Multifunctional personal care ingredients

Performance-oriented Multifunctional Personal Care Ingredients Grow the Fastest in 2015

As formulators are increasingly selecting specialty ingredients to improve the performance of their formulations, the share for such personal care ingredients has increased from 40% to 45% over the past several years, finds Kline’s recently published Personal Care Ingredients: Global Market Analysis. This report consists of concise regional reports per ingredient group and a comprehensive database containing data on over 130 personal care ingredients in all key regional markets.Continue reading

Specialty Actives in Personal Care

Changes in Active Cosmetics Ingredients Business Acquisition Patterns

Within the chemical industry, the personal care ingredients segment has traditionally been seen as a key growth area for manufacturers of specialty chemicals. The combination of factors that make this market attractive include its robust size and the above-average, sustainable growth rates. However, a specific segment of the personal care ingredients industry is considered by many as even more attractive active ingredients.

This segment’s higher profit margins and close to double-digit growth has attracted many ingredient manufacturers over the last two decades. Succeeding in this specialty niche requires a particular set of skills (notably claim substantiation, which is a key).Continue reading

Personal Care Ingredients

Top Five Consumer Trends Driving the Personal Care Ingredients Market

The ever- growing demand for cosmetics and personal care products also drives sales growth of ingredients used in these products. The market value for specialty personal care ingredients in the key regions (including Europe, the United States, Brazil, China, Japan, Southeast Asia, and India) covered in Kline’s recently published Personal Care Ingredients Database reaches USD 9.0 billion in 2015. Based on our research findings, we identified several important trends from the end user’s experience, which in turn affect the personal care ingredients market going into 2016.

1. Multifunctional products are on the rise

With increasingly busy lifestyles, consumers tend to simplify their daily beauty routines. Multifunctional products are therefore growing in popularity as they offer several benefits at once, such as anti-aging, cleansing, moisturization, anti-oxidant, UV protection, etc.Continue reading

The Markets for Excipients in the Middle East, Africa, and Southeast Asia

The Markets for Excipients in the Middle East, Africa, and Southeast Asia Render Untapped Potential with Above-average Growth, According to Kline

Southeast Asia is the fastest growing pharmaceutical market in the world, witnessing strong double-digit growth since 2011, with growth of excipients consumption in the region also strong and estimated to increase at a compound annual growth rate of 13.4% through 2020, finds recently published Specialty Excipients for Oral Solid-Dosage-Form Pharmaceuticals: Emerging Markets Analysis and Opportunities by global market research and management consulting firm Kline. Another excipients market analyzed in the report with solid pockets of opportunity is the Middle East and Africa region, forecast to progress at nearly 8% through 2020.Continue reading

Societe de Chimie Industrielle Luncheon

Eric Vogelsberg is presenting at the Société de Chimie Industrielle Luncheon on the topic of China, Oil Prices, and Europe: What Can the Chemical Industry Expect?

The global economy is experiencing severe turmoil for a host of reasons; including the massive drop in the price of oil, the slowdown in growth in China, the concerns about lending and real estate bubbles in China, the economic and financial struggles in Europe, emerging economy travails, and geopolitical challenges in the Middle East.Continue reading

Energy and Chemicals Management Consulting Teams

Kline Appoints Two New Directors to its Energy and Chemicals Management Consulting Teams

Kline, a respected provider of world-class consulting services and high-quality market intelligence, today announced recent additions to the company’s executive team. Kline is proud to announce the appointments of Annie Jarquin as Director in the Energy Practice and Hardeep Parmar as Director in the Chemicals Practice of Kline’s Management Consulting business. Their respective experience will help to strengthen Kline’s abilities, reputation, and, most importantly, add value for our clients within the energy/lubricants and chemicals industries.Continue reading

SLP Market EUROPE and CIS

Europe is the Largest Synthetic Latex Polymers Market but CIS Region Carries Higher Potential

Europe and CIS together account for a total 23% of the global synthetic latex polymers market in 2014. While consumption of synthetic latex polymers in CIS remains low, the region offers high growth potential. Import substitution programs implemented by the Russian government along with the strategic development of chemical industry plans across the majority of CIS countries will drive the synthetic latex market in the region, estimated to increase at 2.6% through 2019,finds the recently published analysis of the CIS and European regions from Kline’s Synthetic Latex Polymers: Global Business Analysis and Opportunities report. However, the political and economical instability in the region could decelerate this growth.

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Synthetic Latex Polymers: CIS and Europe WEBINAR

Live Webinar – Synthetic Latex Polymers: CIS and Europe Business Analysis and Opportunities

With the consumption of latex polymers rapidly
growing in the CIS region and complex European market, it is important to understand which regions have the highest potential and which product types and applications are the most promising in these markets.

To provide you with a better understanding of the current state of the synthetic latex polymers market, Kline invites you to a free and insightful webinar on key findings from the year 1 series from our continuous program – Synthetic Latex Polymers: Global Business Analysis and Opportunities on:Continue reading

in-cosmetics 2015

Personal Care Ingredients Mix to Delight Consumers’ Senses at this Year’s in-cosmetics

The world’s leading personal care ingredients tradeshow, in-cosmetics, held this year in sunny Barcelona, has once again brought together an immense

number of ingredient suppliers and marketing specialists to showcase the novelties offered by their businesses.

While some novel ingredients were introduced at the show, this year is rather signified by new end product concepts and formulations with the existing ingredients. Textures, softness, smoothness, comfort, and consumer needs were touted by many marketers and the word “sensory” permeated a variety of marketing campaigns.Continue reading

HI&I cleaning products in CHina, India, and the U.S.

The markets for ingredients for HI&I cleaning products in China, India, and the United States are characterized by strong regional specificities

The markets for HI&I ingredients in the United States, China, and India—the three regions from the upcoming global HI&I ingredients report—are rather diverse in terms of growth, value, and volume. While there are differences in the size of these markets and their growth potentials, qualitative attributes also differ widely.

The consumption of ingredients in all three countries represents a large chunk of the total market, accounting for over USD 10 billion, driven by the United States, which represents more than half of this total. In terms of future outlook, India is forecast to post the strongest growth among these three countries, of almost 13% during the forecast period of 2014-2019. Continue reading