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Cosmetics – pretty on the outside, ugly on the inside

Everywhere we go we are bombarded with advertisements encouraging us to improve our looks with makeup and personal care products. If it’s not a shampoo that will give extra volume to your hair, it’s a skin lotion that will make your skin velvety smooth, a lip stick that won’t smudge or a concealer that will hide all your blemishes. But beneath the pretty surface, cosmetics and personal care products hide an ugly secret.

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Chemicals are now just a mouse click away

The millennials are taking over the chemical industry workforce, and with them come new demands. Like other sectors have done already, the chemical industry needs to go online and join the digital revolution. To maintain competitiveness, businesses must ensure that their organisations are ready to meet the new digital needs of customers and not lag behind.

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Indian chemical industry is on the rise. Marketplace is going there to promote green chemistry

In mid-October, I will travel to Mumbai to speak at the 2019 Industrial Green Chemistry World (IGCW) convention organised by the Green ChemisTree Foundation. Its aim is to take the technical know-how of green chemistry out of the laboratories and into the factories. Since the goal of Marketplace is to gather all safer alternatives available on the market in one single place and connect supply with demand, it’s a perfect match.

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It’s time for the Marketplace fitness check!

Marketplace just reached 200 advertisements. For that reason, we thought we would share some numbers with you. Read this article written by our Business Developer Alice Hyllstam to find out who the buyers and suppliers are, where they’re located and what they’re interested in.

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PFAS – the chemicals on everyone’s lips

PFAS seem to be everywhere right now – not just in consumer products or in the environment but also in the press, in policy rooms and on product labels. This four-lettered abbreviation is receiving a lot of attention and is, without a doubt, a hot topic in the world of chemicals at the moment.