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India’s largest International Trade Fair for Home and Personal Care Ingredients (HPCI India)marks grand success in its 10th edition in Mumbai

Key features

  • HPCI India is India’s leading exhibition for home & personal care ingredients, packaging, machinery, equipment & print and label segment

  • HPCI India2020 in its 10th edition sets a new record with 17% growth surge

  • New opportunities: 200+ exhibitors and 250+ brandsfrom across the globe generate great opportunities for all home and personal care products

Mumbai, February 9, 2020

Home and Personal Care Ingredients Exhibition and Conference India (HPCI) yet again sets a high benchmark of great opportunities for investment, exceptional business deals, remarkable number of extremely promising contacts and a fabulous platform for all stakeholders from the industry. This year’s show brought the highest attendance and an active participation from every quarter, which proves that the home care and personal care sector in India is poised for great transformation in the coming years.

This feat has established HPCI India as the one-stop solution hub for all ingredient manufacturers around the world.

HPCI India is organized by ExpoNova Exhibitions & Conferences (India) Pvt. Ltd., (a joint venture between NürnbergMesseGmbH, Indian publisher Colour Publications and German specialist publisher Vincentz Network). This year the exhibition was held at the the Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC) between February 6-7, 2020 in Mumbai.

In addition to the expo, the event also hosted over 25 technical lectures and seminars seminarsin the field of cosmetics and formulations at the ISCC Technical Conference organized by Indian Society of Cosmetic Chemists, themed “New Horizons in Cosmetics Industry”. The conferences held alongside the exhibition, showcased the latest developments and technologies and served as the arena for many intensive, in-depth knowledge sessions by renowned speakers from the industry.

Innovation zone & awards

With every edition, HPCI India also recognizes outstanding innovations from the cosmetics, detergents/ cleansers and perfume industries with three innovation awards. The awards are meant to give an impetus to active management of ideas in companies.

This year, the awards were bagged by Galaxy Surfactant Pvt. Ltd. (Gold award winner), Orah Nutrichem Pvt Ltd (Silver) and Inolex & Western Commercial Corporation (Bronze).

These awards are valued highly, not just as a way to promote the nominees’ innovations effectively but also an opportunity to find greater attention in the trade media.

The cosmetics and personal care industry is one of the fastest growing consumer products sectors in India with consistently strong rate of growth, owing to factors like emphasis on personal grooming, awareness of quality beauty products, changes in consumption patterns, lifestyle and better purchasing power.

The global cosmetic packaging market was valued at $24.86 billion in 2017 and is projected to reach a value of $31.75 billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 4.16% over the forecast period, 2018-2023. The demand for innovative designs and colors in packaging products, and a focus on packaging for brand differentiation are the primary factors driving the growth of the market.

“HPCI India 2020 has exceeded all expectationsand prove to be India’s Leading Event for Home & Personal Care Ingredients and Packaging. The ecstatic numbers of exhibitors, visitors and partners itself speaks volume about the show. The effort put into by all the members, exhibitors, partners and supporting associations has taken it to the next level. It is not just an exhibition anymore, but a strong platform for knowledge enhancement for all.” said Sonia Prashar, Chairperson of the Board and Managing Director, NuernbergMesse India.

Dilip Raghavan, Managing Director, ExpoNova Exhibitions & Conferences (India) Pvt. Ltd. . shares, “HPCI India is a unique opportunity to learn about the innovative ingredients for formulating effective cosmetic and home care products. With the increased growth of the Indian economy coupled with the government rules and regulations, the future of the Indian home & personal care market is very bright.”

About the NürnbergMesse Group NürnbergMesse Group is one of the 15 largest trade fair companies in the world. It comprises NürnbergMesse GmbH and its 15 subsidiaries and affiliates. The company employs more than 1,000 people at ten locations in Germany, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Greece, Austria and the USA. NürnbergMesse Group also has a network of international representatives operating in more than 100 countries. Its portfolio includes around 120 German and

international trade fairs and congresses. Every year, up to 35,000 exhibitors (international contingent: 44%) and up to 1.5 million visitors (26% from outside Germany) take part in the Group’s own, partner and guest events.

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