Manufacturing

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Personal care manufacturer KDC/ONE makes second acquisition this month

By Deanna Utroske

The Canadian company announced this week that it has reached a deal to acquire Swallowfield’s beauty manufacturing business. The news comes just 2 weeks after KDC/ONE acquired Alkos and again furthers the company’s presence and capabilities in Europe.

China prepares for Industry 4.0 lead

China prepares for Industry 4.0 lead

By Natasha Spencer

As the Chinese government pushes ahead with its Made in China 2025 strategy, Euromonitor International reports the leading APAC cosmetics market is set to overtake Germany for the position of top Industry 4.0 implementer.

China gearing up to ban repackaged cosmetics?

China gearing up to ban repackaged cosmetics?

By Lucy Whitehouse

China looks set to ban the sale of repackaged cosmetics, according to industry commentators, a move which will shut down the widespread practice of repackaging and remarketing products in the country.

PCHi Shanghai 2016, in photos

PCHi Shanghai 2016, in photos

By Simon Pitman

PCHi 2016 opened its doors in Shanghai this month. The ninth edition of the event already demonstrated that preregistration was already well up on the previous Shanghai event two years ago. This gallery brings you some of the highlights from this still...

Lumson moves airless packaging into Australia

Lumson moves airless packaging into Australia

By Michelle Yeomans

Cosmetics packaging specialist Lumson is taking its 'world-first' Airless Bottle Technology to Australia and New Zealand through Sydney cosmetics manufacturer Trulux.

Antoinette van den Berg, founder of Future-Touch

3D printing set to take cosmetics packaging to the next level

By 3D printing set to take cosmetic packaging to the next level

First there was the steam engine, then the electric motor and more recently industrial robots. Now another new technology is set to transform many areas of manufacturing– 3D printing.

Plastic packaging GMP guideline released

Plastic packaging GMP guideline released

By Rory Harrington

A leading US trade association yesterday published its good manufacturing practice (GMP) guidelines for players operating throughout the plastic packaging supply chain.

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