Cosmetics industry bodies in Europe, the USA, Japan and South
Africa have signed an agreement to unify sunscreen product testing
- a move that takes the industry one step closer to having
internationally recognized sunscreen labelling...
German consumer goods group Henkel is aiming to strengthen its
cosmetic and toiletries operations with the purchase of Gillette's
Right Guard deodorant business in the US, a deal that forms part of
requirements to comply with...
A new concept in scented packaging has been jointly developed by
European, American and Asian companies to give cosmetic and
personal care a new kind of sensory packaging and another tool to
promote their products.
Rexam is expanding its plastics packaging business in a tough
market, announcing that today it has agreed to purchase a US maker
of injection-moulded jars and closures for £83m (€123m) - a move
that will expand its capabilities in...
Rexam, which shed its UK glass unit for a £24m loss earlier this
year, said today it has benefited in the first half of 2005 by
successfully passing on aluminium price increases to its
PAI Partners' purchase of Crown Holdings' international plastic
closures business, most of which is based in Europe, could help
cosmetics companies there if the investment firm is able to make
the unitmore competitive.
Ensuring a constant supply of seasonal natural ingredients is one
of the most challenging aspects for businesses within this
category. Simon Pitman reports on how Brazilian rain forest
ingredients specialist Beraca Ingredients has...