Events and Expos

Reckitt Benckiser upgrades its Dettol plant

Dettol ASL is registered in South Africa as a medicine and hence the upgraded plant is a Good Manufacturing Practice compliant site In response to a greater demand for supply, Reckitt Benckiser (RB) South Africa officially opened its newly upgraded Dettol antiseptic liquid (ASL) manufacturing plant, which includes the addition of a new Dettol soap line. The facility is located at RB’s Elandsfontein site in Johannesburg.

Glass packaging innovations from Gerresheimer

Gerresheimer produced the Star Wars perfume bottlesOne of the highlight products of Gerresheimer’s stand at Luxe Pack 2016 are the bottles for the Star Wars perfumes. The company also recently introduced a new decorative finish for glass bottles, called Marble Decoration.

POLYCO focuses on building a strong recycling value chain

POLYCO CEO Mandy Naudé says that recycled polyolefin tonnage positively contributed in excess of R1.7 billion to South Africa’s GDP in 2015.The Polyolefin Recycling Company (POLYCO) hosted its fourth annual general meeting in Johannesburg recently. Addressing the association’s board members, the company’s CEO Mandy Naudé presented a detailed report on the business and state of the local polyolefins recycling industry.

In-cosmetics returns to Korea to showcase the next generation of cosmetics

The use of colour in cosmetics is a prime focus for Korean consumers, and will be addressed at in-cosmetics Korea 2016.In-cosmetics Korea will return for its second exhibition in Seoul. Being held from 6 to 7 July 2016, the free-to-attend event will showcase the latest products in the personal care ingredient industry.

Ashland presents cultural dimensions of personal care

The logo of AshlandThe inclination of consumers in emerging markets to invest in new products and formats is driving change in the personal care industry. Ashland is conducting primary research in these markets to predict the types of ingredients and formulations likely to be in demand in the years ahead.

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