Procter & Gamble has set ambitious sustainability goals for its Thai manufacturing base, according to a report published by The Nation, that will see the plant recycle 100 percent of energy, use renewable resources for 100 percent of packaging and production and produce zero waste in the future.

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Indian consumers have been subjected to a series of price hikes for personal care products, which the Economic Times is attributing to manufacturers hedging their bets ahead of the soon-to-be-introduced Goods and Services Tax (GST).

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After eight acquisitions in 2016 and an impressive 12 in 2015, it looks like Frutarom is set to repeat, if not beat its M&A record this year.

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Shiseido has introduced a pilot program to deploy humanoid robots on the make-up assembly lines at its Kakegawa factory – a cosmetics first, according to the Japanese manufacturer.

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K Beauty giant AmorePacific is said to be investing in R&D as a way to bolster its lead in the cosmetics market, and is expanding its production and R&D facilities at its Yongin site.

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The Korea Times reported on Friday that Chinese officials had suspended production at LG Household & Health Care’s Hangzhou cosmetic plant for one month, attributing the halt in operation to the escalating row over South Korea’s decision to deploy a US anti-missile system.

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Takasago has opened its new US$10 million R&D and manufacturing facility at One Hub, Chennai, India, according to a report published by Times of India.

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Procter & Gamble has marked its 30th anniversary of entering the Turkish market with a 250 million lira ($70 million) investment in the production of baby and feminine care products at its Gebze factory.

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Houston-based Farouk Systems has announced a joint venture with South Korean cosmetics giant LG Household & Health Care. Through the joint venture, the companies have created a co-owned South Korean corporation, named LG Farouk Co.

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AmorePacifc has announced plans to set up a new production and distribution facility in Korea’s Gajang-dong, Osan-si, Gyeonggi-do area, according to a report published by Reuters.

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