Symrise continues dynamic growth track

Symrise-berries-stock-photoFollowing a very dynamic first half of the year, Symrise AG successfully continued its growth course in the third quarter. All segments and regions contributed to this positive trend. The Group achieved an organic sales increase of 8.8 percent in the first nine months of the year. Taking portfolio and exchange rate effects into account, sales in reporting currency were up 4.6 percent to € 2,382.6 million (9M 2017: € 2,278.4 million). Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounted to € 475.7 million (9M 2017: € 485.2 million). The EBITDA margin remained at a good level of 20.0 %. Based on the positive nine-month development, Symrise raises its sales objective, which had already been increased at mid-year. Symrise aims at outperforming market growth and at achieving organic sales growth of more than 8 % in Fiscal Year 2018.

Chempure reveals its new corporate identity

Chempure-logoA trusted supplier to the personal care, food and beverage, health and wellness, and sports nutrition industries, Chempure has grown over the last 25 years. It's therefore fitting the company’s vision, values and brand also evolve to reflect what Chempure stands for today.

Metsä Board’s benchmark for sustainability

The outer rigid box of the SkinCare 2.0 gift box was produced using a new pulp moulding processMetsä Board presented a range of innovative sustainable packaging solutions at Luxe Pack 2018, which took place from 1 to 3 October. The company also featured a range of its packaging analysis and design services. These include material and structural analysis and the modification of existing packaging to a fully customised design complete with graphics.

Evonik repositions itself in personal care and household products market

Evonik-logoEvonik is merging its Personal Care and Household Care business lines together with its associated oleochemistry platform to form a new Care Solutions Business Line, helping to position itself as a leading provider of innovative solutions in the care products market. The move represents the next logical step for the specialty chemicals company as it implements its strategy for the Health & Care Growth Engine.

Fusion brings brands back to market in South Africa

Shopping-trolley-pixabayBrands are back - bigger and better than ever before, with the official launch of PAMS/CPS Fusion data.

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