The combined value of the global cosmetic, beauty and personal care markets is estimated to be in excess of $500 billion a year, and continues to grow at a rate of around 4% p.a. From shampoo to sun tan oil, from nail varnish to night creams, this is an industry afloat on an ocean of lotions, colours, moisturising and cleansing products.
With such a wide range of applications, it is no surprise that the base ingredients of these products are similarly diverse.
Ulrich Nanz, IPCO Global Product Manager Chemicals & Sulphur, describes how IPCO’s Rotoform system is used in the beads production in the cosmetic industry in an article published on Chemical Engineering.
Read the article here: Simple and efficient solidification of base ingredients for the cosmetic industry