WOW conference, industrial wipes

Plastic-free movement and sustainability are front-and-center concepts discussed at World of Wipes

In June, hundreds of participants in the wipes market convened for the INDA (Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry) World of Wipes annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. There were many presentations from speakers representing industry associations, chemical suppliers, wipes manufacturers, and raw material suppliers. A common theme that was raised pertains to increasing efforts to limit single-use plastic and the plastic-free movement. Many U.S. states and countries, especially in Europe, are phasing out single-use plastics, and by 2021 in Europe, wipes packages will need to contain labeling that shows they “contain plastics” if they do. Since wipes contain plastic components and packaging, the industry needs to keep a watchful eye on this trend.Continue reading

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Kline’s Presentations at COSMOPROF Events in 2019

Attend Kline’s presentation at COSMOPROF INDIA next week

Head to Toe: How Professional Hair and Nail Markets Maintain Double-Digit Growth in India
JUNE 13, 2019 at 12:35PM

The year 2018 is an exceptional one for the professional hair and nail care markets, growing at 17% and 21%, respectively. Growth for both these markets is driven by the strong performance of established marketers, entry of new marketers, changing mindset of consumers, and expanding salon landscape. Shivani Singh, Project Lead at Kline, will analyze why the Indian professional beauty industry presents an enormous scope for development and expansion.Continue reading

Upcoming Webinar: Insights into Seed Treatment Markets

Attend our live presentation led by Jim Walter, Senior Associate in Kline’s Agriculture/Specialty Pesticides Practice, on Wednesday, May 152019. This webinar focuses on the application of fungicides, insecticides, and nematicides including all biopesticides that may be applied as a way of protecting the seed and seedlings. Enhancement products such as polymers and colorants are also covered. The webinar is based on our recently published report Seed Treatment: Global Market Analysis and Opportunities.Continue reading