A group of Port Elizabeth learners from Kabega Primary School emerged victorious in Plastics|SA’s annual clean-up and recycle competition. The school’s students proved their mettle after pledging their commitment to sustainability and cleaning up the environment.
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (Coschem) celebrated its 40th anniversary at its AGM on 9 February. To commemorate the society’s achievements, Pharmaceutical & Cosmetic Review has produced a 40th anniversary profile for Coschem.
The profile covers various highlights, dating back to 1975 when the idea was first proposed to form a society for cosmetic chemists. It also looks at how the Coschem Diploma in Cosmetic Science has evolved over the past 40 years, and shares the immense success of the 2012 IFSCC congress, which took place in South Africa at the Sandton Convention Centre.
Pharmaceutical and healthcare glass and plastic product supplier, Gerresheimer, showcased one of its innovations, a Gx RTF ClearJect syringe, at the recent Pharmtech exhibition in Moscow, Russia.
Solabia Group – which produces ingredients for the cosmetics, pharmaceutical and food industries – is expanding with the recent acquisition of Algues & Mer. Gérard Josset, president of the group, is building on the exceptional sourcing conditions, as he did for Solabia’s Brazilian units, to expand its range of cosmetics ingredients.