Henkel production facility in Geneva, New York (photo courtesy of the company)

Dial soap invests $23 million to expand production in the US

By Deanna Utroske

Personal care product manufacturer Henkel, which owns the hygiene brand, announced plans to hire more workers and add new equipment and manufacturing capacity—for soap, hand wash, and hand sanitizer—at sites in both New York State and Pennsylvania.

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Highlight on Hygiene: the newly chic personal care category

By Deanna Utroske

As COVID-19 spread around the world, demand for soaps and hand sanitizer increased dramatically. And as the pandemic wears on, the need for basic hygiene products (and hygienic beauty solutions) remains constant. Here, Cosmetics Design looks at headlines...

Unilever backs up Dove soap ad after questioning

Unilever backs up Dove soap ad after questioning


Unilever holds its head high after winning an ad battle over its Dove soap after it had dryness claims questioned, and the Advertising Standards authority ruled in its favour.

Rexam set to acquire pump maker

Rexam set to acquire pump maker

By Simon Pitman

Rexam and Airspray have jointly announced a take-over bid that will
see the UK-based packaging giant offering €146 million to buy up
the Netherlands-based manufacturer of pump sprays. The move will
strengthen Rexam's position...

Rising demands for palm oil

Rising demands for palm oil

Having announced strong half-yearly results, Malaysian Palm Oil
producer Golden Hope says that it will be looking to markets such
as China to exploit its growing oleochemicals division in an effort
to increase its presence in the...


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