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Re-building in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has completely dominated all aspects of global economies throughout 2020 and forced the cancellation or postponement of the majority of exhibitions and conferences.

At the time of writing, some European countries are starting to emerge from lockdown but still far from a state of normality, so it remains to be seen how our industry begins to recover, but what is clear is that we have seen some incredible examples of ingenuity and selflessness from many personal care companies.

From the onset of the pandemic, people realised hand hygiene was key to limiting the spread of the virus. Quickly, many companies transformed their laboratories into hand sanitiser factories to maintain supply of this critical product to key workers.

How has the ingredient sector responded?

We have heard from Dani Loughran of Aston Chemicals in the UK: “We have given all of our N-95 face masks from lab/warehouse to our local GP surgery and community midwives, and rung around other local businesses who have also donated disposable goggles. We’ve also asked all of our Chinese suppliers if they can source any more

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in-cosmetics Korea 2022

Hall C, Coex, Seoul, South Korea
13 - 15 July 2022

PCHi China 2022

Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center
18 - 20 July 2022

32nd IFSCC Congress

Park Plaza Hotel, Westminster
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in-cosmetics Latin America 2022

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