gold award for active at in-cosmetics Asia

Only a few months after having received the Bronze Award at in-cosmetics Global, Ecobiotys from Silab has taken the Gold Award of the Innovation Zone Best Active Ingredient at in-cosmetics Asia (Bangkok, Thaïland).

Innovation in overdrive

The APAC region is famed for its innovation around the world, but to maintain its place at the forefront of the beauty industry cosmetic chemists need to keep pace with the latest ingredient launches.

Distribution agreement for Russian market

Azelis has announced it has extended its distribution agreement with Merck and has agreed to partner up for distribution in the Russian CASE, personal care and food & health markets, effective immediately.

Regulatory updates from ASEAN, China and EU - Marylene Zhan, Reach24h

Until July of this year, the total retail sales of cosmetics have reached 145.6 billion RMB in mainland China, increasing from 13.3% a year earlier. The retail sales of cosmetics have always had a higher growth than other consumption products.
New premises in China's 'Silicon Valley'

New premises in China's 'Silicon Valley'

Silab China, the strategic representative office for Silab in China, has moved into new premises in the Zizhu National Hi-tech Park. Established in Shanghai for over 10 years, Silab is now a key supplier of natural active ingredients for the cosmetics market.

Cosmetics and the environment - Dr Annelie Struessmann, CONUSBAT

Most countries worldwide nowadays have cosmetics legislation in place; some regulatory frameworks were implemented or amended only recently.

Personal care search engine launches

Chemberry, an innovative internet platform enabling chemical buyers to easily find the ingredients they need, launches to its first industry sector today. Initially covering Personal Care, the free-of-charge search service will later expand across multiple industry sectors.
Shaping up natural beauty

Shaping up natural beauty

Gyms and personal trainers specialised in facial exercises are becoming more common today and many celebrities are great defenders of this new movement.

in-cosmetics Asia: Senses working overtime

in-cosmetics Asia is offering visitors the chance to experience first hand the latest Sensory Enhancers at this year’s event running from 30 October to 1 November 2018 in Bangkok.

Upcoming Events

PCHi 2019 - Guangzhou

Guanzhou Poly World Trade Center, 1000 Xingang Road E., Guangzhou, China
26 Feb - 28 Feb 2019

in-cosmetics Global 2019 - Paris

Paris Expo Porte de Versailles
2 - 4 April 2019

NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2019

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York
7 – 8 May 2019

Sustainability & Naturals in Cosmetics 2019

Berlin, Germany
14-15 May 2019

CITE Japan 2019

Pacifico Yokohama Exhibition Hall A-D
Wed. May 15 – Fri. May 17 2019

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